Concord, N.C. – (March 6, 2017) – Fortiline Waterworks (Fortiline), one of the largest waterworks distributors in the United States, announced today it has opened a new location in Austin, Texas. With this new branch, Fortiline now has 49 distribution branches in 13 states.
Permanently located at 611 E Braker Lane, Austin, Texas 78753, the new branch will be temporarily located at 2600 CR 172, Round Rock, Texas, 78681, for approximately 90 days.
“We have been looking to open a location in Austin for some time, to help us more quickly serve customers north of our San Antonio branch,” said Ben Cagle, VP of Operations for Fortiline. “Our staff at the new Austin location is in place and has decades of waterworks experience. We are ready to begin filling orders immediately at our temporary location for all contractor, developer and municipal customers.”
In 2016, Fortiline opened 12 new branches, including locations in Helotes, Texas and Friendswood, Texas.
“We’re building a strong base in Texas and will continue to look for opportunities to provide wider coverage across the state,” said Mike Swedick, Fortiline President and CEO. “Our sales staff in Texas is among the best in the industry in delivering our customers quality products, the best value and superior service.”
Fortiline Waterworks, headquartered in Concord, N.C., 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 49 branches in 13 states across the U.S. The company’s vision is to be the preferred and most trusted resource for utility infrastructure product solutions and Fortiline backs that with specialty divisions and extensive inventory at locations across the country. To learn more, visit www.fortiline.com.