At the young age of 18, Tony opened Roma Fence. With the influx of Italo-Canadians in his local community, he was able to work and communicate fluently with the other Italian immigrants, like his parents, who did not yet have full command of the English language. While at school during the day, his evenings and weekends were dedicated to selling and installing fence. He purchased his materials locally and after school, his father and brothers helped him install the fence at night.
In 1972, Roma Fence leased the first commercial location. Not too long after, there was a staff of 5 people. A few years later , Tony purchased 2 acres at Highway 50 and Major Mackenzie Road, in Brampton, Ontario, that had a weld shop, outside storage space, and office. Fast forward to March of 2015 when their head office moved into our larger and better suited manufacturing facility, in Bolton, ON. From their humble beginnings, Roma Fence Group of Companies is now over 85 people strong.
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