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ORBIS Welcomes Senior Commercial Director for Europe

By September 21, 2016December 30th, 2020General, Member News

David Heer brings more than 20 years of industry-leading experience


OCONOMOWOC, Wis., USA — Sept. 20, 2016 — ORBIS® Corporation, an international manufacturer of reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, announces the hiring of David Heer as the senior commercial director for ORBIS Europe.

In this new role, Heer is responsible for leading the ORBIS reusable packaging expansion in the European market.

“We are thrilled to welcome David to the ORBIS team. His involvement in diverse, multinational business environments makes him a great fit for developing and executing the growth plans set for ORBIS Europe,” said Norm Kukuk, executive vice president for ORBIS Corporation.

Heer has more than 20 years of progressive management and marketing experience in Europe, Asia and North America, with a high-level understanding of reusable packaging used in food, beverage, consumer goods and automotive industries. Heer is leading the ORBIS Europe team, including marketing, sales, customer service and operations, with a strong focus on customer relationships, new product development and market expansion.

Throughout his career, Heer has held various senior management positions in the areas of supply chain/logistics, customer solutions and sales throughout Europe, with expertise in strategic planning and execution resulting in strong business growth.

ORBIS’ European operations are based out of leper, Belgium, with a sales and marketing presence throughout Europe. Heer resides and will be based in Cologne, Germany.

About ORBIS Corporation
With more than 160 years of material handling expertise and 50 years of plastics innovations, ORBIS consists of a portfolio of businesses that meet the material handling needs of companies across many industries. ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively. 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. ORBIS tracks and measures its own resource utilization to continuously conserve natural resources and reduce waste. For more information, please visit,, or

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