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Hunter Defense Technologies (now HDT Global) is a leading manufacturer of specialized heaters, generators, air filtration products, parachute delivery systems and other products focused on the military and commercial truck end markets based in Cleveland, OH.

Rockwood’s Role

  • Built out new management team, including CEO, CEO, VP Operations and VP Engineering
  • Acquired three strategic military product lines
  • Opened NBC Research Lab adjacent to military customer
  • Divested non-core diesel engine component segment
  • Grew core sales and EBITDA by 300% and 307%, respectively over three-year holding period
Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Other Locations
Ohio
North Dakota
Virginia
Investment
2000
Situation

In October 2000, Rockwood acquired Hunter Manufacturing Company from a retiring owner. In December 2003, Hunter was sold to a private equity firm.

Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Industrials

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