Columbia Falls, MT, August 04, 2017 --( Pluss Corporation, a leading producer and provider of resource management software for Repair Shops and Dealers in the Truck, Heavy-Equipment and Emergency Equipment Market, is thrilled to announce that it is now an employee-owned company. Through the purchase of shares previously held by the founding members of the company, 100% of Pluss Corporation is now held in an employee stock ownership plan.

Employee ownership became an obvious...


Environmental consulting, engineering and construction-related services firm Superior Environmental Corp. is now 100-percent employee-owned.

The Marne-based company founded in 1989 announced earlier this week that all outstanding shares were purchased by employees from the founding shareholders, Vaughn and James Quince.

The company initially began its ESOP in 2004 when 10 percent of Superior Environmental was owned by employees...


Border States Electric (BSE) of Fargo, N.D., has reached an agreement to acquire Kriz-Davis Co., an electrical distributor headquartered in Grand Island, both companies announced Wednesday.

Both companies are 100 percent employee-owned through employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).

Kriz-Davis Co. ( and its wholly owned subsidiary, Chapman Metering...


U.S. Sens. Gary Peters (D-MI) and Jim Risch (R-ID) recently introduced legislation to increase awareness of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) as an employee ownership model for businesses.

ESOPs are workplace benefit plans that allow employees to save for retirement while sharing in a business' profits by ensuring a majority of a business' holdings are owned by employees.

"Employee Stock Ownership Plans have been a proven success for businesses of all types, from...


Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 13, 2017:  Pariveda Solutions, a leading management consulting firm specializing in improving our clients' performance, was recently named as one of the Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work. This is the second year in a row that Pariveda Solutions has been named to the list. This year they were ranked #12 in the medium employer category.

The program, now in its 11th year, honors 85 Greater Washington companies. These companies have been...


The employees at Vermeer Great Plains, which has locations in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri, now fully own the dealership through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).

The company believes an employee ownership structure offers a more productive environment because employees are working toward common goals and feel more of a direct impact from business success. It cites the ESOP Association, which...


In a move that seems inextricably tied to both its internal business philosophy and external politics, San Diego's Modern Times Beer announced today that it is now employee owned. In a statement, the fast growing company says it has repurchased shares held by outside investors and, as a result, 30% of the company is now held in an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).

Modern Times claims to be the first employee owned brewery in California, one of the...


When Robert Bell went to work for Morton Buildings Inc. in Pearl in 1996, he was drawn by the fact that it was a family-owned business.

"It was a large company, but it was not corporate America," said Bell, who is construction center general manager for Morton Buildings Inc. in Pearl. "Just like UPS or other private companies of the day, we have grown tremendously as far as our product line and construction innovations."

Morton Buildings was founded in 1903 and has been in...


President of a Pennsylvania integrator and manufacturer in the food packaging and ophthalmic automation industries shares 42% of the company with employees

You may have heard this one before: "I want employees to act like they own the company." It's a business maxim that sounds great in theory, but how do you actually get employees to shift to that mindset? Kevin Mauger, president of integrator and manufacturer NCC Automated Systems...


President Donald Trump's push for corporate tax reform will help America's businesses compete and win. Yet, while business leaders are championing reform, their employees may perceive it as a boon to big businesses, making passage more difficult.

The divide between business and workers has plagued policy solutions in recent years, but that divide has not always seemed insurmountable.

Americans were once proud of our businesses. We loved building, buying, producing, and selling....


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