ORBIS Corporation, an international manufacturer of sustainable reusable packaging and an expert in supply chain optimization, has announced that its Toronto, Ontario, facility has been named 2016 Plant of the Year. This annual award honors an ORBIS plant for its performance in the areas of safety, operational performance, quality and service.
The Toronto plant was one of ORBIS' 11 manufacturing facilities considered for the award. This plant was selected primarily for its impressive safety record, sustained employee engagement, superior operational performance and strong customer focus.
"Best-in-class manufacturing is critical to our leadership in the reusable packaging industry," said Bill Ash, ORBIS president. "This year, the Toronto plant is being recognized for this caliber of performance."
The Toronto plant is an injection-molding facility and manufactures bakery trays, distribution totes, environmental bins/carts and beverage shells. It employs more than 140 in the greater Toronto area. This is the third Plant of the Year award the Toronto facility has received. It previously won the award in 2012 and 2015.
About ORBIS Corporation
With more than 160 years of material handling expertise and 50 years of plastics innovations, ORBIS consists of a portfolio of businesses that meet the material handling needs of companies across many industries. ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively. 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. ORBIS tracks and measures its own resource utilization to continuously conserve natural resources and reduce waste. For more information, please visit www.orbiscorporation.com, www.facebook.com/ORBISCorporation, www.twitter.com/orbiscorp or www.youtube.com/orbiscorp.
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