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Orbis names top workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin

Friday, June 19, 2015

ORBIS Corporation, manufacturer of sustainable reusable packaging and an expert in supply chain optimization, is pleased to announce that it has once again been selected as one of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces. ORBIS’ Oconomowoc headquarters was named #17 among mid-sized companies (150-499 employees) in the five-county area around Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Additionally, ORBIS received a special award based on “Ethics,” recognizing how ORBIS operates with strong values and ethics. This special award was given only to ORBIS out of all 150 recognized companies. This recognition is based upon the standout scores and specific survey statements that were made by its employees.

ORBIS employs nearly 200 people at its Oconomowoc, Wis. headquarters. Overall, the company has approximately 1,800 employees in 40 locations across North America, Europe and Asia.

The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. In 2015, Top Workplaces surveyed 250 companies and more than 67,000 employees in Southeastern Wisconsin.

As a subsidiary of Neenah, Wis. based Menasha Corporation, ORBIS Corporation is committed to creating a work environment that offers opportunities for growth, inspiration and leadership. In addition, ORBIS employees have access to online career resources, internal training programs, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, competitive benefits, online leadership development tools and a best-in-class online talent management system.

In 2011, the company successfully launched development programs to enhance the growth potential of its employees – from shop floor to corporate leadership positions. The programs have been praised for facilitating company-wide engagement, leading to a combined graduation of just shy of 500 employees and a 68 percent Employee Engagement Rate (as compared to a U.S. average of 29.6 percent).

According to Bill Ash, president of ORBIS Corporation, “I recognize that each and every employee in our company contributes to ORBIS’ leadership in our industry. We are committed to each other and passionate about delivering value each and every day. To be recognized for creating a great place to work is truly an honor that belongs to all of us. After all, we collectively have created this company that we can be proud of.”

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Sunday, June 14.

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