RPA Continues Growth Momentum: Adds Two New Members, Sells Out Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO

Arlington, VA, April 20, 2011 – The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) continues to build on its membership growth and industry impact. Today, the RPA announced the addition of two new members and a sell-out Reusable Packaging Pavilion for PACK EXPO Las Vegas. Since the beginning of the year, 11 new members have joined the growing association.

The two new RPA member companies are CABKA North America of St. Louis, MO, and Quick-Crate of Greenville, SC. Both will exhibit in the sold out RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas which will bring together 21 suppliers of services and solutions for reusable packaging within a 5,000 square foot pavilion.

“Our growing membership and the early sell out of our pavilion reaffirm that the RPA is truly the collective voice of our industry, and that we deliver strong value for our members,” said RPA President, Jerry Welcome.

CABKA has specialized its production program in plastic products of recycled material for more than 30 years. CABKA has 250 employees worldwide and produces lightweight one-way pallets, durable multi-use pallets, anti-static pallets and more: CABKA offers its CPP plastic pallets in many sizes and with various load capacities. Amnon Shalman, CEO, will serve as the RPA Executive Representative. Heike Ramon, Marketing Manager, will be the Alternate Representative.

Quick-Crate® represents a new generation of collapsible, stackable shipping crate systems, with features not found in other wooden crate systems. Quick Crates are engineered from plywood for phenomenal strength and product protection. Fraser League, President/CEO, will serve as the RPA Executive Representative, and George League as the Alternate Representative.

See Us at the RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion

The Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas will include the following RPA member companies:

Anwood Logistics Systems Co, Ltd. (Booth #6060)
Buckhorn Inc. (Booth #5752)
CABKA North America (Booth #5751)
Container and Pooling Solutions Inc. (CAPS) (Booth #5750)
Coroplast Inc. (Booth #5952)
CHEP (Booth #5749)
CTC Technologies (Booth #5950)
Fitzmark, Inc. (Booth #6063)
IFCO Systems (Booth #5845)
iGPS (Booth #6065)
The Kennedy Group (Booth #5745)
Lomold USA LLC (Booth #5652)
Millwood Incorporated (Booth #5850)
Monoflo International Inc. (Booth #5852)
ORBIS Corporation (Booth #5649)
Polymer Logistics (Booth #5945)
Polymer Solutions International (Booth #5951)
Quick-Crate (Booth 5946)
Rehrig Pacific (Booth #5502)*
Schoeller Arca Systems Inc. (Booth #5848)
Trienda (Booth #5948)
*exhibiting outside the pavilion

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