SINGAPORE, November 2, 2017 - World’s leading pioneers in food ingredients, manufacturing, production, processing, packaging, and supply chain won key recognition at the debut Gulfood Manufacturing Industry Excellence Awards, held at the Armani Hotel Dubai.
Held on the fringes of the ongoing event, the awards recognised best practices and innovation across the food manufacturing industry value chain, said a statement from the organisers.
With Gulfood Manufacturing split into five distinct components – automation, ingredients, manufacturing, processing, and packaging, and supply chain – the 12 core awards were distributed across the show’s quintet of sectors.
The supply chain categories included two awards: ‘Best Commercial Vehicle – Light Heavy’ went to Ford Motor Company for its refrigerated Transit Custom vehicle, while Transveritas Foodstuff Trading scooped ‘Supply Chain Innovation’ for its intermediate bulk containers, Goodpack.
Pankaj Jaiswal, head of sales- foods and liquid business Indian subcontinent, Goodpack, said: “The event is the most sought-after trade event in the region, so winning this award equates to true industry recognition amongst our peers. Going forward we aim to provide the best of supply chain systems to our customers and help businesses maximise bottom line through our world leading end-to-end supply chain solutions.”
Founded in 1980 and listed on the Main Board of the SGX-ST in 2000, Goodpack is the world's largest provider of multi-modal, reusable metal box systems known as intermediate bulk containers (IBC). With a fleet of 3.5 million IBCs spread across over 5,000 delivery and collection points worldwide, Goodpack is committed to growing partnerships by providing sustainable, reliable and cost-effective packing solutions to global customers in the rubber, chemical, automotive and food processing sectors. Goodpack containers are currently used in more than 70 countries; they can be hired locally and dehired globally through a dedicated customer management system with RFID online tracking and local customer support.