SJE-Rhombus, manufacturer of pump control solutions for the water and wastewater industry, was awarded the 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award for the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the ESOP Association. The award was presented to employee owners at the chapter’s spring meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This award is presented annually to one of over 100 ESOP companies in the local chapter displaying a commitment to employee ownership, a track record of success and wealth building for shareholders, and promotion of the benefits and unique culture common among successful employee owned companies.  SJE-Rhombus will compete against 17 finalists for the award, to be announced at the ESOP Association’s Annual Conference in Washington D.C. on May 11, 2017.

“Receiving this award is a clear example of the success driven by our shareholders.  I’d like to thank our employees for their commitment, ideas and efforts that have directly contributed to our company’s growth,” said Dave Thomas, CEO and President of SJE-Rhombus.  “This is an important milestone in our company’s journey and I am proud to be a part of it.”

Founded in 1975, SJE-Rhombus has become a leading pump control solutions provider for the water and wastewater industry, including residential, commercial, municipal and industrial applications. To learn more, visit

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