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HBM Holdings Completes Platform Acquisition of Aerofil Technology, Inc.

ST. LOUIS, MO – (September 29, 2017) – HBM Holdings (“HBM”) announced today that it has acquired Aerofil Technology, Inc. (“Aerofil”) headquartered in Sullivan, Missouri. Founded in 1988, Aerofil is a contract manufacturer that fills aerosol and liquid containers for industry-leading brands across a wide set of industries and applications. The company was recently named […]

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HBM Holdings Completes Platform Acquisition of Schafer Industries

ST. LOUIS, MO – (August 1, 2017) – HBM Holdings (“HBM”) announced today that it has acquired Schafer Industries (“Schafer”) of South Bend, Indiana. Schafer is a leading producer of high-precision, custom-engineered gears and machined parts for a wide range of applications, as well as transaxles, brake assemblies and other components for off-road vehicles.  The […]

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HBM Holdings Featured in Middle Market Growth’s Summer Issue

In the summer issue of Middle Market Growth magazine, HBM Holdings and Tru-Flex discuss how HBM’s patient capital approach to investing has helped Tru-Flex execute on their long-term business strategy. We are pleased to share The Patient Investor article which is featured in the summer edition of Middle Market Growth magazine.  The piece outlines how […]

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Portfolio Company Spotlight: Q&A with Daniel Wright, CEO of Aerofil Technology, Inc.

Aerofil Technology, Inc., a contract manufacturer that provides aerosol formulation and packaging capabilities, has recently appointed Daniel Wright as Chief Executive Officer. Learn why Daniel is excited about the future prospects for Aerofil.   Discuss your career journey and how HBM’s focus on talent development aided you in your recent career move. DW: I spent […]

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Middle Market Growth Magazine May/June 2018 edition

We are excited to share the Middle Market Growth Magazine May/June 2018 edition featuring HBM in the Human Capital Changes the Equation article. The article talks about many factors that contribute to the success of portfolio companies, from access to capital to their business models and customer base, but private equity firms are increasingly recognizing […]

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The Talent Crunch: How to Find and Keep the Best Workers in a Tight Labor Market

Increasingly, firms recognize that the best investment for revenue growth is human capital. That’s true at HBM Holdings, where we view talent as a primary differentiator. Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Amy Fields shared her perspective on that topic recently at Intergrowth 2018  — discover her insights for effectively recruiting, developing, and retaining […]

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HBM Proudly Supports U.S. Veterans in More Ways than One

Mike DeCola, HBM’s CEO and President, receives the Order of the Bear Award for outstanding contributions to the Olin Veterans Association. We are passionate about hiring veterans and have aligned ourselves with Olin Veterans Association (OVA). The OVA was established to assist veteran students transition successfully into the business world. The program offers veterans an […]

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Wellness Works: Putting Healthy Living into Practice at HBM

Two years ago, HBM Holdings, Tru-Flex and Mississippi Lime embarked on a healthy lifestyle journey to encourage employees to participate in healthy activities. Although the theme and core objectives of the “Wellness Works” program are consistent across companies, Shelly Cattoor, Senior Manager Total Rewards, partners with the human resources teams at each of HBM’s portfolio […]

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JB Cromwell Joins HBM as an Associate in its Corporate Development Team

HBM welcomes Joseph B. Cromwell (aka, “JB”) as an Associate and a member of the firm’s Accelerated Development Program. JB will work with Andrew Fulford, VP of Corporate Development, and the Associates team on both internal consulting projects and strategic projects focused on adding value to HBM’s portfolio companies.    Please introduce yourself and walk us […]

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Our Accelerated Development Program in Action

We sat down with Pat Hardin, Business Manager Standard Calcium Products at Mississippi Lime Company (“MLC”), to discuss how HBM’s Accelerated Development program prepared him for his new role at MLC. Please introduce yourself and walk us through your current role at MLC. PH:  My career path is somewhat atypical of a traditional HBM Associate.  […]

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HBM Holdings Announces the Appointment of Daniel Wright as CEO of Aerofil Technology, Inc.

ST. LOUIS, MO – April 3, 2018 – HBM Holdings (“HBM”) today announced that Daniel Wright has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of its portfolio company Aerofil Technology, Inc. (“Aerofil”). Aerofil is a contract manufacturer that fills aerosol and liquid containers for industry-leading brands across a wide set of industries and applications and was acquired […]

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Spray Technology March 2018 Edition

We are excited to share the Spray Technology & Marketing March edition featuring Aerofil Technology and HBM in the A Good Year’s Work article. The article delves into the factors underpinning HBM’s acquisition of Aerofil in late 2017 and why Lean manufacturing practices are a key component of Aerofil’s growth.

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