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  • Telephonics Awarded Tactical Communications Contract from the Department of Homeland Security

    Press Releases on June 24, 2019

  • FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK, June 24, 2019– Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract as a hardware supplier Technical Category 1 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to support the Tactical Communications Equipment and Services II program (TacCom II).

    Through this award, Telephonics will be providing a full-array of communications products as well as ancillary support equipment, training, and life-cycle support.

    The TacCom II program is designed to provide federal agencies, including DHS and their partner agencies, the latest tools and technologies that provide improved communications across all federal agencies regardless of affiliation for the seamless execution of missions such as border patrol, responding to natural disasters, and conducting law enforcement operations.

    “Telephonics is committed to delivering the superior communications capabilities required to meet the needs of this program.” said Kevin McSweeney, Telephonics President. “By leveraging our extensive experience in designing and developing highly reliable and secure communications products, Telephonics will be able to provide DHS the tactical systems needed for the successful execution of national-security missions.”

    For more information about Telephonics and its advanced surveillance capabilities, please contact Kimberly Chernick at or visit

    About Telephonics

    Telephonics, founded in 1933, is recognized globally as a leading provider of highly sophisticated intelligence, surveillance and communications solutions that are deployed across a wide range of land, sea and air applications. Telephonics designs, develops, manufactures and provides logistical support and lifecycle sustainment services to defense, aerospace and commercial customers worldwide.

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     About Griffon Corporation

    Griffon is a diversified management and holding company that conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries.  Griffon oversees the operations of its subsidiaries, allocates resources among them and manages their capital structures.  Griffon provides direction and assistance to its subsidiaries in connection with acquisition and growth opportunities as well as in connection with divestitures.  In order to further diversify, Griffon also seeks out, evaluates and, when appropriate, will acquire additional businesses that offer potentially attractive returns on capital.

    Headquartered in New York, N.Y., the Company was founded in 1959 and is incorporated in Delaware.  Griffon is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol GFF.

    Griffon currently conducts its operations through two reportable segments:

    Home & Building Products segment consists of two companies, The AMES Companies, Inc. (“AMES”) and Clopay Building Products Company, Inc. (“CBP”):

    • AMES, founded in 1774, is the leading North American manufacturer and a global of branded consumer and professional tools,. landscaping products and outdoor lifestyle solutions. In 2018, we acuired ClosetMaid, a leader in wood and wire closet organization, general living storage and wire garage storage products for homeowners and professionals. 
    • CBP, since 1964, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of residential and commercial garage doors and sells to professional dealers and some of the largest home center retail chains in North America. In 2018, we acquired CornellCookson, a leading U.S. manufacturer if rolling steel door and grille products designed for commercial, industrial, institutional and retail use.
    • Defense Electronics segment consists of Telephonics Corporation, founded in 1933, a globally recognized leading provider of highly sophisticated intelligence, surveillance and communications solutions for defense, aerospace and commercial customers.

     For more information on Griffon and its operating subsidiaries, please see the Company’s website at

    Forward-Looking Statements

    “Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Certain statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of the company’s management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to the company’s management.  Actual results could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Information concerning risks and uncertainties that may impact the company’s results and forward-looking statements are set forth in Griffon Corporation’s filings with the SEC.  The company does not undertake to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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