MADE IN THE MILL is focused on helping locally owned independent businesses, services, and professionals gain more exposure by certifying that they are local small businesses.
The following business types DO NOT fit our criteria:
Medium to Large Franchises, regardless of where they are headquartered
Companies that are publicly traded, regardless of where they are headquartered
Independent agents or multi-level marketing for products and/ or services that can be found locally
Companies with more physical locations operating outside of the Carolina Piedmont than are operating inside the Carolina Piedmont
Companies with their headquarters outside North Carolina or South Carolina
The following business types DO fit our criteria:
Small businesses that are locally owned and operated
Small franchises headquartered in North Carolina or South Carolina
What is a Small Business?
MADE IN THE MILL utilizes the Small Business Administrations –
Small Business Size Standards by Industry Sector.