Profile: Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS.N)
17 Jan 2017
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., incorporated on June 9, 1988, is a holding company. The Company is a home and security products company with a portfolio of branded products used for residential home repair, remodeling, new construction and security applications. The Company operates through four segments: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors and Security. The Cabinets segment offers stock cabinetry, as well as vanities. The Plumbing segment offers faucets, accessories and kitchen sinks in North America and China. The Company operates Global Plumbing Group (GPG) platform in its plumbing segment, which provides infrastructure to support a multi-brand, channel and geography plumbing business. The Doors segment provides fiberglass and steel entry door systems under the Therma-Tru brand and urethane millwork product lines under the Fypon brand. The Security segment provides a range of security and safety products under Master Lock and SentrySafe brands.
The Cabinets segment manufactures custom, semi-custom and stock cabinetry, as well as vanities, for the kitchen, bath and other parts of the home through a regional supply chain. The Cabinets portfolio includes brand names, such as Aristokraft, Diamond, Kitchen Craft, Mid-Continent, Kitchen Classics, Schrock, Omega, Thomasville, Homecrest, Ultracraft and StarMark. The Cabinets segment sells directly to kitchen and bath dealers, home centers, wholesalers and builders.
The Company competes with Masco, American Woodmark and RSI.
The Plumbing segment manufactures or assembles and sells faucets, accessories and kitchen sinks in North America and China. Plumbing segment also sells in Mexico, Southeast Asia and South America. This segment sells directly through its own sales force and indirectly through independent manufacturers' representatives, principally to wholesalers, home centers, mass merchandisers and industrial distributors. The Company offers Moen and Riobel brands under the GPG platform. The Company also offers Waste King brand.
The Company competes with Masco, Kohler, Spectrum Brands, LIXIL Group and Emerson Electronic Company.
The Doors segment manufactures and sells fiberglass and steel entry door systems under the Therma-Tru brand and urethane millwork product lines under the Fypon brand. Therma-Tru products include fiberglass and steel residential entry door and patio door systems, principally for sale in the United States and Canada. The Doors segment's principal customers are home centers, millwork building products and wholesale distributors, and specialty dealers that provide products to the residential new construction market, as well as to the remodeling and renovation markets.
The Company competes with Masonite, JELD-WEN, Plastpro and Pella.
The Security segment's products consist of locks, safety and security devices, and electronic security products manufactured, sourced and distributed under the Master Lock brand, and fire resistant safes, security containers and commercial cabinets manufactured, sourced and distributed under the SentrySafe brand. The Security segment sells products principally in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America and Australia. This segment manufactures and sells key-controlled and combination padlocks, bicycle and cable locks, built-in locker locks, door hardware, automotive, trailer and towing locks, electronic access control solutions, and other specialty safety and security devices for consumer use to hardware, home center and other retail outlets. In addition, the segment sells lock systems to locksmiths, industrial and institutional users, and original equipment manufacturers.
The Company competes with Abus, W.H. Brady, Hampton, Spectrum Brands, Allegion, Assa Abloy, First Alert, Magnum, Fortress, Stack-On and Fire King.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc
520 Lake Cook Rd
DEERFIELD IL 60015-5611