Ogden, Utah, November 6, 2019 – Capstone Nutrition (“Capstone” or the “Company”), one of the largest contract manufacturers of health and dietary supplements in the United States, has received the 2019 Utah Manufacturer of the Year Award from the Utah Manufacturers Association (“UMA”). This is the 2nd consecutive year Capstone was awarded this honor. The UMA selected Capstone from among the most exceptional Utah manufacturers, who together produce more than $20 billion in economic output. Members of the Capstone team were presented the award at the annual UMA Awards Ceremony on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019.
“Among a field of very qualified manufacturers, we are thrilled to be recognized once again as UMA’s pick for Manufacturer of the Year. This back-to-back award validates Capstone’s remarkable efforts in continuing to embrace our cultural values as a team, and being disciplined in our individual roles. Our vision of ‘Life Improved’ means we share success as a team, including our customers, vendors, shareholders and community. Capstone’s success is due to our dedicated and talented people, and their families who support them,” said Jared Leishman CEO. “I’m proud to be part of a great team of people who love to work here, and who make some of the best and most innovative nutrition products in the world.”
Capstone continues to make huge strides in an enterprise-wide LEAN transformation led by COO Kevin Elsberry and Plant General Manager James Hinkle. Commenting on the journey, Elsberry said, “It’s been invigorating to see how quickly our team has embraced and applied the principles of LEAN thinking. We are seeing results of a true cultural shift every day in operational improvements, increased efficiency and industry-leading performance.” Remarking on the team’s rigor, Hinkle added, “I am proud of the team! They continually embody the cultural values and constantly challenge the status quo. It is great to be part of such a high-performance team!”
Adam Adelmann, EVP of Sales and Commercial Operations added, “We care about our customers. We are their champions, and it shows. With each operational barrier we remove, and with every new efficiency we gain, we are continually coming through for our customers and adding value for their brands around the world. Capstone is proud to be recognized once again as UMA’s Manufacturer of the Year. It reinforces our message that Capstone Nutrition is the right partner to deliver innovative, premium quality products for an extremely good value.”
About Capstone Nutrition
Capstone Nutrition is the leading pure play, turnkey developer and manufacturer of high quality nutrition. Capstone is a one stop shop for innovators in nutrition, bringing to bear the experience of dedicated scientists and trusted industry professionals. Since 1992, Capstone has been formulating, developing, manufacturing and packaging a wide range of capsules, tablets, and powders for customers throughout the globe. Headquartered at its state-of-the-art facility in Ogden, Utah, Capstone is known for exceptional quality and market-leading product development. The Company maintains the highest industry certifications recognizing its exceptional manufacturing standards, including Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (“TGA”), NSF GMP, and NSF for Sport certification. For more information, please visit www.CapstoneNutrition.com.