Albion Human Nutrition has named GEO Specialty Chemicals as its 2012 Supplier of the Year. GEO, one of Albion’s key strategic suppliers, was recognized for their exceptional performance in 2012. Joe Shauf, general manager, and Dan Hughes, business manager, of GEO’s Consumer Additives Division in Deer Park, Texas, accepted the award last month.
"GEO and Albion have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship since 2005," said Joe. "We're proud to consistently meet the high quality standards that Albion requires of their suppliers. All of us participate in a rigorous evaluation with the end goal to control product quality for Albion’s
customers. We're honored to be recognized as their Supplier of the Year."
GEO Specialty Chemicals is the leading domestic manufacturer of glycine in North America with a modern, high-capacity ISO 9001:2008 and cGMP certified manufacturing facility offering high quality glycine for use in Albion’s mineral amino acid chelates, as well as various food, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and personal care product formulations.
“Albion has spent 30 years developing processes and acquiring resources for building a better mineral,” said Keith Guetschow, Albion’s marketing services manager. “Suppliers are an integral part of the process, providing the resources necessary to manufacture the most effective, easily absorbed and easily tolerated minerals available. GEO received the award this year because of its exceptional performance on several criteria including quality and customer service.”