Toray Recognized as Frito-Lay Supplier of the Year
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I.—Toray Plastics, Inc. (www.torayfilms.com) was recognized by Frito-Lay North America as the 2009 Supplier of the Year in the Dave Rader Innovation of the Year award category. This year, Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo, honored twelve of its suppliers at its 2009 Supplier of the Year Awards program, held on April 15, 2010, at the company’s Plano, Texas headquarters. The Innovation of the Year award is named for Dave Rader, former CFO for Frito-Lay.
“Frito-Lay is proud to recognize the suppliers who help to bring consumer-winning products to our customers,” says Paul Zmigrosky, group vice president, strategic sourcing, Frito-Lay North America. “The 2009 Supplier of the Year Award recognizes those partners who exceed our expectations in delivering productivity, quality, service, and innovation.”
“We are honored to be recognized,” says Mike Brandmeier, senior vice president, Toray Plastics. “At Toray, we share Frito-Lay’s commitment to sustainability and it was very exciting to partner with them on such a challenging endeavor. Together we successfully developed an environmentally-friendly compostable barrier-sealant PLA film that delivers the performance of conventional films.”