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President Donald J. Trump Marks 100th Day in Office with Visit to AMES

CAMP HILL, PA, May 2, 2017–The AMES Companies, Inc. (AMES), founded in 1774 and a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), welcomed President Donald J. Trump on his 100th day in office, along with Vice President Michael R. Pence and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, to our wheelbarrow manufacturing plant located in Harrisburg, PA. Following a tour, President Trump signed two executive orders, adding another milestone to the company’s rich American history.  Other honored guests included Secretary of Veterans Affairs David J. Shulkin and Director of Trade and Industrial Policy Peter Navarro. 

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Standing the Test of Time: The AMES® Shovel

While some may view our shovels as a homeowner’s tool that lives in a garage or tool shed, we see them as an iconic symbol of our heritage. For us, our shovels serve as a reminder to keep pushing strong because of the great impact they have made on the world around us throughout the years. Whether our shovels were used in times of war, to build new paths for transportation, or to construct parts of our country’s infrastructure, they’ve contributed to building America as we know it today and will continue to keep our land strong.

Supporting Our Troops

AMES Sponsors Forest Park Conservancy’s Trail Rake-A-Thon

AMES provides Dual Tine Leaf Rakes for environmental cleanup event in Portland, Oregon 

CAMP HILL, Pa. (November 3, 2015) — The AMES Companies, Inc., the leading American manufacturer and global provider of lawn and garden products and jobsite tools, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Forest Park Conservancy’s second annual Trail Rake-A-Thon on November 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Forest Park in Portland, Oregon. In addition to its role as event sponsor, the company will donate 80 AMES Dual Tine Leaf Rakes for volunteers to use during the event. The sponsorship is part of The…