Profile: Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS.N)
26 May 2017
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., incorporated on June 9, 1988, is a holding company. The Company is a home and security products company. The Company operates through four segments: Cabinets, Plumbing, Doors and Security. The Company sells its products through a range of sales channels, including kitchen and bath dealers, wholesalers oriented toward builders or professional remodelers, industrial and locksmith distributors, do-it-yourself remodeling-oriented home centers and other retail outlets. The Company's subsidiaries include MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., Moen Incorporated, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group LLC, Fortune Brands Doors, Inc. and Fortune Brands Storage & Security LLC.
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 footprint to deliver service to its customers. This portfolio includes brand names, such as Aristokraft, Mid-Continent, Diamond, Kitchen Classics, Kitchen Craft, Schrock, Omega, Homecrest, Thomasville, StarMark and Ultracraft.
The Plumbing segment manufactures or assembles and sells faucets, accessories, kitchen sinks and waste disposals in North America and China, under the Moen, Riobel, ROHL, Perrin & Rowe and Waste King brands. This segment sells products principally in the United States, Canada, China, Mexico, Southeast Asia, Europe and South America. This segment sells directly through its own sales force and indirectly through independent manufacturers' representatives, primarily to wholesalers, home centers, mass merchandisers and industrial distributors.
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, primarily for sale in the United States and Canada. This 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 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. This segment sells products principally in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, Japan 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 and fire resistant safes to locksmiths, industrial and institutional users, and original equipment manufacturers.
The Company competes with Masco Corporation, American Woodmark, RSI, Kohler, Spectrum Brands, LIXIL Group, Emerson Electronic Company, Masonite, JELD-WEN, Plastpro, Pella, Abus, W.H. Brady, Hampton, 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