Twelve Georgia companies were listed among the top 500 Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States in Hispanic Business Magazine’s 2005 ranking.

The list has been published each year since 1983, naming the top 500 Hispanic companies in terms of annual revenue.

Georgia companies on this year’s list are Allan Vigil Ford Inc., Cape Environmental Management Inc., Carniceria 3 Hermanos Inc., CorTrans Logistics LLC, Diaz Wholesale & Manufacturing Co. Inc., Dixien LLC, Lou Sobh Automotive Inc., MA&O Inc., Norsan Group, Ole Mexican Foods Inc., Precision 2000 Inc. and PS Energy Group Inc.

The Georgia companies range from car dealerships to food distributors to construction companies. Select firms include:

Lou Sobh Automotive, a Duluth-based car dealership headed by CEO Lou Sobh, ranked 11th on the list, with 2004 revenues of $457 million.

Norsan Group, operated by chief executive Norberto Sanchez and headquartered in Tucker, is a diversified food products distributor and food services provider that ranked 89th, reporting $70 million in 2004 revenues.

Precision 2000, an Atlanta construction company run by CEO Guiomar Obregon, had $6 million in revenues last year, ranking 481st on the list.

To view the top 500 list or for more information about the annual ranking, visit For more information on the individual companies, visit their Web sites.