Evapco Inc., Taneytown, Md., received a "Spirit of Excellence Award" from Hormel Foods Corp., Austin, Minn., for its service to Hormel in 2015.

One of 87 Hormel suppliers recognized in 2015, Evapco received the award from Hormel for the second consecutive year. According to Hormel, the awards are given to suppliers that maintain a minimum supplier rating index score of 92 throughout a 12-month period. Award criteria include meeting performance requirements, making on-time deliveries and providing a high level of customer support.