In its second AIB International audit, Direct Pack’s factory in Rockingham, NC. received a great score of 900 points, which is 90%. Direct Pack’s Rockingham manufacturing facility has been operational since spring 2017. The auditor commented that the year over year improvements are obvious, and concluded that the buy-in and participation in the AIB program was evident at all levels in the organization.

At Direct Pack we are committed to excellence and to ensuring that we meet the highest standards in all aspects of our business.  We want all of our customers to feel secure in their decision to work with us and know that everything we do is done to the highest of standards. General Manager Craig Griffith was very happy with the result: “Our Rockingham facility continued its pursuit of best in class status with another favorable AIB audit score. The results are a direct reflection of ongoing team member effort. Their willingness to embrace a product safe culture makes for a company I am proud to represent.”

American Institute of Baking (AIB) is a pioneer and leader in food safety auditing and education. The AIB inspection is conducted according to the AIB International Consolidated Standards. The Standards consist of five categories for inspection, with each category being worth 200 points. A passing score is 700 and above. The five Categories for Inspection are:

  • Operational Methods and Personnel Practices
  • Maintenance for Food Safety
  • Cleaning Practices
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Adequacy of Prerequisite Programs and Food Safety Programs