M2H2 Holding Inc., doing business as Claborn Manufacturing Company of Athens, Alabama, announced that it signed a definitive agreement with Pro Detention Inc. of Orange County, California, to acquire all assets including but not limited to intellectual rights of Slate Security Hollow Metal Company of Hartselle, Alabama.
To ensure the success of this new endeavor, management and oversight of the new Claborn Manufacturing Company will reside with the Claborn family. A trusted name in the security marketplace for more than 30 years, The Claborn Family of Companies will forever strive to be the cornerstone of the correctional marketplace. Claborn Manufacturing Company, now a sister company to Cornerstone Detention, will provide quality fabricating of security hollow metal doors, frames, windows, security-grade ceilings and an array of new and exciting product lines for the correctional marketplace.
“We are excited to welcome Claborn Manufacturing to our Family of Companies,” said Mitch Claborn, president, and CEO of Cornerstone Detention. “The Security Hollow Metal Industry has been consolidating for several years. We see the rebound and recent growth of the detention market as an opportunity to strengthen our Corrections Portfolio. The close proximity of Slates Plant in Hartselle Alabama and my personal experience of working at Slate from 1990 to 1998 will make the transition easier for our management team. Changing the name will allow us to focus on several new product idea’s and support our other existing companies.”