International window and door supplier Tyman acquires architectural hardware firm

TymanTyman, an international supplier of engineered components to the door and window industry, has announced the acquisition of Zoo Hardware, based in Carlisle, for an undisclosed sum.

Zoo, a designer and supplier of architectural hardware for the UK residential and commercial markets, was founded by Robin Graham in 2010.

In the year ended 31 March 2018, Zoo Hardware reported unaudited revenue of £17.8m and EBITDA of £2.8m.

Louis Eperjesi, chief executive, commented: “The acquisition of Zoo Hardware complements ERA’s product range and offering and represent a further milestone in the development of the ERA Division.

“Zoo Hardware has grown rapidly since its establishment in 2010 and brings to ERA an attractive, design led architectural hardware offering; together with increased exposure to the trade distribution route to market.

“The business brings further growth opportunities for the division and Tyman’s ownership will allow Zoo Hardware to realise its potential as a part of a larger group.

“On behalf of the board I am pleased to welcome the management and employees of Zoo Hardware to the Group.”