ITOCHU announces an acquisition of Jamieson Manufacturing Co

November 13, 2019

ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Yoshihisa Suzuki, President & COO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Jamieson Manufacturing Corporation (“Jamieson“), a U.S. based fence manufacturing and distribution company through its US arm.

Jamieson has been one of the most trusted names in the fencing industry and has established a strong position in the residential fence market. Jamieson operates 1 chain link fence manufacturing plant in Arkansas and 24 distribution facilities across the Lower Midwest, the South and the Southeast in the United States, servicing the professional contractor market with a full range of fence supplies.

MASTER-HALCO Inc. (headquartered in Dallas, U.S.A.; Scott Suh, President and Chief Executive Office; hereinafter “MASTER-HALCO“), a wholly owned subsidiary of ITOCHU, operates 5 chain link fence manufacturing plants and 53 distribution facilities in North America. Through this acquisition, ITOCHU aims to strengthen its fencing business in North America further, by pursuing the expected synergies between MASTER-HALCO and Jamieson’s manufacturing and distribution platforms, improving customer services and expanding the selection of product offerings. Moreover, ITOCHU plans to expand our business platform in North American building material industry through collaboration among our existing businesses; ALTA Forest Products LLC, a U.S. based manufacturer of wood fence board, CIPA Lumber Co., Ltd., a Canada based manufacturer of veneer, and PACIFIC WOODTECH CORPORATION, a U.S. based manufacturer of LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber).

Jamieson Profile

Company Name Jamieson Manufacturing Co.
Head Office 4221 Platinum Way, Dallas, Texas 75237 U.S.A.
Title and Name of Representative Ben Wallace (CEO)
Foundation 1961
Plant Location 1 Plant(U.S.A.)
Branch Location 24 Branches(U.S.A.)
Revenue US$228 million(FYE2018)
Number of Employee 430(as of December 2018)


Company Name Master Halco, Inc.
Head Office 3010 LBJ Freeway Suite 800, Dallas, Texas 75234 U.S.A.
Title and Name of Representative Scott Suh (President & CEO)
Foundation 1959
Plant Location 3 Plants(U.S.A.)、2 Plants(Canada)
Branch Location 48 Branches(U.S.A.)、5 Branches(Canada)
Revenue US$480 million(FYE2018)
Number of Employee 700(as of March 2019)

Jamieson’s distribution facility