Part Of Colorado Companies To Watch Award
Online PR News – 07-November-2012 – Henderson, Colo. – Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions to the protein processing, food and beverage industries, today announced it will be recognized with a “This Week” celebration Nov. 12-16 as part of its “Colorado Companies to Watch” award.
Birko will receive special recognition on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.
“This Week” also marks the start of Birko’s 60th anniversary year, which will be celebrated with a gala event Thursday, Nov. 15 for Birko’s employees and customers.
“Reaching our 60th anniversary is an important milestone for Birko,” said CEO Mark Swanson. “We’re proud of our accomplishments in helping keep the food supply safe and pathogen free, while adding jobs to the economy.”
Birko is a leading provider of food safety solutions to the protein processing, food and beverage industries. Birko manufactures concentrated CIP, sanitation, antimicrobial intervention and process chemical formulations. Birko’s equipment division, Chad Equipment, LLC, designs and manufactures chemical dispensing systems, antimicrobial mixing and spraying conveyors and carcass washing and pasteurizing equipment. Birko’s information technology includes BirkoStats™, an online chemical usage tracking system. Founded in 1953, Birko is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and was awarded Supplier of the Century by the National Meat Association. birkocorp.com
About Colorado Companies to Watch
The Colorado Companies to Watch (www.Colorado.CompaniestoWatch.org) program honors growth-focused companies that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, enrich communities and create new industries throughout Colorado. Colorado Companies to Watch is overseen by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade and is judged by leaders in both the public and private sectors.