U.S. Sugar Corp.


Realizing the competition from heavily subsidized foreign sugar producers was ramping up – as well as worldwide demand – made U.S. Sugar Corp. look at its operations.

“We were traditionally a company that farmed and made non-food-grade product,” says Robert Buker Jr., president. “We had no precision management or data collection systems in place.” He adds that the company’s business model depended on a lot of labor with not much analysis on how it could be done more efficiently.


U.S. Sugar Corp.