tyson curwood award june 12Tyson Foods Corp. namedCurwood Inc.as its 2011 Supplier of the Year in the packaging category. Curwood earned the award by excelling in supply chain performance, total cost of ownership, pricing programs, customer service performance, sustainability initiatives and other performance metrics.

Curwood has been a leading supplier to Tyson for more than 20 years. The company supplies Tyson with a broad range of packaging solutions for their high-quality smoked and processed poultry, case-ready meats and fresh meats.

“We have a dedicated team that works closely with the Tyson plants and corporate office in a true partnership,” says Gianni Holzem, Curwood’s national account manager for Tyson. “Curwood strives to understand Tyson’s current and future packaging needs. We continue to push our team and drive innovation to strengthen our long-term relationship.”