Eastern Wholesale Fence Expands its Platform with the Acquisition of Hudson Fence Supply
CHICAGO, IL and BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — April 21, 2021 — Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is excited to announce its fencing platform, Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC (“Eastern”), has acquired Hudson Fence Supply, Inc. and related companies (“Hudson”). Based in Fort Mill, South Carolina, Hudson is a manufacturer and distributor of quality fencing products to customers throughout North America.
“Similar to Eastern, Hudson is committed to providing its customers a wide offering of quality products and outstanding customer service,” said Peter Williams Jr., CEO of Eastern. “With this acquisition and Eastern’s added capacity outside of Charlotte, NC, Eastern will continue to offer one of the broadest portfolios of premium fencing products and be a critical partner to fence contractors, fabricators, distributors, retailers, landscapers, and municipalities. We are thrilled to welcome the Hudson team to our organization and look forward to being a one stop shop for all our customers’ needs,” added Mr. Williams.
“We are excited to support Eastern’s strategic growth in the Southeast,” said Brent Willson, Principal at Center Rock. “The acquisition of Hudson allows Eastern to continue to expand its footprint and gain share in a rapidly growing market. Both Eastern’s and Hudson’s management teams have done a great job and we are excited about their continued momentum and outlook,” added Mr. Willson.
About Hudson Fence Supply, Inc.
Hudson Fence Supply, based in Fort Mill, SC is a wholesale fence distributor providing high quality fence products to contractors and builders throughout the nation. With over 25 years in the fencing industry, Hudson Fence provides an unmatched knowledge of all types of fencing, gates, hardware, and operator knowledge.
For more information, please visit www.hudsonfencesupply.com.
About Eastern Wholesale Fence
Eastern Wholesale Fence is a leading branded manufacturer and distributor of exterior residential and commercial fencing solutions. Eastern manufactures and distributes a full range of fence products, including PVC, chain link, wood, and aluminum ornamental fencing.
For more information, please visit www.easternfence.com.
About Center Rock Capital Partners
Center Rock is a Midwest-based private equity firm focused on building leading industrial companies in the lower middle market. Center Rock seeks industrial manufacturing, industrial services and industrial distribution companies headquartered in North America, often with multi-national operations and locations that serve both domestic and global markets. With substantial expertise working constructively with management teams to drive both operational and strategic improvement, Center Rock’s investment professionals have the flexibility and tools to invest in a broad array of transactions and build value in lower middle market industrial companies.