The Hillman Group

Fasteners & Hardware

The Hillman Group Introduces Hardware Essentials Builder's Hardware Product Line

CINCINNATI, Aug. 12, 2011 - At their recent national sales meetings held in Cincinnati, The Hillman Group announced their entry into the Builder's Hardware segment with the release of Hardware Essentials. The Hardware Essentials line utilizes color to differentiate the product categories (Connection, Reinforce, Interior, Security, Miniature, Decorative Door, Hinges, Gate, Storm & Screen, and...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Hillman to Acquire Big Time Products

CINCINNATI, Aug. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hillman Group, Inc. ("Hillman"), a leading North American provider of complete hardware solutions delivered with the industry's best customer service and sales support, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Big Time Products ("Big Time"), a leading provider of personal protection and work gear products. ...

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The Hillman Group Acquires Specialty Fastener Company

CINCINNATI, Nov. 8, 2017 - The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, "Hillman" or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement by which it acquired substantially all of the assets, and assumed certain liabilities, of Hargis Industries, LP ("Hargis"), doing business as ST Fastening Systems ("STFS"), a specialty...

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Hillman Announces Key Management Change

Robert (Rocky) Kraft Appointed As Chief Financial Officer CINCINNATI, Oct. 6, 2017 - The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, "Hillman" or the "Company") announced today that Robert (Rocky) Kraft will join Hillman as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer on November 1, 2017. Mr. Kraft, age 47, is a seasoned business executive with broad experience...

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Hillman Wins Jury Verdict in Unfair Competition Case Against Minute Key

CINCINNATI September 12, 2016 - The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, “Hillman”) today announced that, on September 6, 2016, a jury in the case of The Hillman Group, Inc. v. Minute Key Inc. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Western Division) reached a unanimous verdict in favor of Hillman. The jury found...

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Hillman Expands Global Supply Chain Capabilities in Asia

CINCINNATI June 16, 2016 - The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, “Hillman”) announced today that it has entered into a supply chain alliance with Test Rite International Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 2908) (“Test Rite”) to expand Hillman’s supply chain capabilities in Asia. Hillman recently announced plans to expand its global operational...

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Greg Gluchowski Named President and CEO of Hillman

World-class business leader with proven track record serving customers and driving profitable growth in the hardware and home improvement industry CINCINNATIÂ- - The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, the “Company” or “Hillman”) today announced that hardware and home improvement veteran Gregory J. Gluchowski, Jr. has been named...

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Hillman Announces Key Management Changes - James P. Waters To Resign As Chief Executive Officer

CINCINNATI -- The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSEAMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, the “Company” or “Hillman”) today announced that, following a transition period, James P. Waters will retire as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors after nearly 16 years of service to the Company. In connection with the transition, the Company appointed...

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Leonard Joins The Hillman Companies

Cincinnati, OH – The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-Amex: HLM.Pr) (the “Company” or “Hillman”) and The Hillman Group, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, announced today that Jeffrey S. Leonard will join Hillman as Executive Vice President of Finance on March 16, 2015 and will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer on April 1, 2015. Mr. Leonard, age 47, is a seasoned business executive...

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Woodlief Joins The Hillman Companies Board

Cincinnati, OH –The Hillman Companies, Inc. (“Hillman”) announced today that, effective February 10, 2015, Philip K. Woodlief was appointed to the Hillman Board of Directors and a member of the Hillman Audit Committee. Mr. Woodlief has been an independent financial consultant since 2007 and an Adjunct Professor of Management at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Business...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

CCMP Capital Closes The Hillman Companies Acquisition

New York, NYÂ-  and Cincinnati, OH – CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC (“CCMP”) and The Hillman Companies, Inc. (“Hillman”) today announced that they have completed the previously announced acquisition by affiliates of CCMP of a controlling interest in Hillman from Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill Capital”). CCMP invest ed in partnership with Hillman’s current management...

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