ORBIS Recognizes Silao, Mexico Facility as 2021 Plant of the Year
OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — May 3, 2021 — ORBIS® Corporation — an international leader in reusable packaging — recently named its Silao, Mexico, facility its 2021 Plant of the Year. This annual ORBIS award honors one of its plants for its performance in safety, quality, service, innovation and overall operational efficiency.
This plant, located in the state of Guanajuato in Central Mexico, employs more than 350 associates and provides food, beverage, automotive and consumer goods companies with reusable packaging totes, containers, custom dunnage and pallets to move their products safely, efficiently and more cost-effectively than single-use packaging. This plant is a two-time award recipient and was named the ORBIS Plant of the Year in 2019.
“I am excited to share that the Silao plant has had zero recordable injuries for more than 1,000 days and achieved tremendous quality and workplace efficiency in 2021,” said Todd Mathes, executive VP of operations at ORBIS Corporation. “A top performer, this plant consistently exemplifies success through a deep dedication to safety, an engaged culture and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction.”
The Silao plant — one of 14 ORBIS North American manufacturing facilities considered for the award — won the 2021 Plant of the Year Award for its strong performance in workplace safety, customer service and quality, as well as operational excellence. During 2021, Silao set new records in safety, revenue generation and workplace efficiency.
“A strong culture of teamwork, commitment and innovation helped the Silao plant earn this recognition,” said Bill Ash, president of ORBIS. “We are very proud and appreciative of the plant’s accomplishments and are looking forward to continued success from Silao in the years to come.”
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About ORBIS Corporation
With more than 170 years of material handling expertise and 65 years of plastics innovations, ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively with reusable totes, pallets, containers, dunnage and racks. Using a proven approach, ORBIS experts analyze 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 is a part of Menasha Corporation, one of the oldest family-owned manufacturers in the United States. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. Headquartered in Oconomowoc, ORBIS has more than 2,500 employees and 55 locations throughout North America and Europe. For more information, please visit:
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