Whirley-DrinkWorks! Statement about Coronavirus/COVID-19 Safety
On behalf, of the entire Whirley-DrinkWorks! team, we hope this message finds you and your families safe and in good health.
The top priority, at Whirley-DrinkWorks!, has always been the safety and the well-being of our Customers and TeamMates. Therefore, I personally want to update you on everything we are doing to ensure the safety of our products and our commitment to support your business during these unprecedented times.
Whirley-DrinkWorks! is committed to highest standards of cleanliness, and health safety protocols. Since 2015, we have been a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and Safe Quality Food (SFQ) Level 2 Certified manufacturer of food and beverage packaged products. This certification entails following the strictest operational protocols, thus enabling our products to be used directly from the box without the need for further washing. Beyond SQF, we also follow all FDA regulations and our products are tested by 3rd party auditors. These test results can be shared, accordingly.
During these extraordinary times, we have also instituted additional safety procedures for our TeamMates, including mandated temperature checks before each shift, as well as implementing policies focused on reducing non-essential travel, group meeting sizes, and remote working.
In addition, for our DrinkWorks! and EasyGo! Asian produced products, we are instituting additional safety precautions.
Most of our products are manufactured, by GFSI Certified Asian Supplier Partners. Therefore, a surface sanitizing treatment is performed on all products prior to final packaging. In addition, the leadership teams, at these facilities, have developed similar daily temperature screening protocols.
According to the CDC, there is a very low risk of virus spread from products or packaging that are shipped from Asia over a period of days or weeks. There is currently no evidence to support the transmission of COVID-19 associated with imported goods. It is worth noting there have not been any cases in USA associated with imported goods.
Our Commitment to your Business
Whirley-DrinkWorks! has been fortunate to operate for 60 years, as a financially secure, family owned business. During these difficult times, we have remained operational in support of our medical drinkware customers providing products to keep patients hydrated while in hospital, along with some additional customers not adversely impacted by today’s events.
As you work through these current challenges and plan to re-open your business, our Sales Team is available to answer any questions you may have about your current orders, planning future orders and providing inventory solutions. In addition, we understand that maximizing your food & beverage category revenue will be important and our team is here to assist.
Please know we are available and want to understand your concerns and opportunities so we can be better prepared to provide the service level you have come to expect from us.
Please Stay Safe and Stay in Touch,
Mark Charbonneau, VP Sales and Marketing