Spillman Company joins with Afinitas’ New Hampton Metal Fab

Merger expands and enhances offerings for customers in the wet-cast concrete market    ST. LOUIS — Oct. 1, 2018 — New Hampton Metal Fabrication Corp. (NHMF), an Afinitas company, is excited to announce a combination with the Spillman Company, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom wet-cast concrete forms. The company is also a provider of precast accessories relating to plastic spacers, magnetic products and automation solutions. This transaction strengthens and expands NHMF’s product portfolio for the wet-cast concrete industry.   Spillman, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is led by President and Chief Executive Officer Ted Coons, who will continue with the combined business.   “We are incredibly excited to partner with New Hampton, and the larger Afinitas organization, and are confident that the combination of our two companies will position us well to provide enriched value and support for our customers,” said Coons. “We have always taken great pride in growing our brand and reputation in the industry, and we strongly believe that this partnership presents an ideal opportunity to expand our business to new markets and customers.”   Afinitas was formed to build out the vision of creating a global, comprehensive, customer-oriented infrastructure equipment and services platform through organic growth and acquisitions. Currently, the platform has three divisions, each with distinct brands, capabilities and leadership teams: HawkeyePedershaab and BFS (dry-cast equipment), NHMF (wet-cast forming) and CAM products (consumables). Spillman represents the second addition to the wet-cast division.   “Spillman offers a premium brand of products that are a natural extension of our current portfolio, while also enhancing the breadth of our offerings to our customers,” said Jamie Wegner, NHMF President. “Coming together allows us to formulate and execute on a vision of building a leading global supplier to the wet-cast industry through a more comprehensive set of solutions.”   Added Nick Wegner, NHMF Vice President: “We are honored and thrilled to welcome such a respected company and team to the New Hampton family. We are excited about the opportunities of leveraging decades of our combined company’s experience to strengthen our ability to provide long-term value to our customers.”  
ABOUT AFINITAS The Afinitas platform brings together global leaders in the design, manufacture, installation and support of equipment for the production of precast concrete and infrastructure products. By combining the expertise of HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies, Inc. and BFS Betonfertigteilesysteme GmbH, New Hampton Metal Fabrication, LLC. and CAM Sales, Inc., Afinitas strengthens its commitment to providing best-in-class solutions and service for its customers around the world. Afinitas is part of BW Forsyth Partners, LLC, the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. To learn more, go to afinitas.com. ABOUT NEW HAMPTON METAL FAB New Hampton Metal Fab is a leading designer and manufacturer of form equipment for the pipe and precast industry. New Hampton specializes in manholes, boxes, curb inlets, safety ends, flared ends, specialty form equipment and the Crete Hawg concrete pouring buckets. The business is headquartered in New Hampton, Iowa, and has focused on serving the needs of its customers since 1945. Visit nhmfcorp.comfor more details. ABOUT SPILLMAN COMPANY Spillman Company, founded in 1948, has been an industry leader for manufactured concrete products for the pipe and precast industry. Located in Columbus, Ohio, Spillman produces form equipment, plastic spacers, magnetic products and solutions. Additionally, Spillman is the exclusive North American distributor of Icon composite shear connectors for insulated wall panels. For more information, visit spillmanform.com.