Griffon Corp. is a management and holding company, which engages in the direction and assistance to its subsidiaries. It operates through the Home and Building Products, and Defense Electronics segments. The Home and Building Products segment consists of two companies, which manufactures branded consumer and professional tools, landscaping products, and outdoor lifestyle solutions; and sells residential,and commercial garage doors. he Defense Electronics segment focuses on sophisticated intelligence, surveillance, and communications solutions for defense, aerospace, and commercial customers. The company was founded on May 18, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.