HBC Ltd is a family owned business started in 1922 by Fred and Bill Coward. They were subsequently joined by their respective sons David and Richard, and today David's sons Philip and Martin run the company whilst Richard's son Peter runs our subsidiary company in the U.S.A. Philip's son Charles runs the Marketing operation for the business.
The company has come a long way since the early days of all hand-made brushes and now has some of the most advanced brush-making machinery available. The Company employs approximately 100 people, manufactures over 5 million brushes and cleaning products per annum and supplies over fifty countries worldwide. The products are distributed under the "Salmon Products" and "Salmon Hygiene Technology" logos.
Throughout its lifetime, the main objective of the company has been to provide its customers with very high quality and innovative cleaning equipment at competitive prices.
In recent years the company has looked to provide it's customers with more than just brushes and has diversified into many other areas of Hygiene products, Car cleaning, Home Valet, Gardening equipment, DIY and Equestrian equipment.
Our U.S.A. subsidiary Hill Brush Inc. is located in Baltimore, Maryland is a 100% owned subsidiary and incorporates Champion Brush Inc, which was purchased in early 2001.
Hill Brush Inc. now manufactures the Champion Brush range of equestrian products in Baltimore and distributes HBC Ltd equestrian items and hygiene (food service) products from the UK.