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September 16, 2013

Cincinnati-based The Hillman Group promoted Rob Lackman to the post of executive VP global operations.

Lackman joined the company in November 2010 as senior VP operations.

He previously worked for Hillman from 1988 to 1995 before leaving to gain extensive and very valuable operations and supply chain experience with Xpedx, Broder Brothers and Duro Bag Manufacturing.

July 2, 2013

James P. Waters began his rein as CEO of Cincinnati-based The Hillman Group this week. He replaces Max "Mick" Hillman, who retired as CEO after 44 years with the company.

Hillman will retain a seat on the board of directors.

Waters was promoted from his post as executive VP and chief operating officer. He joined Hillman as CFO in 1999. During his tenure, Hillman made its largest acquisition to date, H. Paulin & Co., bringing significant market presence in Canada.

March 5, 2013

Hyde Park Lumber and Design Co., the lumber company and design center operating in the Cincinnati area, recently completed their 80,000-sq.-ft. showroom renovation.

January 7, 2013

According to a report in the Cincinnati Enquirer, The Klingenberg's Do it Best hardware store in Newport, Ky., has closed. 

The store had operated under various owners for 90 years. It was one of five Klingenberg hardware stores opened by five Klingenberg brothers in 1922, according to the newspaper.

August 23, 2012

Cincinnati-based Senco Brands announced the purchase of Expandet A/S, Graested, a Denmark manufacturer of premium-quality fasteners for professional and do-it-yourself building applications throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Established in 1955 by the Mortensen family, Expandet has been operated by Laus and Lene Mortensen, who took over the business from their father in 1983. The Expandet business will report directly to Peter van der Wel, president of Senco Brands International.

August 15, 2011

The Hillman Group, a Cincinnati-based fastener manufacturer, has announced its entry into the Builder's Hardware segment with the release of its Hardware Essentials collection.

July 20, 2011

Lowe’s has agreed to pay the federal government $90,000 as part of a settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the Cincinnati region, according to an article in the Dayton Daily News. 

March 21, 2011

Champion Windows, the Cincinnati-based maker of windows and patio rooms, has opened a new showroom in Fredericksburg, Va., its third new site so far in 2011, according to an article in the Cincinnati Business Courier.  

March 21, 2011

Champion Windows, the Cincinnati-based maker of windows and patio rooms, has opened a new showroom in Fredericksburg, Va., its third new site so far in 2011, according to an article in the Cincinnati Business Courier.  

January 20, 2011

Cincinnati-based The Hillman Group purchased East Moline, Ill.-based Servalite, distributor of residential fasteners and related products and said it will promote the Servalite brand as Hillman's "premium line of refillable assortments and electrical parts."

Servalite was founded in 1979 by Tom and Jennifer Rowe, who will remain in their current roles with Servalite. Annual revenues in 2009 were more than $20 million, according to the release announcing the acquisition. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

November 9, 2010

Cincinnati-based Forge Lumber Co, the Home Channel News 2010 Independent Pro Dealer of the Year,...

October 31, 2010

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December 28, 2008

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September 25, 2008

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September 25, 2008

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March 12, 2008

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