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Ames True Temper

Ames True Temper, Inc. is a manufacturer and global marketer of non-powered lawn and garden tools and accessories. In business since 1774, the Company is a North American market leader in certain lawn and garden products, such as long-handled tools, including rakes and shovels, as well as wheelbarrows, snow tools, striking tools and pots and planters. The Company is based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania and its customers include such major retailers as Home Depot, Lowe's and Wal-Mart, as well as major hardware chains and similar stores throughout North America. 

Ames True Temper, Inc. was acquired by Castle Harlan Partners IV, L.P. on June 28, 2004 for a transaction value of $380 million. Senior management retained a significant equity stake in the business.

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  • Company Name: Ames True Temper
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  • Headquarters Location: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Year of Initial Investment: 2004