About the Reusable Packaging Association
Founded in 1999, the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is a non-profit trade organization representing and promoting the common and pro-competitive business interests of member suppliers and users of reusable packaging products and services. RPA connects the industry to expand, innovate and validate reusable packaging systems.
Validate the environmental, operational, and financial benefits of reusable packaging with research, data modeling and case studies.
RPA member companies include businesses which: supply raw materials; design, make and market transport packaging products; provide pooling and logistics services; use and handle the reusable packaging in processing, manufacturing, distribution and retail environments; and offer technology and automation services to the industry.
Strategic and budgetary oversight of the RPA is provided by the Board of Directors and led by the Executive Committee, comprised of the Chairman and Vice Chairman, Secretary-Treasurer, and the President & CEO. The Board is elected annually by the membership and represents all regular members.
The work of the RPA is principally carried out by four channels of member engagement: