Closure Systems International Saltillo Receives Prestigious Global Quality Foundation Awards

MEXICO CITY – Closure Systems International (CSI) was recently honored by the Global Quality Foundation (GQF) at a presentation ceremony in Mexico City with two Gold (Elite) Awards. The GQF annually acknowledges companies throughout the country of Mexico which demonstrate leadership in Excellence, Innovation and Quality. The two Gold Awards received by CSI were:

  • Best Company in the category of plastic manufacturing - CSI en Saltillo S. de R.L. de CV
  • Director of the Year - Mr. Mario Garza, CSI Director of Manufacturing for Mexico and Costa Rica

The Gold Award for Best Company was accepted by CSI Saltillo Plant Manager Alejandro Mier Burnes. In his remarks, Mr. Burnes stated, “This significant award is the result of teamwork which began many years ago, in 1992. Throughout that span of time, each CSI Saltillo employee has contributed his/her personal dedication, discipline and perseverance to reach this high point today. I thank each of them for this important achievement and am very proud to share it with them. I am confident that CSI Saltillo will continue to set even higher goals, as we serve the changing needs of our customers.”

Mr. Mario Garza was among the founding group who began the CSI Saltillo manufacturing operations in 1992. As a testimony to his leadership, the plant recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Mr. Garza has played several key roles in the expansion and growth of CSI Saltillo, as well as spearheading many beneficial community outreach projects.

Dignitaries of note who attended the GQF ceremony included Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s Secretary for Communications and Transportation, who was honored for his efforts to advance infrastructure development in Mexico. The award presentation ceremony was covered by the national news media in Mexico, with all major TV, print and radio outlets represented.

About CSI

Closure Systems International, Inc. (CSI) is recognized as a global leader in closure design, manufacturing, and high speed application systems. In addition to quality closures and capping equipment, CSI provides unparalleled customer and technical services globally. Major categories served include carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, juices, isotonics, teas, adult beverages, dairy, foods, and automotive fluids.

CSI's closure systems solutions help customers maximize profits by increasing the marketability of their brands and optimizing their total cost of operations. In its 29 locations worldwide, CSI employs approximately 3,900 people. CSI is part of Reynolds Packaging Division, an operating division of the Rank Group.

About Global Quality Foundation

Global Quality Foundation (GQF) is an international interdisciplinary autonomous Foundation which seeks to improve processes and quality services. It is focused on meeting the needs of today's global society by rewarding and recognizing companies, institutions and individuals that have improved their performance and enriched the environment. GQF also promotes the culture of recognition for quality, excellence and services; supports the competitiveness of companies and organizations; and actively promotes social responsibility, sustainable development, fair trade and quality of education. Founded as a non-profit, Global Quality Foundation members represent thirty-six nations as well as institutions, companies and individuals around the world. For further information visit: