ST. LOUIS, MO – (June 19, 2017) Mississippi Lime Company, a leading producer of high calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate, today announced it has completed its purchase of Mercer Lime Company’s hydrated lime business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Mercer Lime Company, with operations in Branchton, PA, has a long history of producing high quality hydrated lime to a variety of markets including chemical and industrial, water treatment, and various environmental applications.
Bill Ayers, President and CEO of Mississippi Lime, said, “This acquisition is consistent with our continued mission to be the leading supplier of hydrated lime products and services in North America. This addition will strengthen Mississippi Lime’s position in the industry and help better service the wide range of hydrated lime customers in the region.”
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About Mississippi Lime Company
Mississippi Lime Company (MLC), based in St. Louis, MO, has been providing the nation with high-calcium lime products for over a century. The company has built a reputation not only on quality of lime, but technical expertise, commitment to research and development, and a tradition of customer service. By utilizing one of the highest purity limestone reserves available, MLC has become the most diversified producer of high-calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate products in North America. MLC has facilities in Ste. Genevieve, MO; Verona, KY; Huron, OH; Vicksburg, MS; Weirton, WV; Chester, SC; Mobile, AL; Prairie du Rocher, IL; Kansas City, KS; Port Allen, LA; and Denver, CO. For more information, visit www.mississippilime.com.
About HBM Holdings
HBM Holdings is an investment and management company that acquires, supports, and operates middle-market businesses in industrial products and services. Our strategy is to grow a diversified portfolio using a long-term buy and build approach. We provide our portfolio companies with professional management expertise, financial resources, and high potential human capital to accelerate their growth. Our firm targets new platform opportunities with EBITDA between $10mm and $25mm in the specialty-manufacturing sector, specifically in industrial equipment and components, energy equipment, transportation equipment (excluding light automotive) and chemical and minerals. HBM’s portfolio of companies includes Mississippi Lime Company, Delavau LLC, Tru-Flex LLC, and Breen Energy Solutions LLC. For additional information, please visit www.hbmholdings.com.