Griffon currently conducts its operations through three reportable segments: Consumer and Professional Products, Home and Building Products and Defense Electronics.

Consumer and Professional Products

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Consumer and Professional Products (“CPP”) consists of The AMES Companies (“AMES”). Founded in Massachusetts in 1774, AMES has the distinction of being one of the oldest companies in continuous operations in the United States. Today, AMES is the leading North American manufacturer and a global provider of branded consumer and professional tools and products for home storage and organization, landscaping, and enhancing outdoor lifestyles. AMES sells products through a portfolio of leading brands including True Temper, AMES, and ClosetMaid.

AMES has approximately 3,700 employees worldwide.

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Home and Building Products


Home and Building Products (“HBP”) consists of Clopay Corporation (“Clopay”). Founded in 1964, Clopay is the largest manufacturer and marketer of garage doors and rolling steel doors in North America. Clopay sells residential and commercial sectional garage doors through professional dealers and leading home center retail chains throughout North America under the brands Clopay, Ideal, and Holmes. Rolling steel door and grille products designed for commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail use are sold under the CornellCookson brand.

Clopay has approximately 2,700 employees.

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Defense Electronics


Defense Electronics consists of Telephonics Corporation (“Telephonics”). Founded in 1933, Telephonics is recognized globally as a leading provider of highly sophisticated intelligence, surveillance and communications solutions that are deployed across a wide range of land, sea and air applications. Telephonics designs, develops, manufactures and provides logistical support and lifecycle sustainment services to defense, aerospace and commercial customers worldwide.

Telephonics is headquartered in Farmingdale, New York and currently has approximately 900 employees.

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