Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is excited to announce that Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC (“Eastern”) has acquired Shoreline Vinyl Systems, Inc., Coastal Aluminum Manufacturing, LLC, and related companies (“Shoreline”). Based in Denton, Maryland and Laurinburg, North Carolina, Shoreline is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest manufacturers and distributors of vinyl fence and rail products.

“We are thrilled to be joining forces with Chris Morrell, and the entire team at Shoreline,” said Peter Williams Jr., CEO of Eastern. “Our partnership with Shoreline provides us access to a wider product offering of PVC and aluminum fence and railing, strengthens our go to market strategy, and provides more exposure to the growing Mid-Atlantic region. Together, we will provide unparalleled customer service, and an industry leading breadth of products from New England to Florida,” added Mr. Williams.

Chris Morrell, CEO of Shoreline, commented, “The combination of Shoreline and Eastern will allow us to continue meeting our customers’ needs and executing our growth plans. The similar culture, customer focus, product mix, and service model are a perfect match for Shoreline.”

Terry Theodore, Center Rock Partner, said, “Shoreline has done an excellent job establishing itself as a critical partner to its Mid-Atlantic customers by offering quality products and best in class service.” Brent Willson, Center Rock Principal, added, “We are excited to add their team to the Eastern family and look forward to supporting the company through its next phase of growth.”


About Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC.

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.

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About Shoreline Vinyl Systems, Inc.

Shoreline is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest manufacturers and distributors of vinyl fence, vinyl pergolas, vinyl rail, and aluminum fence products. Based in Denton, MD and Laurinburg, NC, their products are marketed under the Shoreline Rail, Shoreline Fence, and Coastal Aluminum brand names, and sold through a network of over 400 dealers across 19 states.

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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.