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Eastern Metal Supply acquires G&L Materials

Eastern Metal Supply (“EMS”) announces the acquisition of G&L Materials (G&L). Headquartered in Morehead City, NC, G&L is a leading distributor of marine extrusions and parts essential to boat manufacturers, fabricators, and DIY builders. Founded in 2017, G&L Materials quickly developed a strong reputation in the marine industry by delivering great service, extensive product expertise, and reliable product availability.

This acquisition will increase G&L’s product offerings while further strengthening EMS’s presence in the marine market.

Casey Gillikin, President of G&L, said, “We are excited to partner with EMS and join their team. EMS’ extensive product offerings and broad geographical reach will enable us to better serve our customers and continue to be a leader in the marine market.”

“Casey and everyone at G&L have built an incredibly strong reputation within the marine market,” said EMS President Greg Weekes. Greg added, “Partnering with G&L is a tremendous growth opportunity that will allow us to further expand our services up the East Coast and will also provide G&L’s customers with a broadened offering of aluminum products.”

About G&L Materials:

G&L Materials is a veteran-owned small business located in Morehead City, NC. They are a marine wholesaler of anodized aluminum pipe, marine pads, t-top materials and many more parts essential to boat manufacturers and marine fabricators. Their products also have applications in commercial and residential construction for railings and accents.

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About Eastern Metal Supply:

Eastern Metal Supply, headquartered in Lake Worth, Florida, is a value‐added distributor of aluminum extrusions and related products that are sold into a variety of industrial, commercial, residential, and marine end markets. Founded in 1982 with a single Florida location, EMS has expanded into many new regions. EMS now operates nineteen facilities throughout the US, with nearly 2 million square feet of distribution and manufacturing space. With a focus on excellent service and quality, they have earned a reputation as a first‐class, value‐added distributor.

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