Concord, North Carolina-based Fortiline Waterworks, a MORSCO brand and the second-largest American-owned waterworks distributor in the United States, announced it has opened a new location in Summerdale, Alabama. With this new branch, Fortiline now has 50 distribution branches in 13 states.

The new branch is located at 104 Investment Lane, Summerdale, AL 36580. This is Fortiline’s only branch in Alabama and the company’s first branch opening of 2018.

“This new branch allows Fortiline to expand its coverage and customer base throughout southern Alabama,” said Ben Cagle, senior vice president of operations for Fortiline. “We will provide Fortiline expertise in a number of areas there, including our HDPE fusion capabilities and wide range of McElroy fusion equipment.”

In 2017 Fortiline opened six new branches, including locations in Winter Garden, Florida; Mesa and Peoria, Arizona; and Austin and Helotes, Texas.

“We continue to look for ways to increase market share and expand our presence throughout the United States,” said Kevin Jehl, Fortiline vice president of national accounts and marketing. “Opening this location in Summerdale reinforces our commitment to controlled, targeted expansion that meets the needs of our client base.”

About Fortiline
Fortiline Waterworks, headquartered in Concord, North Carolina, is the second-largest American-owned wholesale distributor of underground water, sewer and storm utility products in the United States. Founded in 1997, Fortiline distributes more than 75,000 SKUs to a diverse base of more than 4,500 contractor, developer and municipal customers through a network of 50 branches in 13 states across the U.S.