AMSA Welcomes Johnsonville Sausage to the Sustaining Partners Program

Jun 11, 2014

cbd34fcb-d719-4154-a0c4-40ecda1244b9CHAMPAIGN, Ill. June 11 ─ Johnsonville Sausage has joined over 30 other companies and institutions as a Sustaining Partner of the American Meat Science Association (AMSA). For more than 50 years, the AMSA has relied onsupport from partners to maintain its ability to provide community andprofessional development programs and opportunities for individuals in thefield of meat science.  AMSA’s Sustaining Partners program recognizes theorganizations and institutions that provide significant financial andlogistical contributions for the products and services offered by theorganization.

Operating under the mission that“Together, we will create an environment that requires each of us to fullydevelop our God-given talents,” Johnsonville Sausage, strives to be the bestcompany in the world that just happens to make sausage. “Johnsonville Sausagecarries a rich tradition of leadership and value within the industry. AMSAlooks forward to exploring new opportunities with this company and all of oursustaining partners as we continue to enrich AMSA’s programs,” states ThomasPowell, AMSA Executive Director.

The Company is driven by its 5Guiding Principles: We Live Up to Our Promises, We Coach Because We Care, WeWork as a Team & We Win as a Team, We Help Our Customers Become Great andWe Learn for Life.  These Principles are the framework of how JohnsonvilleSausage operates and behaves when interfacing with any Company Stakeholder whohas a part in our success.

"Johnsonville Sausage isexcited to be joining AMSA as a Sustaining Partner.  As a growing company,we view AMSA as a key contributor of scientific knowledge and will rely on thisorganization to help us expand our global footprint" stated Kevin Ladwig,Vice President, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC.

The Sustaining Partnership programenables these companies and institutions to acknowledge and further align undera common goal to foster the principles of meat science and technology. OurSustaining Partners have enhanced AMSA programs such as student development,scientific information outreach and building the global network of meat scienceprofessionals. The program includes five levels of partnership – Diamond,Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze.


About AMSA

AMSA fosters community and professional development among individuals whocreate and apply science to efficiently provide safe and high quality meatdefined as red meat (beef, pork and lamb), poultry, fish/seafood and meat fromother managed species.

About JohnsonvilleSausage, LLC

Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Sausage is the No. 1 national brand of brats,Italian sausage, smoked-cooked links, meatballs and fresh breakfast sausagelinks. Johnsonville employs approximately 1,400 members, who help deliver ourproducts in more than 40 countries. Each member takes ownership of productquality to ensure the excellence and “Big Flavor” of Johnsonville Sausage.Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, the company remainsprivately owned today.

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