PECO Pallet Joins RPA; Completes Membership of Major Pallet Pooling Companies

Arlington, VA, November 2, 2011 – PECO Pallet, a national leader in pallet pooling services, has joined the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA), it was announced today. The company’s membership is a milestone for the RPA; completing the list of major pallet pooling companies to join the Association. They are also the 19th new member to join the RPA in 2011.

“We are delighted to welcome PECO Pallet into our membership,” said Jerry Welcome, President, RPA. “The fact that all major pallet pooling companies have chosen to join the RPA demonstrates the value and competitive advantage we offer to our members, as well as the commitment of companies like PECO to significantly increase the use of reusable solutions in today’s marketplace.”

PECO Pallet is a national leader in pallet pooling services. Over 95% of grocery, warehouse, club and discount retailers throughout the United States currently utilize PECO’s signature red wooden pallets. PECO Pallet’s sustained growth over the last decade reflects the company’s overall commitment to exceptional quality and customer service. PECO is headquartered in New York and maintains 57 PECO Pallet depots and storage locations, 12 pallet manufacturing locations, and 358 recovery locations strategically located throughout North America. David Casarez, Director of Sales, will be the company’s RPA representative.

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