Making Merrick Sparkle

Minnesota District Operations Supervisor Brian Bishop stands by our power washing equipment prior to cleaning the exterior and windows of the Merrick, Inc. facility. Merrick is a non-profit company dedicated to empowering adults with special needs through self determination, economic fairness and civic responsibility. Make it shine, Brian! […]

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OPPD Generates Innovation

FBG provides commercial cleaning services to the Omaha Public Power District, an electric utility serving customers throughout Eastern Nebraska. Recently, we spoke with several of their leaders and learned about their exciting cultural transformation. Prairie in Progress The monarch butterfly species is rapidly declining. In fact, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, about 970 million monarchs have disappeared […]

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Letter From the President

Independence Day is a time to reflect on everything that makes America the land of opportunity. The ability for employees to own a part of the company they work for is an important part of what makes our country successful. And, it is a big part of what makes FBG special. In this issue, learn how employee ownership helped save […]

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FBG Helps Completely KIDS Serve Families

FBG continues our commitment to Completely KIDS, an organization that helps children and families overcome barriers to their success by exposing children to new and enriching opportunities and supporting parents in their journeys to achieving success. On a quarterly basis, we walk over to their office and spend a few hours, volunteering. Food donations are collected and we pack the […]

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ESOP News

What does cod have to do with employee ownership? During the Revolutionary War, the British took aim at one of America‚Äôs main economic engines, the cod industry, by imposing stiff tariffs on the fisherman. After gaining independence from Britain, Thomas Jefferson, then Secretary of State, was charged with coming up with a plan to help the industry recover. Jefferson offered […]

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