KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Multivac has been recognized with Hormel Foods’ Spirit of Excellence Award for the sixth consecutive year. The award was presented by Hormel Foods executives at Multivac’s US headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. on June 24.

“Once again, Multivac is thrilled to be recognized by our valued customer, Hormel Foods, with this honor,” said Jan Erik Kuhlmann, president and CEO of Multivac Inc. “Receiving this distinction six years in a row speaks volumes about the dedication of our team and Multivac’s commitment to absolute world class service and support. We look forward to supporting Hormel Foods and all of our customers with this same spirit in the months and years to come.”

Each year designated Hormel Foods suppliers are awarded the Spirit of Excellence award in recognition of taking a proactive role in meeting or surpassing specific requirements established by the company’s supplier quality management committee. Companies were selected based on delivery performance, product quality, customer service, administration and plant quality audits. Nominations were made throughout the year by the Hormel Foods purchasing, provisions, procurement, logistics and engineering departments.