Hormel Names Recipients of Top Supplier Award

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Hormel Names Recipients of Top Supplier Award


Hormel today revealed the Hormel No. 1 Award recipients for 2006 to 2010. This honor is presented to the meat vendor's top supplier partners every five years.

In order for a supplier to qualify for the Hormel No. 1 Award, supplier partners must:

-- Have a supplier rating index of 96 percent or better in the fourth calendar quarter of the reporting year. The average of the five-year supplier rating index must be equal to or greater than 96 percent.

-- Be a recipient of the Spirit of Excellence Award (an annual award given by Hormel Foods) for a minimum of four times throughout the last five consecutive years.

-- Meet additional requirements in the areas of: number of products sold by the supplier to Hormel Foods; dollars of exposure and deliveries to Hormel Foods; number of Hormel Foods locations serviced; and participation in continuous improvement processes.

2011 marks the fourth time the award has been given.

The recipients of the Hormel No. 1 Award are:

A.J. Lysne Contracting Corp.

Bunzl Processors Division

Commercial Services

Decker Truck Line, Inc.

Dickey Transport, Inc.

Dickson Industries, Inc.

Environmental Land Management, LLC

Fieldale Farms Corporation

Fox Electric

Gleeson Constructors, Inc.

Holiday Express Corporation


Lou Rich, Inc.

McFarland Truck Lines, Inc.

Midwest Coast Transport

Newly Weds Foods

Paris Foods

Red Arrow Products Co. LLC

Silgan Containers Corporation

Smyth Companies, Inc.

The Meyers Printing Companies, Inc.

Werner Electric Supply & Van Meter Industrial, Inc.