Wood B. Norvell joins Birko as Technical Representative

Norvell Responsible for Birko's Texas and Kansas Accounts

Online PR News – 06-February-2013 – Henderson, Colo. – Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions to the protein processing industry, today announced it has hired Wood B. Norvell as a technical representative, covering Texas and Kansas accounts.

“We’re delighted to have Wood on board,” said Philip Snellen, Birko’s vice president of sales. “He’s an accomplished professional with solid experience serving the needs of the food processing industry through chemistry and equipment. He’ll be a great addition to Birko.”

Based in Amarillo, Norvell will be responsible for serving protein processors in Texas and Kansas. Before joining Birko, he was a regional manager with the Vincit Group. His background also includes positions with PureLabs, where he was a meat solutions manager and DeLaval Inc., as national accounts manager. Norvell earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Oregon.

About Birko

Birko is a leading provider of food safety solutions to the meat processing, food and beverage industries. Birko manufactures concentrated chemical formulations used in plant cleaning and sanitation, as well as antimicrobial interventions used to reduce pathogens from the manufacturing process of food. Birko’s equipment division, Chad Equipment, LLC, designs and manufactures chemical dispensing systems and state-of-the-art washing systems as well as equipment used for food safety protection in meat processing. Chad also provides ongoing service and support for its harvesting and processing equipment. Birko’s information technology includes BirkoStats™, an online chemical usage tracking system, and the BOSS™ Blend-On-Site System, which blends high performance cleaning products on-site from custom super concentrates. Founded in 1953, Birko is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and was awarded Supplier of the Century by the National Meat Association.