Diamond B Companies, Inc. (DBC) serves as the portfolio management organization for the many diverse companies and business interests of Bottrell Family Investments, LP (BFI). DBC provides staffing, administrative services, and strategic direction for these interests.
Led by CEO James Bennett, DBC and BFI operate as multi-dimensional companies with business ventures throughout the United States and Canada. Currently, BFI holds over $150 million invested in Real Estate, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas Exploration, Technology Solutions, Hospitality, Agricultural & Industrial Processing, and other areas. Collectively, the Diamond B Companies employ over 250 people.
Corporate headquarters are located in Billings, Montana.
The Transtech Center is Montana's most advanced high-tech business park featuring:
It is home to numerous Engineering, Architectural, Technology, Health Care, and Business Services companies.View Website
Gabel Road Commercial Center is a commercial subdivision in southwest Billings, MT. Applications are currently being accepted for a planned strip mall.View Website
Canyon Creek is a regional retail and commercial center located in Billings, Montana, situated on I-90's newest Interchange, central to the fastest retail growth area in Montana.View Website
The Bottrell Subdivision is a commercial and industrial subdivision located in southwest Billings, Montana. It provides office and warehouse space for sale or lease.View Website
Diamond B Technology Solutions (DBTS) is the technology arm of Diamond B Companies, Inc. We provide a broad range of services including Operational Systems Integration, Operations Analysis & Optimization, Technology Management, Managed Services, and Rail Logistics. Our goal at DBTS is to partner with our customers to deliver the optimal solution for the specific project or application.View Website
Parsec Data Management, Inc. is a Tier 3 qualified commercial data center located in the Transtech Center in Billings, MT. Parsec offers Cloud Services, Co Location, and hybrid IAAS. The data center facility is 10,000 square feet and meets HIPAA, PCI, and SSAE16 requirements.View Website
Rail Oil Logistics, LLC provides custom logistics solutions for the oil transloading industry. ROL includes custom software, a 24x7 call center, and expertise in rail logistics.View Website
ProCertX - The Professional Certificate Exchange, is a dynamic web based certificate issuance, management, and instant verification system. It is the engine that drives enterprise programs for companies to optimize the management, tracking, and verification of training and safety certifications.View Website
Diamond B Technology Solutions Track2Frac system is an integrated cloud based solution encompassing all technology components and business processes necessary to optimize operations at today's state-of-the-art frac sand transloading facilities.View Website
salesfloorLIVE is easy-to-use, web-based retail software that will accelerate sales performance in retail stores system wide. salesfloorLIVE is designed to optimize the decisions that store managers make on the sales floor to increase store profits. Operational visibility is the key to efficient scheduling, improved sales performance, and maximizing each store's profits. salesfloorLIVE delivers remote, real-time visibility to each store's operations using your existing information systems as well as unique 3D video traffic counters.View Website
LR-x is a system to rapidly evaluate, predict, and display the spread of airborne hazards in an emergency situation, and other applications requiring a near real-time wind field display. LR-x is based on proprietary 3D wind field technology developed and licensed exclusively to DBTS by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory under U.S. Patent Application 13/452,047 filed in April 2012.View Website
Bakken Transloading operates a terminal at Ross, ND and is capable of transloading sand, propane, and diesel. TGC, LP has 30% ownership.
Basin Transload, LLC (partnership of Global Partners, TGC, LP and MBI Holdings, LLC) owns, develops, and operates crude oil transloading facilities in the Williston Basin. Transloading facilities are located at Stampede and Beulah.
Basin Transload of Wyoming, LLC owns and operates a transloading facility in Wheatland, WY. Presently the Wheatland site is capable of transloading frac sand and it has great potential for other products as well.
Precision Seed Coaters began production in 1989 with a single coated seed product and has since become one of the largest custom seed coating companies. Facilities are located in Yuma, AZ.View Website
Canadian Seed Coaters commenced commercial production in 1977 utilizing its Prill-On technology. It is now the longest operating seed coating company in North America with facilities located in North Battleford Sask.View Website
Diamond B Farms operates seven agricultural properties in central and eastern Montana. These farms include irrigated and dry land properties.
Diamond B Red Angus maintains a herd of over 200 registered Red Angus and is focused on high quality genetics for cattle production.View Website
SpaceAge is a leading manufacture of arena flooring (in every North American NHL arena). SpaceAge products are also utilized in military, aerospace, marine construction, railroad applications, bus flooring, and commercial trucking applications. SpaceAge is headquartered in Fargo, ND.View Website
A-1 is a full service machine and fabrication shop who's primary responsibility is to support the efforts of sister companies in the Diamond B Companies organization. A-1 has a vast set of capabilities and is responsible for fabrication of the transloading used at Basin Transload and Bakken Transload. A-1 provides services to several regional mines and equipment companies. A-1 is based in Billings, MT.
Treco Constructors, Inc. is a multi-faceted construction company experienced in multi- million dollar national telecom builds, pipeline construction, commercial buildings, and general construction projects.View Website
Land Supply, Inc. provides landscaping products and services for premier homes and businesses. We supply nursery products, boulders and other rock supplies and a full range of services for the beautification and enhancement of your property.View Website
Polar Tracks are a new innovative way of transforming your factory produced vehicle into a Tracked Snow Machine! Simply remove your factory wheels and bolt on our POLAR TRACKS and you are done. No modifications are needed for most vehicles.View Website
With convenient access to Billings International Airport and Metra Park, the Boothill Inn & Suites offers modern, comfortable lodging designed for the business traveler. The Billings, MT facility has 69 guest rooms and conference facilities and has been in operation since 2000.View Website
An iconic restaurant in Billings, Montana for more than 40 years, the Windmill is especially famous for its high quality steak, lobster and prawns. The new Windmill facility is located in the Transtech Center, the fastest growing area in Billings. The recently renovated Bar51 has a sports bar atmosphere.View Website
The Rock is known for its unique Rock & Roll themed dining concept and gourmet hand-tossed wood fired pizzas. The Rock also serves pastas, burgers, salads, sandwiches, and specialty drinks. Diamond B is a partner in HotStone which owns five restaurants in Washington and Oregon.
Jim stepped into the CEO/President role in November 2012. Prior to that time he had served as Vice President and had been actively involved in managing and operating all of the various corporate entities. Jim provides corporate vision and direction based on his extensive operations and finance experience and expertise. He has been a strategic leader in the family business since 1993.
Secretary & Treasurer/Board Member/Partner
As the widow of company founder Don Bottrell, Teresa is a major shareholder. She is involved at the Diamond B Companies parent Board level providing valuable direction, advice, and commentary.
Marnie has held various roles in the family businesses since 1998. Presently, she serves on the Diamond B Companies parent Board.
VP of Investments & Business Development
Jim joined Diamond B Companies in 2006 after serving on the executive team of Montana Power and working as an independent financial advisor. Jim provides direction and acumen to identify, research, and launch new businesses and investment opportunities. He manages the investment portfolio and serves on the Board of Directors for Space Age Manufacturing.
VP of Projects & Administration
Aaron initially started with the family business in 1996 and has held various management roles focusing on project management and operations. His previous experience includes engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, and program management in commercial and government contracting environments. In his current role, he is responsible for developing and implementing systems for project management and general business processes.
VP of Technology
After nine years leading technology teams at Carlson Companies, and 10 years in C-level positions at Vanity, Scott came over to Diamond B as the CEO of salesfloorLIVE. In his current role, he provides business and technology leadership to the various technology endeavors bundled under Diamond B Technology Solutions (DBTS).
VP of Construction
Ron has been running construction projects for the family business since 1982. He has a broad range of experience including telecom, pipelines, wind farms, transloading sites, and general civil construction. Ron presently heads up all construction projects except for commercial buildings.
Ray started with the business in 1997 and has been responsible for establishing and managing the accounting and related business systems for many of the corporate entities. Presently he oversees and administers AP, AR, payroll, and general HR functions.
Director of Real Estate Development
Jerry came on board in 2000 with the acquisition of the Transtech Center business park. Jerry is responsible for Sales & Marketing of all commercial real estate as well as identifying opportunities for acquisitions.
Chris initially started with the family business in 2000 as a project coordinator on a very large telecom design/build project. He spent several years in the commercial building industry as an estimator and project manager on a wide variety of projects. Chris returned to Diamond B in 2014 and is now the lead project manager on commercial buildings and other construction projects.
3529 Gabel Road
Billings, MT 59102