Akron, OH (PRWEB) October 21, 2009
Now companies required to comply with the State of Ohio's EDGE guidelines can buy fencing equipment from Summit Fence Supply, LLC to meet their supplier diversity goals.
The qualifying process to become EDGE certified is rigorous and Summit Fence Supply, LLC looks forward to helping Ohio municipalities and school districts meet their supplier diversity requirements for building and expansion. "Our products and services are competitive in the fencing industry. This certification allows us to broaden our market reach and bid on projects designated as EDGE eligible," notes Jon Mullender, President of Summit Fence Supply, LLC.
EDGE stands for Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity in public contracting. EDGE is an assistance program for economically and socially disadvantaged businesses. The State of Ohio is committed to making all state contracts, services, benefits and opportunities available to businesses without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or ancestry. The program is designed to facilitate access to state government contracts and business services for EDGE certified businesses.
Mullender, who likes to call himself "The Fence Man on Wheels", was stricken with polio at the age of 16 months, before the polio vaccine was made. Confined to a wheelchair, Mullender spent over 15 years in the fencing industry before starting his own company in 2007. Summit Fence Supply, LLC maintains a strong focus on client needs, garnering large contracts such as Cam Services in Mesa, California and the Department of the Interior.
Summit Fence Supply, LLC is now 1 of only 12 EDGE certified fence providers in Ohio.
About Summit Fence Supply, LLC
Summit Fence Supply, LLC is a national distributor of residential and commercial fencing products. Their mission is to assist all customers with finding the beauty, security and safety they need. From swimming pool safety fences to government facility barriers, Summit Fence Supply, LLC provides quality that lasts with people you can trust.
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