Chown Hardware’s services and products protect and secure your workplace and protect and beautify your home. For Your Workplace, they are your trusted partner that sells and supports tailored and correct security solutions spanning both mechanical and electronic security systems. For Your Home, they are experts in residential door and cabinet hardware, decorative plumbing and lighting. Chown Hardware makes sure you receive the right product to match your unique style. Chown Hardware opened for business in Portland, Oregon on September 15, 1879. Chown is still family-owned and operated; Fred Chown is the CEO and David Chown is the CFO.