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The Employee Ownership 100: America's Largest Majority Employee-Owned Companies

August 2015
To be on the list, companies must be at least 50% owned by an ESOP or other qualified plan or by one or more other kinds of plans in which at least 50% of full-time employees are eligible to participate. Employment includes all full- and part-time employees in the U.S. and worldwide. In 2015, the top 100 employee-owned companies employ nearly 668,000 people. Data is collected from corporate Web sites, direct correspondence with companies, or, if these are not available, the most recent public data available. Companies marked with an asterisk are 100% employee-owned. Additions and corrections are welcome; please contact us at research@nceo.org.

1Publix Super MarketsLakelandFLESOP & Stock Purchase1974Supermarkets175000
2Daymon WorldwideStamfordCTESOP/Others2001Food distribution39000
3CH2M HillEnglewoodCOStock Incentive & Purchase Plan2000Engineering & construction26000
4Lifetouch*Eden PrairieMNESOP1977Photography25000
5Price ChopperSchenectadyNYProfit Sharing1996Supermarkets22000
6Houchens Industries*Bowling GreenKYESOP1961Supermarkets & other services18000
7Penmac*SpringfieldMOESOP2010Staffing17000
8Amsted Industries*ChicagoILESOP1986Industrial components16800
9Parsons*PasadenaCAESOP1974Engineering & construction15000
9WinCo FoodsBoiseIDESOP1985Supermarkets15000
11Alliance Holdings*AbingtonPAESOP1995Holding company14670
12Black & VeatchOverland ParkKSESOP1998Engineering10285
13W.L. Gore & AssociatesNewarkDEESOP1974Manufacturing10000
14HDR, Inc.*OmahaNEESOP1996Architecture & engineering9200
15Davey Tree Expert*KentOH401KSOP & ESOP1979Tree & environmental services8300
16Graybar ElectricSt. LouisMOStock purchase1929Electrical equipment wholesale8250
17The Burnett Companies Consolidated, Inc.*HoustonTXESOP2010Staffing services7040
18Brookshire Brothers*LufkinTXESOP2001Supermarkets7000
18MWH GlobalBroomfieldCOESOPN/AEngineering & consulting7000
18Schreiber FoodsGreen BayWIESOP1998Dairy company7000
21Austin Industries*DallasTXESOP1986Construction6500
22Sterling Global Operations, Inc.*Lenoir CityTNESOP2002Security & munitions services5500
23Rosendin Electric*San JoseCAESOP1992Electrical Contracting5300
24Blue Tee Corporation*New YorkNYESOP1996Industrial machinery distribution5000
24Burns & McDonnell Engineering*Kansas CityMOESOP1985Architecture & engineering5000
24CDM SmithCambridgeMAProfit Sharing1996Engineering & construction5000
24Scheels All SportsFargoNDESOP1982Retail sporting goods5000
28People Care Holdings, Inc.New YorkNYESOP2007Healthcare Services4660
29Gensler*San FranciscoCAESOP1987Architecture4500
30Cianbro*PittsfieldMEESOP1980Construction4200
31Harp's Food Stores*SpringdaleARESOP1988Supermarkets4060
32Acadian AmbulanceLafayetteLAESOP1993Ambulance services4000
32EmpRes Healthcare Management*VancouverWAESOP2009Health care staffing4000
32KeHE DistributorsRomeovilleILESOP2001Food distribution4000
32Sammons EnterprisesDallasTXESOP1978Diversified holding company4000
32TMI Hospitality*FargoNDESOP1998Motel management4000
37Schweitzer Engineering*PullmanWAESOP1994Engineering3800
38HNTBKansas CityMOESOP2000Architecture & engineering3600
39Terracon*OlatheKSESOP1991Engineering/consulting3500
40Lewis Tree Service, Inc.*RochesterNYESOP1998Tree services3430
41KPH Healthcare Services, Inc.*GouverneurNYESOP1944Drugstores3310
42Bi-MartEugeneORESOP2003Discount stores3300
43Homeland Acquisition Corporation*Oklahoma CityOKESOP2011Supermarkets3200
43Recology*San FranciscoCAESOP1985Waste management3200
45Krueger International, Inc.Green BayWIESOP1991Furniture manufacturing3000
45Miller's Health SystemsWarsawINESOP2006Nursing homes3000
45Reasor's*TahlequahOKESOP2005Supermarkets3000
48RPCS, Inc.*SpringfieldMOESOP2004Supermarkets2900
49McCarthy Building Company*St. LouisMOESOP1996Construction2800
50Chemonics International, Inc.*WashingtonDCESOP2001International development2790
51Wright Service Corp.Des MoinesIAESOP2002Environmental Services2710
52Abt AssociatesCambridgeMAESOP1975Consulting & research2700
52Alion Science and Technology*McLeanVAESOP2001Technology services2700
54American Cast Iron PipeBirminghamALProfit Sharing1982Manufacturing2600
54Martin Resource Management Corporation*KilgoreTXESOP2012Distribution & transportation2600
54Robert W. Baird & Co.MilwaukeeWIESPP1984Brokerage2600
54The North Highland CompanyAtlantaGAESOP1997Accounting staffing2600
58Guckenheimer EnterprisesRedwood CityCAESOP1987Food distribution2500
59Hollister IncorporatedLibertyvilleILProfit Sharing1973Medical supplies manufacturer 2400
60Hensel Phelps Construction GreeleyCOESOP1976Construction2340
61ACCO Engineered Systems, Inc.*GlendaleCAESOP2007Heating & air conditioning services2300
62Cooperative Home Care AssociatesBronxNYCoop1995Health care2200
63Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.*MayvilleWIESOP1959Engineering & Manufacturing services2000
63KleinfelderSan DiegoCAESOP1989Engineering2000
63Medicalodges*CoffeyvilleKSESOP1990Nursing homes2000
63Westat, Inc.RockvilleMDESOP1977Research firm2000
67Border States Industries*FargoNDESOP1984Electrical supplies1900
68TD IndustriesDallasTXESOP1989HVAC supplies1860
69Round Table Pizza*ConcordCAESOP1984Pizza Franchise1830
70Enercon Services, Inc.*KennesawGAESOP1992Engineering1800
70Roberts HawaiiHonoluluHIESOP2006Tour bus operator1800
70Weston SolutionsWest ChesterPAESOP1984Environmental engineering1800
73Columbia Forest ProductsPortlandORESOP1977Plywood1790
74AvantiManhattan Beach CAESOP2014Hospitals & acute care1700
74Ebby Halliday RealtorsDallasTXESOP1991Real estate1700
74Jasper Engines & Transmissions*JasperINESOP2010Engine & transmission remanufacturing1700
74S&C ElectricChicagoILESOP1989Electrical equipment1700
74STV Group*DouglassvillePAESOP1981Engineering & architecture1700
79Challenge ManufacturingWalkerMIESOP1987Automotive Manufacturing1650
80Appvion, Inc.AppletonWIESOP1984Paper products1600
81Kelly-Moore Paints San CarlosCAESOP1998Paint manufacturing/retail1500
81Armstrong Garden CentersGlendoraCAESOP1980Garden centers1500
81Brown and CaldwellWalnut CreekCAESOP1962Engineering1500
81Charles Machine WorksPerryOKESOP1985Heavy equipment manufacturer1500
81Dunn-Edwards PaintsLos AngelesCAESOP2000Paint manufacturing1500
81Martin & Bayley, Inc.*CarmiILESOP1984Convenience stores1500
81TPI Hospitality*WillmarMNESOP2014Hospitality (Hotel & Restaurants)1500
88Acuity Healthcare*CharlotteNCESOP2014Hospitals & healthcare services1450
89Bradford WhiteAmblerPAESOP1992Water heaters1400
89Dynetics HuntsvilleALESOP1988Engineering & information technology services1400
89Hypertherm*HanoverNHESOP2001Engineering & manufacturing services1400
89SRC HoldingsSpringfieldMOESOP1983Equipment remanufacturing1400
93Sundt Construction*TempeAZESOP1972Construction1360
94Barton Malow*SouthfieldMIProfit Sharing1952Construction1350
94C SpireRidgelandMSESOP1999Telecommunications1350
94Thrifty White Pharmacy*Plymouth MNESOP1976Drugstores1350
97Holden Industries, Inc.*DeerfieldILESOP2007Manufacturing1310
98American Systems Corp.ChantillyVAESOP1990Engineering1300
99Riesbeck Food MarketsSt. ClairsvilleOHESOP1986Supermarkets1200
99Travel and Transport, Inc.*OmahaNEESOP1991Travel management1200
*100% employee-owned

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