Orkin Commercial Services and Corn Product International Partnership
Orkin Commercial Services expands partnership with Corn Products International Inc.
Orkin Commercial Services announced today that it has expanded its pest management service to Corn Products International Inc. to include three additional plants. With the addition of the three facilities, Orkin services all Corn Products’ facilities in the United States and Canada.
“By standardizing our pest management services, each of our plants in the U.S. and Canada receives the benefits of Orkin’s superior Integrated Pest Management system, which ultimately leads to consistent protection of our products,” said Lee Coleman, Quality Systems Manager at Corn Products International.
Orkin will service the three additional facilities with its Gold Medal Protection for Food Processing program. The service includes all the standard features of Orkin’s traditional scope of service, strengthened by a heavy emphasis on quality assurance and a comprehensive reporting system that meets or exceeds the needs of external auditing agencies. Orkin also will use electronic handheld systems for data collection throughout these three facilities.
“Our goal is to provide Corn Products with the best service to fulfill the needs of their auditors and customers,” said Orkin’s Quality Assurance Director Zia Siddiqi, Ph.D. “They have been a great partner in pest management, and we look forward to continuing our relationship.”
The plants in Winston-Salem, N.C., Stockton, Calif., and Port Colborne, Ontario, join four Corn Products facilities already serviced by Orkin: two plants in Cardinal and London, Ontario; a facility in Bedford Park, Ill.; and Corn Products International’s headquarters in Westchester, Ill. In total, Orkin services more than 13 million square feet of Corn Products’ facilities.
The relationship between the two companies began in 1991.
About Corn Products International Inc.
Marking its 100th anniversary in 2006, Corn Products International is one of the world’s largest corn refiners and a major supplier of high-quality food ingredients and industrial products derived from the wet milling and processing of corn and other starch-based materials. The company, headquartered in Westchester, Ill., is the number-one worldwide producer of dextrose and a leading regional producer of starch, high fructose corn syrup and glucose. In 2005, Corn Products International recorded net sales of $2.4 billion with operations in 15 countries at 33 plants, including wholly owned businesses, affiliates and alliances. For more information, visit www.cornproducts.com.