MANTENO, ILL. — Zip-Pak, the maker of zipper packaging, was named Supplier of the Year for 2014 by Tyson Foods Inc.
Tyson presented the award at a luncheon April 3 at its headquarters in Springdale, Ark. Zip-Pak was one of eight suppliers honored at the event.
Zip-Pak, a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., provides zipper packages for several Tyson Foods brands of chicken, beef and pork products that are marketed in resealable packaging. Zip-Pak won the award based on supply-chain performance, total cost, pricing programs, customer-service performance, sustainability initiatives and other performance metrics.
Zip-Pak is based in Manteno.