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Since 1997, HPM has been partnering with customers by providing expert design input to make Precision Sheet Metal parts and assemblies. We deliver quality items, on time, with your cost parameters taking priority. Our Account Management, Design Engineering, and Customer Service Support yield rapid prototyping, quick turn production, and customer service excellence. We have the right team, with world class equipment, and the right attitude to get the job done.
 

Overview

Our Creed is "Strive to be Better!!!" That is how we approach each day at HPM, and it shows. Expert engineering, exceptional quality, and a commitment to our customers. The HPM Team will ensure our customer can serve their customer in the best possible fashion. That's what we are good at! That is the HPM way! We don't know it any other way.

 

Company Facts

Established

1997

Location

White Bear Township, MN

Facility Size

110,000 Sq. Ft.

Employees

100

Shifts

2 Shift Operation (21 hours/day)

 

Engineering

Software

SolidWorks (8 Seats)
Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (3 Seats)
CADKEY (1 Seat)

Machine Software

Amada FabriWIN
Amada Dr. Abe Bending Software Solutions

Value Engineering

Our Engineering team continually evaluates our clients product needs, always striving to find ways to reduce manufacturing costs and to simplify assembly (DFM). This is the HPM way! HPM has a staff of 8 Engineers, each specializing in various phases of the manufacturing process.

 

Operations

Operating System

MieSolutions MIETrak32
All-encompassing manufacturing based software package with exceptional Bill of Material Management.

Quoting
Work Orders
Purchasing
Routing
Scheduling
What if Capacity Planning
Job Tracking
Shipping & Invoicing
Live Data Collection

 

Certifications

ISO 9001:2008 Certified
BSI Management Systems
ITAR Compliant

HPM Leadership

Tim Herold

President & CEO

Tim is responsible for the day to day overall operations of HPM and working with customers, both current and new. Tim grew up in the industry, working in manufacturing and ultimately obtaining his formal education in Operations Management. Outside of work, Tim and his wife Colleen have four children ranging from high school to elementary who are involved in several activities. Tim also volunteers within his family's community weekly. Their house is very busy!

Pat Herold

Vice President of Engineering & Special Projects

Pat is co-owner and VP of Special Projects/Engineering. He grew up in the sheet metal industry focusing his efforts on design and engineering. Give him a SolidWorks file, or a pencil sketch on a napkin, and you will get exactly what you want every time. Pat is married and enjoys hunting and snowmobiling.

Jim Gaffke

Vice President of Sales Engineering

Jim specializes in design assistance to any level a customer would require. He excels at cost reduction solutions, DFM, and anything involving the technical aspects of precision sheetmetal, as well as costing, and pricing to meet your needs! Jim is our face-to-face representative for all of our out of state customers. Jim is married, has 4 older children and 6 amazing grandchildren. His hobbies include mountain biking, hiking, photography and traveling with his wife.

Steve Radermacher

Chief Financial Officer

New to HPM, Steve is responsible for the accounting department. He brings a witty sense of humor to numbers like no other. Married with four kids, Steve enjoys tennis and spending time with family and friends.

Jeff Morin

Vice President of Operations

An experienced manufacturing and operations professional, Jeff is responsible for all aspects of internal fabrication activities at HPM. This includes, but is not limited to, customer service, materials procurement, tooling maintenance, and Mechanical Assembly projects. He is accountable for all tangible order value processes within the factory.

Greg Schreier

Director of Sales

Greg's responsibilities are to lead the Sales Team at HPM both in growing existing clients as well as pursuing new clients. Greg has over 19 years of experience in Sales and Customer Partner Management as well as 13+ years in Engineering and Operations Management.

Greg is married with 4 children and enjoys traveling and the great outdoors.

Jim Miller

Senior Account Manager

Jim has been in the industry for 28 years starting out on the shop floor. Putting himself through engineering school, he has a great working knowledge of all equipment and processes to help make your project easier to manufacture. This helps you save money. His hobbies include family camping trips, hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.

Bob Bishop

Director of Quality

Bob has been a member of the HPM team since 2007. As Quality Manager, Bob works closely with our customer's quality and engineering departments during process development and to quickly resolve any quality issues. Bob is responsible for maintaining our ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System. When not eying up a caliper, Bob enjoys hunting, fishing and rides with the Minnesota Harley Riders.

Bill Utschinski

Plant Supervisor

Bill has been working in sheet metal fabrication since he was 16 years old. He brings many years of experience to HPM which makes him the ideal person to run the shop. Bill is responsible for getting the jobs out of the shop as fast and efficiently as possible without jeopardizing quality. Married with 6 kids, when he finds free time, you can find him at his favorite spot – Indian Shores Resort in WI. His hobbies include everything Gander Mountain – hunt, fish, camp!

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