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CHG Merges with JHL

JHL will be fully integrated into CHG.

Component Hardware Group and JHL Enterprises, two manufacturers of plumbing and hardware products, have agreed to merge. Under the terms of the merger agreement, JHL will be fully integrated into Component Hardware Group.

CHG's Harry Franze will serve as president and CEO of the company. J. Howard Levine, CEO of JHL Enterprises, will stay on in a consulting role, according to a company statement.

The company's headquarters will be in Lakewood, N.J., and it will have a warehouse in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. The company's near-term priorities will be to seamlessly unify its product lines and services. Component Hardware will continue to service all existing JHL customers and support its commitments.