Fortune Brands Home & Security
Headquarters: Deerfield, IL
Product Lines: Fiberglass and steel entry doors and patio doors. Vinyl windows and patio doors. Synthetic trim and millwork components.
2013 Top 100 Sales Range Category: $500 Million to $1 Billion
General Information: Fortune Brands Home & Security is the parent company of Simonton Windows and Therma Tru Doors, as well as Moen, Masterlock and several cabinet brands.
In 2012, Simonton began expanding capacity at its plants with the hiring of several hundred workers at its facilities in Pennsboro, Harrisville and Ellenboro, West Va.; Paris, Ill.; and Vacaville, Calif. The vinyl window manufacturer also expanded its line with the addition of the new Asure replacement window, designed to offer a larger view and bring more light into the home. Other recent Simonton initiatives include the ProNetwork program, with a web portal offering business and technical educational courses, as well as other benefits.
Therma Tru celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012. The producer of fiberglass and steel residential exterior doors, as well as Fypon synthetic millwork, operates manufacturing facilities in Butler, Ind., and Matomoros, Mexico, as well as a warehouse facility in Howe, Ind. In 2012, the door maker announced plans to strengthen sales and marketing efforts in Canada. The companies making up Fortune Brands Home & Security had estimated total sales of about $3.3 billion in 2011, with the window and door business unit reporting sales of approximately $553 million for the same year. .
Assembly operations at Simonton's California window plant.
Therma Tru Doors, a subsidiary of Fortune Brands Home & Security, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012.
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