Fox Business Report on Space Division Leaders Modernfold, Inc. and Skyfold, Inc. Airs on Inside the Blueprint Program at 5 P.M. ET/PT Sunday Dec. 2, 2018

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A Modernfold ComfortDrive® automated panel system and a Skyfold Classic™ automated vertical system are prominently featured in the segment.

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A news segment featuring Modernfold, Inc. of Greenfield, Ind., and Skyfold®, Inc. of Montreal, Quebec, will appear on “Inside the Blueprint”, airing on Fox Business at 5 p.m. et/pt Sunday Dec. 2, 2018. These leaders in space division and utilization technologies are members of the same business unit of Switzerland-based dormakaba Group, a top global provider of access solutions to buildings and rooms.

The segment was filmed on location at the ModernfoldStyles Showroom and Acoustic Design Lab in South Hackensack, NJ. ModernfoldStyles, Inc. is a premier distribution partner to both Modernfold and Skyfold.

Attractively presented against the modern, contemporary design of the showroom, a Modernfold ComfortDrive® automated panel system and a Skyfold Classic™ automated vertical system are prominently featured in the segment. These automated movable wall systems highlight the show, which also explains the acoustic capabilities of Modernfold and Skyfold products with a real-world product demonstration in the Acoustical Design Lab.

Additional topics addressed in the segment include the impact of space division and increasing demand for automated movable wall systems, including both Modernfold and Skyfold products.

On air during the six-to-eight-minute segment are Bryan Welch, Managing Director, Modernfold, Inc.; Alastair Cush, Managing Director, Skyfold, Inc.; Bob Styles, President & CEO, ModernfoldStyles, Inc.; and Anthony Koehler, Director of Design, SBLM Architects, who discuss the features and benefits of automation and highlight major product features of both Modernfold and Skyfold.

The ongoing “Inside the Blueprint” series covers innovations in the commercial construction and design space, exploring cutting-edge products and technology that impact how people live, work and play. Through the series, viewers meet the innovators behind featured products, hear what inspired them to make the product, and learn how they turned an idea into something tangible and brought it to market. The series provides in-depth, fast-paced, behind-the-scenes views of how products are made and installed—and how they’re impacting the world.

Fox Business is noted for providing viewers with the business news behind important stories. This leading resource for business information identifies itself as “demystifying the market and bringing everyday success to Main Street.”

About Modernfold
For more than 93 years, Modernfold, Inc. has been the premier provider of products that enable optimal space utilization. Whether the primary requirement is acoustical control, versatile space management, energy savings, or daylighting, Modernfold’s innovative product solutions assist and facilitate building management. Beginning in 1925, the company helpedinvent the movable wall industry. Its current product line continues that leadership.

In a wide range of installations, outstanding, highly flexible results are provided by Modernfold, Inc. Operable Partitions, Movable Glass Walls, acoustically rated Acousti-Clear® Glass Wall
systems, Acousti-Seal® Encore®, Acousti-Seal® Encore® Automated, Accordion Doors and now ComfortDrive®.

About Skyfold
Since 1993 Skyfold, Inc. has been a world leader in acoustic vertical retractable walls. Its products are manufactured in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The company enjoys numerous accreditations, including ISO 9001-2015. Custom-made Skyfold, Inc. walls seamlessly interface with walls and floors to create inviting and sound isolated spaces and store neatly in the ceiling space when not in use, providing the user with additional free floor space.

Skyfold, Inc. wall systems are aesthetically pleasing with no visible hinges or hardware and are available in a variety of standard or custom finishes to complement the widest range of design intent. Additionally, there are no floor or wall tracks needed as the perimeter seals automatically secure themselves against the permanent walls once the Skyfold, Inc. wall is fully deployed. These sound seals automatically retract before the wall moves back up into its stored position in the ceiling. Discerning designers and clients appreciate the clean appearance and industry leading acoustic performance of a permanent wall in a product that provides the ultimate in flexibility when multifunctional rooms are required on a project. With four lines and 14 products Classic™ Series, Zenith® Series, Zenith® Premium Series and glass model Mirage®—Skyfold has been used in corporate boardrooms, training facilities, hotels and convention centers. Specialty applications include school gymnasiums and auditoriums with stepped or sloped floors.

Skyfold walls unite acoustics, design, performance and flexibility.

About dormakaba Group
Modernfold, Inc. became part of the dormakaba Group in 2015; Skyfold, Inc. in 2017. dormakaba Group offers innovative, reliable access, security, and space division solutions in corporate environments, hotels, shops, sports facilities, airports, and much more. dormakaba is one of the top three companies of access control and security solutions on the global market as well as one of the leading global companies in the space division industry.

With strong brands in its portfolio, dormakaba and its numerous cooperation partners are represented in over 130 countries worldwide. The company has over 150 years of experience as a trusted partner for products, solutions and services for access to buildings and rooms from a single source. dormakaba is listed at the SIX Swiss exchange, is headquartered in Rümlang (Zurich/Switzerland) and generated a turnover of over CHF 2.8 billion with more than 16,000 employees in financial year 2017/18.

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