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Our Tools Built America® The AMES story goes back to 1774, when Captain John Ames began making America’s first shovels. We’ve been building America ever since, through wartime and peacetime, boom and bust. Our landscaping and gardening tools are made to tackle your toughest projects and keep right on working, season after season, in all kinds of weather. Just like you.

Our brands are among the most recognized across our primary product categories in the North American non-powered landscaping products market. Our brand portfolio includes, but is not limited to, Ames, True Temper, Dynamic Design and Hound Dog, as well as contractor-oriented brands including UnionTools, Razor-Back Professional Tools and Jackson Professional Tools. This strong portfolio of brands allows us to build and maintain long-standing relationships with the leading companies that sell our product categories and to offer specific branding strategies for key retail customers.

   
True Temper® Homeowner Grade Wheelbarrow assembly how-to video. Learn how to quickly and easily assemble your new True Temper® wheelbarrow!

Our History: We have a storied past that goes back over 200 years. 

Our Brands: Ames True Temper carries many different brands which are geared toward many different users. By doing so, we have the ability to provide specialty tools while providing exceptional quality and service.

Contact Us: If you need to reach us for any reason, please contact us using the form provided.

Awards : We have been honored to receive multiple awards for our quality, innovation and service.

Testimonials: We are glad that people have great things to say about our tools and our company.

Corporate Values : Ames True Temper’s good name and reputation for business integrity are the results of its employees’ dedication, as well as conducting business honestly and fairly over the years.

Career Opportunities: Being a part of our team means living our core values of accountability, customer focus, decision making, taking initiative, and being trustworthy. Find out about current openings.

Ames True Temper was purchased by Griffon Corporation in September 2010.Griffon Corporation is a diversified management and holding company that conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries. For more information on the Company and its operating subsidiaries, please see the Company's website at www.griffoncorp.com.