June 24, 2018 4:13 AM ET

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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





Key Executives for The Ames Companies, Inc.

President, COO & Principal Executive Officer
VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
President of Garant Canada and General Manager of Garant Canada
Age: 61
President of Clopay Building Products
Senior Vice President of Operations
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

The Ames Companies, Inc. Key Developments

Michael A. Sarrica Joins as President of the Combined AMES Companies and ClosetMaid

Griffon Corporation announced that, effective immediately, Michael A. Sarrica has been appointed President of the combined Ames Companies (AMES) and ClosetMaid. Mark Traylor, formerly President of The AMES Companies, has left the company to pursue other interests. In this role, Mike will evaluate the management structure of the companies while identifying opportunities to improve profitability, efficiencies, and growth.

The AMES Companies Announces Executive Changes

Griffon Corporation announced that Michael A. Sarrica has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations of Griffon Corporation. Mr. Sarrica has been President of AMES since January 2014. Mark R. Traylor has been appointed President of The AMES Companies succeeding Mr. Sarrica. Mr. Traylor has been Chief Operating Officer of AMES since 2015, having joined through the acquisition of Southern Patio in 2011.

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