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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!
We’re thrilled to announce that DePaul Packaging has won the 2011 PepsiCo North America Foods Contract Manufacturing Quality Award, achieving #1 in quality metrics out of all PepsiCo Americas Foods contract manufacturers across the country.
We’re thrilled to announce that our CEO Dave Shaffer has been named a finalist for the second year in a row in Ernst & Young’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year® Awards.
Focusing on integrated solutions for competitive employment, four nonprofit organizations in the Portland metro area will drive employment growth for people with developmental disabilities in the region’s large businesses via the highly successful Project SEARCH program.
We’ve formed a new partnership with Albertina Kerr Centers, Port City Development Center, and Bethesda Lutheran Communities to expand the nationally-acclaimed Project SEARCH program in the Portland metro area. Our four organizations will combine resources to work together with large local businesses to improve employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.
One of Oregon’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For,’ the $30 million outsourcing organization increased the number of hours worked by people with disabilities by 21% from 2010
DePaul Industries released its 2011 disability employment statistics today, showing an increase of 21% of hours worked by people with disabilities for the 40-year-old organization.
We’re proud to announce that DePaul Industries has been named one of Oregon’s 100 Best Companies to Work For by Oregon Business magazine for the second year in a row—and are one of the few not-for-profit organizations on the list.
DePaul Packaging’s Hayden Island facility just received an AIB International score of 970 on its latest Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Inspection for Consolidated Standards for Food Safety report. Any score of above 900 is considered a ‘Superior’ Rating, and we’re thrilled to have exceeded that mark since 2006.
There’s a great radio overview of the DePaul Industries’ business model at 105.1 FM The Buzz, highlighting our various business units and how we operate a integrated social venture—successfully helping business and people with disabilities simultaneously.