The Second Annual RefrigiWear WFLO Institute scholarship winner for the 49th WFLO Institute is announced.

January 16, 2013

RefrigiWear and the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) are pleased to announce Mr. Raul Flores of Frez-N-Stor as the winner of the WFLO Scholarship for the 49th WFLO Institute, being held February 9-14, 2013 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Through the years, Raul progressed at Frez-N-Stor as he received his forklift certification and held various positions from checker to Supervisor of every department until his promotion in 2011 to his current position of Operations Manager. In addition to his position as Operations Manager, Raul has been involved with Safety Committee and handles Human Resources tasks for operations for a staff of over 80. Raul’s determination and dedication, as well as his hard work, have been invaluable to the company and are what led to his nomination and awarding of this scholarship.

Along with the Scholarship, Raul will be honored at the opening session of the WFLO Institute and will have a dinner thrown in his honor. In addition, RefrigiWear will bring Raul to their manufacturing plant in North Georgia for a tour and visit. RefrigiWear is a proud supporter of the World Food Logistics Organization, and is excited to further steward the best business practices the Institute establishes through training and continued education.

About WFLO

Founded in 1943, the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) is a foundation, which is the primary source for education, technical information, research, and development in the global cold chain industry. The WFLO Institute is an annual, four-day, industry-specific program for future leaders in the public refrigerated warehousing industry.
About RefrigiWear

Established in 1954, RefrigiWear, Inc. is the industry’s leading manufacturer of insulated industrial work wear, accessories and personal protective equipment for use in subzero temperatures, inclement weather and low-visibility environments.

For over 50 years, RefrigiWear has supplied the most demanding industries with insulated garments and accessories needed to keep workers warm, safe and productive. RefrigiWear is located in Dahlonega, Georgia, where we quilt, cut and sew the majority of our garments, bags and covers.
About Frez-N-Stor

Frez-N-Stor, Inc is a public refrigerated warehouse that has been in operation since the 1960’s and their high standards and professional staff are committed to ensuring the safety of the public and excellent customer service.
Media Contacts

Tori Miller Liu | Global Cold Chain Alliance | T: 703-373-4300, x 208 |
Kate Bishop | RefrigiWear | T: 800-645-3744 x364 |
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 10:15