5th National Fence Contractor of the Year in 7 Years Awarded to Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville

March 6th, 2020

Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville won the 2019 Contractor of the Year, its fifth in seven years and second straight, at the American Fence Association's FENCETECH/METALfab 2020 in Salt Lake City.

"Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville exemplifies what a professional fence company is supposed to be. RGF places a tremendous value on their employee relationships, steadfast focus on safety, and their attention to detail on every project they install," said Tony Thornton, Executive Director, American Fence Association. "As a professional fence company, RGF raises the standards of excellence by promoting the latest products and technology, and this, in return, is recognized by other companies that elevate their desire to be better as well. The American Fence Association is proud to have Rio Grande Fence Co. as a member, and we appreciate their efforts in supporting our industry in a positive manner."

"Our fifth in seven years and second straight AFA Contractor of the Year Award confirms our unwavering commitment to continuous excellence in all we do," said Derek Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville. "We lead the fence industry in professional installations, client and community relations, and employee-driven safety and satisfaction, and we are constantly improving upon the high standards we already meet."

About Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville

Since 1958, Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville has provided businesses and contractors with perimeter security solutions and peace of mind. In 2019, Rio Grande's employee-driven safety culture led to a perfect record of zero OSHA recordable incidents. All installation, operations, and sales team members carry a minimum OSHA-10 certification. Rio's employees lead weekly, company-wide safety meetings and AFA University-style training meetings that offer 10-minute weekly mini-sessions on industry topics. Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville proudly self-performs all fence installations, repairs, and rentals.

About The American Fence Association

The American Fence Association has been serving the fence, deck, railing, and security industry since 1962. AFA is the largest and most comprehensive resource in the industry for the latest developments, tools, materials, standards, trends, and discounts.

Rio Grande Fence Co. of Tennessee exclusively serves businesses, contractors, government agencies, and sports facilities throughout Tennessee with commercial fence and perimeter security solutions. For permanent installations, service repairs, and temporary fence rentals, our team of professionals are prepared to serve with offices in Nashville and Knoxville.

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