KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A shared commitment to quality and leadership has earned recognition for three Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) employees. The PepsiCo North America Quality Team recently honored Daryl Elles and Jo Farek, who work at DFA’s Schulenburg, Texas, manufacturing plant, and Brian Izdepski, who works in DFA’s Quality Assurance and Compliance department, with the 2012 Contract Manufacturing Quality Star.
The recipients were recognized at the Frito-Lay Quality Conference, where each recipient was recognized for exemplary leadership and dedication to continually improving quality. The three DFA honorees were selected from among eight finalists and a national pool of nominees.
“Our customer relationships are based on shared values for quality and accountability,” said Ed Tilley, chief operating officer of DFA’s contract manufacturing division.