On Sept. 1, employee-owned Stoneway Electric Supply, headquartered in Spokane, Wash., cut the ribbon on its 15th branch. Located in the heart of downtown Tacoma, Wash., the branch will enhance Stoneway's coverage of the South Sound area, said Stoneway's Tacoma manager, Eric McGinnis. With 10 employees, the branch includes more than 6,000 SKUs.

Stoneway Electric Supply, with 240 employees, ranked No. 54 on EW's most recent Top 200 with sales of $110 million in 2004.