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Orbis Corporation Acquires Linpac Material Handling


2-Jan-07 more news articles >

NEWS RELEASE – Orbis Corporation, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, announced today it has completed its acquisition of the North American Material Handling business of Linpac Group Limited, Birmingham, England.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.The acquired Linpac business manufactures bulk containers and pallets used in automotive, food, beverage and general industrial applications. Included in the purchase are manufacturing facilities in Georgetown and Bardstown, Kentucky.  Linpac’s materials handling business has approximately 285 employees in North America.  The transaction also includes Linpac’s sales, engineering and testing capabilities in Shanghai, China.

“The acquired business will strengthen the innovative product design and development capabilities that helped make Orbis a leading reusable packaging product and service provider in North America,” said Arthur Huge, president and chief executive officer of Menasha Corporation.

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