OCONOMOWOC, Wis., USA — December 1, 2016 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international manufacturer of reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, hired Todd Mathes as vice president of manufacturing for its plastics operations. With more than 25 years of manufacturing, marketing, sales and new business experience, Mathes was hired to manage a range of manufacturing and supply chain operations activities at ORBIS.
Prior to joining ORBIS, Mathes worked at Berry Plastics Corporation, where he most recently served as the executive vice president for manufacturing operations. In his role at ORBIS, Mathes will lead the manufacturing operations at ORBIS with a strong emphasis on operational efficiency, continuous improvement, employee engagement and customer focus.
“With his plastics industry experience, leadership skills and technical knowledge, Todd is a valuable addition to our organization,” said Bill Ash, president of ORBIS Corporation. “As a member of our executive leadership team, Todd will complement our efforts to navigate continuous growth and help us better serve our customers with world-class capabilities.”
As a multi-process manufacturer, with injection-molding, structural foam molding, thermoforming and dunnage fabrication capabilities, ORBIS manufactures a variety of standard and custom reusable totes, bulk containers, pallets and dunnage in operations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and China.
Mathes will be based out of the ORBIS headquarters in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.
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