SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS PRESS CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS ORBIS PRESENCE AT MODEX

ATLANTA – ORBIS Corporation will host three significant initiatives at MODEX 2012. At an exclusive press conference, the company, a leader in sustainable reusable packaging, will unveil a major sustainability initiative that promises to positively impact the material handling industry by changing the way companies look at environmental sustainability as a driving benefit to their bottom line. Additionally, ORBIS is conducting a special open-invitation panel discussion to explore the benefits of reusable packaging through the first-hand experiences of ORBIS customers – representatives from major international brands such as Coca-Cola and Office Depot. Finally, the company will introduce an extensive and innovative new line of shelf bins from LEWISBins+, a subsidiary of ORBIS Corporation, with first-hand looks at the new products and one-on-one interview opportunities.

Details about each initiative follow.

SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS PRESS CONFERENCE
WHAT: A press conference to unveil a new life cycle assessment based sustainability analysis initiative from ORBIS Corporation. The initiative is designed to conduct a comparative look at packaging scenarios. ORBIS will generate a report for customers that compares user packaging data and identifies potential opportunities for increased environmental sustainability. “This program is a great step for us, our customers and for the material handling industry,” said Bob Klimko, director, business development, ORBIS Corporation, who will lead the press conference. “At ORBIS, we do much more than manufacture reusable packaging and our Life Cycle Assessment proves it. We are able to give our customers numbers that will help them identify and understand their environmental sustainability, and take advantage of opportunities for improvement.”

WHERE: MODEX at Georgia World Congress Center, Room C213 (Press Room)
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 7 – 9:00 a.m.
CONTACT: For more information, please contact Marianne Dale, for ORBIS Corporation at 414-299-3965, or via e-mail at marianne@corecreative.com.

REUSABLE PACKAGING CUSTOMER PANEL DISCUSSION
WHAT: Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from world-class companies, including Office Depot, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated and United Sortation Solutions. These leading companies will share their insight, including how reusable packaging is used in their supply chain, how they decided to implement reusable packaging solutions, how it drives environmental and financial sustainability, operational efficiency, as well as other key benefits, takeaways and trends. You are invited to attend this customer panel and hear firsthand how ORBIS’s solutions positively impact the environment and customers’ businesses. And please join us for the VIP hospitality event, immediately following the panel.

WHERE: MODEX at Georgia World Congress Center, Room C105
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 7 – Customer panel 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
VIP hospitality event to follow.
CONTACT: For more information, please contact Marianne Dale, for ORBIS Corporation at 414-299-3965, or via e-mail at marianne@corecreative.com.

LEWISBins+ NEW PRODUCT LINE ANNOUNCEMENT
WHAT: LEWISBins+, a subsidiary of ORBIS Corporation, will offer a firsthand look at their new line of innovative shelf bins at MODEX 2012. The bins feature an innovative re-engineering that changes the traditional approach to shelf bins, making a dramatic difference in day-to-day labor efficiencies. With 21 sizes to cover a wide variety of applications, the new full line of LEWISBins+ shelf bins are designed to replace limited-use corrugated boxes for long-term cost and labor savings.

WHERE: MODEX at Georgia World Congress Center, Booth 2700
WHEN: Monday, Feb. 6 and Tuesday, Feb. 7
Private appointments available between 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CONTACT: To book a private appointment, please contact Marianne Dale, for ORBIS Corporation at 414-299-3965, or at marianne@corecreative.com.

 

About ORBIS Corporation
ORBIS Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Menasha Corporation. With more than 150 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 its 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, the 3rd oldest family owned business in the United States. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. ORBIS tracks and measure our own resource utilization to continuously conserve natural resources and reduce waste. For more information, please visit www.orbiscorporation.com, www.facebook.com/ORBISCorporation, or www.youtube.com/orbiscorp.

About LEWISBins+
LEWISBins+ manufactures a comprehensive line of durable plastic container systems for storage, work-in-process, assembly, organizational and merchandising applications. Its product line includes part bins, shelf bins, divider boxes and heavy duty storage totes, which integrate with a wide array of metal storage systems and wire products. These products help world-class companies reduce costs through improved assembly operations, reduced linear workspace and reduced product damage. LEWISBins+ may be reached at 877-97LEWIS or visited on-line at www.lewisbins.com.