January 1, 2016
We are excited to join the AJW family.
On January 1, 2016, Ampco was acquired by AJW’s parent company, Fifty Door Partners, LLC. As a result, our legacy product lines will be rebranded Ampco by AJW.
“Ampco has a reputation for quality and a service within the commercial building products industry, best-in-class manufacturing and distribution locations, and great people,” said Christopher J. Hansen, Founder and CEO of Fifty Door Partners, LLC. “All of these things make it a good fit for us as we grow the AJW brand.”
Headquartered in New York’s Hudson Valley, AJW was once a niche manufacturer of stainless steel washroom accessories. Since the company was acquired by Fifty Door Partners, LLC in 2008, it has evolved into one of the fastest growing American manufacturers of Division 10 commercial building products in the industry.
AJW operates two manufacturing and distribution facilities – one in New Windsor, New York where the company is headquartered, and a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Comfort, Texas. Ampco’s acquisition will add three additional facilities to that footprint. It will also add a full line of commercial washroom partitions, architecturally flush wood doors and aluminum frame systems to AJW’s existing product offerings.
“We’re excited to add these additional manufacturing capabilities and product lines to our portfolio,” said Hansen. “With our combined product lines, we can now offer our customers an expanded bundle of products.”
According to Hansen, both organizations share a similar culture.
“Our mission, the combined mission of both AJW and Ampco, is to remain focused on the growth of our people, and drive continued improvement as a service company that happens to manufacture,” he said.
“Our people and our customers are our top priority. Together, we are both truly focused on service.”
In addition to AJW, Fifty Door Partners’ portfolio includes manufacturing, logistics, real estate development, commercial construction and a financial holding company.
“Our vision is to create a portfolio of healthy companies with a lasting and life-changing impact for our people, our communities and the planet, for generations to come,” Hansen said.