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ORBIS Corporation leads the way in manufacturing excellence

Local packaging company makes investments in equipment, training

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. – ORBIS Corporation, operating a local manufacturing plant in Osage City, Kansas, is the North American leader in plastic reusable packaging. It serves the food, beverage, retail and automotive industries with reusable totes, custom dunnage, pallets and bulk containers. ORBIS is privately owned by Menasha Corporation and has 11 manufacturing plants across North America.


Portion of new equipment being delivered to ORBIS Corporation’s Osage City plant in April.

ORBIS employs 70 people from the local Osage City area and recently invested in new presses, technology and automation to gain processing efficiency and additional manufacturing flexibility to better serve its customers. At this facility, hand-held totes, trays and bins are manufactured for use in the food, beverage and retail industries.

As the leader in plastic reusable packaging manufacturing, ORBIS offers a variety of technical jobs at the Osage City plant in tooling, press operations, process technicians and quality assurance.

“We also recently upgraded our training program to include extensive, ongoing technical and operational education. I am confident that these programs will provide our employees with growth opportunities,” said Doug Miller, regional manufacturing director for ORBIS.

As part of Menasha Corporation, ORBIS offers very competitive compensation and benefits to attract potential employees from the community.

According to Todd Mathes, vice president of manufacturing for ORBIS, “At all of our plants, employees have the opportunity to bring innovation and new ideas to plant processes and technologies. Our employees want to grow, learn new skills and have an impact on this business.”

Additionally, ORBIS is a strong corporate citizen in the local community and supports organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America, CASA, Mid-America Nutrition Program and Washburn Tech Recycled Rides Program. Employees can get involved in many of these community-giving efforts, from fundraisers to donations to local nonprofit organizations in need. ORBIS offers its employees volunteering opportunities and recently started a college scholarship program for local high school students.

With more than 60 years in plastics manufacturing, ORBIS uses a variety of manufacturing processes throughout its manufacturing footprint, including injection-molding, structural foam molding and thermoforming. ORBIS has more than 50 global locations in North America and Europe and is a subsidiary of family-owned Menasha Corporation, founded in 1849.

For information about employment opportunities, contact ORBIS at 785-528-4875.


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