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Pratt Industries Recognized as a 2019 Spirit of Excellence Award Winner by Hormel Foods Corporation

07/21/20 Pratt Industries

Pratt Industries Recognized as a 2019 Spirit of Excellence Award Winner by Hormel Foods Corporation

Award Highlights Supplier Contributions to the Company’s Continuous Improvement Process

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ATLANTA – July 21, 2020 – Pratt Industries was recently named a Spirit of Excellence award winner by Hormel Foods Corporation.  Each year, select Hormel Foods suppliers receive this award for their contributions to the company’s continuous improvement process in the prior year.  The award recognizes Pratt for demonstrating the highest levels of quality, delivery, service and customer support throughout 2019.

“We are honored to be recognized by Hormel Foods as a Spirit of Excellence Award winner,” said David Dennis, Chief Commercial Officer, Pratt Industries. “We strive to provide the most sustainable, cost effective, efficient packaging possible to our customers and continuously work to improve our processes to provide them exceptional value. We are proud to collaborate with Hormel Foods and appreciate their recognition of our dedication to their continuous improvement process.”

Suppliers who receive the Spirit of Excellent Award maintained a Hormel Foods-designated minimum supplier rating index score for a 12-month period. This score is determined by a universal measurement system that Hormel created in 1990 to ensure each of their suppliers adhere to the same standards. Award criteria include meeting performance requirements, making on-time deliveries and providing high-level customer support. Recipients of the award come from a variety of industries including packaging, transportation, procurement and ingredient suppliers.

Hormel Foods Corporation is based in Austin, Minnesota, and is a global branded food company with more than $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 companies worldwide.  Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other brands.

About Pratt Industries

Pratt Industries is America’s fifth largest packaging company with more than 10,000 highly-skilled, green collar employees who share a deep commitment to the environment and sustainability. Pratt was founded more than 30 years ago and since then has shown dynamic growth, with over 100 facilities located in 27 states. Today, Pratt Industries is the world’s largest, privately-held producer of 100% recycled containerboard.   With an operational reach that stretches from New York City to California, from Mexico to the Canadian border, Pratt Industries has grown to be the fifth largest corrugated packaging company in the United States.  Pratt’s fully integrated supply chain is optimized in regional hub and spokes to fully service our customer base with a personalized approach, and a competitively priced model. For more information, visit Media inquiries: please contact Michael O’Regan at