HMC Retains Maroon PR

Firm to Serve as Public Relations Agency of Record for Commercial Custom Millwork Manufacturing Firm Specializing in Turn-Key Foodservice Design-Build

Columbia, Md.Maroon PR today announced it has been retained by HMC Incorporated (“HMC”) to serve as its public relations agency of record. HMC, based in Columbia, Md., is a commercial custom millwork manufacturing firm.  They specialize in custom millwork fabrication, foodservice design, specification and procurement, and assumes the role of general contractor and construction manager on many of its design-build projects. HMC has provided high quality millwork and foodservice design services for some of the country’s largest retail brands, hospitals, universities and corporations, as well as the United States Government. HMC is a federal and state certified woman-owned small business.

Maroon PR will be working with HMC to lead media relations strategies for the organization.   Public relations efforts will also include executive positioning for HMC’s President and CEO, Kara DiPietro, who acquired the company from her father in 2015. The agency will focus on generating brand awareness and disseminating the company’s non-traditional and unique story from expansion plans to high profile projects.

“I have known Kara for years so it is exciting for us to be working with HMC as they continue to grow and diversify their client portfolio,” said John Maroon, President of Maroon PR.  “HMC has a lot of interesting projects in the works, and we think our experience working with various hospitality and manufacturing clients will be an asset.  We look forward to telling the stories behind their many projects to the media and generating attention for their tremendous work.”

HMC’s core competencies include; millwork fabrication, foodservice design, equipment specification, and procurement, installation, and construction management.  HMC has delivered projects at countless high-profile locations including multiple United States Air Force Bases, the National Security Agency, United States Capitol, Boston Children’s Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Yankee Stadium, AT&T Stadium, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Freddie Mac, McCormick, Tulane University, Loyola University Maryland and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. Notable clients include Sodexo, Hensel-Phelps, Whiting-Turner, DPR Construction, Smith Group JJR, HDR, Perkins & Will, Merritt Properties, and Corporate Offices Properties Trust.

“HMC is thrilled to be partnering with Maroon PR to elevate the awareness of our growing company,” added DiPietro.  “John and his team are passionate about what they do and have a great reputation working with the media.  We are excited to take our public relations to a new level this year with their guidance.”

Earlier this year, HMC partnered with Maroon PR’s client, Sagamore Development as an employer partner and advisory board member supporting their manufacturing training pilot program in Baltimore, Md.

Manufacturing clients Maroon PR has served includes; Plank Industries, the primary investment office of Kevin A. Plank, the founder, Chairman and CEO of Under Armour, Inc., Gable, an award-winning visual solutions company, and the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP), an independent nonprofit that strengthens and supports the growth of manufacturers throughout the state.  Current national and international hospitality clients they work with include, Carluccio’s, The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille, and Roy Rogers Restaurants.

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