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Burns & McDonnell

November 1, 2018. Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned architectural/engineering firm, is opening an office in Greenville, S.C., part of an effort to hire 1,000 new professionals across the country.

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November 1, 2018. Freshpet, a publicly traded pet food company with an anticipated $190 million in 2018 sales, recently announced that it would grant restricted stock units to all full-timers with at least a year of service. The New Jersey company hasn’t released details but says the amounts will be “meaningful.”

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Capital Lighting Fixture Co.

October 31, 2018. Owners Mary Lou and John Lewis have sold Capital Lighting Fixture Co., a Georgia-based manufacturer, to the company’s 60-plus employees through an ESOP.

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New ESOP Survey

October 30, 2018. The ESOP Association released its annual study of corporate performance among its members. The survey found broad increases in revenue, profit, and stock valuation.