Light on the wallet too. Orbis Corp., a Menasha Corp. subsidiary that manufactures plastic reusable packaging for use in material handling applications, has received the Orion Environmental Stewardship Award for its use of energy-efficient lighting. By installing energy-saving lighting fixtures manufactured by Orion Energy Systems in its Pleasant Prairie, Wis., facility, Orbis will conserve approximately 333,333 kilowatts per year and 6.6 million kilowatts over the fixtures' lifetime.
Chain of gold. Ryder Supply Chain Solutions was among the group of companies recently honored with a 2003 Golden Link Award from Lucent's Supply Chain Networks. Golden Link suppliers are chosen based on such factors as quality, timeliness of delivery, technology, innovation and overall value.
Best in show. National Logistics Management Inc. (NLM), a provider of time-critical freight logistics management service, received the Special Recognition Award from General Motors and Vector SCM at the 2004 North American International Auto Show. NLM was one of six suppliers in North America to be honored for providing outstanding logistics service in 2003.