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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.

St. Louis Business Journal

The St. Louis Business Journal article, On the Hunt: HBM Holdings Grows Revenue to Nearly $800 million as it Seeks More Acquisitions tells HBM’s story, from an idea conceived during a brainstorming session at Mississippi Lime Company, to where we are today.

Middle Market Growth Summer 2017 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.

Special Webinar Discussion with Middle Market Growth

HBM was recently interviewed by Middle Market Growth magazine in a special webinar entitled “Manufacturing Through a Private Equity Lens” which featured HBM’s CEO Mike DeCola, as well as the CEO of HBM’s portfolio company Tru-Flex, Gregg Notestine.

Mike DeCola, CEO of HBM Holdings, Receives Award from University of Virginia

ST. LOUIS – Sept. 1, 2015 – Mike DeCola, CEO of HBM Holdings, is the recipient of the University of Virginia’s (UVA) 2015 Raven Award, the highest honor the Raven Society can bestow on an individual. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals in their chosen field and community. In addition, alumni recipients must have […]

HBM Holdings Company Acquires Breen Energy Solutions

St. Louis, MO, USA – HBM Holdings Company announced today that it acquired Breen Energy Solutions, LLC, headquartered in Carnegie, PA. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Breen provides emissions measurement and mitigation technologies to the utility and industrial boiler markets, in addition to other emissions controls, fuel flexibility and mercury control technologies. The […]

Delavau Announces Fortification, Freshness Solutions

Patented calcium and enzyme-based technologies improve labels and experience. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – For over 150 years, Delavau has been relied upon as a premier supplier of food, pharmaceutical, and nutritional technologies to major nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and food brands. Based on the substantial growth of its food division over the past decade, Delavau has branded its […]

HBM Holdings Announces Grand Opening of Tru-Flex Poland

HBM Holdings Announces Grand Opening of Tru-Flex Poland Ujazd, Poland – HBM Holding’s Tru-Flex LLC is now operational in Europe. Tru-Flex, a global leader in flexible metal hose technology, is proud to announce the completion of a green-field manufacturing facility located in Ujazd, Poland. Tru-Flex Poland is a fully integrated manufacturing plant solely for the […]

Mississippi Lime Company Announces Hydrator Expansion

Mississippi Lime Company Announces Hydrator Expansion St. Louis, MO, USA – Mississippi Lime today announced approval for construction of a calcium hydroxide facility to manufacture the company’s High Reactivity Hydrated Lime at its Verona, KY plant site. The expansion will focus on producing hydrated lime for acid gas control in the greater Cincinnati area. The […]

HBM Announces European expansion of Tru-Flex

Tru-Flex Further Expands Into Europe – Adds Manufacturing Plant in Poland Deputy Prime Minister of Poland in attendance at groundbreaking ceremony UJAZD, POLAND – Tru-Flex, LLC is expanding in Europe. The company announced last week the construction of a new factory in Poland. Tru-Flex sp. z o.o. is expected to begin production of flexible elements […]

Tru-Flex Earns 2014 Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award in Germany

Award based on ’breakthrough ideas,’ and contribution to meeting cost-savings HANNOVER, GERMANY – Tru-Flex, LLC, has been selected as a winner of the Cost Excellence Award, a 2014 Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award. In presenting the award, the Volvo Group cited the exceptional contribution and cooperation of Tru-Flex, as well as its proven commitment and […]

Mike DeCola is Co-Chair of the 2014 United Way Campaign for the Greater St. Louis Region