General Shale Overview

  • Founded
  • 1928

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 1,001

  • Investments
  • 8

General Shale General Information


General Shale is a manufacturer of brick and concrete blocks. It manufactures and supplies masonry materials such as stone and thin veneers for residential, commercial and specialty architectural projects. It was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Meridian Brick
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Raw Materials (Non-Wood)
Primary Office
  • 3015 Bristol Highway
  • Johnson City, TN 37601
  • United States

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General Shale Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
General Shale is a manufacturer of brick and concrete blocks. It manufactures and supplies masonry materials such as sto
Raw Materials (Non-Wood)
Johnson City, TN
1,001 As of 2016


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Dallas, TX
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General Shale Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
00000 000000000 Corporation Dallas, TX 0000 00000000
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General Shale Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Charles Smith Chief Executive Officer
Andy Hall Chief Operating Officer
Drew Hove Chief Counsel and Corporate Development
Felicia Vanslager Vice President, Finance
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General Shale Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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General Shale Investments & Acquisitions (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 0000 18-Dec-2020 0000000000 00000 Building Products
0000000000 00 13-Dec-2018 0000000000 Building Products 0000000 0
00000000 0000 31-Oct-2017 0000000000 Raw Materials (Non-Wood) 0000000 0
0000000000 00 25-Nov-2013 000000000 Buildings and Property 0000000 0
Arriscraft 20-Jul-2007 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Raw Materials (Non-Wood) 0000000 0
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General Shale Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Arriscraft Raw Materials (Non-Wood) Cambridge, Canada 1949
0000000000 00000 0 Building Products Watsontown, PA 0000
00000000 00000 Raw Materials (Non-Wood) Columbus, MS 0000
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General Shale Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000 00000 18-Dec-2020 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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