Greater Omaha Packing Company Awards Supplier of the Year Winners
Greater Omaha Packing Company recognizes Decker Packaging and Adhesive Compounders as its 2022 Suppliers of the Year. The companies were selected for their quality of service, value and relationship with Greater Omaha Packing.
Greater Omaha and its nearly 1,500 team members supply beef to more than 70 countries around the world and all 50 U.S. states, relying extensively on the expertise of their employees and supplier partners to deliver premium quality beef. Greater Omaha relies on numerous vendors and values each relationship, and in 2022, Decker Packaging and Adhesive Compounders rose to the top.
“The relationship with our strategic vendors is extremely important to keep our business running,” said Preston Dau, vice president of supply chain at Greater Omaha. “Our suppliers are essentially an extension of us. Our Supplier of the Year program is one way to thank them for the hard work they do every day to fulfill our facility’s needs.”
Decker Packaging has provided flexible packaging for meat packing and food processing businesses in Omaha for nearly 70 years, and has had a relationship with Greater Omaha for more than 50 years.
“This award represents our ongoing commitment to become better and better at the products needed by Greater Omaha to fulfill their customers’ needs,” said Mike Decker, vice president of sales and marketing at Decker Packaging. “We have our own standard of excellence, and we believe our customers do as well. We call it the ‘Decker way.’”
The team at Adhesive Compounders has worked with Greater Omaha since 2019 to provide hot melt and water-based adhesives. The employee-owned business brings more than 50 years of technical industry experience to its customers.
“This award is a testament to how diligently both companies work to be the best in our respective industries,” said Ross Holmes, executive vice president of Adhesive Compounders. “We are proud of supplying Greater Omaha with exceptional service and adhesives and appreciate the recognition.”
Adhesive Compounders was recognized as the Small Supplier of the Year, and Decker Packaging was recognized as the Large Supplier of the Year. The Supplier of the Year award at Greater Omaha will be an annual tradition, in addition to its Carrier of the Year award.