Griffon currently conducts its operations through three reportable segments: Home and Building Products, Clopay Plastic Products, and Telephonics. Home and Building Products consists of two companies, The AMES Companies and Clopay Building Products.




The AMES Companies, founded in 1774, is a global provider of non-powered landscaping products for homeowners and professionals. AMES manufactures and markets one of the broadest product portfolios in the non-powered landscaping product industry, anchored by four core product categories: long-handle tools, wheelbarrows, snow tools, and decorative plastic and ceramic planters. AMES employs approximately 1,800 employees.

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Clopay Building Products (CBP), in business since 1964, has grown, organically and through tuck-in acquisitions, to become the largest manufacturer and marketer of residential garage doors, and among the largest manufacturers of commercial sectional doors, in the United States, and manufactures a complete line of entry door systems uniquely designed to complement its popular residential garage door styles. The majority of CBP’s sales are for home remodeling and renovation, with the balance for the new residential housing and commercial building markets. Sales into the home remodeling market are driven by the aging of the housing stock, existing home sales activity, and the trends of improving both home appearance and energy efficiency. CBP employs approximately 1,400 employees.

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ClosetMaid, founded in 1965, is a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of closet organization, home storage, and garage storage products, and sells to some of the largest home center retail chains, mass merchandisers, and direct-to-builder professional installers. ClosetMaid employs approximately 1,500 employees worldwide.

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Clopay Plastic Products, which began as a paper products company in the 1930s and expanded with plastic products in the 1950s, develops and produces specialty plastic films and laminates for a variety of hygienic, health care and industrial uses in the United States and certain international markets. Products include thin-gauge embossed and printed films, elastomeric films, laminates of film and non-woven fabrics, and perforated films and non-wovens. These products are used as moisture barriers in disposable infant diapers, adult incontinence products and feminine hygiene products, protective barriers in single-use surgical and industrial gowns, drapes and equipment covers, fluid transfer/distribution layers in absorbent products, components to enhance comfort and fit in infant diaper and adult incontinence products, packaging for hygienic products, house wrap and other products. Clopay products are sold through a direct sales force, primarily to multinational consumer and medical products companies. Clopay Plastic Products employs approximately 1,500 employees.

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Telephonics, founded in 1933, specializes in advanced electronic information and communication systems for defense, aerospace, civil, industrial and commercial applications for the U.S. and international markets. Telephonics designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and provides logistical support and sustainment services for aircraft intercommunication systems, radar, air traffic management, identification friend or foe equipment (“IFF”), integrated border and perimeter security systems and custom, mixed-signal, application-specific, integrated circuits. Telephonics is also a provider of advanced systems engineering services supporting air and missile defense programs, as well as other threat and situational analysis requirements. Telephonics is a leading supplier of airborne maritime surveillance radar and aircraft intercommunication management systems, the segment’s two largest product lines. In addition to its traditional defense products used predominantly by the U.S. government and its agencies, Telephonics has adapted its core technologies to products used in international markets in an effort to further increase its presence in both non-defense government and commercial markets. Telephonics employs approximately 1,100 people.

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