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U.S. Poultry & Egg
Association
A proud member of the
National Chicken
Council
A proud member of the
Alabama Poultry & Egg
Association
A proud member of the
Mississippi Poultry
Association
A proud member of the
Women's Business
Enterprise
National Council
 

The Latest News

   
  

Jody BillupsJody Billups Named Jasper Plant Manager

Jody Billups has accepted the position of Plant Manager at our Jasper, Alabama facility.

Jody has worked for the Marshall Durbin Companies as our QA/HACCP Manager at the Jasper plant since October 8th, 2012.

Prior to that, Jody had over 17 years of experience in all areas of poultry processing from slaughter to further processing to export.

His experience includes Quality Assurance and Production Management, as well as Food Safety and Regulatory compliance.

His background includes USDA for poultry and red meat establishments with emphasis in all aspects of HACCP and includes Customer specific program implementation and management.

Jody will begin in his new position effective September 1st, 2013.

Please join us in congratulating Jody on his promotion and wishing him much success as he takes on his new responsibilities.

   
  

Dwayne Rawson Named Feedmill Manager

We are pleased to announce that Dwayne Rawson has accepted the position of Feed Mill Manager for the Waynesboro Complex. Dwayne will be responsible for the daily management of the Waynesboro Feed Mill.

Dwayne and his wife Karen live in the Waynesboro community. He has two sons, Jason and Jeremy, and one step-daughter, Holley.

Dwayne Retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years service in a variety of assignments ranging from recruiting to guided missile destroyers.

After returning home, he worked for Southern Hens for two years as an HR supervisor and a shipping supervisor. He worked for Wayne Farms in Laurel as IQF supervisor, shipping supervisor, debone supervisor and Feed Mill Superintendent.

Dwayne came to work for Marshall Durbin in 2009 as an inventory controller and was promoted to Assistant Feed Mill Manager in 2010.

His hobbies include hunting, fishing and working on his small farm.

Please join us in wishing Dwayne success as he takes on his new responsibilities!

Photograph
Dwayne Rawson

   
  

Jimmy Knight Retires After 50 Years

Congratulations to Mr. Jimmy Knight of the Waynesboro Feed Mill.

Jimmy celebrated his 50th anniversary of employment with Marshall Durbin Companies on July 3rd!  What an accomplishment!

The company is very grateful to him for all his hard work through the years.  Jimmy has been a wonderful asset to our Waynesboro Feed Mill for many years as well as the other locations he worked before settling in at the feed mill. 

Jimmy also chose to begin retirement a few days after his anniversary.  So we would all like to wish him the best in his well deserved retirement years.

Good luck Jimmy, from all of us at Marshall Durbin Companies!

Photograph
Todd Grisham (left), Southern Division Live Production Manager,
presents a plaque of recognition to Jimmy Knight.

   
  

Otha Hinton Retires After More Than 42 Years

Our Hattiesburg, MS, facility has announced the retirement of Otha Hinton, one of our longest-serving employees. 

Otha is the Shipping Supervisor for our night shift and joined Marshall Durbin on November 23, 1970. That's over forty-two years of service! 

Thank you, Otha, for your loyalty and dedication over those years and congratulations on your retirement!

Photograph
Walter Schreiber (left), Shift Manager, and Todd Shoemake (right),
Shipping Manager, present a plaque of recognition to Otha Hinton.

   
  

Shannon Morgan Promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations

We are pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2013, Shannon Morgan has assumed the position of Executive Vice President of Operations for the Marshall Durbin Food Corporation. 

In this position, Shannon is responsible for all processing, live operations and sales for the company. 

Shannon has been with Marshall Durbin since April 26, 2010, as our Vice President of Live Operations and has twenty years experience in the poultry industry. He has a BS in Poultry Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University.

Please join us in wishing Shannon much success as he takes on his new responsibilities.

   
  

Jasper Plant Earns Clean Water Award From U.S. Poultry & Egg Association

The Jasper Plant has been awarded U.S. Poultry & Egg Associationís 2013 Clean Water Award. 

Presented annually, the award recognizes excellence in the operation of wastewater treatment plants in the poultry industry. 

The presentations were made during USPOULTRYís Environmental Management Seminar, held in New Orleans, LA. The winners were selected by a committee made up of industry engineers and managers, university personnel, and retired state regulatory officials.

Awards are presented in two categories, full treatment and pretreatment. The pretreatment category includes facilities that discharge pretreated effluent to publicly-owned, full treatment facilities. To be eligible, a facility must have a minimum of two years of no significant non-compliances or notices of violations or any other type of enforcement action.

Marshall Durbin's Jasper, AL, facility was selected as the winner in the pretreatment category. 

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is an all-feather organization representing the complete spectrum of todayís poultry industry, with a focus on progressively serving member companies through research, education, communication, and technical assistance. Founded in 1947, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is based in Tucker, GA.

Thank you to all our employees that helped make this happen!


Amanda Durham (right), Wastewater Superintendent at the
Jasper Plant, accepts the company's award from John
Pierson (left), Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute,
and a member of the selection committee.

 

   
  

Hattiesburg and Jasper Plants Earn BRC Certification

The Marshall Durbin Food Corporation is proud to have attained Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked scheme certification applying the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety at our Hattiesburg, MS plant and our Jasper, AL plant. 

The BRC standard is based on food safety and demonstrates that the products are manufactured and handled in a manner that ensures the quality and safety of the products. The BRC standard is used globally and is not required by regulation but is a voluntarily certification.

Our thanks go out to all the employees that helped make this happen!

      

   
  

Hannah LewisNew Broiler Flock Supervisor in Waynesboro

Our Waynesboro complex welcomes Hannah Lewis as its newest Broiler Flock Supervisor in the Southern Division.

Hannah is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi with a B.A. in Liberal Arts. 

She has 4 years of experience in the poultry industry working with Sanderson Farms.

Hannahís husband Cliff Lewis and their children Cally, Ivy, and Ryder live in the Rustin community in Laurel, MS.

When she has spare time, Hannah enjoys spending time with her family, dancing and photography.

Welcome aboard, Hannah!

   
  

Waynesboro Complex Employees With 25 Or More Years Of Service

Our Waynesboro Complex celebrated anniversaries of 10 employees with 25 or more years of service! 

Wow! 

Over 300 collective years! 

Congratulations to (left to right) Roland Beck, Carl Clark, Carl Kendrick, Calvin Mozingo, Allen Hudson, Vander Walley, Mary Nell Palmer and Jimmy Knight. Not pictured are Randy OíNeal and Terry Williams. 

Thank you for all your hard work!

   
  

Rich Eddington Named Corporate Sales Manager

We are pleased to announce that Rich Eddington has accepted the position of Corporate Sales Manager for the Marshall Durbin Companies. 

Rich will be responsible for the daily management of our sales program.

Rich has over twenty years of sales experience in the poultry industry and has worked for Seaboard Farms, Koch Foods and Gold Kist/Pilgrimís Pride before joining Marshall Durbin as manager of the Tarrant Distribution Center a year ago. 

He has a BS in Business Administration and a BS in Economics from Berry College in Rome, Georgia.

Please join us in wishing Rich success as he takes on his new responsibilities!

   
  

Eric OareEric Oare Named New Director of Sales

We are proud to announce that Eric Oare has accepted the position of Director of Sales for Marshall Durbin. 

In this capacity he will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities for the company.

Eric has over twenty years of sales experience in the poultry industry and previously worked for Gold Kist and Wayne Farms before joining Marshall Durbin as Sales Manager in 2006.

He has a BBA in Marketing from North Georgia College. Eric and his wife Linda live in the Trussville area with their two sons, Eric III and James, and their daughter Taylor.

Please join us in wishing Eric success as he takes on his new responsibilities.

 

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