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Since 1958, Rio Grande Fence Co.
of Nashville, The Commercial Fence
Professionals™, has been installing and
repairing fence for commercial and industrial projects in the Mid-South region. Rio
Grande's work can be seen at Nashville's
police precincts, Nissan Stadium, Nashville
International Airport, and many other businesses, sports facilities and government projects. On Feb. 4, 2017, Rio Grande Fence Co.
of Nashville was named 2016 National Fence
Contractor of the Year by the American Fence
Association at FENCETECH in San Antonio,
Texas. Rio Grande Fence Co. has won the
national award three of the past four years.

SOUTHWEST AUTOMATED SECURITY
OF PHOENIX HOLDS LINEAR SEMINAR
On Saturday April 8, Southwest
Automated Security hosted a Linear/
Nortek Security training seminar. Paul
Jones and Troy Hawkins of Linear took the
opportunity to instruct technicians and
installers, along with the Phoenix office
personnel, on the programming of their
AE1000 and their Emerge products. There
were 13 attendees from the Phoenix area

Randy Woods of SAS leads a
discussion on SAS CCTV systems.

CORINTHIAN CAPITAL GROUP, LLC
ACQUIRES EASTERN WHOLESALE
FENCE CO., INC.
A newly formed holding company managed by Corinthian Capital Group, LLC has
acquired Eastern Wholesale Fence Co., Inc.
Eastern Fence is a well-known manufacturer and distributor of residential and
commercial fence products, including the
Illusions brand of vinyl fence and railing
products, the EverStrong brand of PVC
Profiles, the Grand Illusions brand of

that were also educated on the Southwest
Automated Security line up of CCTV products. Randy Woods of SAS handled the
CCTV presentation. After the seminar,
everyone spent time competing at Topgolf
in Scottsdale, where the event was held,
and having a nice meal. Carlos Valenzuela,
the branch manager of the Phoenix branch
says, "It was great to see so many customers
show up for the event on a Saturday. We
may start having more events like this on

Paul Jones of Linear instructs the class.

35 colors and 5 wood grains of vinyl fence,
System21 and Eastern Chain-Link brands
of chain-link fence products, Eastern White
Cedar Brand wood fencing products, and
the Eastern Ornamental brand aluminum
fence and railing products.
Together, Eastern Fence with Corinthian's
financial backing, plans to grow and position Eastern to expand its reach into other
areas of the country.
Peter E. Williams Jr., will remain Eastern's
CEO and retains a meaningful ownership
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the weekends when guys don't have to miss
a work day."
Southwest Automated Security, an
employee owned and operated company
whose home office is in Dallas, is one
of the largest distributors of gate operators and access controls in the U.S. There
are many more seminars and training
sessions planned in the future. Consult
with your closest branch to find out
more information.

Some of the guys having fun at Topgolf.

stake in the newly formed Eastern. Peter E.
Williams Sr. is going to be moving on to
spend more time working on other projects
and companies he has been instrumental
in helping grow. The stamp he leaves on
the company and the industry as a whole is
simply legendary.
Corinthian Capital Group, LLC, is a
private equity firm specializing in investments in small and middle market companies. Corinthian was founded in 2005 and is
headquartered in New York City. ■


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fencepost - May/June 2017

Editor’s Note
Executive Director’s Message
President’s Message
Board of Directors | Board of Governors
Fencelines
Mistaken Identity: A Story of Cedar
Safety First
Minding Your Business
Class Act: AFA Education Foundation Bestows Seven Scholarships
Safety
Health Plan Checkup: Ensuring Your Benefits Program Is the Picture of Health
CLFMI
The Road More Traveled: 811 Car and 811 Bike Recognized as Damage Prevention Icons
New Members
The 811 Across Texas Public Awareness Campaign
Calendar
FenceSense
Index to Advertisers
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Intro
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - cover1
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - cover2
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 3
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 4
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Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 12
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Editor’s Note
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 14
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Executive Director’s Message
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 16
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - President’s Message
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 18
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Board of Directors | Board of Governors
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Fencelines
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 21
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Mistaken Identity: A Story of Cedar
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 23
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 24
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 25
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 26
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Safety First
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 28
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 29
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 30
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Minding Your Business
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 32
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 33
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Class Act: AFA Education Foundation Bestows Seven Scholarships
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 35
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 36
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Safety
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Health Plan Checkup: Ensuring Your Benefits Program Is the Picture of Health
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 39
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 40
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 41
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 42
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - CLFMI
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 44
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - The Road More Traveled: 811 Car and 811 Bike Recognized as Damage Prevention Icons
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 46
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - New Members
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 48
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - The 811 Across Texas Public Awareness Campaign
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 50
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Calendar
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 52
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - FenceSense
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 54
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 55
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - 56
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Fencepost - May/June 2017 - Index to Advertisers
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - cover3
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - cover4
Fencepost - May/June 2017 - outsert1
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