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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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HBM Celebrates College Scholarship Awards for Children of Employees Across the Portfolio

Long-term vision designed to achieve true potential: That describes HBM’s strategy for capital deployment, but it also summarizes the philosophy behind our ongoing investment in education. One example is HBM’s scholarship program, which supports the college-ready children of our portfolio companies’ employees. On June 29th, we honored this year’s scholarship awardees with an annual luncheon, […]

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An Evening of Inspiration: HBM Proudly Sponsors College Bound St. Louis’ Cap & Gown Ball

College Bound is a St. Louis based non-profit with an inspiring mission:  Empower promising students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve bachelor’s degrees and fulfilling careers. On June 9th, the organization celebrated those students — and received an outpouring of contributions — at its annual Cap & Gown Ball. The event, which is supported by […]

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The Power of Small Parts and 3D Printing: Andrew Fulford Talks Manufacturing on Middle Market Growth Podcast

Andrew Fulford, HBM’s vice president of corporate development, was recently interviewed for Middle Market Growth Conversations, a podcast about trends affecting midsize companies and the influencers behind their success. Discover some highlights from that discussion — including which manufacturing subsectors represent investment opportunities, how HBM helps its portfolio companies close the skills gap, and why […]

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Andrew Fulford of HBM Holdings on Supporting Industrial Businesses

HBM’s VP of corporate development talks about the role investors play in addressing talent shortages, new technology and tariffs This episode of the Middle Market Growth Conversations podcast features Andrew Fulford, vice president of corporate development for HBM Holdings. Fulford spoke with MMG Editor Kathryn Mulligan about HBM’s approach to investing in industrial products and […]

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Meet HBM’s Summer Associates Class of 2018

MBA students have plenty of options for how to spend the summer — so why would they choose to be at HBM? We explored that with HBM’s current Summer Associates, who shared the reasons behind their decision.   Each year, HBM recruits talented students from select MBA programs for a fast-paced, 10-week program that begins […]

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Portfolio Company Spotlight: Q&A with Ed Freesmeier, VP of Sales and Marketing for Aerofil Technology, Inc.

Aerofil Technology, Inc., a contract manufacturer that provides aerosol formulation and packaging capabilities, has recently named Ed Freesmeier VP of Sales and Marketing.  Learn what characteristics Ed believes sets Aerofil apart and why he is excited to be a member of the HBM portfolio company family.   Please walk us through your professional background. What […]

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Talent Summit Underscores Leadership Development as Strategic Priority

As part of HBM’s commitment to add value to our portfolio companies, we continually seek ways to invest in leadership development. Last year, we created a two-day training program called Leadership in Action that helped hone the skills of leaders from across our family of companies. This year, we built on that success by hosting […]

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