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January 27, 2014

Cranbury, N.J.-based HBC Home & Hardware Products, the home products distributor formerly known as Howard Berger Co., has acquired the assets of Faucet Queen.

Faucet Queen’s Helping Hand brand of convenience-oriented home hardware is the market leader in serving the food and drug retail trade, the company said. The Faucet Queen business will continue to operate out of the current Vernon Hills, Ill., facility. 

July 10, 2013

Cranbury, N.J.-based HBC Home & Hardware Products, formerly the Howard Berger Co., acquired WordLock, maker of bike locks, padlocks and travel locks.

"WordLock brings an unparalleled record of success to HBC," said James Brower, CEO of HBC Home & Hardware Products. "In a few short years, WordLock has reinvented the personal security market with innovation ad design and created a recognizable brand name that can be found in all of the leading retailers across North America."