Todd Mathes_optUS reusable packaging manufacturer Orbis has appointed Todd Mathes (pictured) as vice-president of manufacturing for its plastics operations.

Mathes has over 25 years of manufacturing, marketing sales and new business experience. He joins from Berry Plastics Corp, where he most recently served as vice-president of manufacturing operations.

Orbis president, Bill Ash, said: “With his plastics industry experience, leadership skills and technical knowledge, Todd is a valuable addition to our organisation.”

Orbis manufactures a variety of standard and custom reusable totes, bulk containers, pallets and dunnage in operations throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and China.

Mathes will be based at the company’s headquarters in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.