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The Hispanic Business Florida 100 Directory

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Rank


Company, Location


CEO


Type of business


Number of employees


Year founded


2001 revenues*


1


MasTec Inc. , Miami, FL


Austin Shanfelter


Telecomm. infrastructure svcs.


9,000


1969


$1,220.00


2


Codina Group Inc., Coral Gables, FL


Armando Codina


Comm. real estate


250


1980


$783.00


3


Brightstar Corp., Miami, FL


R. Marcelo Claure


Value-added services


400


1987


$621.00


4


The Related Group of Florida, Miami, FL


Jorge M. Perez


Real estate devel.


250


1979


$547.00


5


Pharmed Group Corp., Miami, FL


Carlos M. de Cespedes


Pharm. & medical supply dist.


218


1981


$389.10


6


Sedano's Supermarkets, Miami, FL


Manuel A. Herran


Supermarket chain


2,800


1962


$360.17


7


Supreme International Inc.1 , Miami, FL


George Feldenkreis


Men's apparel design & whsl.


450


1967


$287.40


8


Physicians Healthcare Plans Inc., Tampa, FL


Miguel B. Fernandez


Managed healthcare svcs.


704


1993


$260.00


9


Quirch Foods Co., Miami, FL


Guillermo Quirch


Food dist., export, import, whsl.


190


1967


$194.00


10


Bella Automotive Group Ltd., Miami, FL


Jeronimo M. Esteve


Automotive sales & svcs.


245


1990


$157.11


11


Navarro Discount Pharmacies, Miami, FL


Jose Navarro


Retail pharmacies


900


1962


$141.00


12


Spanish Broadcasting Systems Inc. , Miami, FL


Raul Alarcon


Spanish-language radio stations


509


1983


$134.32


13


Superior Design International Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL


Carmen M. Castillo


I.T. temp. staffing


560


1992


$120.00


14


Northwestern Meat Inc., Miami, FL


Elpidio Nuñez Ojeda


Meat, seafood, dairy whsl.


230


1961


$118.34


15


Century Builders Group Inc.2 , Miami, FL


Sergio Pino


General contracting


121


1994


$115.25


16


El Dorado Furniture Corp., Miami Gardens, FL


Luis Capo


Home furnishing sales


618


1967


$114.09


17


Gus Machado Ford Inc., Hialeah, FL


Gus Machado


Automotive sales & svcs.


138


1984


$111.41


18


All American Containers Inc., Miami, FL


Remedios Diaz Oliver


Glass, plastic, & metal container dist.


196


1991


$106.99


19


Community Asphalt Corp., Hialeah, FL


Jose L. Fernandez


Asphalt mfg. & paving


420


1980


$95.00


20


Refricenter of Miami Inc., Miami, FL


Cirilo Hernandez


Refrigeration equip. whsl.


120


1971


$81.37


21


Precision Trading Corp., Miami, FL


Marcos Lapciuc


Consumer electr.; housewares; whsl.


55


1979


$80.00


22


Fortun Insurance & Financial Svcs. Group, Coral Gables, FL


Hector D. Fortun


Insurance sales & svcs.


65


1977


$78.00


23


Rowland Coffee Roasters Inc., Miami, FL


Jose Angel Souto


Espresso coffee mfg.


200


1962


$73.00


24


BMI Financial Group Inc., Coral Gables, FL


Tony M. Sierra


Insur. prod. & 3rd-party admin.


104


1973


$69.20


25


Injectronics Inc., Key Biscayne, FL


Carlos M. Baranano


Plastic component design & mfg.


538


1942


$65.00


26


R.C. Aluminum Industries Inc., Miami, FL


Raul Casares


Window, door, glass railing mfg.


650


1990


$65.00


27


Suram Trading Corp., Coral Gables, FL


Guido Alder


Seafood importing


7


1984


$65.00


28


Tamiami Automotive Group3, Miami, FL


Carlos Planas


Automotive sales & svcs.


140


1989


$64.74


29


Metro Ford Inc., Miami, FL


Lombardo Perez


Automotive sales & svcs.


85


1983


$56.00


30


Electric Machinery Enterprises Inc., Tampa, FL


Jaime Jurado


Elect. contr. & modular const. mfg.


481


1930


$55.00


31


Caribe Homes Corp.4, Miami, FL


Emilio Martinez


Land devel. & home bldg.


55


1987


$54.00


32


Central Concrete Supermix Inc., Miami, FL


Jose A. Cancio


Ready-mix concrete


218


1989


$50.96


33


Atlas Paper Mills Ltd., Hialeah, FL


Remberto Bastanzuri


Mfg. toilet tissue & paper towels


229


1981


$47.34


34


Magnum Const. Management Corp.5, Miami, FL


Jorge Munilla


Gen. contracting


108


1983


$40.00


35


Silver Eagle Distributors Ltd., Homestead, FL


Ramon F. Oyarzun


Beer dist.


92


1988


$39.01


36


Rolling Hills Ford Inc., Clermont, FL


Jay Rosario


Automotive sales & svcs.


80


1998


$37.79


37


Televentas Shopping Network, Miami, FL


Abbey Fiallo


Consumer electronics & appliances


11


1995


$36.73


38


Jardon & Howard Technologies Inc., Winter Park, FL


James E. Jardon II


Multimedia svcs.


632


1990


$32.00


39


UniBank6, Miami, FL


Joseph M. Guerra


Banking prod. & svcs.


103


1979


$31.32


40


Palmas Inc., Lake Buena Vista, FL


Richard D. Debler


Restaurants in Epcot Center


480


1982


$31.25


41


Vila & Son Landscape Corp., Miami, FL


Juan C. Vila


Landscape & irrigation construction


335


1984


$29.27


42


Ocean Auto Center Inc., Miami, FL


Juan M. Martinez


Automotive sales & svcs.


61


1987


$28.17


43


John Keeler & Co. Inc.7, Miami, FL


John Keeler Angarita


Import.,whsl.,distr. blue crab


13


1995


$28.00


44


Rody Truck Center Corp., Miami, FL


Rodovaldo Gomez


Used truck & equip. sales


25


1975


$27.80


45


Alhambra Capital Management Inc., Miami Springs, FL


Walter J. Haas


Financial svcs.


5


1993


$27.20


46


Andes Chemical Corp., Miami, FL


Fernando Espinosa


Paint, chem. exporting


17


1986


$26.80


47


The Bernd Group, Dunedin, FL


Pilar R. Bernd


Aerospace supply mgmt. & dist.


22


1989


$26.60


48


American Data & Computer Products Inc., Tampa, FL


Robert Castro Jr.


Computer syst. & products whsl.


14


1988


$25.00


49


Iberia Tiles Corp., Miami, FL


Rosa Sugrañes


Wholesale ceramic tiles


105


1979


$24.00


50


Colonial Press International Inc., Miami, FL


Jose Gomez


Commercial web & printing svcs.


176


1988


$24.00


51


Borrell Inc., Tampa, FL


Anthony J. Borrell Jr.


Fire protection syst./elect. const.


230


1947


$24.00


52


Business Travel Advisors Inc., Miami, FL


Sergio L. Barrera


Travel mgmt. svcs.


32


1982


$23.80


53


Inktel Direct Corp., Miami, FL


J. Ricky Arriola


Direct marketing services


400


1997


$23.00


54


Tire Group International, Miami, FL


Antonio R. Gonzalez


Tire & tube sales & dist.


22


1992


$22.42


55


Insurance Marketers Inc., Coral Gables, FL


Evarist Milian Jr.


Insurance agency & brokerage


18


1987


$22.02


56


Pronto Post Inc., Hialeah, FL


J. Michael Vazquez


Direct mail svcs./data processing


60


1981


$22.00


57


Ameritrans World Group Inc.8, Miami, FL


Martin Roy Leon


Intl. freight forwarding


30


1980


$21.55


58


Arroyo Process Equipment, Clearwater, FL


Frank Arroyo


Pumps & process equip. svcs.


81


1968


$20.73


59


Mercedes Electric Supply Inc., Miami, FL


Mercedes C. LaPorta


Electric prods. whsl.


42


1979


$20.45


60


Plastec USA Inc., Miami, FL


Hector V. Sosa


Plastic equipment sales


31


1985


$20.35


61


Everglades Steel Corp. & Medley Steel Supply, Miami, FL


Orlando A. Gomez


Wholesale steel dist.


51


1974


$19.02


62


T&G Constructors Inc., Orlando, FL


Ricardo Gonzalez


Comm. & res. const. facility mgmt.


65


1987


$19.00


63


Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Miami, FL


Willy Bermello


Architectural & engr. svcs.


150


1939


$19.00


64


Paul J. Sierra Construction Inc., Tampa, FL


Paul J. Sierra


Gen. contracting svcs.


65


1972


$17.90


65


Sterling Financial Group of Companies9, Boca Raton, FL


Charles P. Garcia


Financial svcs.


250


1997


$17.50


66


AnciCare PPO Inc., Miramar, FL


Michael A. Cabrera


Medical imaging svcs.


45


1994


$16.69


67


Maya Telecom Inc. Lake Mary, FL


Reynaldo Rodriguez


Sales & mfg., telecomm. products


12


1998


$16.40


68


Adonel Concrete, Pumping & Finishing, Miami, FL


Luis A. Garcia


Ready-mix concrete sales


102


1984


$16.00


69


Fru-Veg Marketing Inc., Miami, FL


Conchita Espinosa


Importers & distr. fresh produce


8


1988


$15.91


70


Interamerican Bank, Miami, FL


Agustin Velasco


Banking svcs.


95


1976


$15.71


71


Tarafa Construction Inc., Coral Gables, FL


Roberto M. Tarafa


Govt. & institutional contracting


30


1986


$15.20


72


Florida Lumber Co., Miami, FL


Ignacio Perez


Bldg. material sales


80


1967


$14.53


73


Aero Simulation Inc., Tampa, FL


Joseph A. Fernandez


Flight simulator svcs.


75


1983


$14.12


74


Crown Medical, Miami, FL


Rafael Mendoza


Healthcare svcs.


70


1989


$13.00


75


Apex Office Products Inc., Tampa, FL


Aurelio Llorente Jr.


Office supplies & furniture sales


68


1981


$13.00


76


Los Ranchos Restaurants Inc., Miami, FL


Julio Somoza


Mexican restaurant


250


1981


$12.29


77


Gancedo Lumber Co., Miami, FL


Martin Perez


Bldg. materials whsl.


70


1968


$12.20


78


Honshy Electric Co. Inc., Miami, FL


Manuel G. Diaz


Elect. contracting


170


1973


$12.13


79


Farma International10, Coral Gables, FL


George Medina


Pharm. & chem. export


23


1965


$11.85


80


Megatran Inc., Miami, FL


Amado J. Acosta


Electric utilities contractors


112


1986


$11.16


81


AJT & Associates Inc., Cape Canaveral, FL


Alfredo J. Teran


Aerospace eng./environ. svcs.


166


1988


$11.13


82


Beam Radio Inc., Miami, FL


Manuel Alvarez Sr.


Two-way radio sales & dist.


13


1976


$11.10


83


Roach Busters of America Inc., Miami, FL


Juan A. Lopez


Commercial pest control


36


1970


$11.00


84


Vista Color Corp., Miami, FL


Jesus Serrano


Printing & prepress svcs.


90


1968


$11.00


85


Jason's Hauling Inc., Tampa, FL


Jason Freyre


Hauling


56


1990


$10.99


86


Jorda Enterprises Inc.11, Miami, FL


Jorge Guisasola


Heating, ventilation, A/C


40


1982


$10.95


87


Advanced Xerographics Imaging Systems Inc.12, Orlando, FL


David R. Salazar


Printing & mailing svcs.


56


1991


$10.66


88


Information & Computing Services Inc., Jacksonville, FL


Jorge Morales


Computer syst. devel. svcs.


52


1982


$10.40


89


Wolfberg Alvarez & Partners, Coral Gables, FL


Julio E. Alvarez


Architecture & engr. svcs.


98


1976


$10.26


90


Intermarket Corp., Miami, FL


Manuel A. Alvarez


Printing prods., svcs., & equip.


17


1988


$9.90


91


AZF Automotive Group Inc.13, Miami, FL


I.G. Motta, C. Domenech


Automotive sales & svcs.


5


1996


$9.60


92


Taylor Ultimate Service Co.14, Weston, FL


Raul Piedra Jr.


Hotel, restaur., food industry equip.


36


1960


$9.09


93


Ibiley School Uniforms Inc., Miami, FL


Eduardo D. Barea


Mfg. uniforms


98


1998


$9.00


94


Apparel Transportation Inc., Miami, FL


Leo Del Calvo


Freight svcs.


109


1995


$8.90


95


Dialtone Internet Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL


Alvaro Albarracin


Mgd. hosting on IBM eServers xSeries


60


1998


$8.70


96


Transportation Engineering Inc.15, Lake Mary, FL


Andres E. Nuñez Jr.


Transportation engr.


99


1991


$8.42


97


American Fasteners Corp., Miami, FL


Manny Benitez


Nuts & bolts


51


1981


$8.11


98


Zabatt Inc., Jacksonville, FL


Jose Sabatier


Generators & compressor sales & svcs.


60


1977


$8.00


99


Wendium of Florida Inc.16, Miami, FL


Raul Dominguez


Quick-service restaurant


245


1996


$7.87


100


GEC Associates Inc., Miami, FL


Faustino J. Paredes


Gen. construction


27


1989


$7.87
*In millions of dollars, for calendar year 2001. Sales figures appear as reported to Hispanic Business by authorized company representatives. Many companies submitted financial statements.

Hispanic-controlled public companies. © 2002 Hispanic Business Inc. Reprinting, copying, or transmitting all or part of this information requires written permission.

1dba Perry Ellis International. 2formerly known as Weitzer Homebuilders Inc. 3dba Tamiami Chrysler Jeep. 4dba Caribe Group Corp. 5dba MCM Corp. 6formerly known as Ponce de Leon Federal S&L Assoc. 7dba Blue Star Food Products. 8formerly known as Ameritrans Cargo Brokers. 9dba Sterling Financial Investment Group. 10dba M.D. Distributing Inc. 11dba Jorda Mechanical Contractors. 12dba Axis Inc. 13dba Automotores Zona Franca. 14dba Edward's Equipment Company. 15formerly known as TEI Engineers & Planners. 16dba Wendy's Restaurants.

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