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Company Profiles

This part of our video/podcasts section profiles employee-owned companies and their journey to employee ownership, with interviews, documentary footage, and more.

The Power of Employee Ownership at E.W. Process

The employee-owners at E.W. Process describe how their culture has enabled a staff of just 27 to give over $1 million to charity in the past 8 years.

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Keller Schroeder Employee Ownership

Keller Schroeder employee-owners describe all the reasons they love working with their company.

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Carris Reels ESOP

This video by ESOP-owned Carris Reels discusses the importance of the ESOP as a retirement plan along with the company's culture of ownership and employee involvement in governance.

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National Van Lines

This video showcases the ESOP at National Van Lines. CEO Maureen Beal and others discuss what being employee-owned means to them and what the benefits are.

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We as Owners

The people of 100% employee-owned Hypertherm talk about what ownership means to them, what their values are, and how it makes Hypertherm a better company.

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Culture and Ownership at New Belgium Brewing

New Belgium Brewing, profiled in the PBS NewsHour segment included below on this page, produced a video on its vibrant employee ownership culture.

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PBS NewsHour Segment on New Belgium Brewing

In "Brewery workers pour their hearts into business when given a stake," PBS NewHour profiled 100% ESOP-owned New Belgium Brewing and its highly participative ownership culture.

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Breaking the Mold: Democracy at Work

This documentary from Williams College tells the story of Marland Mold, a plastic mold manufacturer that become ESOP-owned and democratically managed. After Marland's transformation, business improved dramatically.

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Eileen Fisher Explains Why She Chose an ESOP

Fashion entrepreneur Eileen Fisher explains in an Inc. magazine interview why she decided to transfer ownership of her company to employees through an ESOP rather than go public or sell to a larger company.

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Showplace Wood Products: Owning Your Company Through an ESOP

This report from KELO-TV in the Midwest takes a look at employee-owned Showcase Wood Products (KELO-TV also has an accompanying article).

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