EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT - South Camden Iron Works
We are very excited to announce that Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC has acquired South Camden Iron Works, Inc located in Mickleton, NJ.
January 07, 2022 | Medford, NY
To Our Valued Team Members, Partners and Customers,
We are very excited to announce that Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC has acquired South Camden Iron Works, Inc located in Mickleton, NJ. We are thrilled to be adding Jeff and Mitch Kowal along with the rest of their organization at SCIW to our team. This combination will enhance Eastern’s unparalleled customer service and industry leading breadth of products that are delivered up and down the east coast.
I believe that by combining these two long standing, respected companies we will bring the best of our shared abilities to the market. Our cultures and practices are very similar in that we both treat our customers as partners. Helping our customers run their business is the reason we go to work every day. SCIW customers will continue to be serviced by the great people in Mickleton, including both Jeff and Mitch.
Jeff would like to add “Mitch and I are excited to join the team at Eastern. Our family has operated SCIW for 4 generations and we take enormous pride in the valued customer and vendor relationships that our family has developed over the last century. We firmly believe that our partnership with Eastern will put us in the best position to grow these partnerships over the next 100 years.”
Center Rock Capital Partners, Leelanau Private Capital and management are key investors in Eastern. Here is some information on all parties involved in the transaction:
About Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC:
Eastern Fence celebrated its 50th year in 2021. Eastern Fence is a New York, North Carolina and South Carolina based manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial fence products, including the Illusions brand of vinyl fence and railing products, the EverStrong brand of PVC Profiles, Hudson Aluminum, the Grand Illusions brand of 35 colors and 5 wood grains of vinyl fence, System21 and Eastern Chain-Link brands of chain-link fence products, Eastern White Cedar Brand wood fencing products, and the Eastern Ornamental brand aluminum fence and railing products. Please visit www.easternfence.com
About South Camden Iron Works Inc:
SCIW Fence Products, Inc. was established in 1923 in Camden, NJ and has been owned and operated by the Kowal family for four generations. We continue to conduct our business with the same regard for quality, value, and integrity as our founder Antoni Kowal. As we look to the future, we will continue to strive to supply high quality fencing, railing, and decking products with integrity and honesty so that we may truly partner with our customers to achieve prosperity and success. Please visit www.sciw.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. For more information, please visit www.centerrockcp.com.
About Leelanau Private Capital:
Leelanau Private Capital is a Michigan based investment firm that takes a long-term approach to its investments with a specific focus on relationships. The firm invests in building products, precision machining, distribution, and businesses with a differentiated service model. Targeted opportunities have revenues that range from $10 - $200M. Leelanau tends to be great partners for those seeking liquidity but not quite ready to hang it up. A focus on "doing things the right way" guarantees partnerships and friendships that span decades, not an investment period. For more information, please visit www.leelanaupc.com.
Once again, thank you for your past and continued support and partnership as we move into this next chapter in the Eastern Wholesale Fence history.
|Peter E. Williams, Jr.
Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC
VP/Co-General Manager of SCIW
South Camden Iron Works
VP/CO-General Manager of SCIW
South Camden Iron Works