Golden State Foods broke ground today on a new 165,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art Protein facility in Opelika, Alabama. Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller, Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield along with GSF Chairman and CEO, Mark Wetterau addressed more than 75 attendees at the site, located in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park.
Congratulations to the GSF Whitewater, Wisconsin team, who recently won the 2015 Chairman’s Challenge award for outstanding facility achievement in safety, customer service, employee satisfaction, plant efficiencies, profitability and innovation. Recognized as GSF’s highest internal honor, the annual award was presented to the team at
Golden State Foods is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Schmidt to Chief Operating Officer, KanPak U.S. Gary will be responsible for all operations activities for the company, including Food Processing, for both the Penn Yan, New York and Arkansas City, Kansas facilities. He will report to Larry McGill, Corporate Vice President and President and Chief Executive Officer of KanPak U.S., and will office in Wichita, Kansas.
“We are excited about having Gary come aboard as the new COO of KanPak,” says Larry. “Gary brings a wealth of experience in many operational areas, which will help enhance our