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TPS Rental Systems and KLW Plastics Join Reusable Packaging Association

Arlington, VA, April 15, 2014TPS Rental Systems LLC and KLW Plastics have joined the Reusable Packaging Association and will exhibit in the RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO in Chicago. TPS Rental Systems is a specialist in reusable liquid bulk packaging, and KLW Plastics provides high-quality, plastic, tight-head containers.

“KLW Plastics has a strong value proposition of quality, service, technology, and sustainability,” said Tom Gruber, National Sales & Marketing Manager, KLW Plastics. “The RPA provides an excellent platform for KLW to communicate our ‘green product’ initiatives and leverage benchmarking opportunities with other RPA companies.”

“TPS Rental Systems is genuinely interested in helping our customers use reusables to become more cost effective and environmentally friendly in their operations,” said Rob Pearce, CEO for TPS.  “We feel that the synergy that the RPA brings to the industry and its educational efforts are in alignment with TPS’s goals, and reinforces our commitment to our customer base.”

About TPS Rental Systems

TPS Rental Systems LLC is a major IBC sales and rental company, supplying steel and plastic intermediate bulk containers, liquid liner bags, application-specific bag-in-box complete systems, and accessories in sizes from 66 to 264 gallons.

The company serves the following industries: beverage, brewing and drinks, coatings & adhesives, cosmetics, dairy, egg and ice cream, food flavorings and ingredients, food manufacturing, ink and paint production, medical and pharmaceutical, non-hazardous chemicals, pet food and specialty chemicals.  Its customers include small as well as global businesses in the US, Europe, and Asia.

About KLW Plastics

The company was founded in 2005 with a simple mission: to deliver the highest-quality plastic tight-head containers in the industry — on time, competitively priced and produced in the most technologically advanced manufacturing facilities in the industry – to enable its customers to be leaders in their respective industries. KLW Plastics manufactures 1-7 gallon, UN & non-regulated, tight-head plastic containers. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, KLW also has plants in Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA. In 2014, KLW began production of tight-head containers made of 60-100% post consumer resin as well as light weight “hybrid” containers that combine this technology with a corrugated container. The corrugated manufacturing technology allows weight reduction of 15-30%, while maintaining container integrity. With these products, industrial container users can reduce virgin plastic content, recycle and reuse containers, and reduce container weights of both plastic and corrugated materials.

About the RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO

The RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO is a popular one-stop resource for companies interested in implementing reusables into their supply chain, or strengthening the return on their existing reusable assets. The Pavilion brings together more than 35 exhibitors including man­u­fac­tur­ers, mate­r­ial sup­pli­ers, providers of wash­ing and other spe­cialty equip­ment, and pool­ers and ser­vice providers of reusable pack­ag­ing sys­tems and solu­tions, all exhibiting within one highly vis­i­ble and con­ve­nient loca­tion. In addition, a series of informative sessions about reusables will be presented in the Reusables Learning Center located within the Pavilion. The RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion and Reusables Learning Center will be in the Lakeside Center of McCormick Place at PACK EXPO in Chicago 2014.

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 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
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