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Cogent

Machinery, Equipment & Supplies Wholesalers

Distribution & Wholesale

Cogent is a 100% employee-owned company headquartered in Riverside, Missouri with offices and service centers across the U.S. Cogent provides creative and innovative fluid processing solutions. These solutions include the sale of new equipment, repair of existing equipment, installation and start up services, and various services focused on keeping our customers’ downtime to a minimum and ensuring the highest level of long term cost of ownership-benefit ratio.

Cogent’s customers include industrial plants, water and wastewater treatment facilities, commercial building owners, the oil and gas markets, and contractors. Together, more than 270 employee-owners help build healthy and prosperous communities through creatively engineered solutions in the industries that they serve.

In 2020, Cogent became employee-owned when they implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employee ownership enables every member of their team to have a stake in the company's success, fostering a culture of shared responsibility and mutual benefit. This inclusive approach not only enhances employee morale but also aligns the interests of the workforce with the long-term goals of the company.

Cogent is an employee-owned company headquartered in Riverside, Missouri.

Cogent is an employee-owned company.

While they are not certified, based on Department of Labor 5500 fillings and other third-party data sources, we believe their ESOP meets our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

While they are not certified, based third-party data sources, we believe their Worker Cooperative meets our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

While they are not certified, based third-party data sources, we believe their Employee Ownership Trust meets our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

While they are not certified, we believe they meet our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

Location:

Riverside, MO

Employee Ownership Type:

ESOP

Employee-Owned Since:

2020

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