All-Star Case Studies

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Anderson Precision Inc.

Organization Background

Anderson Precision was originally founded in 1891 as a machine repair business. Today, the company is a contract manufacturer that primarily provides components to the automotive industry and ships up to 100 million turned components per year.

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Peterson Trucks

Organization Background

Peterson Trucks International (PTI), which started in 2012, is now the Bay Area's official International Trucks Dealer. The business offers a full-service lease and rental fleet, both new and used truck sales, highly trained technicians, an unmatched parts inventory, and state-of-the-art repair shops at multiple locations.

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Anodyne Surgical

Organization Background

Anodyne Surgical, which was founded in 1981, manufacturers medical devices used for ophthalmology; specifically, they make needles used in cataract surgery.

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Argent Tape & Label, Inc.

Organization Background

Argent Tape & Label (ATL) is a certified Women-Owned Small Business that manufacturers pressure-sensitive labels used by customers in the industrial, automotive, pharmaceutical, and consumer industries.

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Amy's Ice Creams

Organization Background

Amy Simmons started Amy’s Ice Creams in 1984; it’s since grown to include 15 stores in three cities: Austin, San Antonio, and Houston. From the beginning, the company has embraced the mission statement of “making people's day.” When you buy a frozen treat from Amy’s, you’re also buying an experience.

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DeWitt

Organization Background

Larry DeWitt started his own landscaping business in 1977. Today, the business has expanded into manufactured state-of-the-art textiles and fabrics such as weed and frost barriers that are used in more than 70% of the commercial landscaping done throughout the United States.

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PFSbrands

Organization Background

PFSbrands, which was founded in 1998, provides turnkey, branded hot-food programs to more than 1,300 grocery stores and convenience stores across 38 states. The company sells to 70 different wholesale distribution facilities across the United States. These wholesalers ship a full product line—everything from proteins like poultry to sides like macaroni and cheese – sold under the PFSbrands, Champs Chicken, Cooper’s Express, and BluTaco labels.

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GUY Engineering Services, Inc.

Organization Background

GUY Engineering is a consulting firm with extensive experience in civil engineering and land surveying. Since 1987, GUY has been providing quality design work on hundreds of projects ranging from roadway and bridge designs to water distribution and sanitary sewer improvements throughout the state of Oklahoma.

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Essential Ingredients

Organization Background

Essential Ingredients was founded in May 1996 in in Augusta, GA. The company, which distributes chemicals and other supplies to the cosmetics industry, has been 100% employee-owned since 2011. With a stated purpose of “being a blessing to others and inspiring others to be a blessing as well,” Essential Ingredients is driven to remain independent and live out this purpose for decades to come.

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