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Danville, Ark. (May 15, 2013) – Wayne Farms’ employee, Steve Harrington of Danville, Arkansas was one of three recent industry recipients named Service Technician of the Year- Broiler Division by the Poultry Federation (TPF). The winners were announced at the Service Technician Awards Ceremony during the Poultry Federation’s annual Spring Symposium held Wednesday, April 24 at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers, AR. The recipients were nominated by their companies and their growers for outstanding service in their respective field in the industry.

“Steve does an outstanding job in managing his route and has maintained status as the number one performer at Wayne Farms for four consecutive years,” says David Elam, Wayne Farms Danville Complex Manager. “He has earned the respect of his producers by listening to their concerns, offering solutions and helping them to improve. We are very proud of Steve’s achievement and his contributions to our company.”

The Wayne Farms Danville facility consists of a 79,783 square-foot processing plant, 25,658 square-foot feed mill and a 39,280 square-foot hatchery. The facility employs more than 800 people from Perry, Pope and Yell counties.

About Wayne Farms LLC

Wayne Farms LLC is the sixth-largest vertically integrated poultry producer in the U.S. with annual sales exceeding $1.9 billion. A subsidiary of Continental Grain Company, Wayne Farms owns and operates 11 fresh and further-processed facilities throughout the Southeast, produces more than 2.5 billion pounds of poultry products each year, and employs more than 9,800 individuals.