Bielomatik Inc. Becomes 50th Member of RPA

Arlington, VA, November 22, 2011Bielomatik, a manufacturer of plastic welding systems, has become the 50th member of the Reusable Packaging Association. Bielomatik designs and manufactures plastic welding systems used in the production of reusable plastic pallets. Its customers include RPA members ORBIS Corporation, Buckhorn Inc. and Rehrig Pacific.

“The addition of Bielomatik to our Association is significant for two reasons,” said Jerry Welcome, President, RPA. “One, we have reached a milestone of 50 member companies. Two, it demonstrates the value of the Association to our members’ suppliers and their willingness to join with us to grow the marketplace for reusable packaging solutions.”

Bielomatik is the 5th equipment supplier to join the association and strengthens the movement toward a more integrated industry association that represents suppliers, manufacturers and service providers of reusable packaging systems. The company also is the 20th new member to join the RPA in 2011. Bielomatik is located in New Hudson, Michigan.

About the RPA
The Reusable Packaging Association is a collaborative effort between manufacturers, poolers, distributors, retailers and educators to promote the environmental, safety, and economic benefits of reusable packaging. The RPA serves as the collective voice of the industry and uses its knowledge of the members’ products and services to advance the adoption of reusable packaging and systems throughout the supply chain. The RPA is focused on promoting the expansion of reusables as the preferred packaging solution across supply chains in all industries. For more information, visit http://www.reusables.org or call (703) 224-8284.

Media contact: Jerry Welcome
1100 N. Glebe Rd, Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-224-8284 Fax: 703-243-5612
Email: info@reusables.org
Web Site: www.reusables.org