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Georgia-Pacific Packaging Acquires ORBIS Container Services

Georgia-Pacific Packaging LLC announces that its subsidiary, Georgia-Pacific RPC LLC, has acquired ORBIS Container Services, a reusable plastic container (RPC) business, from ORBIS Corp, a subsidiary of Menasha Corp.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This strategic acquisition of the Fresno, Calif.-based business enhances Georgia-Pacific's existing RPC business and the company's ability to provide a variety of packaging solutions to meet customer needs.

"Produce is an important sector for Georgia-Pacific and this acquisition helps us capture more of the growing RPC market," said Eric Frank, regional manager - RPC at Georgia-Pacific. "This enhances our ability to offer total packaging solutions to meet the individual needs of our customers."

Similar to Georgia-Pacific's RPC business, ORBIS Container Services provides and manages pools of RPCs that move fruits and vegetables throughout the produce supply chain. The purchase includes service facilities in KingCityand Holtville, Calif., and Garland, Texas. Georgia-Pacific has a wash facility in Memphis, Tenn.
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