The Ground Floor: From Hardware To Doors
The official name is still "Bell Hardware," but it's not the kind of business where you go buy a screwdriver.
This third-generation business is now focused primarily on doors and frames and other components of getting people into commercial buildings... or keeping them out.
John Bell is the grandson of the company founder, and Bell Hardware, still based in Klamath Falls, has outlets from Portland to Redding. This month's edition of "The Ground Floor" gets John Bell's take on what it took for his grandfather to start the company, and what he's doing to keep it going.