Nation Pizza And Foods Slices Response Time And Downtime



For 65 years, Nation Pizza and Foods has been a leading manufacturer of baked, prepared and frozen foods. They are experts at creating innovative solutions – from microwaveable panini sandwiches to sweet treats to legendary frozen pizzas. Their patented raised edge crusts and “fresh off the pan taste” of microwaveable products are just two state-of-the- art technologies that have given them a competitive edge.


Tracing their heritage to Father and Son Pizzeria in Chicago, this family-owned business has evolved into two USDA facilities in Schaumburg, Illinois and McPherson, Kansas. Today, Nation Pizza and Foods prepares over two million products a day for leading food customers and is the proud recipient of Nestlé’s “Contract Manufacturing Supplier of the Year Award” for 2011-12.

As times changed and their capabilities expanded, this progressive manufacturer sought a communication solution that would improve operational efficiency at its 190,000 square foot main plant with six production lines and over 600 employees.

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