Our Fiscal Year 2012 numbers are in, and we’ve got some excellent news: our number of hours worked by people with disabilities is up 25% from last year! This increase is beyond even our most optimistic projections, and means that our employees and customers are putting an even bigger dent in the problem of the lack of employment for people with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs will host a disability underemployment symposium in Seattle next week (August 6 & 7).
Frito-Lay Co-Packer Maintains Best Quality Across All PepsiCo Americas Foods Contract Manufacturers
PepsiCo Americas Foods, PepsiCo’s food and snack business in North and South America that includes Frito-Lay, announced at the PepsiCo 14th Annual Contract Manufacturing Meeting in Plano, TX last week that DePaul Packaging was number one in quality out of all PepsiCo Americas Foods contract manufacturers across the U.S.
Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Dave Shaffer, CEO of DePaul Industries, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the Services category in the Pacific Northwest Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
What a week! Right on the heels of winning the 2011 Quality Award from Pepsico Americas Foods last week, our own DePaul Industries’ President & CEO Dave Shaffer was named the winner of the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Pacific Northwest!