Meyers Wins the Prestigious
"Hormel #1 Award"
The Hormel No. 1 Award recipients have been announced for 2006 to 2010, and once again Meyers has won the coveted award. This prestigious honor is presented to Hormel's top supplier partners every five years, and this is the third straight time that Meyers has won. Meyers is one of only 23 companies out of Hormel's over 3,500 suppliers to win the No. 1 Award this year.
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.
"This award recognizes suppliers that demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, growth, partnership and customer service," said Melanie Faust, director of purchasing. "Long-term successful partnerships with our suppliers allow Hormel Foods to achieve our goal of elevating the everyday with our customers. Congratulations to our Hormel No. 1 recipients and all of their employees."