Comsense Office Photo

Company History

Based in Toronto, Canada, Comsense provides architectural opening distributors across North America with an ERP system designed from the ground up to suit the unique and complex requirements of the architectural door, frame, and hardware distribution industry. At Comsense we design and develop our software internally, we provide direct support and training to our customers, and we sell directly to our customers.

Founded in 1989, Comsense initially began creating software for specification writers. Shortly afterwards, a full estimating and detailing system was created, allowing for the creation and management of bids and detailed submittals, initially focusing on hardware products only. Doors and frames were then added to the mix, and combined with full accounting features, the Architectural Hardware Manager, aka AHM was born.

In 2002 Comsense released SpecWriter, the first of a collection of new modules for the Windows desktop, followed by Advantage and Elevations, for project estimating and detailing, and then finally by Enterprise, the complete project management and accounting module.

Comsense continues to focus on the needs of the architectural opening distribution industry, as we have done since 1989. We proudly employ 33 people who are as passionate about doors, frames, and hardware as our customers are, in fact many are AHC’s themselves and have rich experience working in the field.

Photo: Ben Rahn, A-Frame