Hormel Foods has awarded packaging manufacturer Multivac Inc. the annual Hormel Foods Spirit of Excellence award for the fifth year in a row.

In addition, Norm Winkel and Multivac service technician Jeff Wood received Hormel Foods' Partner in Quality awards. Winkel, who retires from Multivac effective May 15 of this year, was given the award in recognition of his achievements on behalf of Hormel throughout his Multivac career. Wood was recognized for his service inside Hormel Foods facilities.


 Hormel Foods gives the Spirit of Excellence award annually to suppliers who meet or surpass specific requirements established by Hormel's supplier quality management committee.