Hormel Honors ProAmpac with Supplier of Excellence Award

Hormel Honors ProAmpac with Supplier of Excellence Award

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Hormel Spirit of Excellence Award Plaque

Cincinnati, OH (June 20, 2016) ProAmpac, a global flexible packaging company, was honored with the 2015 Hormel Spirit of Excellence Award. This exciting achievement was recognized during an award ceremony at ProAmpac’s Terrebonne, QC, Canada facility, on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

According to Hormel Foods, the Hormel Spirit of Excellence Award is given to suppliers that maintain a minimum supplier rating index score of 92 throughout a 12-month period. This score is determined by a universal measurement system that began in 1990 to ensure each supplier is held to the same standards. Award criteria include meeting performance requirements, making on-time deliveries and providing high-level customer support.

“The Hormel Foods Spirit of Excellence Award program recognizes the suppliers that truly go above and beyond in helping us continually improve our products and services,” said Tyler L. Hulsebus, Director of Purchasing at Hormel Foods. “We’re honored to partner with these outstanding suppliers.

ProAmpac provides Hormel Foods with their PRO-POUCH® products. These stand-up-pouches range from single-use to reclosable multiple-use pouches offering a variety of reclose styles. PRO-POUCH utilizes ProAmpac’s adhesive and extrusion lamination technologies designed to not only protect the product, but also provide enhanced shelf appeal.

During the celebrations, Josh Becker, Corporate Buyer Hormel Foods, presented ProAmpac Chief Executive Officer, Greg Tucker with a commemorative plaque and letter. Attending the special reception from Hormel, in addition to Mr. Becker, were Steve Jensen, Corporate Purchasing Manager. Other key executives from ProAmpac included Vince Musacchio, President of ProAmpac’s Global Flexibles Division.

Vince Musacchio stated, “Hormel Foods is a key customer for ProAmpac, and we are extremely proud of our partnership. It is such an honor, when a customer, like Hormel Foods, takes the time to recognize the quality, service and commitment of the ProAmpac team. We will continue to be a valuable supplier for Hormel Foods and live up to the standards of excellence set by our customers.”

About Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index, S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats for 2014, was named the 2013 Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year by Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine, and was again named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the seventh year in a row. Hormel Foods was also recognized as a 2015 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine, on the 2015 Best for Vets Employers List by Military Times, and was named one of the 2015 40 Best Companies for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit    

About ProAmpac

ProAmpac is steadfast in their unwavering commitment to provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. It is a diversified global packaging company with over 2,500 employees and 18 manufacturing centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit our website at:


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