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True Temper® Introduces New Striking Tool Line

Industry-Leading Brand Offers Full Category of Wood and Fiberglass Handle Striking Tools

CAMP HILL, Pa., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The AMES Companies, Inc., a leading American manufacturer and global provider of lawn and garden products and jobsite tools, is pleased to introduce a full line of striking tools from its True Temper brand. The line consists of 45 tools, including sledge hammers, axes, mauls, picks and mattocks. Products will be offered in a choice of either wood or fiberglass handles. The new line addresses end-user needs with these product enhancements:

  • Handle overstrike protection to help prevent handle damage and breakage
  • Comfort grips (TPE) on fiberglass handles to lessen end-user fatigue and help protect against blisters and calluses
  • Re-engineered head to handle connections to increase retention and tool life
True Temper® Introduces New Striking Tool Line

True Temper striking tools are available at retailers beginning April 2019. For more information, please visit www.true-temper.com or call 1-800-393-1846.

The True Temper brand, established in 1808, has long been a provider of quality tools and proudly manufactures the sledge hammer, axe and maul heads in Falls City, NE. The line's wood handles are processed in wood mills located in the USA and tools are assembled in Carlisle, PA. Customer service is also provided from the Camp Hill, PA location.

About True Temper Tools
True Temper, a brand of The AMES Companies, Inc. makes serious tools for both the do-it-yourself end user and garden enthusiasts. The AMES Companies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (GFF), is the leading as well as the oldest, manufacturer of non-powered lawn and garden tools in the United States. Headquartered in Camp Hill, PA (near Harrisburg), the company manufactures and markets globally a wide variety of long-handled tools, wheelbarrows, hose reels, hoses, snow tools, cutting tools, hand tools and striking tools, as well as outdoor lifestyle products in categories such as planters and outdoor accessories. To learn more, visit www.true-temper.com or find us on Facebook.

About The AMES Companies, Inc. (AMES)
AMES, founded in 1774, is the leading U.S. manufacturer and a global provider of lawn and garden tools, outdoor décor, cleaning tools, and storage and organization for homeowners and professionals. Headquartered in Camp Hill, PA,  the company manufactures and markets a wide variety of long-handled tools, wheelbarrows, cutting tools, garden hoses and hose accessories, striking tools, snow tools, decorative garden accessories, planters, cleaning tools, and storage and organization systems and solutions. AMES' brands are among the most recognized across their primary product categories. Its global brand portfolio includes AMES®, True Temper®, Razor-Back® Professional Tools, Jackson® Professional Tools, UnionTools®, Southern Patio®, Dynamic Design®, Harper®, ClosetMaid®,  Garant®, Westmix®, Kelso®, Cyclone®, Nylex®, Northcote™, Hills®, Tuscan Path™, Kelkay®, LaHacienda® and Woodshaw®.



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