EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2013--
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) is proud to announce that it
recently received top awards from three of its valued customers: NB
Handy, Eastman Chemical, and Brown-Forman. The Company received the
Vendor of the Year 2012 award from NB Handy, and a Supplier Excellence
award from both Eastman Chemical and Brown-Forman.
“It is a tremendous honor for us to be the recipients of such a
prestigious group of awards,” said Randy Hobson, Executive Vice
President of Commercial Development for Berry Plastics. “As a Company,
we are equally committed to providing unwavering day-to-day customer
service as well as partnering with our customers for the long-term, to
pursue innovation projects which will assist them in setting their
product apart from the competition.”
Awards recently presented to Berry Plastics:
Award: HVAC Vendor of the Year 2012
Presented by: NB
Description: NB Handy’s vendor evaluation program
rates vendors both objectively and subjectively on specific criteria
including lead time and on-time delivery, shipping complete, quality,
marketing efforts, training and sales tools, pricing, and overall
Berry Plastics has supplied Polyken
HVAC tape to NB Handy for thirteen years. The Company has received
this honor twice in the past three years, placing Berry Plastics among
the industry’s top performers.
Award: Supplier Excellence
Presented by: Eastman
Description: Eastman Chemical’s Supplier Excellence
award is intended for suppliers who demonstrate exceptional performance
and consistency in areas such as on-time delivery, conformance to
specifications, and continual improvement efforts.
“Berry Plastics has been a leader in the FIBC (Flexible Intermediate
Bulk Containers) industry for over 30 years,” said Ernie Giordano,
Director of Sales and Marketing for Berry Plastics’ FIBC group. “Our FIBC
business is uniquely positioned to deliver custom bulk packaging
solutions to the marketplace. Our North American-based manufacturing,
coupled with global sourcing capability, allows us to partner with
customers such as Eastman Chemical to provide a high-quality packaging
solution for their business needs.
Award: Supplier Excellence “Barrelhead” Award
by: Brown-Forman (Jack Daniel’s)
Barrelhead Award is granted to suppliers who achieve outstanding
supplier performance based on criteria including on-time delivery, PPM
quality defect rate, quality discrepancies, critical defect repeats,
supplier attributed downtime, and Corrective Action Request response
Berry Plastics’ Louisville and Bowling Green, Kentucky, plants received
Jack Daniel’s Supplier Excellence Program “Barrelhead” awards. Out of
100 points possible, Berry Plastics’ Louisville plant scored 99.9
points, while the Company’s Bowling Green plant scored 98.5. The
Supplier Excellence program has been in existence for seven years, with
Berry Plastics’ scores setting records for all suppliers.
About Berry Plastics
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading
provider of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineered
materials delivering high-quality customized solutions to our customers
with annual net sales of $4.8 billion in fiscal 2012. With world
headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, the Company’s common stock is
listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY. For
additional information, visit the Company’s website at www.berryplastics.com.
Source: Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Dustin Stilwell, 812-306-2964