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MULTIVAC receives the 2015 Hormel Foods Spirit of Excellence Award

By Canadian Packaging staff   

General 2015 Spirit of Excellence Award Hormel Food Corporation Multivac

Award given to select Hormel Foods' suppliers who show the best continuous improvement process throughout the previous year.

KANSAS CITY, MO—MULTIVAC, Inc. is proud to have received the 2015 Spirit of Excellence Award from Hormel Food Corporation. This prestigious award is given to select Hormel Food Corporation suppliers in recognition of their role in the continuous improvement process throughout the previous year, as determined by a collaboration of the Hormel Management team from all facilities.

“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,” Hormel Foods director of purchasing Tyler L. Hulsebus. “We’re honored to partner with these outstanding suppliers.”

Suppliers receiving the Spirit of Excellence Award are scored on criteria such as product performance, on-time deliveries and providing high-level customer support. This is the 12th time MULTIVAC has received this award in 13 years, and marks the 11th consecutive year.

“Receiving this award is a tremendous honor for MULTIVAC.  It recognizes the partnership between our two companies and the desire we both have to keep ‘raising the bar’ in terms of packaging machinery  and great customer support provided by our Associates day in day out in Technical Service,  Spare parts, Logistics, Training and every other aspect of our customer service program,” says MULTIVAC chief executive officer Jim Campbell. “We are very thankful to Hormel Foods Corporation for their business and their recognition. We look forward to many more years of partnership between our companies.”


MULTIVAC continues to develop new products and services that meet the changing needs of the packaging industry.  In the past two years, regional sales offices have been opened in California and New Jersey to bring sales coverage and service closer to the customer.  Another regional office is scheduled to open in North Carolina in the summer of 2016.  Additionally, the U.S. headquarters is currently renovating the offices and factory in Kansas City to include a 32,000 square-foot addition. This allows MULTIVAC to further expand upon manufacturing capabilities. The renovation will include a new, state-of-the-art innovation and demonstration area, allowing customers to have hands-on experience with new and emerging MULTIVAC equipment, as well as serving as a training facility for new and returning customers.

About MULTIVAC, Inc.
MULTIVAC, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of thermoform fill-seal rollstock packaging solutions, vacuum chamber systems, traysealers, shrink tanks, and both cross-web and inline labelers for food, medical and consumer product applications, along with a wide variety of flexible packaging. From its U.S. headquarters, located in Kansas City, MO, the company provides strategic consultation, technical design, sales, distribution, and service of MULTIVAC’s complete line of packaging systems and film solutions. MULTIVAC maintains a comprehensive, on-site parts inventory and offers 24/7 technical assistance and certified training for its entire line of equipment. To date, the company has designed and implemented more than 100,000 packaging solutions. MULTIVAC, Inc. is accessible via the Internet at


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