Sealed Air Cleans Up at Food Safety Awards Celebration
DUNCAN, SC, February 13, 2014 – Today, Sealed Air’s Food Care Division reaffirmed its commitment to providing exemplary food safety solutions with recognition from the National Sanitation Foundation-Guelph Food Technology Center (NSF-GFTC) as the organization’s 2014 Allied Trades Food Safety Award recipient.
"Sealed Air’s Food Care division is honored to receive the GFTC Allied Trades Food Safety Award,” said Chris D'Aoust, vice president of Hygiene Solutions for Sealed Air Food Care in North America. “In the past two years, Sealed Air has integrated Cryovac branded packaging technologies and Diversey branded hygiene solutions to create a Food Care division committed to delivering purposeful innovation in the food and beverage industries. This award underscores our position that food safety – along with shelf-life extension, operational efficiency and brand building – are the key value drivers of our division.”
Each year, the NSF-GFTC, a food safety and quality management organization that performs audits and consults with more than 1,500 businesses in 26 countries, recognizes companies and organizations that consistently demonstrate support for the food and beverage industry through unique and innovative technology. The organization’s Allied Trades Food Safety Award specifically acknowledges a business that best emulates the merits of food safety and sustainability through research, technological advances and industry involvement.
The innovative Sealed Air solutions the NSF-GFTC considered during the nomination process include:
- Diversey SecureCheck® : A web-based food safety assessment program for the collection and reporting of microbiological risk data.
- Diversey aquaCheck/airCheck/energyCheck: Three unique services that provide internal resources and program recommendations to optimize use of water, air, condensation and overall energy resources.
- Diversey Dicolube Sustain™: A dry lubricant that helps customers achieve efficient lubrication with up to 70 percent less water use.
- Diversey ZipClean®: A safe, sanitary solution that cleans conveyor rails where bottles are manufactured, eliminating needs for manual cleaning while accelerating production.
For more information on Sealed Air’s packaging and hygiene solutions, please visit http://newsealedair.com/ or call 1-800-391-5645.
About Sealed Air
Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2013, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.7 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac®brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap®brand cushioning and Diversey™ cleaning and hygiene solutions, ensures a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.
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