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G-P Packaging Acquires RPC Business of ORBIS

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Georgia-Pacific Packaging, Atlanta, Ga., USA, reports 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. G-P notes that this strategic acquisition of the Fresno, Calif.-based business enhances its existing RPC business and the company's ability to provide a variety of packaging solutions to meet customer needs. Similar to G-P'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 King City and Holtville, Calif., and Garland, Texas. G-P has a wash facility in Memphis, Tenn. Georgia-Pacific Packaging manufactures paper for a variety of end-uses, including multi-wall bags, folding cartons, cups, plates, and high graphic and traditional corrugated packaging.


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