Howard Berger Company Receives Investment from Littlejohn & Co.
Howard Berger Company (HBC), a Cranbury, NJ-based designer, marketer, and supplier of a broad array of branded and private label hardware and houseware-related products to retailers and wholesalers in North America, has received an investment from Littlejohn & Co., LLC.
The company intends to use the proceeds from the investment, whose amount was not disclosed, to continue to grow organically and through acquisitions.
Founded in 1971 and led by Jim Brower, CEO, HBC sells 13,500 products covering 25 distinct product categories to retailers, discount stores, home centers, wholesalers, drug and food chains, catalog companies, municipalities, and hardware stores worldwide. It offers a wide array of private label and store brands, including hardware and housewares, cleaning products, quality tools, plumbing supplies, seasonal products, automotive care accessories, and pest control products.