Xtreme RFID Joins Reusable Packaging Association

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Arlington, VA, July 29, 2014Xtreme RFID, a designer, engineer, and manufacturer of rugged RFID tags for harsh environments, has joined the Reusable Packaging Association. The company manufactures rugged RFID tags that fully encapsulate RFID inlays in a one piece plastic housing to protect it from chemicals, water, impact, temperatures, and other unforgiving elements.

“We manufacture and supply RFID tags for several reusable applications,” said Mike Lewis, Business Unit Leader at Xtreme RFID. “Being a member of the RPA will help us stay on top of trends and innovations in the industry, and develop opportunities for strategic relationships.”

“Xtreme RFID is a great addition to the association,” said Jerry Welcome, President, RPA. “Their tags and the reusable containers they track all need to withstand numerous trips through rigorous supply chains. Xtreme RFID tags are a good technology fit for the reusable packaging industry.”

About Xtreme RFID/Cascade Engineering

Xtreme RFID customizes tags to meet customers’ exact requirements, including RF performance, footprint, environment, attachment method, encapsulation materials, and visual identification. Many reusable applications utilize the company’s Xtreme Duo tag.

Xtreme RFID is a division of Cascade Engineering based in Grand Rapids, MI. The company is comprised of 12 strategic business units supporting a wide diversity of markets including transportation, environmental services, renewable energy, office furniture, agriculture, polymers, water filtration, industrial material handling, and RFID.

Specializing in large scale plastic injection molding, Cascade Engineering is a global company with 1,200 employees located in 14 facilities throughout North America and Europe. As one of the largest certified “B” Corps in the world, Cascade Engineering is a nationally recognized proponent of sustainable business practices that emphasize the key role business can play in building financial, social, and environmental capital.

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 www.reusables.org or call (703) 224-8284.

Media contact:
Jerry Welcome
P.O. Box 369
Linden, VA 22642
Phone (540) 631-0773
Email: info@reusables.org

Web Site: www.reusables.org

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