ATDC Premium Grade Shopfront Doors for DFS Group in Vietnam

Premium Grade Shopfront Doors for High End Project

The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) has recently completed a high end project for its premium grade shopfront doors for DFS Group at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (See picture)

Working closely with internationally renowned shopfitters Kingsmen & Co, ATDC has supplied its cutting edge shopfront doors to secure the luxury store’s valuable merchandise. Kingsmen shopfitters have a global presence with 19 offices worldwide including South East Asia, The Middle East, Europe, The USA and more. ATDC was involved with Kingsmen in all stages of the door design and installation process and delivered its quality shopfront doors to meet all Kingsmen’s tight handover deadlines.

International Popularity

DFS Group is majority owned by Louis Vuitton-it is arguably the world’s leading international goods retailer and has over 9000 employees in 11 countries with a global network of duty free stores. DFS has utilized ATDC’s shopfront doors on many of its international stores such as Hong Kong, Sydney and other Australian and Vietnam stores. ATDC has in most DFS projects worked closely with DFS  as well as the particular specifying architects, structural engineers, project managers and shopfitters to solve all technical, design and installation challenges and to ensure on time handover of a quality product to this high end customer at competitive prices-every time. For examples of other DFS Group projects that ATDC has worked on see article on our Concertina Doors for DFS Hong King Intl Airport on our website.

Integrity and Longevity

The shopfront doors supplied for this project are ATDC’s 300mm panel polycarbonate infill doors –the curtain is manufactured from extruded aluminium sections with interlocking hinges suspended from a rigid overhead support track by commercial grade hangars with metal bearings permitting the curtain to fold, slide and stack in a low friction action for functional integrity and longevity. Each of the shopfront doors supplied on this project had an S-bend curve shape in the top track with a 600mm radius which allowed the door to change position relative to the lease line at different points along the span. Up/down locking mechanisms were supplied on this project to achieve a speedy, efficient and seamless lock up without the need for any permanent mullions to lock on to and without the need for cumbersome removable mullions which are normally used when overhead doors such as roller shutters are used. Whilst keyless emergency egress can be supplied on ATDC’s shopfront doors this was not a requirement for this project. Further information is available on ATDC’s shopfront doors on our website.



Exported Throughout Asia

ATDC’s shopfront doors are currently exported throughout South East Asia, The Asia Pacific region, The Pacific Islands and the UAE. ATDC’s management team’s expert knowledge and experience in product design, technical research and development and ATDC’s long standing working relationships with its freight forwarders and logistics partners are essential ingredients of its burgeoning export business. ATDC’s management works closely with its overseas clients at all stages of the process and assists in satisfying all structural and design criteria to customize tailored solutions to meet the requirements of each international project. For further information on ATDC’s growing export business please see the ATDC Export section of our website.

Sold Throughout Australia

ATDC’s shopfront doors are also sold throughout Australia including in all capital cities namely Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra as well as in all regional areas such as Townsville, Darwin, Newcastle, Geelong, Wollongong. Further information is available on ATDC’s full range of shopfront doors please on our website.

ATDC Lockable Security Shutters Complete with Insect Screens


The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) has developed a unique high end lockable security rated shutter targeting primarily the residential market and incorporating both security features and lifestyle benefits alike. For further information see our article on Security Plantation Shutters for Top Level Security on our website.

Insect Screens for Humid Climates

Amongst these lifestyle benefits is an innovative removable insect screen which is particularly applicable in hot humid climates such as Australia to keep out those pesky flies and mosquitoes.

The insect screens are most often supplied with easy to operate turn-on buttons which allow for quick and easy removal when they require cleaning. In a limited number of cases, the particular application may require the insect screens to be permanently screw fastened on. Customers do however need to be mindful of the fact that there may be small gaps between the panels of the security shutters at both the top and the sill where the panels come together.

In addition to this unique insect screen, the lockable security shutters have other important lifestyle benefits such as offering privacy and shade, preserving views with their sliding multi track multi-fold systems and also obvious fire advantages. In addition the adjustability of the individual louvres allows the homeowner to control the amount of sunlight, breeze or fresh air that will flow into the home. Furthermore the aluminium extrusions which form the backbone of this product have a high quality anodised finish which is ideal for installing these lockable security shutters on the external façade of premises enabling them to withstand the weathering effects of the sun’s UV rays as well as the rain, storms and dust. These shutters will not warp, crack, fade or degrade when installed on the building’s exterior surface and this longevity and durability is enhanced by a professional ultra violet resistant powdercoated finish. For further information on the weathering qualities of this product see our article on our Security Shutters in Apartment Complex near Bondi Beach on our website.

Security Features – Premium Grade

The security features of these premium grade lockable security shutters include marine grade reinforced aluminium extrusions which are locked into a heavy duty surrounding metal frame –the locking system is by way of a 3-way patented locking mechanism. The shutters are independently tested by an independent NATA approved testing laboratory to meet the security provisions AS5039 and 5040 of the Australian Security Standards. For further information on this high security product see the article on the Security Plantation Shutters for Top Level Security on our website.

Commercial Applications

Whilst commonly used to cover domestic openings such as French doors and patio doors, sliding glass doors , bi-fold doors and windows, ATDC’s lockable security shutters are also suitable for

ATDC Installs Expandable Barricades for Sydney’s Barrangaroo

Barrangaroo is located on the North West fringe of Sydney’s central business district and spans an area of 22 hectares along Sydney Harbour. It is currently being redeveloped from historical shipping and stevedoring facilities by the Barrangaroo Delivery Authority (on behalf of the NSW State Government) into a world class facility comprising recreational space and parklands, high quality commercial, office and retail space, several new apartment buildings, a hotel and casino. Once completed in 2024 it will have its own metro station and will be home to 3500 residents.

Expandable Barricades for Retail Applications

Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) has supplied and installed its expandable barricades at various commercial and retail locations across central and southern Barrangaroo. The retail tenancies secured have required temporary lockup with a robust and safe trackless barrier which requires no structural support, is able to be fully mobile when unlocked during trading hours, and is able to traverse multi-angled shopfront configurations over a wide span.

The expandable barricades installed by ATDC have satisfied all the criteria mentioned above and are also tested under the current OH+S legislation for safety with a comprehensive independent WHS audit.

Installation at Barrangaroo Ferry Terminal

ATDC has also supplied its expandable barricades to the new Barrangaroo Ferry Terminal. Here the double diamond version of the expandable barrier has been supplied since these barricades have been tested by a NATA testing authority under the temporary fencing and hoarding provisions of Australian Standards AS 4687-2007 for dynamic impact, simulated climbing, and foothold aperture test-all these requirements were instrumental in  ATDC winning the expandable barricade contract at Barrangaroo. In this instance ATDC’s product was specified by Cox Architects while the project manager was Gartner Rose (now owned by Lend lease). For further information see our article on the Installation of Safety Barriers at New Ferry Terminal in Sydney.

Double Diamond Mesh Barricades

Whilst the expandable barricades to the retail tenancies were installed at a standard height of 2020mm, those at the ferry terminal were installed at 2400mm high with a maximum available height of 2520mm.These expandable barricades installed at Barrangaroo are all fabricated from steel and run on a series of heavy duty 75mm bottom rubber non marking castors. Floor mounted and wall mounted locking options are available. Further information on ATDC’s double diamond mesh barricades is available on our website.

Aluminium expandable barricades are also available and their anti-corrosive qualities make them more suitable for installation in high saline content marine environments such as coastal, beachside or riverfront locations. Their anti-corrosion characteristics are enhanced by their natural anodised finish which is further complemented by their UV-resistant powdercoated finish. Further information on aluminium barricades is available on our website.

Secure Temporary Tenancies

Typical applications for ATDC’s expandable barricades include securing temporary tenancies, access control for shopping centres and public buildings, Worksafe applications, sports stadiums, entertainment venues, warehouses. They are also available for hire on a long, medium and short term basis. See our article on our Fully Assembled Expandable Rental Barriers for Hire.

Contact ATDC Today

For further information on ATDC’s expandable barricades visit ATDC’s website at or contact ATDC toll free on 1800 657 435 from anywhere in Australia. ATDC’s expandable barricades are currently being sold in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adleaide, Perth and Canberra as well as all regional towns across the country including Geelong, Newcastle, Wollongong, Townsville, Cairns and Darwin and are also exported to Singapore, Vietnam and throughout South East Asia, The Asia Pacific, the UAE and the Pacific Islands. Further information on ATDC’s export markets is available on our website.



The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) has recently completed a large installation of commercial roller shutters at Cardiff RSL in the NSW Hunter Valley.


Specified by Newcastle firm EJE Architecture  and project managed by JMC Building,this project entailed  installing ATDC’’s electric operated widespan RS6 commercial roller shutters to numerous bar counters and poker machine room areas at the club.The purpose of the roller shutter installation was to weatherproof the outdoor gaming rooms,protect the poker machines as well as assist the club in complying with the legislation which prohibits smoking indoors in licensed premises and requires smoking areas to be open to the outdoors in order to allow the smoke to blow away.


The heavy duty commercial roller shutters installed by ATDC at Cardiff RSL allows the venue to move its poker machines into the covered outdoor areas which comply with the above mentioned smoking legislation and also  thereby securing

these areas during closing times against both intruders and the outdoor elements.


The RS6 widespan commercial roller shutters have a 77mm aluminium slat profile and can span up to 6000mm in one section without the need for multiple roller shutters with their normally unwieldy and cumbersome removeable mullions.The slat profile can be supplied in either a solid or a slotted section.In this particular installation the roller shutters were supplied with electric operation by way of keyswitch mechanisms which operated the shutters through a group control mechanism which allowed the roller shutters to operate either individually or as a series operating simultaneously.A back up battery was also installed to ensure that the shutters can still operate  in the event of a power  failure at the club.For further technical information on the RS6 commercial roller shutter please visit ATDC’’s website at


ATDC’’s commercial roller shutters have many applications and are suitable for securing shopfronts,shopping centres,warehouses,banks,showrooms,hotels,universities,schools,carparks and other commercial and government buildings.The shutters are sleek,unobtrusive and strong and roll up completely out of the way when not in use so as not to obstruct the opening at all.Top pelmet boxes are an optional extra in cases where the drum rolls are installed below ceiling height.For further information on ATDC’’s slimline roller shutters see an article at


ATDC manufacture a comprehensive range of commercial roller shutters from roll formed aluminium profiles to heavy duty extruded sections depending on the application.Their non-corrosive properties mean that they are extremely low maintenance.All ATDC’’s rolling products and overhead doors carry a full and comprehensive warranty which the company has honoured since its inception in 1984.Further information on ATDC’’s roller shutters can be found in an article at


ATDC’’s roller shutters are now sold in Sydney,Melbourne,Brisbane,Adelaide,Perth,Canberra,Darwin,Cairns and across all regional towns in Australia including Newcastle,Geelong,Wollongong and Townsville.ATDC is a national company offering a complete project design service.They will manage your installation through all phases of the construction process.


For further information on ATDC’’s full range of commercial,industrial and residential roller shutters visit ATDC’s website at  or call ATDC toll free from anywhere in Australia on 1800657435.




Australian Domestic Security Grilles Now Exported to New Caledonia

The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) is rapidly developing a reputation for its quality exports of security doors, security shutters and folding doors from Australia to The Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia and The Pacific Islands.

Domestic Security Grilles – Quality Exports

Whilst there is a vast predominance of commercial security grilles being exported to countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Fiji (amongst others) there is also a surprising trend of a growing demand for ATDC’s premium grade domestic security grilles for the residential market, particularly more recently in The Pacific Island nation of New Caledonia and its capital Noumea where there is a considerable level of break and entry into residential properties on the island.

High Quality and Cost Effective

ATDC’s focus is on producing both high quality and cost effective and competitive domestic security grilles which retract sideways completely out of the way when not in use and are easily concealed behind curtains or blinds. When locked and closed they create  a formidable deterrent with their triple contact locking mechanisms, full metal frames, heavy duty mesh infills and either stainless steel, brass or aluminium rivets which are used in a non-pivoting function to increase the strength and useful life of the security grilles. The locked and closed security grilles form an open grille which allows sunlight and ventilation to filter through keeping your home light and breezy in the hot summer months, also featuring an optional flyscreen to keep out those pesky insects and mosquitoes in the more humid climates. Further information is available in our blog article on the insect roll-way spring-loaded insect screens which are adapted to these security grilles.

Higher Level Security

ATDC’s domestic security grilles are ideal for securing wide span openings such as sliding glass bi-fold doors, patio doors, French doors and carports as well as also securing narrower passageways, alcoves, front doors and windows. Track arrangements are optional but recommended in areas where a higher level security is required. It’s important to note that floor tracks are able to be installed in ways that do not present a trip hazard to the homeowner (For instance recessing the bottom track or installing it alongside a window or door sill). For further applications for ATDC’s domestic security grilles read our article on gates for residential applications.

Fabrication Options

The domestic security grilles are fabricated in either a toughened galvanized steel or marine grade anodised aluminium and powdercoated in a high quality ultra violet resistant black satin or pearl white finish whilst other powdercoated options are available on request to match almost any colour scheme. Further information is available on ATDC’s full range of domestic security grilles.

View Our Range!

ATDC’s domestic security grilles are sold in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra as well as in most regional towns across the country including Newcastle, Woollongong, Geelong, Townsville, Darwin and more. For more information on ATDC’s  comprehensive range of commercial, industrial  and residential security grilles call ATDC toll free from anywhere in Australia on 1800 657 435.

ATDC Installs Commercial Security Plantation Shutters at Camilla Franks Store

The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) has installed its premium grade commercial Security 365 security plantation shutters at Camilla Franks’ boutique store at Sydney’s, Bondi Beach.

Camilla Franks is one of Australia’s premier fashion labels and their products are in very high demand making them a primary target for criminals who have frequently attempted to break in to the clothing group’s multiple stores on numerous occasions.

Security Plantation Shutters – Sleek and Stylish

ATDC’s sleek and stylish security plantation shutters were seen as an ideal fit for the clothing group since they provided both a security rated solution whilst not detracting from the overall feel and look of these traditionally themed retail premises. A high quality satin white powdercoat finish was applied to the shutters to complement Camilla’s corporate colours. The security shutters were installed across the shopfront to protect their high value merchandise and they were also installed to a dedicated room to provide privacy for VIP clients and to conduct private showings. ATDC were required to design and install some elaborate structural frames to support the security shutters including special purpose welded posts and steel support beams. Both hinged and bi-folding shutters were installed.

Strong and Secure

The strength of ATDC’s security plantation shutters are provided by its 3-way locking mechanism, full extruded heavy duty frame, and the reinforced aircraft grade aluminium louvres. All combined with the timeless style of traditional looking plantation shutters. Further information is available on ATDC’s security rated plantation shutters including features and images.

Commercial Grade for Durability

Further benefits provided by these commercial grade security plantation shutters include their durability, longevity and their ability to withstand the highly corrosive environment (in this case installed across the road from the beach) of Bondi with its extremely high saline content level and damaging weathering effects-the shutters will not warp, crack, fade or tarnish, characteristics further enhanced by the ultra violet inhibitors present in the high quality powdercoat finish. For further information on the durability of the product read our article on Plantation Shutters Built for Durability.

Residential and Commercial Options

ATDC’s security plantation shutters are suitable for both commercial and residential applications and can be installed in fixed, hinged, sliding or multi fold track configurations depending on each application and the requirements of the customer. They can be installed to cover doors, windows, patio enclosures and more. In residential applications a flyscreen feature is an added option particularly in humid climates where insects are a problem. And they can be installed in a way which not only provides the homeowner with privacy but also preserves any views by folding completely out of sight. For further information on how ATDC’s security plantation shutters can preserve your views read our article Security Shutters in Apartment Complex in Bondi Beach.

Contact Us Toll Free

ATDC’s Security 365 security plantation shutters are now sold in Sydney and Melbourne with plans to expand shortly into Brisbane and Perth. For further information contact ATDC toll free from anywhere in Australia.


ATDC Installs Commercial Security Grilles for North Sydney Railway Station

The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) has recently completed an installation of its premium grade commercial security grilles for North Sydney Railway Station.

Commercial Security Grilles – Premium Grade

Installed at the interchange entry leading from the railway station through to Greenwood Plaza Shopping Centre, ATDC’s commercial security grille was installed to structural supports provided by Simco, the project managers for this job. The 6000mm wide grille was designed to retract back to a compact storage area of only 15% of the total area secured so as to be almost invisible during trading hours. Having recessed floor track, the commercial security grille is no impediment to the free flow of foot traffic at the railway interchange which is extremely heavy particularly during peak times. A removable floor cover plate is in place during opening hours to create a seamless effect to the finished floor. The works for Simco were all carried out by ATDC late at night so as not to interfere with the running of Sydney’s trains. For other instances of ATDC’s commercial security grilles promoting the free flow of pedestrian foot traffic at public thoroughfares see an article about our security gates being supplied for the Townsville Rail.

Unique Locking Arrangement – BCA Compliance

A unique magnetic locking arrangement was installed on the commercial security grille on this project in order to comply with the BCA (Building Code of Australia). The magnetic lock is generally wired to the building’s fire indicator panel and is designed to automatically unlock and release in the event of fire. In effect this arrangement creates a keyless egress system for emergency exit. ATDC does have other alternative locking methods for complying with the BCA, the type used depending on the nature and suitability of the particular project at hand. For ATDC’s locking compliance with the BCA refer to our information on our Security Shutters S06.

Securing Railway Stations Across Australia

ATDC’s commercial security grilles are particularly appealing to Australian railway stations due to their heritage design and for this reason they are used quite frequently for securing railway stations across the country. Queensland Rail, WA Rail, Vic Rail, Metrail and Sydney’s Light Rail and NSW State Rail are all frequent customers. The heritage design has its origin in the scissor doors that appeared in many elevators and lifts in years gone by. For further information on the widespread use of ATDC’s commercial security grilles to railway stations see an article on our security door project for Sydney Light Rail.

Our Security Grilles – Enquire Today

ATDC’s commercial security grilles are now sold in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and across all regional centres across the country including Newcasle, Geelong, Wollongong and Townsville. These commercial security grilles are also exported widely to Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and throughout South East Asia and the Asia Pacific and Pacific Islands. For further information contact ATDC toll free from anywhere in Australia on 1800 657 435 or view ATDC’s wide range of products available for Commercial Security.

Where to Buy Home Security Doors

Where to Buy Home Security Doors

If you’re looking for a security door anywhere in Australia, you need to look for a supplier who has all the latest options and all the new security features. Older doors are rapidly becoming obsolete and they don’t have new features that modern security doors provide. This means older doors are increasingly a target for thieves, vandals and other intruders.

Find the Right Suppliers

When selecting a security door supplier, you need to consider a mix of products and services:

  • Products: The best suppliers have a wide range of products, which indicates expertise and a broad range of services. Look for a good selection of door designs with modern security doors like expanding trellis security doors, which are ideal for large modern homes. The wide range of domestic roller shutters and prowler-proof security screens are also good indicators of a supplier with all the top quality security products you want.
  • Services: Modern security door suppliers also offer services that work directly with your architects and specifiers. These services are excellent for custom made security solutions. They’re great for matching your security needs to your exterior design. You can also ask your suppliers about design options in context with your security needs.
  • Practical advice: The latest security doors are more complex. You can have a range of locking solutions, including 5 point pin locks, and more built into your security doors. You can also get useful advice about onsite security, managing access, and other essentials.
  • Prices: The latest security doors aren’t overly costly. Top suppliers tend to have the best prices and products are priced competitively, so you can expect to get good value from leading suppliers. Forget cheap products; you can afford top quality modern security doors.

Security Credentials – Must Haves for the Security Industry

In Australia, security industry businesses are required by state laws to hold proper security licenses. License holders must demonstrate competence and successful completion of appropriate training in security systems. These licenses also require license holders to be “fit and proper persons” to hold security licenses.

That’s good to know when you’re investing in home security and entrusting the security of your home to your suppliers. The essential point for consumers is that your suppliers must have the right credentials to provide domestic security products and services for your home.

Please also be aware that licensing information should be easily available when you’re dealing with security service providers. Ask for licensing credentials to make sure you’re dealing with a qualified security service.

Contact Us Nationwide for Security Doors

The Australian Trellis Door Co. carries a Master Security Licence and our installers also have security licences. We provide best practice security services as a licensed supplier of security doors. You can contact us online or call the local Australian Trellis Door Co. store in your state. Phone toll free all around Australia 01on 1300 289 159.