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July 12, 2013

Werner has expanded its ladder empire through the acquisition of the Bailey Ladder business unit from Hills Holdings Limited. The move will help expand its presence in the Australia and New Zealand markets, where Bailey was the leading ladder manufacturer.

"This strategic acquisition will build on our global infrastructure and create additional value to grow our company for our employees, customers and shareholders," said William T. Allen, president and CEO at Werner Company.

January 27, 2013

Werner’s Energy Seal Attic Ladder, developed with Owens Corning, has become a Home Depot exclusive.

Greenville, Pa.-based Werner Co. is bringing its aluminum Energy Seal Attic Ladder to Home Depot on an exclusive basis.

The new product features the Owens Corning R-5 PINK insulation, within a 1-in. thick door structure. The aluminum attic ladder also features weather stripping around the frame that eliminates 60% of air leakage by creating a tight seal when the door is closed, according to the manufacturer.

September 9, 2012

Greenville, Pa.-based Werner Co. acquired Knaack LLC, a unit of Emerson’s Commercial & Residential Solutions business.  

The acquisition brings to ladder manufacturer Werner the Knaack and Weather Guard brands, which the new owners say will compliment and expand Werner’s product offering in the professional channel.