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The AMES® Companies Launches New Global and Regional Company Websites

CAMP HILL, Pa. (January 26, 2016) — The AMES Companies, Inc., the leading U.S., Canadian and Australian provider of lawn and garden products and jobsite tools, is pleased to announce the launch of four new websites: one for its global presence ( and three for individual regions, including the United States (, Canada ( and Australasia ( The new sites provide visitors with all new content and imagery tailored to the company’s heritage, markets, customers and operations in each region. AMES’ roots reach back to 1774 in America, and the new sites reflect the growth and global reach of today’s company.

"As a global company, we serve different regional markets around the world, and it’s important to provide customers, suppliers, employees and potential employees in each region with personalized experiences so they can easily find the information they need," said Eric Bernstein, vice president of marketing and product development for The AMES Companies. "The AMES Companies has a history stretching back to 1774, and as we continue to build on that legacy today, we remain committed to moving forward with innovative resources."

The AMES Companies Global Website

The new global website is a user-friendly resource that guides visitors through the company’s rich history, global operations, brands and products available around the world. In addition, they will receive an introduction to the company’s ongoing innovation and discover the core values that drive it. Visit

The AMES Companies Regional Websites

The new regional company websites provide additional detailed information. Visitors will learn about each regional company’s history, operations, innovations, range of product families and available brands. Also included are local community initiatives, information about partnership opportunities and how to become a distributor or supplier. Visit (United States), (Canada) and (Australasia).

About The AMES Companies, Inc.

The AMES Companies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF) and is the leading, as well as the largest, manufacturer of lawn and garden tools in the U.S. The company is headquartered in Camp Hill, Pa. and manufactures and markets a wide variety of lawn and garden tools for homeowners, jobsite tools for professionals and outdoor lifestyle products. Brands include AMES ®, True Temper®, Razor-Back® Professional Tools, Jackson® Professional Tools, Southern Patio®, UnionTools®, Dynamic Design®, Garant®, Westmix™, Kelso™, Cyclone® and Northcote™. Available at retailers around the world, The AMES Companies product offerings include long-handled tools, wheelbarrows, carts, hose reels, hoses, snow tools, hand tools, pruning tools, striking tools, planters and outdoor accessories.

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