Year: 2022
HBM Promotes Jim Norris to President & CEO of Control Devices

HBM is thrilled to promote Jim Norris to the role of President & CEO of Control Devices effective this October. Jim replaces Scott Kerns, who recently left the organization to accept a position with another organization. Jim is a veteran of the Control Devices business, first joining in 1996 in a commercial role and expanding […]

Highlights from Talent Connect 2022

HBM was thrilled to host our first portfolio-wide in-person Talent Connect event since 2019 on Sept 21st & 22nd. Over 90 leaders from Mississippi Lime Company, Schafer Industries, HarperLove, Control Devices, and HBM gathered in St. Louis for a day and a half of networking, leadership development, and shared learning. Reflections & The Future The event […]

Mississippi Lime Acquires Valley Minerals, Dolomitic Quicklime Producer

Mississippi Lime Company has completed its acquisition of Valley Minerals, a single-site dolomitic quicklime producer based in Bonne Terre, Missouri. The acquisition will enable Mississippi Lime to expand on its commitment to better serve the growing next-generation steel production base market in the Central U.S.

Kenny Messer named President and Chief Executive Officer at HarperLove

HBM Holdings announced that Kenny Messer has been named President and Chief Executive Officer at  HarperLove. HarperLove, which was acquired by HBM in January 2020, is a leading provider of specialty adhesives, performance additives and wet-strength resins. Messer will report to Anderson Fincher, President and CEO of HBM Holdings.

Safety First Culture Across HBM

Across HBM, safety is a core value. As a diversified portfolio of industrial manufacturing operations, we believe the key to keeping employees safe is building a workplace culture where safety comes first. Our operating companies put a significant focus on creating an authentic safety culture where every employee goes home to their loved ones unharmed.

Control Devices Expands Product Offerings with Acquisition of Essex Gas Regulator Product Line

ST. LOUIS, MO – (January 31, 2022) – Control Devices, LLC, a portfolio company of HBM Holdings, announced today it has acquired the medical gas regulator product line of Essex Industries. Control Devices, founded in 1963, is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered flow-control products utilized in niche applications across a diverse array […]