ORBIS Announces 2021 Factory of the Year Winner
ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, recently named its Silao, Mexico plant the 2021 Plant of the Year. This annual ORBIS award recognizes one of its plants for its performance in safety, quality , service, innovation and overall operational efficiency.
This plant, located in the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico, employs more than 350 associates and supplies food, beverage, automotive and consumer goods companies with reusable packaging bins, containers , custom cushioning and pallets to move their products safely, efficiently and affordably. -effectively than single-use packaging. This factory has been awarded twice and was named ORBIS Factory of the Year in 2019.
“I am delighted to share that the Silao plant has had no recordable injuries for more than 1,000 days and achieved exceptional work quality and efficiency in 2021,” said Todd Mathes, executive vice president of operations at ORBIS Corporation. “A top performer, this plant consistently exemplifies success through a deep dedication to safety, an engaged culture and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction.”
The Silao plant, one of 14 ORBIS North American manufacturing plants considered for the award, won the 2021 Plant of the Year award for its strong performance in workplace safety, customer service and quality, as well as operational excellence. In 2021, Silao set new records for workplace safety, revenue generation and efficiency.
“A strong culture of teamwork, commitment and innovation has enabled the Silao plant to earn this recognition,” said Bill Ash, President of ORBIS. “We are very proud and appreciate the achievements of the plant and look forward to Silao’s continued success in the years to come.