Tyman PLC / AmesburyTruth™ Acquires BILCO®

Date: 06/15/2016

Tyman PLC, parent company of AmesburyTruth, a premier manufacturer of window and door components for residential and commercial applications, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The BILCO Company. The acquisition will enable AmesburyTruth to broaden its commercial product portfolio and further penetrate the commercial market segment.

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Steve Klein Named U.S. Western Region Solutions Sales Manager for Balance Systems

Date: 08/06/2015

AmesburyTruth, a premier manufacturer of window and door components for residential and commercial applications, has named Steve Klein U.S. Western Region Solutions Sales Manager for Balance Systems.

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AmesburyTruth™ Announces The Sale of Its Non-Fenestration Custom Extrusion Business

Date: 02/26/2015

AmesburyTruth™, a premier manufacturer of window and door components for residential and commercial applications, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its non-fenestration custom extrusion business based in Ontario, California to VIP Rubber and Plastic Products.

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Kevin Anez Named AmesburyTruth™ Director of Marketing

Date: 11/11/2014

AmesburyTruth™, the premier manufacturer of window and door components, announces the hiring of its new Director of Marketing, Kevin Anez.

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Senior Management Changes At Amesbury and Truth Hardware

Date: 02/12/2014

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.

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Truth's Acquisition by Tyman Plc Featured in DWM Magazine

Date: 09/18/2013

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.

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Truth featured in Canadian Design & Construction Magazine

Date: 06/17/2013

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.

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Stretching Productivity

Date: 04/24/2013

Recently, Truth Hardware was recognized by Enterprise Minnesota for their Overall Wellness Program. Repetitive work and the aging process can take a toll on muscles and joints.  Experts have found that stretching can help reduce muscle-related discomfort and reduce future injuries. In addition, the stretch breaks reduce fatigue of the muscles and help increase the productivity of our employees.

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WOCDs Gaining Traction

Date: 03/27/2013

A sidebar article on page 80 of the March/April 2013 issue of Window & Door Magazine notes how WOCDs (window opening control devices) are gaining traction in the window hardware market. Aaron Mundt, Truth's Hinged Window Product Manager, agrees that the product line has gained popularity in the past year and mentions that Truth's SafeGard WOCD meets the ASTM F2090-10 specification. He anticipates the WOCD code requirements will become more widely enforced, resulting in the need to apply these devices at the factory, as well as retrofit in the field.

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Heavier Sash Demanding More from Window Hardware

Date: 02/27/2013

Two of Truth's product managers, Aaron Mundt and Connie Trom, were recently interviewed for Window and Door Magazine, where they were able to share their thoughts about industry trends regarding window size and hardware performance. One of the products alluded to in the article is Truth's High Performance Casement Hinge, and another is an integrated lock and latch system for sliding windows, such as our Harmony System.

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2013 Door Hardware Forecast

Date: 02/01/2013

The future of the door industry is an exciting one in that there are many new features and styles of hardware coming out in the marketplace designed to benefit the manufacturer, door jobber/pre-hangers and homeowners themselves. When we attended the Association of Millwork Distributors (AMD) Convention in Louisville in October 2012, we had numerous discussions with millwork dealers and pre-hangers who are looking for better quality, multi-point door hardware systems.

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ICC Supports Window Opening Control Devices that comply with ASTMF2090

Date: 06/21/2012

In a recent story found in the June issue of Door & Window Manufacturer (DWM) Magazine, it was reported that the International Code Council (ICC) made a change saying that window opening control devices complying with ASTM F2090 shall be installed where an existing window is replaced.

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