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Milwaukee, WI, – Among 440 attendees at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Masters Gallery Foods, Inc. was recognized as the 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Grand Award winner in the large company category. “This is a terrific honor for Masters and all our team members; they make the difference between us being merely good and being the best we can be,” said Jeff Gentine, Executive Vice President and Co-owner. “Knowing we were chosen from amongst so many deserving manufacturers in multiple industries from across the state makes it even more special. More than anything, it’s a testament to our strong culture which creates a winning environment that extends from our suppliers to our customers and our community.”
Jeff Giffin, the company’s President and CEO, added, “Thanks to the combined efforts of Masters Gallery Foods’ team members, this award recognizes the environment we’ve created – one that has extreme passion to succeed and a willingness to go the extra mile. I could not be prouder of the team’s accomplishments and am honored to be part of the success. To accomplish this in a fun work environment, where individuals strive to contribute to the team’s goal, is something that builds a winning team.”
In its 26th year, the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year program recognizes Wisconsin manufacturers of all sizes and industries for their accomplishments and for building a better quality of life for the citizens of Wisconsin. This year’s program was sponsored by Baker Tilly, Michael Best and Friedrich LLP, and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.
About Masters Gallery Foods, Inc.
Named as a Wisconsin 75 company and recognized as one of the top privately held businesses in Wisconsin for 11 consecutive years, Masters Gallery Foods is a leader in the retail and food service private label cheese packaging and distribution business. The company services many of the nation’s grocery chains, wholesalers, restaurants and distributors with a full line of cheese related products. Masters Gallery Foods also specializes in the procurement, aging and distribution of bulk cheeses at a national level. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.mastersgalleryfoods.com.