Clipper Corporation is a global sourcing solutions provider, engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of uniforms and food service supplies to the hospitality industry. Clipper is dedicated to providing personal service with quick response time, exte
We don't like to boast, but we've won quite a few awards over the years.
And we're very proud of all our award-winning projects, capabilities and people.
While our work is rewarding, we're always delighted and honored when respected organizations recognize our achievements.
Clipper Named as Fast 100 Asian American Business by USPAACC
Clipper Founder & CEO Lina Hu Meets President Obama
Clipper CEO & Founder's Success Story Earns Magazine's Prestigious 25th Anniversary Cover
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, Lina Hu 2004
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Lina HuFounder, Chairman & CEO
"Without the dedication and support of our customers, we don't have a business.
And without our employees' passion, loyalty and the care they put into serving our customers, we don't have a business.
Our employees have helped us realize our goals and allowed us to deliver on our unwavering commitment to bring our customers the most innovative and highest quality products at the lowest possible price.
Our employees combined with our customers are the driving force of our business and the reason we continue to succeed."
Nineteen years ago, Lina came to the United States with a dream to create a better life for herself.
She felt that by living in the U.S. her chance for success would be up to her.
With little knowledge of the English language or American culture, Lina enrolled in English classes and researched continuously to gain a greater perspective about the needs of the foodservice and uniform industry and was determined to start a company that would become one of the largest foodservice and uniform industry's top suppliers.
When asked how Lina has brought Clipper Corporation from a small start-up company to where it is today she attributes it to four things; dedication, commitment, knowledge and delivery.
"What I enjoy most is the feeling I get when I go to a restaurant and see that the products they're using to help them carry out their jobs better are made by Clipper.
It makes me very proud that Clipper has contributed to their success."
While living in China, Lina obtained both an undergraduate degree in Statistics and a Masters Degree in Business.She currently sits on the esteemed Board of Trustees at Hampton University.She was once chosen as a "Finalist" for the prestigious Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" Award for the greater Los Angeles area which recognizes outstanding men and women whose accomplishments have benefited not only themselves, but their employees, the economy and the Los Angeles community.
She is also the proud recipient of the prestigious "Ernest Royal Pioneer Award" awarded by the Multi-Cultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance which is presented to individuals who best exemplify Ernie Royal's pioneering spirit and commitment to leadership in supporting diversity, mentoring and providing career opportunities in the foodservice industry.
Lina resides in Manhattan Beach, California and along with snowboarding, enjoys traveling the world.
Success Stories | Clipper Chairman/CEO Lina Hu selected for Ã¢Â€ÂœReal People, Real SuccessÃ¢Â€Â� ad campaign. | Clipper supplies over a million branded utensils for national ad campaign. | Clipper cookware prepares over 100 Million Grand Slam Breakfasts for DennyÃ¢Â€Â™s. | Clipper engineers precision scoop to provide a better customer experience. | Clipper makes new Target uniform program rollout easy and effortless. | Success Stories | Read More Â»Clipper Corporation | Solutions | Success Stories
Recently Lina Hu, Clipper Corporation's Chairman/CEO was included in Burger King Corporation's most recent Print Ad Campaign "Real People, Real Success."Lina Hu Burger King Ad
This campaign focuses on, and includes, successful Burger King employees, franchisees, and suppliers.
Ms. Hu was very proud and honored to be a part of this campaign as one of Burger King's top vendors and has praised Burger King for their "culture of inclusion and respect for diversity."
Lina Hu, our Founder, Chairman & CEO, immigrated to America from China with a dream of becoming a leader and entrepreneur.She arrived without knowledge of the English language, but with aspirations to establish herself in this land of opportunity.
After her unsuccessful attempt to find work as a dishwasher to earn a basic living and because of her dedication, commitment and unwavering belief in her dream, she founded Clipper Corporation in 1994.
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