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Amerock, history of

AKA: American Cabinet Hardware Company

Created 12/28/1828

Original owners:  Reuben A. Aldeen,  Gedor W. Aldeen

Originally on 12th floor, Ziock Building

Originally:  Aldeen Manufacturing Company, 416 South Main Street

Photo: 9/11/1935 hinge assembly department

By 1943:  occupied 13 floors of Ziock Building

1949:  Buys Ziock Building, renames Amerock

By 1950:  Number 1 manufacturer of kitchen hardware

1956: Auburn Street plant opened

Name changed to Amerock 1956

Additions built: 1960,  1962,  1965,  1968,  and 1973.

Source:  Rockford Register Star 6/25/2007