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Orbis Corporation Expands In Mexico

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

New plant Located in Silao to Strengthen Presence throughout Latin America

ORBIS Corporation has announced that it has begun construction on a North American manufacturing plant in Silao, located in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Official construction begins today, with plans to complete the facility by the end of the year. Silao is 390 km/250 miles northwest of Mexico City.

ORBIS is North America’s leader in reusable packaging and is a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, which was founded in 1849.

This expansion in Mexico enables ORBIS to be more responsive with customers in this geographic area, with local manufacturing, expertise, resources and capabilities, while improving its service reach throughout Latin America.

According to Bill Ash, president, ORBIS Corporation, “We are very pleased to make this investment in the future of ORBIS Corporation in Mexico. This will allow us to better provide our customers in this region with dedicated, local support. This move into Mexico will strengthen ORBIS’ value to customers, with local manufacturing capabilities and support to meet their specific needs.”

ORBIS has approximately 40 sales, service and manufacturing locations in North American, Europe and Asia and 1,600 employees worldwide.

For more information, please contact Heather Markovich at hmarkovich@corecreative.com.

About ORBIS Corporation
ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively. Using a proven approach, ORBIS experts analyze its customers’ systems, design a solution and execute a reusable packaging program for longer-term cost savings and sustainability. Using life-cycle assessments to compare reusable and single-use packaging, ORBIS also helps customers reduce their overall environmental impact. ORBIS Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, the 3rd oldest family owned manufacturing business in the United States. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. For more information, please visit www.orbiscorporation.com, www.linkedin.com/company/orbis-corporation, www.facebook.com/ORBISCorporation, or www.youtube.com/orbiscorp.

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