Tyman Plc, the parent company of both Amesbury and Truth Hardware, has announced senior management changes as part of the integration of the business following the acquisition of Truth in July of 2013.
Tyman Plc, the parent company of Amesbury, completed the acquisition of Truth Hardware of Owatonna, Minn., from Melrose Industries Plc on July 15. The two former competitors and industry leading hardware companies will now be under the same corporate ownership. What does this mean for its customers, employees and the industry as a whole? Jonathan Petromelis, president and CEO Amesbury and Jeff Graby, president at Truth, spoke to DWM magazine to offer some of the details behind the big news.
Truth Hardware is more than just a manufacturer of quality hardware, we are a strategic partner to our customers by supplying engineered solutions to meet their needs. Being reliable and responsive are two of the main characteristics that help set Truth apart from our counterparts. Canadian Design & Construction Magazine recently featured Truth's engineering innovations in their magazine. You can read the whole article on their website, or check pages 68-69 of their Spring 2013 issue.
Designed specifically for the North American market, Truth Hardware's new Sentry™ Multi-Point Hinged Patio Door Hardware System combines flexibility with optimal security. Market research told us what you want and you will find it here in Truth's new Sentry™ System. From intuitive functionality like the 90 degree thumbturn located above the handle to high performance adjustable hinges and multiple handle designs, all of which easily adapt to your current door system - the Sentry™ Multi-Point System produces the superior quality and performance you expect from the leader in engineered solutions - Truth Hardware.
Window opening control devices have become a very important subject among window manufacturers and onward through to builders, contractors, and homeowners. Being able to safely and securely operate a window which has safe guards in place to help control the windows opening so as to prevent accidental falls, while at the same time being able to be easily opened for egress purposes in case of an emergency, is critical in today's building projects.
Building on the popularity Truth received with their award-winning Fusion™ System, Truth has now embarked on the next generation combination lock and tilt latch system, the "Harmony" System. Aptly named as this system beautifully integrates the check rail lock and tilt latch together in a manner which creates a new level of installation ease. Manufacturers will appreciate the ease of installation as you just snap in the tilt latch, screw down the lock and you're good to go. The Harmony System even self-locates for you making its installation that much simpler!