About Us


Window and door manufacturers turn to AmesburyTruth everyday. Boasting the broadest product portfolio in the North American fenestration industry, AmesburyTruth has been setting the standard for innovative design solutions, proven products, professional services, and trusted advice for over a century.

Our components have set the standard for quality and durability for decades. From advanced designs to strict performance requirements and critical budget demands, AmesburyTruth can help your company find a solution that meets your business objectives. So, whether you need window components that add value to your designs or door hardware that looks and performs beautifully, you can depend on AmesburyTruth for engineered solutions and trusted results.

At the core of our mission is innovation. We strive to provide not only quality window and door components, but also custom-engineered solutions that meet our customers' specific need. Our skilled team of engineers can help you advance your window or door systems. And our technical services team can quickly guide you to the best hardware solution. With AmesburyTruth, you always have a competitive edge in our ever-changing industry.

An experienced work force gives AmesburyTruth additional leverage from start to finish. Our team has extensive knowledge in the fenestration industry, materials and codes that are used to design components that perform. Coupled with tenured manufacturing experts that know how to build your components to spec. And Customer Support and Sales Representatives available when you need them.


AmesburyTruth is part of the Tyman North America division, a subsidiary of Tyman plc (London Stock Exchange: TYMN) headquartered in London, England. Tyman plc is a leading international supplier of engineered components to the window and door industry. Visit www.tymanplc.com for more information.


Bob Burns

Bob Burns

Brian Rea

Brian Rea

Chief Human Resources Officer
Pat Bayer

Pat Bayer

Chief Information Officer
Michelle Nissen

Michelle Nissen

Vice President of Product Management
Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Vice President of Hardware Manufacturing
Vince Eslick

Vince Eslick

Vice President of Sales
Renee Chesler

Renee Chesler

Vice President of Sales National Accounts


Truth Hardware and Amesbury merged in 2013 to become AmesburyTruth. In 2018, Ashland was acquired, by joining forces, AmesburyTruth has become an industry-leading organization offering an extensive product line with considerable global resources. AmesburyTruth is now perfectly positioned to provide customers even greater opportunity to take advantage of engineered solutions.

Amesbury History: Amesbury began as a manufacturer and supplier of door and window components and weatherseals. Through the years, its reputation for product quality and exemplary customer service helped it grow to become North America's leading service provider of products and solutions for the window and door industry.

Truth Hardware History: Truth Hardware began in 1914 as a blacksmith shop in Ellendale, Minnesota. In 1955, the company began designing and manufacturing window and door hardware. Through relentless innovation and commitment to quality, Truth Hardware became the industry's leading hardware manufacturer, offering well over 100 different products.

Ashland Hardware History: Ashland Hardware began providing innovative, quality window and door hardware in 1932, when it's sister company, Amerock (then known as American Cabinet Hardware Corporation) negotiated their first contract with Andersen Windows.



Customers' needs evolve, codes change, and technology drives solutions that enhance features and benefits. At AmesburyTruth™, we understand the need for change. Our customers depend on us to continually develop solutions that will streamline their business and advance their products. We aim to create long term value for our customers by delivering innovative solutions and trusted results. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes hardware, extrusion, and weather-strip solutions for windows and doors in the residential and commercial markets.


To sustain the success formed by our mission, consistent improvements in environmental conservation and manufacturing efficiencies are required. To meet our objectives, AmesburyTruth has developed dozens of manufacturing and energy-based improvements. As a result, we have decreased operational carbon emissions by 7% and decreased annual water usage equivalent to 75 Olympic sized swimming pools. This consistency extends into the community, with AmesburyTruth providing school repairs, environmental restoration, first-aid training, and clothing drives to communities in need.


"AmesburyTruth is an innovative hardware and sealing provider of quality engineered solutions with the same and broad portfolio to meet the needs of the fenestration industry."


With the broadest product portfolio in the fenestration industry, AmesburyTruth has been setting the standard for quality and durability for over a century. Our components have been tested and specifically engineered to enhance the form and function of your windows and doors.


Innovation is at our core, providing not only quality components, but also custom-engineered solutions that meet your specific needs. Our specialized team of design engineers can help create a new window or door system suited perfectly to your project. And our technical services team can quickly guide you to the best hardware application to get the results you want to achieve. With AmesburyTruth, you always have a competitive edge in our ever-changing industry.


With over 1 million square feet of North American manufacturing across 7 facilities, AmesburyTruth can meet your needs even as the market runs through supply fluctuations. You will have direct contact with a local sales representative or distribution channel to get answers and product faster. Through Tyman, we possess a global view of the fenestration industry from market trends to supply chain and can leverage sourcing through our Asia group, with joint buying giving us more purchasing power.

Find a Distributor

AmesburyTruth sells directly to manufacturers. We also have a network of distributors able to assist as well. Click below to get started.