Member Spotlight: Greg Gorski, Vice President Corporate Operations, Tosca Ltd

Member Spotlight: Greg Gorski, Vice President Corporate Operations, Tosca Ltd

Greg Gorski, VP Cor­po­rate Oper­a­tions with TOSCA Ltd., has broad expe­ri­ence in the return­able pack­ag­ing, agri-business, renew­able bio diesel, and con­sumer prod­ucts indus­tries. Greg is also a mem­ber of the RPA Board of Direc­tors.…read more

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Svenska Retursystem and Full Belly Farm Win  3rd Annual RPA Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

Svenska Retursystem and Full Belly Farm Win 3rd Annual RPA Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

Two com­pa­nies, Sven­ska Retursys­tem and Full Belly Farm , achieved mea­sur­able and sig­nif­i­cant cost and envi­ron­men­tal sav­ings earned the 3rd annual Reusable Pack­ag­ing Asso­ci­a­tion Excel­lence in Reusable Pack­ag­ing Award.…read more

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Study: Branded Secondary Packaging Increases Brand Awareness and Purchase Intent

Arling­ton, VA, Oct. 31, 2013 — Sec­ondary pack­age design with on-message, brand-building color and graph­ics can lift brand aware­ness and increase pur­chase intent when inte­grated into in-store mar­ket­ing cam­paigns, accord­ing to a study released by Clem­son Uni­ver­sity and Rehrig Pacific Com­pany, a mem­ber of the Reusable Pack­ag­ing Asso­ci­a­tion. Accord­ing to the study, prod­uct in branded […]…read more

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Sainsbury’s Recycles 2 Million Old Crates, Launches First 100 Percent Recycled Food Safe Crates Program

Sainsbury’s says it has achieved a UK first as the first retailer to recy­cle its old reusable crates into more effi­cient new ones, made com­pletely from recy­cled mate­r­ial from its old crates. About 2 mil­lion old crates are being ground into plas­tic flakes as part of the process…read more

Xtreme RFID Joins Reusable Packaging Association

Xtreme RFID, a designer, engi­neer, and man­u­fac­turer of rugged RFID tags for harsh envi­ron­ments, has joined the Reusable Pack­ag­ing Asso­ci­a­tion. The com­pany man­u­fac­tures rugged RFID tags that fully encap­su­late RFID inlays in a one piece plas­tic hous­ing to pro­tect it from chem­i­cals, water, impact, tem­per­a­tures, and other unfor­giv­ing ele­ments.…read more

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Buckhorn® introduces extended heights for BN4845 extra-duty bulk boxes

Buck­horn Inc., a lead­ing provider of reusable plas­tic pack­ag­ing and mate­r­ial han­dling sys­tems, is expand­ing its series of BN4845 extra-duty bulk boxes. Orig­i­nally, the box was designed in 25” and 34” heights (Model Num­bers: BN484525 and BN454534). Buck­horn is now intro­duc­ing 7” and 10” exten­sion rings that can be added in any com­bi­na­tion to those boxes. …read more

ORBIS: Supply Chain Optimization Process improves flow and management of product throughout the supply chain

The 5 Step Sup­ply Chain Opti­miza­tion Process helps deliver win­ning reusable pack­ag­ing appli­ca­tions, says Norm Kukuk, VP Mar­ket­ing & New Prod­uct Devel­op­ment for ORBIS Cor­po­ra­tion. ORBIS has honed the approach over time, and it now has become cen­tral to the way that the com­pany looks at any par­tic­u­lar reusable pack­ag­ing project.…read more

ABC Roasters Earns Honorable Mention in RPA Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award Program

Con­grat­u­la­tions to America’s Best Cof­fee (ABC) Roast­ing Com­pany for earn­ing an Hon­or­able Men­tion in the RPA Excel­lence in Reusable Pack­ag­ing Award Pro­gram. The spe­cialty cof­fee roaster suc­cess­fully elim­i­nated two recur­ring sources of waste from its pro­duc­tion process. First, it replaced 2,500 card­board boxes—used to send roasted cof­fee beans to cus­tomers for fur­ther pro­cess­ing and packaging—with reusable plas­tic bins. The cost sav­ings […]…read more