Griffon Announces the Retirement of Alan H. Koblin and the Appointment of Ronald E. Zinco as President of Clopay Plastic Products Company
Mr. Koblin, 65, a plastics and packaging industry veteran, joined Clopay Plastics in 2012, and has served as President for the past five years. During his tenure at Clopay Plastics, Mr. Koblin focused on driving operational excellence with an emphasis on innovation, quality, safety, and improving regional manufacturing efficiencies. Following his retirement, Mr. Koblin will remain with the company in a consulting capacity.
Effective with Mr. Koblin’s retirement,
Mr. Kramer commented, “Ron Zinco is the ideal candidate to assume the role of President of Clopay Plastics with his extensive knowledge of the industry and our customer relationships. We wish Alan well in his retirement, and look forward to Clopay’s continued success under Ron’s leadership.”
Griffon currently conducts its operations through three business segments:
Home & Building Products consists of two companies,
The AMES Companies, Inc.(“AMES”) and Clopay Building Products Company, Inc.(“CBP”):
- AMES, founded in 1774, is the leading U.S. manufacturer and a global provider of long-handled tools and landscaping products for homeowners and professionals.
CBP, since 1964, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of residential
and commercial garage doors and sells to professional dealers and some
of the largest home center retail chains in
Telephonics Corporation, founded in 1933, is recognized globally as a leading provider of highly sophisticated intelligence, surveillance and communications solutions for defense, aerospace and commercial customers.
- Clopay Plastics, incorporated in 1934, is a global leader in the development and production of embossed, laminated and printed specialty plastic films for hygienic, health-care and industrial products and sells to some of the world’s largest consumer products companies.
For more information on Griffon and its operating subsidiaries, please see the Company’s website at www.griffon.com.
Brian G. Harris
SVP & Chief Financial Officer
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Senior Vice President