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

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 […]

Adams and Chittenden – Berkeley, CA

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Industry: Manufacturing Location: Berkeley, California Number of employees: 7 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Project Equity Financing: Shared Capital Cooperative Learn more http://www.adamschittenden.com/ Yes – Converting Businesses to Cooperatives Just Got Easier (2019) Project Equity – For the Love of Glass Project Equity – Mo’s Story Fifty by Fifty: Berkeley, CA: Early Investor in Employee Ownership […]

Hivemind – Philadelphia, PA

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Industry: Construction Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Number of employees: 10 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Learn more www.hivemindphilly.com Philadelphia Inquirer – Why this construction boss decided to turn his workers into owners   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Pennsylvania Employee Owned Small Businesses in Construction Employee Owned Small Businesses Assisted by the Philadelphia […]

Railroad Avenue Supply Company – Stamford, NY

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Railroad Avenue Supply Company is a 6-person Ace-affiliated hardware store in Stamford, New York. The owner decided to sell to employees because it would keep the store open and maintain jobs. The seller is a second generation owner who after 30 years is creating job descriptions for new leadership positions in the company. Location: New York […]

L&S Printing – Queens, NY

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Industry: Printing Location: Queens, New York Number of employees: 4 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance and financing from: The Working World L&S Printing has been a community institution in Far Rockaway for over 20 years, providing printing and computer repair services primarily to local schools and churches. Since the beginning of 2017, The Working World has […]

Brooklyn Stone and Tile, Brooklyn NY

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Location: New York Industry: Manufacturing Number of employees: 8 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance and financing from: The Working World Brooklyn Stone and Tile is a converted 8 employee business with a pilot three worker-owner cooperative that sells and installs tiles and marble countertops in New York City. The owner chose to sell to employees […]

Niles Pie – Union City, CA

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Niles Pie is a 10-employee worker cooperative bakery in Union City, CA.  The owners explored adding partners to support a growing and prosperous company and found the greatest opportunity with the employees.  The transition is a way to strengthen the company and to create stable and enduring career opportunities. Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Union City, California Number […]

dojo4 – Boulder, CO

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Industry: Tech Location: Boulder, Colorado Number of employees: 8 Became employee owned: 2017 Learn more dojo4 – On the Lip Shared Ownership: dojo4 Becomes a Co-op [part one, two, three, four] dojo4 – bylaws and operating agreement   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Tech Employee Owned Small Businesses in Colorado

Electric Violin Shop – Durham, NC

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Electric Violin Shop is a 5-employee instrument sales and repair shop in Durham, North Carolina that serves both retail customers and a global mail-order business. The founder, planning to retire, saw in his employees a level of expertise and commitment to the business that would be impossible to find in an outside buyer.  Succession was made […]