Hormel honors suppliers for 2009

April 20, 2010
Hormel Foods Corporation recently awarded 58 suppliers with a 2009 Spirit of Excellence Award for their roles in the company’s continuous improvement process throughout the past year.

Hormel Foods Corporation recently awarded 58 suppliers with a 2009 Spirit of Excellence Award for their roles in the company’s continuous improvement process throughout the past year. These suppliers are from areas including: contractors, local plant suppliers, producers, provisions, purchasing, and transportation.

Suppliers who qualified for the Spirit of Excellence Award maintained a minimum supplier rating index score of 92 over a 12-month period. This score is determined by a universal measurement system started in 1990 to ensure every supplier is held to the same standards. Criteria for the Spirit of Excellence Award included meeting performance requirements, making on-time deliveries, and providing high-level administrative support.

All winners of the 2009 Spirit of Excellence Awards enter the competition for the Hormel Number 1 Award. This award is given out every five years and will be awarded in 2011 for 2006 to 2010.

Award winners for 2009 are:
•A J Lysne Contracting Corporation
•Alcan Packaging
•Ampac Packaging LLC
•BagcraftPapercon
•Ball Corp Metal Food & Household Products
•Bunzl Processor Division
•Commercial Services
•Crown Cork & Seal Company Inc
•Dickey Transport Inc
•Dickson Industries Inc
•East Penn Manufacturing Co Inc
•Ecolab Inc
•Environmental Land Management
•Fehr Solutions LLC
•Ferguson Enterprises Inc
•Jason Fett
•Fieldale Farms Corp
•Fox Electric
•G E LeBlanc Inc
•Gamer Packaging Inc
•Gleeson Constructors LLC
•Graphic Packaging International Inc
•Green Bay Packaging Inc
•Holiday Express Corp
•Mike and Steve Hopkins
•Hub Group Inc
•Hydrite Chemical Co
•Ideal
•Jayhawk Boxes Inc
•JBS Hogs
•The Joseph Co Inc
•KOFAB
•Lou Rich Inc
•Marzolf Swine Inc
•McFarland Truck Lines Inc
•Menasha Packaging Co LLC
•The Meyers Printing Companies Inc
•Midwest Coast Transport
•Muller Pinehurst Dairy Inc
•Multivac
•Newly Weds Foods
•Ron Nykamp
•Paris Foods
•Preston Refrigeration Co
•RR Donnelley
•Red Arrow Products Co LLC
•John Regier
•Sealed Air Corporation Cryovac Division
•Silgan Containers Corp
•Smyth Companies Inc
•Stuart W Johnson & Co Inc
•Superior Companies of Minnesota Inc
•Viscofan USA
•Walter G Anderson Inc
•Weber Inc
•Werner Electric Supply and Van Meter Industrial Inc
•Wolf-Tec Inc

For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com.

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