SOURCE: Fencemaster of Houston

Fencemaster of Houston

July 11, 2012 09:05 ET

The Fierro Group of Houston Named Minority Supplier of the Year

Outstanding Job Performance and Quality Products Pay Off

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 11, 2012) - Fencemaster, a leading Houston fence company owned and operated by Ruben Flores Sr. of The Fierro Group, is pleased to announce the Group is named CenterPoint Energy's Minority Supplier of the Year.

Serving the greater Houston area since 1979, The Fierro Group, which includes companies Fencemaster of Houston and Advanced Concrete, specializes in commercial wrought iron fencing, chain link fencing and concrete road construction. Proud owners Ruben and Teresa Flores are honored to receive the coveted award and attribute their successes to their many satisfied clients.

"Our goal is to get many referrals from satisfied clients," says Ruben Flores Jr., a recent addition to the family business. Flores adds that the business is successful as a result of satisfied clients and the ability to capture available opportunities for business despite the recent economic downturn.

Nominated by Marco Bermudez of CenterPoint Energy, a client of the Fierro Group, Marco states, "The Fierro Group is worthy of our Minority Supplier of the Year Award because of their outstanding job performance and quality -- they are always willing to do any extra work needed to get a job done." Marco continues to affirm his support for the Fierro Group by also sharing that, "They are available to discuss needs, quote jobs and handle CNP's work in a cost-efficient manner." Marco is one of many satisfied and supportive clients of The Fierro Group. Other clients include the City of Houston's fencing maintenance division, HISD, North Houston Pole Line and the Port of Houston.

In celebration of the award an annual breakfast was held to honor The Fierro Group and other award recipients. The goal of the breakfast was aimed towards recognizing those companies who have made the greatest contribution to diversity and economic opportunity for locally owned, small and minority based companies in the Houston area. CenterPoint's CEO, David McClanahan, was in attendance to present the award to The Fierro Group including Teresa Flores, Ruben Flores Sr., Ruben Flores Jr., and Mike Dishongh.

About Fencemaster:
Fencemaster of Houston is a family owned and operated fence company providing quality residential and commercial fencing for the greater Houston area since 1979.