Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


United Pallet Services joins Reusable Packaging Association

Com­pany will exhibit in the RPA’s Reusable Pack­ag­ing Pavil­ion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
June 05, 2013

United 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.

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

MaxLite has donated more than $300,000 in products to Habitat for Humanity since 2013.

Expanded headquarters, new hires enhance local support in key markets.

Second acquisition in recent months to enhance real-time performance management and predictive asset analytics software and solutions.

$3.45 billion-dollar deal includes 4,500 employees across the world.

Robot orders up 35% in units and 22% in dollars over same period in 2013; both automotive and non-automotive post double-digit gains.

About the Author

Josh Bond, Associate Editor
Josh Bond is an associate editor to Modern. Josh was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and contributing editor, has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce. Contact Josh Bond


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA