Garland® was recently named The ESOP Association Company of the Year for the Ohio/Kentucky Chapter, recognizing the company’s strong commitment to employee ownership. The award is given annually to a company that demonstrates clear communication with its employees and a commitment to The ESOP Association’s vision of endorsing employee participation, wealth creation, and individual dignity and worth.
Garland initiated its ESOP in 1985 and became 100% employee-owned in 2004. The company’s stock value has grown an average of 19.2% over the last decade. Its average employee balance ranks in the top five of the country’s ESOP companies with over 250 employees.
Garland promotes employee ownership through numerous initiatives, including quarterly town hall meetings with the president and innovation competitions that encourage employees to drive growth by developing new products and processes.
The Garland Company, Inc. is a provider of quality, high-performance roofing and building envelope solutions for the commercial, industrial, and institutional markets. For over 125 years, Garland has continually developed unique product and service offerings that have raised the bar of performance while exceeding the individual needs of customers throughout the world. Today, Garland’s network of over 220 local building envelope professionals is ideally positioned throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom to provide quality building envelope solutions for single and multi-property facilities.