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Merchants Metals Strengthens Position as Leading Fence Systems Business via Acquisition

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 (“CDF”).  Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, CDF is a leading value-added distributor of fencing solutions.  The acquisition will make Merchants the largest fencing distributor in the growing Rocky Mountain Region.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

CDF 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, gates and panels, and ornamental steel.  

“We are very excited to have the Continental Divide Fence associates join the Merchants Metals’ family,” said Andrea Hogan, Chief Executive Officer of Merchants Metals.  “CDF is a truly unique success story; a family-owned business that has proudly and effectively served the Denver region for decades.  Its legacy of bringing great products and reliable customer service to the contractor community will live on as Merchants Metals.” 

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 five manufacturing facilities as well as 36 strategically-located distribution facilities across 26 states. With approximately 800 associates, the company offers the industry’s largest selection of premium quality fence product solutions for industrial, commercial, high-security and residential applications.