GNP Company Selects American Time's Wireless Time Technology

Clocks, synchronized time system will provide accurate time stamping for national provider of premium chicken products.


Dassel, Minn. November 7, 2016 - American Time, a market leader in synchronized time technology, announced today that GNP Company has selected its SiteSync IQ wireless timekeeping system. GNP Company is a provider of premium branded and custom chicken products – most notably Gold’n Plump and Just BARE Chicken – to retail, deli and foodservice customers.


With American Time’s SiteSync IQ wireless system, GNP Company will leverage a 25-watt master clock to control LED digital clocks and analog wireless clocks throughout its food processing campus. With the easy-to-read clocks viewable from every work station, plant workers can more easily and accurately log times during receiving, processing, finishing, placement in the coolers and finally shipping. To protect those clocks in the vicinity of cleaning rinses and spray-down processes, GNP Company chose American Time clear cover guards.


“We were using analog, free-running clocks that were not always reliable or easy to see,” said Greg Aubert, Director of Plant Operations for GNP Company. “This investment in precision time, from the foremost leader in synchronized systems, is an essential component of a highly efficient operation.”


“We’re thrilled to provide a national leader like GNP Company with the time technology it needs to meet its requirements and ensure efficient operations,” said George Wilkes, president of American Time. “Our range of synchronized time systems gave GNP Company options from which it could select the best fit and performance for its needs.”


Upon installation, the digital and analog clocks are recognized and synched by the master clock. All clocks will also automatically update for daylight saving time twice per year, further saving GNP Company maintenance time and cost.


About American Time - From clock parts for the White House to complete timekeeping systems for the largest corporations in the world to a presence in half of the K-12 districts in the U.S., American Time is the recognized leader in the manufacturing of integrated, custom timekeeping and notification systems. It offers Wi-Fi network clocks, Power over Ethernet (PoE) clocks, battery and digital clocks, as well as a master controller clock with the ability to run on a legacy wired system concurrently with a new wireless clock system. For more information, visit www.american-time.com

About GNP Company™ - Dedicated to Healthy Food, Families & Farms.
Based in St. Cloud, Minn. GNP Company is a provider of premium branded and custom chicken products to retail, deli and foodservice customers nationally. Founded by E.M. Helgeson in 1926 and purchased in 2013 by Maschhoff Family Food, GNP Company remains family-owned. It distributes products under the Just BARE® and Gold’n Plump® brand names. Together, the company’s more than 1,700 team members and about 360 family farm partners in Minnesota and Wisconsin provide enough chicken for about 5 million consumers annually. For more information about the company and its mission of “dedicated to healthy food, families and farms,” visit www.GNPCompany.com.

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