ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Knobs USA, Inc., a Harbour Group company, acquired Atlas Homewares, Inc., Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer, announced today. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Atlas provides decorative hardware products, including cabinet knobs, cabinet pulls, bath accessories, house numbers, and switch plates. The company leads the market in fashion-forward and contemporary designs, appreciated by style-minded customers across North America. Atlas was founded by Adrienne Morea and is based in Los Angeles. For more information, please visit www.atlashomewares.com.
"Adrienne is the quintessential entrepreneur," said Mr. Fox. "She founded her company over 20 years ago with a vision, wonderful designs and a trip to a trade show. From there, she built a great, award-winning business, with strong brands and an excellent reputation. This business combination is a perfect example of one of Harbour Group's strategies to put our operational expertise and capital behind the management teams of leading entrepreneur and family-owned businesses in order to help them achieve their next level of success."
Greg Gottlieb, president and CEO of Top Knobs, said: "Atlas's designs are very complementary to the Top Knobs offering. We can now provide more comprehensive decorative hardware and accessories lines for our customers. In addition, the Atlas and Top Knobs teams share the same strong focus on customer service and design. This is a great combination for both our customers and employees."
Ms. Morea, Atlas's Founder, CEO and Creative Director, added: "We are thrilled to be combining forces with Top Knobs. We get the combined market strength of both industry leaders, while growing the Atlas brand and supplying the market with an ever-expanding library of stylish hardware."
About Top Knobs
Top Knobs specializes in fine decorative hardware for the kitchen and bath. Designers value Top Knobs for exceptional craftsmanship and attention to fine architectural detail – which is immediately apparent in the weighted feel and in the character of each hand-finished creation. Every cabinet knob, door handle, pull, hook or fixture by Top Knobs offers a completely sealed finish that lasts for years, so there's not wear on the drawer knobs and pulls which are opened most. That's why Top Knobs confidently offers an exclusive lifetime warranty for the original purchaser. They have over 4,000 kitchen, bath and closet designs, to match nearly every individual style and decor. Quality, craftsmanship, longevity and selection – "always the perfect opening."
About Harbour Group
Harbour Group is a privately owned, operations focused company based in St. Louis, Mo. Harbour Group's companies are engaged in manufacturing and distribution in multiple industries, including flow and energy measurement, boiler systems, professional diagnostic and repair tools, specialty LED systems, niche distribution, logistics services, decorative kitchen and bath hardware, abrasives, diamond-cutting products and related tools, entertainment and music products, and auxiliary plastic processing equipment. Since its founding in 1976, Harbour Group has acquired 177 companies in 37 different industries.
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