Founded in 1950 by Tom Giel, our company was incorporated in 1974. During the 1980?s, father and son worked to transform the business from a ?mom and pop? shop to a corporation that today has 25 to 30 full time employees, with 18 full-time trucks to service their customer's needs. dward B. Giel assumed ownership and presidency of the company following his father?s retirement in 1990. His business education at Robert Morris University has been a valuable asset, both in his position as President and also in managing sales for the corporation. Key staff members also play important roles. Thomas V. Giel Corporation is a Master Distributor for all leading garage door companies, and in 2003/2004, was recognized by the International Door Association as the 29th Top Door Dealer Worldwide.