Consistent industry recognition highlights the company’s success as the leader in aluminum innovation
Wheeling, IL – Handi-foil of America, Inc., or HFA, a leading manufacturer of aluminum containers and roll foil products, has been honored with UniPro’s Supplier of the Year Award in the Disposable Category.
UniPro, the largest food distribution cooperative in the nation, reserves this prestigious recognition for companies that deliver outstanding customer service and superior products. “Having been nominated by UniPro for five consecutive years, it is exceptionally gratifying to be named Supplier of the Year by such a renowned organization,” commented HFA’s president Brad Sarnoff. “Our company’s commitment to innovation and our tireless drive for excellence is unmatched in our industry, but what’s most rewarding, is that our customers cast the votes that ultimately decide the winner of this award,” continued Sarnoff. “Our customers, in essence, voted us Supplier of the Year.”
HFA is no stranger to recognition. In addition to UniPro’s Supplier of the Year, the following list of accolades provides additional insight into how well this company is received by the industry and business community:
- Navigator Awards – Field Sales Excellence & Largest Growth – Strategic Market Alliance, SMA
- Top Vendor of the Year – Quality and Service – Dot Foods
- Illinois Family Business of the Year – Community Service Finalist – Loyola University
- Supplier of the Year – The Russell Hall Company,
- Vendor of the Year – Food And Paper Supply Company
- Foodservice Supplier Gold Award – The United Group
“Being a family-owned business is a competitive advantage,” stated Sarnoff. “Our customers and partners know that our passion for this industry is deeply rooted. They know that when they reach out to HFA, they will draw upon a company with a wide breadth of industry knowledge and the ability to react quickly and decisively.” Sarnoff continued, “The awards of this past year are simply a reflection of the diligent day-to-day efforts of our employees and our steep tradition of delivering impeccable service and unique products.” Handi-foil’s Tru-Fit® Extra-Deep Steam Tables and its Full Curl™ Edge Steam Table Lids are recently introduced examples of products of truly novel design. “These patent pending items bring food safety and handling to improved levels for our industry”, commented Sarnoff.
With nearly 75 years of experience in the aluminum foil container business, HFA continues to invest in modern operations and cutting-edge technology. “To serve our customers even better, and to continue to lead the advancement of aluminum food packaging, we opened a third facility in Gurnee, IL, which complements established ones in Wheeling and Naperville,” said Sarnoff.
About HFA: For three generations, HFA has manufactured its products in the United States, leading the way in producing breakthrough concepts for its customers. As the #1 innovator of aluminum foodservice packaging solutions, HFA continually strives for perfection and it is obvious from the vantage point of its customers, that it continues to hit the mark.