Orbis Corp.'s newest manufacturing facility — in Mexico — is now up and running.
The location in Silao measures 265,000 square feet and employs about 140 people, the Oconomowoc, Wis.-based company said.
Orbis will manufacture plastic containers, pallets and the company's BulkPak container and ORBIShield dunnage product lines
“The new facility features best-in-class design for efficient product flow, productivity and environmental sustainability,” President Bill Ash said in a statement.
Orbis, a subsidiary of Menasha Corp., previously said the new manufacturing capacity will help free up space for growth at U.S. operations.
The company already had service centers for its reusable plastic packaging in Mexico, but this is the first manufacturing location in the country.