Birko #60 on List of 2012 Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado

ColoradoBiz Magazine Ranking

Online PR News – 04-October-2012 – Henderson, Colorado – HENDERSON, Colo. -- Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions to the protein processing, food and beverage industries, has been ranked number 60 on the ColoradoBiz 2012 list of Top 250 Private Companies, up from number 71 in 2011.

“Birko continues to grow and we’re excited to be recognized as one of Colorado’s leading private companies,” said Mark Swanson, Birko’s CEO. “Even in a challenging economy, we’re proud to be a leading manufacturer in the vital food safety industry.”

Birko was recently honored as a finalist in the manufacturing category for Top Company, also sponsored by ColoradoBiz.

About Birko

Birko is a leading provider of food safety solutions to the protein processing, food and beverage industries. Birko manufactures concentrated CIP, sanitation, antimicrobial intervention and process chemical formulations. Birko’s equipment division, Chad Equipment, LLC, designs and manufactures chemical dispensing systems, antimicrobial mixing and spraying conveyors and carcass washing and pasteurizing equipment. Birko’s information technology includes BirkoStats™, an online chemical usage tracking system. Founded in 1953, Birko is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and was awarded Supplier of the Century by the National Meat Association.