The Fortress Company Honored Among the SMU Cox Dallas 100™, Celebrating The Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in Dallas.
Garland, Texas – November 24, 2015 – The Fortress Company, a manufacturer of ornamental railing systems, ornamental fence systems, and building materials announces the honor of being ranked on the 2015 SMU Cox Dallas 100™, which is a list of the fastest-growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in Dallas.
“Our innovative spirit is the heart of what drives The Fortress Company and we are incredibly honored to be recognized alongside these great companies,” said Matt Sherstad, President of The Fortress Company. “We are proud that we have introduced simple railing and fence system solutions and beautiful building products that have revolutionized the railing, fence, and building products industries.”
The Fortress Company grew from a family of building materials companies with over 40 years of combined experience in the building products supply and design, and has established a reputation for quality. Serving the growing railing, fence and building products industries in North America, The Fortress Company consists of Fortress Railing Products, Fortress Fence Products, and OZCO Building Products.
Dallas 100™, co-founded by the Caruth Institute, honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest-growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area.
“The key statistics of the Dallas 100™ are always so impressive year after year,” said Jerry White, the Linda A. and Kenneth R. Morris Endowed Director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, who has been at the helm of the event since it began in 1990. “These outstanding companies are one of the main reasons Dallas is such a dynamic city for business. In this, the silver anniversary year of the Dallas 100™, it is our privilege to honor the vital contribution of these companies and the entrepreneurial spirit of their founders.”
For 25 years, the Caruth Institute has annually ranked the top 100 Dallas entrepreneurial companies based on sales growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years. This year’s program examined sales from over 300 companies for 2012 to 2014, the last year for which complete data is available. The winners represent a broad spectrum of Dallas-area businesses—everything from consulting to custom home-builders and a wide variety in between.
About The Fortress Company
The Fortress Company is an innovative building products manufacturer focused on supplying and servicing the growing railing, fence and building product industries in North America. It consists of Fortress Railing Products, Fortress Fence Products, as well as subsidiary, OZCO Building Products. Based in Texas, The Fortress Company grew from a family of building materials companies with over 40 years of combined experience in building products supply and design, and has established a reputation for quality.