Global ORBIS automotive contacts:
Tel: +1 262 560 5560
Tel: +49 172 6801406
Tel: +52 614 430 2200
Tel: +49 172 6801406
percentage of business in automotive
OEMs – VW, GM, Toyota, Ford, FCA, Nissan, BMW, Daimler, Volvo, Hundai, Kia, Caterpillar, John Deere, Paccar, Cummins
Tier suppliers – Magna, Lear, Adient, Yazaki, Denso, Faurecia, Bosch, Continental, ZF, Asian, Mobis, Valeo, Yanfend, Mahle
$2.4 billion (Menasha Corporation)
location of activities
North America, Europe, India, South America, China
ORBIS helps automotive manufacturers and suppliers optimise their global supply chain and drive sustainability with reusable packaging
ORBIS Corporation provides a costeffective solution for today’s global OEMs and tier suppliers to move their parts faster and safer. ORBIS is the reusable packaging leader in North America, with sales and services experts who understand the global automotive supply chain, international shipping loops and marketplace trends.
As a leading global manufacturer of reusable plastic StakPak totes, ORBIShield dunnage, BulkPak containers and pallets for the automotive industry, ORBIS uses a proven process to implement packaging programmes that drive sustainability, cost reduction and supply chain efficiency. ORBIS offers reusable packaging products that are ideal for the lighter and smaller parts needed for today’s vehicles, as well as many bulk packaging solutions for heavier-duty powertrain and heavy stamping applications.
In addition to financial benefits, reusable packaging also provides tremendous environmental benefits. Reusable containers and pallets are excellent alternatives to single-use boxes or pallets and are fully recyclable at the end of their service life. The all-plastic design and construction cannot harbour pests, mould or fungus and are ideal for international shipments.
New and innovative bulk packaging solutions
ORBIS offers a new line of 1,000mm x 1,200mm BulkPak containers for European OEMs, as well as a variety of extendedlength containers for the transport of large components. The new BulkPaks are available in four different heights and hold up to 900kg.
ORBIShield protective dunnage
Rely on ORBIS for custom protective dunnage from its ORBIShield line to protect parts during transit, assembly and storage. Using all types of foam, sheet and fabric materials, and state-of-the-art technology, ORBIS is your leader in reusable dunnage.
Robust global network
ORBIS has sales, service, and manufacturing locations throughout the world, including North America, Europe and Asia. With local expertise in each area, ORBIS understands the specific needs of these marketplaces. ORBIS Shanghai has the capability to design, test and manufacture a full range of packaging products to support the needs of ORBIS’ global customers in Asia. ORBIS’ new plant in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico serves Latin America and beyond.
Reusable Packaging Management services
ORBIS Reusable Packaging Management (RPM) services include demand planning, asset tracking, cleaning, sorting and repair to provide long-term value at all points in the supply chain. Implementation services engineers are also available on-site or off-site to support rapid and seamless implementation.
Single-source provider with comprehensive product selection
ORBIS is well-suited to meet the needs of a wide range of automotive and industrial applications, including vehicle assembly/ sub-assembly, component storage, work-inprocess, kitting/sequencing and distribution. ORBIS offers the broadest array of standard plastic reusable packaging products, including:
• New 1,200×1,000mm and 1,200x800mm FLCs that offer the highest unit load capacity for European applications
• Hand-held totes from 12 in x 7 in to 48 in x 22 in
• Pallets from 20 in x 28 in to 48 in x 72 in and top caps used to mix loads of small lot containers, bulk containers and metal racks
• ORBIShield protective dunnage for all types of hand-held containers, bulk bins or pallets
• Custom products – ORBIS works with customers to determine their unique needs and will design and fabricate optimal custom containers, pallets and dunnage