Hulman & Company

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Hulman & Co.
Type Private
Industry Food, Auto racing
Founded 1850
Headquarters Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Key people Mari Hulman George (Chairwoman)
Curt Brighton (CEO)
Subsidiaries Clabber Girl Corporation
Indy Racing League, LLC
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Wabash Valley Broadcasting
Website www.hulman.com

Hulman & Company is a private, family-owned, company founded in 1850 by Francis Hulman as a wholesale grocery, tobacco, and liquor store in Terre Haute, Indiana. [1] Throughout the early half of the 20th century, Hulman & Co. became nationally known for its Clabber Girl baking powder which it began producing in 1899. In 1945, the company purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in what many thought was an unusual investment for a company with a rich history in the food and beverage industry. The company also owns a television production company, Wabash Valley Broadcasting, dba IMS Productions, which does in-house work for their Indy Racing League, LLC, the teams in the organisation, and in the past, produced NBA Indiana Pacers and Professional Bull Riders broadcasts.

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