WFLO Announces 2010 Institute Graduates

May 20, 2010

ALEXANDRIA, VA, May 20, 2010 – A total of 48 managers, supervisors, and engineers in the cold storage industry graduated this year from the prestigious World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) Institute.
Their graduation marks the completion of three years of challenging coursework and hands-on training at the Institute, which is now in its 46th year.

The Institute is a four-day industry-specific program offering more than 40 classes taught by leading experts in the refrigerated warehousing industry. The curriculum takes students through the food industry, supply chain and logistics field, and cold storage warehousing. It is held each year at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

“The cold chain industry is more challenging than ever,” says WFLO President & CEO Bill Hudson. “The foundation of knowledge that these graduates have gained from the Institute will serve them and their companies well and strengthen the future of our entire industry. We salute them!”

The 2010 Institute graduates include:
Ted Andricos, Bellingham Cold Storage
Joey Borgnini, Interstate Warehousing
Patricia Bronaugh, American Cold Storage
Mitch Brown, Washington Cold Storage, Inc.
Adam Conti, Burris Refrigerated Logistics
Cyndy Crawley, Castle & Cooke Cold Storage
Nick Denman, TCS Alberta Inc.
Richard Desbiens, Congebec Logistics inc.
Jared Gardner, Henningsen Cold Storage Co.
Danny Glover, New Orleans Cold Storage
John Harrington, International Refrigerated Port Services
Ron Hatch, AmeriCold Logistics LLC
Tom Huston, J&B Cold Storage
John Jako, Hanson Logistics
Joe Kovach, United States Cold Storage, Inc.
Todd Larson, Henningsen Cold Storage Co.
Steven Leahy, AmeriCold Logistics LLC
Brian Lee, Interstate Warehousing
Mike Maryott, Columbia Colstor, Inc.
Jason Ouellette, Total Logistic Control
Jeff Porter, Congebec Logistics inc.
Stanford Ricks, Burris Logistics
Birdie Rodriguez, Sierra Pacific
Pedro Ruiz, Frialsa Frigorificos S.A. De C.V.
Trevor Scott, Conestoga Cold Storage
Ron Stephan, ICS Logistics
Riad Sweilem, United Stated Cold Storage
Rene Valadez, New Orleans Cold Storage
Herb Joseph, Sierra Pacific
Danny Archibeque, Castle & Cooke Cold Storage
Tim Deese, Burris Logistics
Mark Emmons, Bellingham Cold Storage
Jose Flores, U.S. Growers Cold Storage Inc.
Brian Getchell, AmeriCold Logistics LLC
David Heller, Denver Cold Storage
Mike Keller, Henningsen Cold Storage Co.
Michael Kiser, Gulf States Cold Storage
Yves Michaud, Congebec Logistics inc.
Wade Pagel, Zero Mountain Inc.
Kevin Sears, United States Cold Storage
Tim Dayton, Terminal Freezers, Inc.
Brad Jantzi, Conestoga Cold Storage
Zachary Langford, Castle & Cooke Cold Storage
Chris Miller, Mesa Cold Storage
R.J. Neu, Partners Alliance Cold Storage, Inc.
Marco Orozco, Castle & Cooke Cold Storage
Lupe Rosales, U.S. Growers Cold Storage Inc.
Greg Walczak, AmeriCold Logistics LLC

The 2011 WFLO Institute will be held 6-9 February 2011 at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. For more information, visit .

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The World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the proper handling and storage of perishable products and the development of systems and best practices for the safe, efficient, and reliable movement of food to the people of the world. Founded in 1943, WFLO delivers education and research to the industry and empowers economic development by strengthening the global cold chain. WFLO is a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance, an umbrella organization that unites partners to be innovative leaders in the temperature-controlled products industry. For more information, visit .

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