Snow River Cooperative – Crandon, WI

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Industry: Manufacturing Location: Crandon, Wisconsin Number of employees: 8 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Cooperative Development Services, University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives Financing: Shared Capital Cooperative, Local Enterprise Assistance Fund From the Company https://www.snowrivercustom.com/ https://www.snowrivercustom.com/inthenews.html Learn more UWCC – Snow River Cooperative Overview (2020)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Manufacturing Employee Owned Small […]

Berry Insulation – Cleveland, OH

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Industry: Weatherization Location: Cleveland, Ohio Number of employees: 15 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance from: Fund for Employee Ownership From the company http://www.berryinsulation.com/ Learn more Fifty by Fifty – Evergreen’s Fund for Employee Ownership Acquires Berry Insulation (2020) Cleveland.com – Cleveland nonprofit helps local insulation company become employee-owned (2020) The Democracy Collaborative – Evergreen’s Fund for Employee […]

Marine Surveys and Assessments – Port Townsend, WA

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Industry: Environmental Services Location: Port Townsend, Washington Number of employees: 9 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance from: Northwest Cooperative Development Center Learn more marinesurveysandassessments.com Marine Surveys – Statement of Qualifications (2019)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Washington Employee Owned Small Businesses in Assisted by the Northwest Cooperative Development Center

Happy Earth Cleaning – Minneapolis, MN

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Industry: Cleaning Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Number of employees: 19 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Project Equity, Nexus Community Partners Financing: Shared Capital Cooperative Learn more happyearthcleaning.com Project Equity – Happy Earth Just Got Happier (2020) Minnesota Public Radio – Supporters see worker co-ops as way to spread the wealth (2020) Star Tribune – Nexus Community Partners plans to […]

W.J. Wheeler Insurance – South Paris, ME

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Industry: Insurance Location: South Paris, Maine Number of employees: 11 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) Financing: Cooperative Fund of New England (CFNE) From the Company wjwheeler.com Learn more Daily Yonder – Radically Rural: Keeping Rural Businesses Open Across Generations (2020) Press Herald – Make it easier for Maine workers to build wealth through ownership […]

Oxbow Design Build – Easthampton, MA

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Industry: Construction, Architecture and Design Location: Easthampton, Massachusetts Number of employees: 7 Became employee owned: 2019 Financing: Shared Capital Cooperative Learn more oxbowdesignbuild.com VAWC – Oxbow Design Build Cooperative (2019) Hasler – Worker, Consumer, Producer….Owner (2018)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Construction Employee Owned Small Businesses in Architecture and Design Employee Owned Small Businesses in Massachusetts Employee Owned […]

Gallun Snow – Denver, CO

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Industry: Architecture and Design Location: Denver, Colorado Number of employees: 20 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Jason Wiener, p.c., Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center Learn more gallunsnow.com Jason Wiener – Gallun Snow Becomes Employee Owned With Assistance From RMEOC and Attorneys Linda Phillips and Tonya Price (2019)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Architecture and Design Employee Owned Small […]

California Solar Electric Company – Grass Valley, CA

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Industry: Solar Location: Grass Valley, California Number of employees: 30 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Project Equity From the company https://californiasolarco.com/ Learn more Yubanet – Cal Solar joins national Solar Co-Op (2020) The Union – Cal Solar becomes first worker cooperative in Nevada County (2019) Yes – Converting Businesses to Cooperatives Just Got Easier (2019) Project Equity – […]

Earth-Bound Building – Brandywine, MD

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Industry: Construction Location: Brandywine, Maryland Number of workers: 4 Became employee owned: 2014 From the company https://www.earthboundbuilding.com/ https://www.facebook.com/earthboundbuilding/ Learn more NCBA CLUSA – Inaugural D.C. Co-op Impact Award Supports Cooperatives in the Washington Metro Area (2020) Pacific Standard – How To Craft Climate Financing That Helps Minorities And Lower-income Americans (2019) Ceres Trust – Climate Justice […]