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Australian hardware manufacturer Brio expands into U.S. market

Post Time:Sep 26,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:71

The Brio Group,a Sydney, Australia-based manufacturer of hardware for sliding and folding doors, is expanding its operations in the U.S.with the launch of Brio USA Inc.in Rochester, N.Y. The company named Kevin O'Connor as president to manage U.S. operations.

"In May this year, we took the next exciting step in our growth, registering the subsidiary Brio USA Inc., located in Rochester, N.Y.," said Styli Pelekanos, Brio Group general manager, in a release. "From this location, we will supply the high quality range of Brio products coast to coast in the states."

"The opening of this facility enables the launch of our product lines," O'Connor states. "These include the Brio Weatherfold range of architectural hardware for exterior folding doors."

"With 30 years of sales and marketing experience in the U.S. fenestration market, Kevin will be able to provide our customers with the service-focused approach and strong technical support that sets us apart from our competitors throughout the world," Pelekanos added, in the release.

Brio is now represented inmore than 20 countries. In addition to its New York location, the hardware company has manufacturing facilities in Sydney and the UK. It is a division of RMD Industries Pty. Ltd., headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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