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  • Jeremy Galanty, GM_packaging at ALSC Global 2022

    Setting new standards for sustainable automotive packaging


    Packaging experts from GM, Magna and Orbis discuss implementing new guidelines for packaging and strategies to improve recycling and circularity in packaging materials.

  • Leon van der Merwe, Toyota

    Watch: Just-in-time for a new era – can supply chains become more resilient and still stay lean?


    Toyota’s Leon van der Merwe makes it clear that lean and just-in-time principles are as relevant for the OEM today as ever. But hear why aspects of the approach are changing.

  • Matthias Braun, VW battery

    Watch: Charging up battery logistics at Volkswagen


    Volkswagen Group is building its own gigafactories in Europe, and Matthias Braun is helping to define the logistics. Hear how the OEM and logistics providers like Maersk and Orbis are redefining standards and processes.

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


    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

  • Bob Petersen (Orbis), Robert Puta (Ryder), Richard Logan (Automotive Logistics)

    Developing packaging and logistics for electric vehicle supply chains


    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


    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.

  • Pack to the future think tank DS Smith and ORBIS

    Think Tank: Pack to the future


    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.

  • Building Europe’s battery supply base

    Watch: Building a viable and sustainable European battery supply base


    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.


    Opinion: The durable benefits of metal packaging


    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.


    Orbis moves into Canton to support packaging management at Nissan


    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


    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 ...

  • Keila Sarai Aguilar Varela

    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


    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

    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


    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 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


    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


    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.