Automated Door Solutions

Innovative Products for the Automatic Door Industry

Automated Door Solutions manufactures innovative and problem-solving products for the high energy and low energy pedestrian automatic door industry. Our primary products bring solutions to the challenge of automating new and existing swing doors.


Our Products

A Leader in the Industry

Though reintroduced in January 2009, Automated Door Solutions by La Force, A.D.S., has a lengthy history in the door, frame, hardware and pedestrian automatic door industry. The La Force Family has been personally active and involved in Division 8 representation, distribution and manufacturing for over fifty years. With the La Force Family designs, we’ve been successfully manufacturing “The Original” In the Floor and Under the Floor automatic operator kit and accessories since 1984.

About Us

Customer Logos

Automated Door Solutions invites you to compare our product hi-lights against our competitors’. When side-by-side, you’ll find that there really is no comparison!


In Floor Operator


In Transform Overhead

Overhead In-Transom

Parts & Accessories

Replacement Parts & Accessories

ADS Products Are Used in:

  • Historical Buildings Requiring ADA Compatibility Where, Due to Esthetics and/or Preservation, Conventional Overhead Automatic Operators May Not be Permitted or Mounted
  • Arched Doors and Door Frames
  • All Glass Frameless Storefronts With Patch Pivots
  • Wrought Iron Gates and Frames
  • Architecturally Esthetic Solid Wood Doors and Frames
  • Center Line, Center Pivoted, Oversized Floor to Ceiling Room Partitions

Manufactured Since 1984

Over 30 Years of Product Experience, Research and Development

Strongest Most Durable Design on the Market

  • 12 Gauge Galvannealed Steel, Welded and Powder Coated Operator Housing
  • Structurally Integrated and Welded End Caps
  • Structurally Bolted, Paired Operator Housing(s)
  • Powder Coated or Plated Internal Componentry
  • 1” Diameter Output Shaft
  • Three Output Shaft Bearings (Two Flange and One Thrust)
  • #40 Drive Chain and Sprocket Assembly
  • Support Doors Up to 1500 lbs. or More

Life Safety

  • 4440-S Utilizes Remotely Located Control(s) Housed in an Above Grade UL Listed NEMA-1 Enclosure
  • 4440-S Has No 110-VAC or 240-VAC Exposure Below Grade or Below Code Required Minimal Mounting Heights


4440-S Ability to Tune/Diagnose Control(s) and Adjust Door Opening, Closing and Check Speeds Without Shutting Down Operation of Door, Blocking or Closing Down the Door Opening or Removing Threshold(s)

Cost Savings

Distributor Pricing That Gives a Competitive Advantage

One Stop Service

4440-S Utilizes New (not converted or rebuilt) O.E.M. “Off the Shelf” Horton Side Load 4100 Operator and Standard C-4190 Control


ADS Offers a Less Expensive Problem Solving Alternative to Our In-the-Floor Products Should Field Conditions Permit. If the Proposed Location has a Floor or Basement Directly Below the Door Opening, We Offer Our 4400-U, Under-the-Floor Operator Kit.

Corrosive Environment Option

Most of our Product Line is Available in Optional Stainless Steel Construction