Maumee, Ohio, May 15, 2014.
TMB Enterprises LLC, has purchased the venerable and prestigious brand, Haas-Jordan umbrellas from the F.J. Westcott Company, Maumee, Ohio. Details of the transaction, consummated on May 15, 2014, were not disclosed.
President Todd Blackmar, TMB Enterprises LLC announced, “we are very proud to continue a great tradition that reaches back four generations to 1899”. “We are in a remarkable position in the golf market providing the golf umbrella this week at Pinehurst No. 2 for the historical joint Men’s/Women’s U.S. Open Championship and later this summer being the umbrella of choice for the PGA Championship at Valhalla”. “It makes us incredibly proud to serve these prestigious organizations at historic events”. The Haas-Jordan brand is no stranger to historic events though as golfing legend Byron Nelson served as Honorary Vice President of Haas-Jordan and endorsed the brand while on his unparalleled streak of wins on tour in the 1940’s. Mr. Nelson and Haas-Jordan founder, Cloyd Haas, shared a lifelong friendship that originated when Mr. Haas selected Mr. Nelson to be the Head Golf Professional at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.
Blackmar, a United States Marine Corps Major (retired), licensed Attorney, and President of TMB Enterprises LLC, also explained that, “our imprinting capabilities are second to none, that coupled with our 115 year tradition of building quality rain umbrella products, positions us extremely well to serve the Advertising Specialty and Retail markets”. “When it comes to our Custom umbrellas we are not selling umbrellas, we are selling artwork and a message”. “The message of quality is always relevant”, explains Blackmar. “The best brands choose the best products to carry the corporate logo and message”. “When a distributor chooses Haas-Jordan it sends the end user’s message through a quality medium;.
Haas-Jordan umbrellas reach the market through a team of 51 Independent Golf Industry and Advertising Specialty Industry representatives, and can be reached by calling (419)-243-2189.
President, Haas-Jordan Umbrellas
Haas-Jordan Umbrellas by F.J. Westcott, a trusted golf and advertising specialty umbrella provider, announced the appointment of Todd Blackmar as President effective May 14, 2013. Blackmar, a 10-year veteran of Haas-Jordan Umbrellas, is also an attorney in the Ohio State Bar Association and former Major in the United States Marine Corps. Preceding President Tom Waltz has assumed the role of Executive Chairman of F.J. Westcott’s Board of Directors. Waltz praised, "Todd's leadership continues the fine tradition that extends over four generations in our family. He is taking us to new and exciting levels with exciting new products and by forming valuable relationships that will serve us well into the future."
Blackmar stated, "I am extremely proud to be running the Haas-Jordan Umbrella division, we have such a great team, facility and history. It is truly an honor.”