This month, Orkin Inc. received a 2004 Readers”” Choice Award from Food Processing magazine, a leading trade publication within the food and beverage industry, for being the “best overall supplier of pest control services.”
The second annual Food Processing Readers”” Choice Awards recognize the top vendors in the food processing industry. This year, more than 15,000 readers participated in an online survey and winners were selected in more than 40 product and service categories including pest control.
“Since Food Processing””s readers are key decision makers in the food and beverage industry, they are able to identify the best vendors of quality products and services,” says Bill Kinross, Food Processing’2012-02-22 13:23:32”’s publisher. “By voting for their preferred vendors, our readers have rewarded excellence and identified the products and services they trust and use.”
The winners will be featured in Food Processing””s February 2004 issue and on the magazine””s Web site, www.foodprocessing.com, throughout the year.
“Effective pest management is critical to food safety, so this award means a lot to us,” said Cam Glover, commercial marketing manager for Orkin. “Orkin strives to be the nation””s best service company by delivering the finest quality services and value to our customers. This award tells us we””re accomplishing our mission in an industry that is a major focus for our company.”
The Food Processing Readers”” Choice Award comes close on the heels of another award recognizing Orkin””s excellence in commercial pest management. In December 2003, Orkin received a Readers”” Choice Award from Today””s Facility Manager magazine, a leading trade publication for senior facility-management executives, naming Orkin a top pest control provider in their industry.
Orkin””s success serving multiple industries stems from an extensive internal training program that has received its own accolades. In February 2003, Training magazine, the training industry””s premiere publication, recognized Orkin among its annual “Top 100″ and further highlighted Orkin as one of its five “Editor””s Choice” recipients. The American Society for Training and Development also honored Orkin””s training program in 2003 – in October, Orkin tied for first place with Delta Air Lines for the Society””s 2003 BEST Award, which recognizes excellence in training and human capital development.