Aug 4, 2023
Platinum Equity acquires The HC Companies

Platinum Equity announced the acquisition of The HC Companies, a North American manufacturer of horticultural containers, has been completed.

Headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio, HC operates six manufacturing locations and distribution centers in the US and Canada. The company produces a range of planters, pots, and accessories for the greenhouse, nursery and retail markets, including fiber and biobased solutions produced with post-consumer and post-industrial materials to meet increasing consumer demand for sustainable solutions.

“HC has earned a well-deserved reputation for innovation, quality and customer service, and the company offers one of the most comprehensive product lines in the industry,” Jacob Kotzubei, co-president of Platinum Equity said. “We are excited to work with the HC management team and to continue investing in the company’s long-term strategic plans.”

Bob Mayer, president and CEO for The HC Companies, will continue leading the business following the transition to new ownership.