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Company Overview of The Ames Companies, Inc.

Company Overview

The Ames Companies, Inc. manufactures and markets non-powered lawn and garden products, including tools and decorative accessories for homeowners and professionals. It offers long handle tool products that include shovels, spades, scoops, hoes, cultivators, weeders, post hole diggers, scrapers, edgers, forks, and hooks; various types of heads, including plastic and steel, and various handles; poly and steel wheelbarrows; and lawn carts that are for transporting plants, mulches, garden debris, sticks, and rocks. The company also provides plastic and foam flower pots, outdoor planters, window boxes, indoor planters, and hanging baskets; poly décor accessories, including edging, fencing, splash...

465 Railroad Avenue

PO Box 8859

Camp Hill, PA 17011

United States

Founded in 1774

1,452 Employees

Phone:

978-463-5930

Fax:

717-730-2552

Key Executives for The Ames Companies, Inc.

Senior Vice President of Operations
Age: 51
Chief Executive Officer of Griffon Corporation
Age: 56
President of Garant Canada and General Manager of Garant Canada
Age: 58
President of Clopay Building Products
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Ames Companies, Inc. Key Developments

Ames True Temper Announces Executive Changes

Griffon Corporation announced that it has appointed Michael A. Sarrica as President of Ames True Temper. Mr. Sarrica was most recently President of DRS Network and Imaging Systems. Mr. Sarrica held a variety of management and leadership roles at DRS from 1994 to January 2014. Mr. Sarrica, along with Steven M. Lynch, President of Clopay Building Products, will report to Robert F. Mehmel, Griffon's President and Chief Operating Officer. Eugene C. Colleran, formerly Chief Executive Officer of Griffon's Home & Building Products segment and of Ames, has left the company.

Ames True Temper, Inc. Plans to Close Falls City Plant and Consolidate Operations at its Plant in Camp Hill

Ames True Temper, Inc. announced that its will close the Falls City plant and consolidate operations at its plant in Camp Hill, Pa. The process of closing the plant will begin shortly, and the plant will be completely closed by December. The company says employees will be offered severance based on years of service.

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