Multisorb Technologies ( is pleased to announce it has received the Hormel Foods Spirit of Excellence Award for 2015. The award was officially presented to the company by Steven Jensen, corporate manager of Purchasing, Hormel, at Multisorb's corporate offices in Buffalo, NY, on May 11th.

"We are honored to receive this recognition from Hormel, one of our key customers and one of the top food companies in the world," says Jim Clark, market leader of Food and Beverage Packaging at Multisorb Technologies. "This award is a tribute to the employees who are involved with Hormel, especially the production personnel who must make quality product and deliver it to Hormel on time."

This prestigious award recognizes suppliers who provide the highest level of quality, delivery and support. Of Hormel's 6000 suppliers, only 87 suppliers met the criteria for the award in 2015.

Suppliers that qualified for the Spirit of Excellence Award maintained a minimum supplier rating index score of 92 throughout a 12-month period. This score is determined by a universal measurement system that began in 1990 to ensure each supplier is held to the same standards. Award criteria include meeting quality performance requirements, making on-time deliveries and providing high-level customer support.

As a committed partner, Multisorb will work to maintain and exceed Hormel's standards with the goal of achieving this award again next year. Manufactured to the highest food safety standards in the industry, Multisorb's oxygen absorbers are produced in the U.S. using food grade materials in a cGMP compliant facility, certified to FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System, a GFSI recognized global initiative.