The Reusable Packaging Association will have two new members exhibiting at the RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO in Chicago in November 2014. These new members are TPS Rental Systems LLC and KLW Plastics. KLW Plastics provides high-quality, plastic, tight-head containers while TPS Rental Systems is a specialist in reusable liquid bulk packaging.
“The RPA provides an excellent platform for KLW to communicate our ‘green product’ initiatives and leverage benchmarking opportunities with other RPA companies,” notes Tom Gruber, National Sales & Marketing Manager, KLW Plastics. “KLW Plastics has a strong value proposition of quality, service, technology, and sustainability,” he adds.
“TPS Rental Systems is genuinely interested in helping our customers use reusables to become more cost effective and environmentally friendly in their operations,” says 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.”
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio with plants in Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia, KLW Plastics manufactures 1-7 gallon, UN & non-regulated, tight-head plastic containers. This year the company 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 percent, while maintaining container integrity.
Providing 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, TPS major IBC sales and rental company, serving a range of industries including beverage, brewing and drinks, coatings and adhesives, cosmetics, paint, pharmaceutical, chemicals and many others. Its customer base includes small as well as global businesses in the US, Europe, and Asia.