A special basketball was presented to Champion Petfoods last week by youth basketball players in appreciation for ongoing financial support for the Morinville Youth Basketball Association (MYBA) program. […]
Pleasant Homes Ltd has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction in the Indigenous Relations – Best Practices Award of Distinction. The finalists were announced Dec. 15. […]
Champion Petfoods, one of Morinville’s largest employers, is assuring the public that they have no plans to leave their home facility in Morinville anytime soon after concerns about a massive new manufacturing site being constructed in Parkland County. The response came following public concerns to Council following the company’s announcement of a new $200 million 420,000 square foot facility, in addition to an already existing site in Auburn, Kentucky. […]
Champion Petfoods LP held a groundbreaking ceremony commemorating the building of its new state-of-the-art, custom-fitted NorthStar Kitchens in Parkland County Thursday. The company says the new kitchens will be cooking by the spring of 2019, advancing the company’s mandate to make biologically appropriate pet foods for a growing global demand.
Champion Petfoods have been named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers of 2017; the second year Champion has been recognized as a top employer in the province.
Alberta’s Top Employers is an editorial competition that recognizes Alberta-based employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. […]
Frank Burdzy, The President and CEO of Champion Petfoods, one of Morinville’s largest employers, gave a detailed presentation to Council during their monthly Committee of the Whole meeting Nov. 16, sharing the recent successes and challenges his rapidly expanding pet food company has been facing. […]
During a report to Town Council at their Committee of the Whole meeting May 17, Champion Petfood’s President and CEO Frank Burdzy hinted at the possibility of a new replacement facility for the Morinville facility being built outside of the community. […]
Champion Petfoods celebrated the opening of the company’s new research facility Friday with a significant investment in community innovation and success. The monies were distributed to five local groups, each seeking to improve the quality of life in Morinville through education, health, arts and culture, cooperation, collaboration, and innovation. […]
Two Morinville businesses were finalists in the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction held in Edmonton Friday night. Champion Petfoods was a finalist in the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction in the Marketing Category, and Smith Music was a finalist in the 2015 Employer of Youth Distinction. […]
by Colin Smith
Champion Petfoods is expanding its operations in Morinville with construction of a new $5.9 million product development facility. The 9,500 square foot facility, announced Nov. 17, will be known as the BAFRINO Research and Innovation Centre and will be located behind Champion’s existing administrative offices. The new facility will also create 10 new knowledge-based jobs focused on the development of new pet foods for the company’s ACANA and ORIJEN product lines… […]