ProAmpac Receives Outstanding Product Quality and Service Award From Hormel Foods for Fourth Consecutive Year

ProAmpac Receives Outstanding Product Quality and Service Award From Hormel Foods for Fourth Consecutive Year

Hormel Spirit of Excellence Award Presentation June 27 at Hormel Foods headquarters in Austin, Minn.  From Left to Right: Tim LaBonte, sales manager, ProAmpac; Josh Becker, corporate buyer, Hormel Foods; Vince Musacchio, president Global Flexibles Division, ProAmpac; Craig Rutman vice president, national sales, ProAmpac; Matt Swigerd, corporate manager of purchasing, Hormel Foods

CINCINNATI (July 11, 2018) – Hormel Foods presented its Spirit of Excellence Award to ProAmpac, one of the fastest growing flexible packaging manufacturers, on June 27. This award recognizes the consistent level of service and quality from ProAmpac’s Terrebonne, Quebec facility and its commitment to continuous improvement.

ProAmpac leadership was presented the award at the Hormel Foods world headquarters in Austin, Minn.  “Hormel Foods is proud to partner with the suppliers that have earned our Spirit of Excellence Award,” said Curtis Southard, director of purchasing at Hormel Foods. “They truly go above and beyond in helping us produce high-quality products for consumers around the world.”

Using a universal measurement system, Hormel Foods ensures all suppliers are held to the same standards. Award criteria include meeting performance requirements, making on-time deliveries and providing high-level customer support.

Josh Becker, corporate buyer for Hormel Foods, along with Southard, presented the award to Vince Musacchio, president of ProAmpac’s Global Flexibles Division.

“We continue to celebrate our successful partnership with Hormel Foods. We are honored that Hormel Foods recognizes our dedication to service and quality,” stated Musacchio. “To recieve this award from a company that itself is the recipient of numerous accolades for its commitments to consumers, employees and corporate responsibility is especially meaningful,” he added.

ProAmpac provides Hormel Foods with its PRO-POUCH® product. These high-performance, premade stand-up laminate pouches can be made with adhesive or extrusion processes, with and without foil, to meet a variety of liquid and dry product requirements. To learn more, visit


About Hormel Foods – Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit and

About ProAmpac 

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering unparalleled in the industry. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Cincinnati-based ProAmpac is owned by PPC Partners along with management and co-investors. For more information, visit

About PPC Partners

PPC Partners acquires and operates North America-based middle-market companies with leading positions in the manufactured products, services and healthcare sectors. Led by Tony Pritzker and the former investment and operating professionals of Pritzker Group Private Capital, the firm’s differentiated, long-duration capital base allows for efficient decision-making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with all stakeholders. PPC Partners builds businesses for the long-term and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. For more information, visit

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