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    AL FVL Autumn 2021 digital edition – Moving forward together through disruption

    2021-11-03T16:01:00Z

    The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker

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    Developing packaging and logistics for electric vehicle supply chains

    2021-10-18T06:00:00Z

    Logistics and packaging providers are working increasingly with new start-up and traditional OEMs to meet the needs of EV supply chains. Executives from Ryder and  Orbis share insights on the ongoing changes, challenges and opportunities.

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    Making sustainable optimizations in automotive supply chains

    2021-08-13T11:58:00Z

    Today’s consumer wants to buy from sustainable brands. The rise of the circular economy concept, coupled with pressure from both consumers and regulators for more sustainable products, is pushing automotive OEMs to reevaluate their processes across the supply chain.

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    Think Tank: Pack to the future

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    Experts from packaging suppliers DS Smith and ORBIS share new ideas, innovations and new opportunities in automotive packaging and container management that will play key roles in supply chain sustainability and eliminating cost in the European supply chain.

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    Watch: Building a viable and sustainable European battery supply base

    2021-04-23T15:25:00Z

    The huge demand for lithium-ion batteries is requiring massive investments and new supply sources across Europe, and experts from BMW Group, EV battery startup Britishvolt and packaging supplier ORBIS Europe reveal the supply chain opportunities and changes ahead.

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    Opinion: The durable benefits of metal packaging

    2021-03-03T16:09:00Z

    The automotive and industrial industries have some of the most complex supply chains in the world. Evolving manufacturing processes, shifting consumer demands and new trends all impact the supply chain network for raw materials, components and finished goods. With the necessity to protect, move and sequence high-cost parts, metal solutions are becoming an increasingly popular packaging solution in these, and many other, industries.

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    Orbis moves into Canton to support packaging management at Nissan

    2020-09-01T05:00:00Z

    Orbis has set up a new facility in Canton, in the US state of Mississippi, to provide packaging management services for Nissan North America. Orbis’ reusable packaging management services unit – Orbis RPM – will operate on-site within Nissan’s plant, and handle inbound and outbound material logistics

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    ORBIS Metal Solutions Capabilities

    2020-06-17T11:15:00Z

    Orbis Video We understand the automotive/industrial supply chain and that packaging applications are not all alike. ORBIS custom metal solutions are designed and fabricated with durability, long service life and part protection in mind. ORBIS Metal Solutions are custom designed, prototyped and fabricated to offer you an integrated ...

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    Keila Sarai Aguilar Varela,
    Director de Mexico – Industrial VS,
    Orbis RPM

    Keila Aguilar holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Tecnologico de Monterrey and an MS in Sustainable Energy Systems from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She has worked as a Project Chief for Overseas Logistics at Nissan Mexicana, and also as a ...

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    Jürgen Krahé to lead reusable packaging expansion at Orbis

    2020-02-11T10:47:00Z

    Packaging supplier Orbis has appointed Jürgen Krahé as senior commercial director to lead its expansion of reusable packaging in the Europe, Middle East and North Africa (Emea) region…

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    Adam Dexheimer
    Director European Sales – EMEA
    Orbis

    Adam Dexheimer brings to industry a high-level understanding of reusable packaging used in automotive, food, beverage, and consumer goods. Throughout his career, Adam has worked side-by-side with customers to develop products and solutions in the area of supply chain and logistics throughout North America and Europe. His ...

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    AL Global Munich Awards – finalists revealed

    2019-05-29T14:58:00Z

    The finalists in the second Automotive Logistics Global Munich Awards have been announced following a tough judging process by a panel of independent industry experts…

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    ORBIS

    ORBIS Europe develops and manufactures foldable large containers that reduce logistics costs and optimize efficiency. The returnable plastic packaging solutions are suitable for different industries and can be customized to meet customer needs. As a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, ORBIS manufactures returnable packaging since 1849 ...

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    Q&A: Scott Krebs, Orbis

    2019-02-08T11:02:13Z

    What does Orbis see as the main problem in providing accurate data on where a container is, whether empty or full, and what is it doing to solve some of these problems for its automotive customers?In the automotive industry, one of the biggest obstacles is standardisation. Toyota puts identification on ...

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    The long way home

    2019-01-22T12:24:00Z

    For inbound automotive supply chains, returnable packaging just makes sense. No carmaker wants to spend money on wood, paper and cardboard again and again, only to have to fork out straight away for costly waste disposal.

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    Smart packaging: The quest for greater precision

    2017-07-17T12:33:15Z

    Packaging is one area in the automotive supply chain in which greater connectivity and ‘internet of things’ (IoT) devices have the potential to make significant improvements. Many of the chronic issues that accompany the management and flow of equipment, including missing or incorrect containers, damage to parts, as well as ...

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    Orbis hires Mathes as VP of manufacturing for plastics division

    2016-12-07T09:36:20Z

    US 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: ...

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    Orbis puts Heer in the hot seat for Europe

    2016-09-28T11:09:26Z

    US reusable packaging manufacturer Orbis has appointed David Heer (pictured) as senior commercial director for Orbis Europe. In his new role, Heer is responsible for leading the firm’s reusable packaging expansion in Europe.“We are thrilled to welcome David to the Orbis team. His involvement in diverse, multinational business environments makes ...

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    Packaging: Thinking smarter outside the box

    2016-07-20T16:34:52Z

    [sta_anchor id="1"]Tracking technology is playing an ever greater role in the effectiveness of returnable packaging, but still has some way to go before it becomes ubiquitousTracking returnable containers, racks and pallets has come a long way during the past few years, and while barcoding is still the dominant technology, radio ...