Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Orbis expands into Mexico

New plant located in Silao to strengthen company's presence throughout Latin America
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
May 07, 2014

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.

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

This complimentary white paper addresses areas of potential benefit to a grocery distributor considering an investment in automated case picking technology.

In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional ("dim") weight pricing for all ground packages regardless of their size. This complimentary white paper, "Dimensional Weight: Don't Let it Weigh You Down", can help you optimize your packaging operation to minimize the financial impacts of dimensional weight pricing.

Replacing older, less-efficient lift trucks at the right time can reduce your maintenance costs, improve your productivity and, most importantly, save money and maximize your return on investment. So how do you determine the right time to make a new, significant purchase? Download this complimentary white paper for guidance on how to determine the ideal time to replace lift trucks and how planned replacement can benefit your operation.

The prolonged operating hours of automated distribution operations leave limited time for maintenance. For tightly-scheduled fulfillment operations, unplanned downtime not only cuts into slim profit margins, it jeopardizes future business and customer loyalty. Download this complimentary white paper to learn five mission-critical benefits of implementing a resident maintenance program.

Debut of Pharma EXPO plays crucial role in increase.

Article Topics

News · Packaging · ORBIS · Mexico · All topics


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA