Together our team has over 40 years of experience in the building material industry and over 30 years with hardware. The years of experience, quality mentors and long relationships have forged and laid the groundwork for the company we are today.
President & CEO
One of the original founders and principles of Fusion Hardware Group™, Craig has been involved in Hardware sale and manufacture across all facets of the industry. Whether working on sophisticated custom projects while at Forms + Surfaces, boutique suiting at Fusion Hardware or custom commercial applications at Schlage® or Yale® – all these experiences bring a wealth of knowledge he uses in bringing your project to life. He has traveled the globe working with all types of conversion technologies from forging, to sandcasting, investment casting or CNC. These partnerships that have formed and blossomed over many years has built a very efficient engineering, manufacture and supply chain for custom product execution. “Our partners are really our extended family in the business. We have watched children grow and join the business, shared special holidays and worked together for a shared success”.
The company prides itself on its ability to execute your design and bring the most efficient method to bare in its creation. His years in both the management and manufacturing disciplines across a variety of companies, big and small, makes his understanding of your business requirements, schedule, communication, follow-up and service level second nature. “We really have two goals with every project, 1) Achieve your design imperative in an efficient manner so that it fits in the scope of budget and actually becomes a reality, 2) Manage that process efficiently and professionally”. At Arte Hardware we recognize the emotional impact created by a well-designed space and the role that feature decorative hardware can add to that impact.
Chanthala (Chan) Kansombat
Assembly & Quality Control Manager
Born in Vientiane, Laos, Chan grew up in Laos, attended High School and University and eventually immigrated to the United States. Here she continued her schooling, became a US Citizen and raises her family. She has been involved in the assembly and QC of custom hardware for over 10 years and plays an integral role with her team in assembly definition, supporting the strength of the assembly and custom modifications. She is a true American Dream entrepreneur.
“My team pays close attention to detail, quality and strives to do things right the first time. From the early days managing my father’s sign business in Vientiane, Laos to now overseeing Arte Hardware production and quality – every detail is closely inspected and reviewed. We treat your business like it is ours. It is so exciting to see the unique designs and visuals that our customers create and it’s rewarding to play a part in bringing those designs to life.”
Offices: Johns Creek, Georgia USA Warehouse: Norcross, Georgia USA