We help you keep things secured

As Canada’s largest manufacturer of detention doors and frames, we understand that your facility needs to remain secured.

We can help you design for your needs

Our in-house experts work with you to ensure your facility requirements are met. Given our experience, Apex was called upon to play a key role in the development of the Canadian federally-approved pivot door assembly. We also played a key role in the development and design of the national standard of cell door assemblies for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Products & Uses

Our products have been specified and supplied in:

  • Federal correctional institutions (Canada, U.S.)
  • State, provincial and county jails

Our detention doors and bullet-resistant and forced-entry doors, can be used to service a high number of applications, including:

  • Minimum to maximum penitentiaries
  • Police stations
  • County jails
  • Courthouses
  • Airports
  • Ports
  • Railway stations
  • University and college campuses
  • Office buildings
  • Residential properties
  • Nuclear power plants


Apex has been tested and certified to meet the ANSI/NAAMM 863-04 Testing requirements, as per the ASTM F1450-05 Testing requirements, which include the following tests:

  • Static load
  • Door edge crush test
  • Impact
  • Load test
  • Rack test
  • Removable glass stop test


Detention Doors & Windows

1-detention window
Exterior Window
sliding detention door with cuff and lite
12 ga sliding cell door and frame with food pass
3-detention doors and frames
Detention door, sidelite frame and operable exterior windows
4-detention windows
Operable security window complete with tool-resistant bars
5-detention doors and frames
12 ga column frame, 14 ga swing door complete with food pass
6-detention windows
Over 200 Security windows at Springhill Institution (federal prison)
7-detention exterior door
Exterior Door
Cross corridor sliding gate
9-detention stainless steel shower door, Texas
14 ga stainless steel detention shower door, Texas prison
In-swing pivot door assembly with removable stop
Detention cell block
12-detention range
Springhill Institution, Federal prison

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Detention Pivot Doors

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