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BD Loops
    5362 Bolsa Ave Unit C   Huntington Beach, CA 92649  Phone (714) 890-1604  Fax: (714) 890-1603

Contact: Ted Dickson
BD Loops
Phone (714) 890-1604

January 19, 2009


BD loops celebrates 8 years in business

“We are proud to announce our eighth year in business, but where has the time gone?” queries Ted Dickson, owner of BD Loops, a major provider of inductance loops for vehicle control.

“It seems like just yesterday I was making loops out of my laundry room and now we have a 2000 square foot facility with over 5 employee serving over 125 distributors in the US and Canada.” Dickson said that his venture began when he was laid off after serving 23 years with Sony as Broadcast engineer. He started a new career with a wrought iron company as their Access Manager.

Ted and Brian Dickson

“It did not take long to figure out the weak link in the gate installation business was the inductance loop. “Over 50% of our repeat service calls on brand new gate systems, was caused by faulty loops”, he said. “This was eating up our profits!”

Having a vast electronic engineer background, he designed a loop system that works without fail. Seeking the help of his then high school son, Brian, the business was started as BD Loops. The BD is his son’s initials.

The wrought iron company Ted was employed at ran into some cash flow problems and the access division was closed. Ted was laid off again, this time with a garage full of his son’s loops.

He said that he started knocking on a few distributors door and the rest is history. BD Loops is now one of the nations largest supplier if not the largest for inductance loops. With the introduction this year of a pre-formed saw-cut loop that includes a true installation kit we expect our business to really grow. “The real reward is the fact that I am blessed to work by my son’s side every day,”he said.