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Clopay Plastics appoints Dr. Ferdinand Pranckh as VP and general manager of Clopay Europe

April 4, 2013

Clopay Plastics Products Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, has named Dr. Ferdinand Pranckh as its new vice president and general manager of Clopay Plastics Europe, effective April 15, 2013. Dr. Pranckh, with over twenty years experience in the plastics industry in both Europe and the U.S., including several general management and senior global positions with Avery Dennison, has an extensive background leading customer centric, high performance organizations. This management change follows Clopay Plastics’ announcement in February of the restructuring of its European business. At that time, Clopay Plastics indicated it would be exiting certain less profitable businesses while investing in several capital projects to improve both operating and material efficiencies.