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United Pallet Services, Inc. Joins Reusable Packaging Association

Arlington, VA, June 4, 2013United Pallet Services, Inc. has joined the Reusable Packaging Association to leverage the association’s research and partnerships in support of market expansion. The company will exhibit in the RPA’s Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013, bringing the record number of exhibitors to 33.

“We are excited to join this group of dynamic companies who are focused on the sustainable transport of goods and services,” said Callen Cochran, Business Development Manager, United Pallet Services, Inc. & The pointGUARD Pallet Protector. “Being a member will allow us to tap into the research and the partnerships that this organization provides to help us meet our goals. We also hope to understand how we can better convey to potential customers the advantageous benefits of a reusable pallet.”

The company’s flagship product is The pointGUARD Pallet Protector, a plastic shield system that is designed to extend the lifespan of wooden pallets by 400% or more.  With a simple change, The pointGUARD is designed to save companies money and make their operations more efficient by reducing pallet damage, protecting the product traveling on the pallet, and eliminating wood chips and debris.

About the RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion and Learning Center at PACK EXPO
Each year at PACK EXPO, the RPA and its members exhibit in the Reusable Packaging Pavilion, a one-stop resource for show attendees to get complete information about reusables, whether they are just starting with implementation or they want to evolve their supply chains further to gain more efficiencies and cost savings. New this year at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013, the RPA will provide a series of informative presentations by end users and industry experts at its Reusables Learning Center. The RPA Pavilion and Learning Center will be in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center with nearly 12,000 square feet dedicated exclusively to RPA member products and services.

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.

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Jerry Welcome
1100 N. Glebe Rd, Suite 1010
Arlington, VA  22201
Phone: 703-224-8284 Fax: 703-243-5612
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