Breen Expands Product Offering and Markets

{Carnegie, PA}  Breen Energy Solutions, an HBM Holdings Company, is changing its name to Breen to better reflect the broader range of product offering and an expanded industry and geographic strategy. Breen, known for its Absensor Probe and other high-tech products and services for the power-generation and utility industries, is expanding into low sulfur coal products and services. It is also launching new products including a line of NFPA 85, Class 1 Igniters targeting U.S. and international markets such as refining, chemicals, mining and mineral production, steel, pulp and paper, and more.

“The need for smart products and services beyond pollution control and co-fire ignition is clear,” said Chetan Chothani, President of Breen. “Our development since joining HBM Holdings in 2015 includes the infrastructure and product set to expand our impact in the way many industries use energy and resources.”

The company plans announcements regarding its new product lines in the coming weeks. Plans are in place for customer demonstrations and presentation of its industrial lighter technology in April at the Boiler Operations Maintenance and Performance Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

Along with the updated name, the company is launching a new website at


Breen provides smart solutions to industry. Founded in 2002, the mission of Breen is to develop and apply new ideas and technologies to help industry better manage their use of energy and resources whether related to ignition, emissions or balance-of-plant issues. Visit

HBM Holdings Company is a management firm that acquires, supports and operates middle-market businesses in industrial products and services. The Company’s strategy is to grow a diversified portfolio using a long-term buy and build approach. HBM Holdings provides its portfolio companies with professional management expertise, financial resources, and high potential human capital to accelerate their growth. For more information, visit