OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Dec. 8, 2020 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, adds the new Odyssey® rackable pallet to its robust list of award-winning product offerings. The 40-by-48-inch Odyssey pallet is an innovative reusable packaging solution that supports heavy loads and provides stability with unique design features, including optional steel reinforcements and molded-in frictional elements. Designed to optimize storage, reduce product damage and offer dimensional consistency, this rackable pallet is ideal for a variety of applications and markets, including food processing, cold storage, dry goods, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, raw materials and more.
Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year award is the premier award for new products in the manufacturing and warehousing/distribution industries, providing the material handling audience with information about the top new products in their fields. Finalists, such as the Odyssey pallet, are selected by a panel and voted on by readers. The Odyssey is one of six products represented in the Material Handling Systems category.
“We are honored to have the Odyssey recognized by such an esteemed publication,” said Alison Zitzke, senior product manager for ORBIS Corporation. “The Odyssey pallet is a great representation of the innovative plastic offerings we at ORBIS strive to produce. It expands the work we do to improve product and associate safety, create a sustainable supply chain, and better serve our customers’ application requirements.”
Voting takes place within the New Products for Engineers database at www.plantengineering.com/NP4E
through Feb. 5, 2021. Winners will be announced at the annual Engineering Awards in Manufacturing Dinner in downtown Chicago this April 2021 and listed in the May 2021 issue of Plant Engineering magazine.
About ORBIS Corporation
With more than 170 years of material handling expertise and 65 years of plastics innovations, ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively with reusable totes, pallets, containers, dunnage and racks. Using a proven approach, ORBIS experts analyze customers’ systems, design a solution and execute a reusable packaging program for longer-term cost savings and sustainability. Using life-cycle assessments to compare reusable and single-use packaging, ORBIS also helps customers reduce their overall environmental impact. ORBIS is a part of Menasha Corporation, one of the oldest family-owned manufacturers in the United States. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. Headquartered in Oconomowoc, ORBIS has more than 2,500 employees and 55 locations throughout North America and Europe. For more information, please visit www.orbiscorporation.com