SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Seaboard Triumph Foods (STF) received the "Pride of Sioux City: Business Beautification Award" from the Sioux City Economic Development Department. Presented at City Hall on Aug. 6 at the Sioux City Council meeting, the award recognizes Sioux City employers who show pride in the appearance of their business property.
"We're extremely honored to be nominated and chosen to receive this award, especially as a pork processing facility," said Tori O'Connell, Seaboard Triumph Foods communications coordinator. "We credit our entire leadership team, maintenance team and local property management firm, The Claussen Group, for their pride in being good stewards in our community."
The award was given for the pork processing plant's July 2018 patriotic landscape design that featured patriotic flower planters, building flags, luscious front lawn, and more.
"The Design-Build-Manage process our firm uses to work with our clients builds a working environment which allows for long-term successful partnership," said Chief Operating Officer of The Claussen Group, Chris Roan.
Mayor Bob Scott presented the award to company officials. Award winners are selected by a committee comprised of local business professionals and city staff from a list of nominations. Businesses are evaluated for several elements, including cleanliness, safety, creativity, signage, sense of community, accordance with city's zoning code, and overall appearance.
The Seaboard Triumph Foods Sioux City plant is equally owned by strategic partners Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods who connect every step between farms and family tables around the world to produce wholesome pork products, while ensuring the well-being of its animals, the environment, employees and communities.