GENICON Names FTSI Supplier of the Year

Mulberry, Florida, April 27, 2007/ — GENICON honored the outstanding performance of FTSI, one of the company’s Strategic Critical suppliers, with the presentation of its Supplier of the Year Award. The award was presented at FTSI in Mulberry, Florida to Dr. Richard G. Hunter, President and CEO, and Dr. Susan LeFrancois, Director of Regulatory Affairs/QA. FTSI was selected for the Supplier of the Year award through successful evaluation based on meeting high standards in the areas of technology, quality, responsiveness, delivery and cost.

“This award recognizes that an effective partnership between GENICON and its suppliers is vital in this competitive industry,” said Gary Haberland, GENICON CEO, who gave final approval for the award after committee review. “FTSI differentiated itself with high-quality delivery and product cost management as well as strong account management and quick responsiveness to GENICON’s evolving needs. FTSI is committed to providing outstanding service to its customers, and this award is tangible proof of the efforts FTSI has made to strengthen our turnaround of sterilized product deliveries, quality and overall customer support. We are honored to recognize FTSI as our first Supplier of the Year, and we look forward to furthering our partnership with this industry leader.”

About Food Technology Service, Inc.
Food Technology Service, Inc. was organized as a Florida corporation on December 11, 1985. The Company owns and operates an irradiation facility located in Mulberry, Florida, that uses gamma radiation produced by Cobalt 60 to treat or process various food and non-food items for insect disinfestations, shelf life extension and reduction of microorganisms. Operations commenced in January 1992 upon completion of its facility. For further information regarding FTSI, please visit their web site at .


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