Monthly Archives: June 2018

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Safety Workshop Helps HBM Portfolio Companies Collaborate and Share Best Practices

At HBM, our definition of success extends far beyond financial metrics for revenue and profitability. A key part of our mission includes serving as industry leaders for safety performance in each of our businesses.   To that end, it’s essential to help our portfolio companies learn from each other, as they discover what works and […]

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 […]