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Merchants Metals Strengthens Position as Leading
Fence Systems Business via Acquisition of Continental Divide Fence



April 9, 2018

Atlanta, GA — Merchants Metals, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of fence systems in North America, announced today that it has acquired Continental Divide Fence (“Continental”).  Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Continental is a leading value-added distributor of fencing solutions.  The acquisition will make Merchants Metals the largest fencing distributor in the growing Rocky Mountain Region.   Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Continental is the go-to provider of fencing products in Colorado and its surrounding states.   The company supplies chain link, wood, vinyl, ornamental steel and specialty fencing to commercial, industrial and residential contractors.  It also offers in-house custom fabrication of specialty products, including vinyl fencing, chain link gates, and panels.


“We are very excited to have Continental Divide Fence join the Merchants Metals’ family,” said Andrea Hogan, Chief Executive Officer of Merchants Metals.  “Continental is a truly unique success story; a family-owned business that has proudly and effectively served the Denver region for decades.  Its history of reliable customer service has garnered Continental a strong brand identity and reputation in the market.   Our team at Merchants Metals looks forward to building upon that foundation well into the future.”
Ken Grenemyer, the founder and CEO of Continental Divide Fence agrees, stating “Merchants Metals is a strong service provider and we are proud to be joining forces with a company that naturally complements our existing customer-focused culture.”


About Merchants Metals

Merchants Metals LLC is one of North America’s largest fencing system manufacturers and distributors. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company has manufacturing facilities located in Houston, Texas; Statesville, North Carolina; Harrison, Arkansas; New Paris, Indiana; and Mexicali, CP, Mexico as well as 39 strategically-located distribution facilities across 26 states. With over 600 associates, the company offers the industry’s largest selection of premium quality fence product solutions for industrial, commercial, high-security and residential applications.

Posted by Victor OWDT on April 9th, 2018