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New Home, New Management Team for RPA


(Annapolis, MD)  The Retail Packaging Association recently announced its new office headquarters and staff team, based in Annapolis, MD. The new RPA address is 105 Eastern Avenue, Suite 104, Annapolis, MD  21403. The new phone number is 410-940-6459 and fax is 410-263-1659.

The new RPA staff team may be viewed HERE. Since May, the RPA Board of Directors and staff have been managing the transition to the new office, along with various operating, data and accounting system upgrades.

According to RPA President, Tony Van Belkom, "We couldn't be more delighted with our new team, headed by Executive Director, Don Smith. They are bringing enthusiasm, experience and talent to better serve our members and are helping the Board to achieve much better oversight and strategic focus for RPA's future."

RPA members will soon be contacted to ensure that all of their company and employee records are complete and up to date. Plans are also proceeding for the association's all new 2016 Conference & Showcase, scheduled for March 3 - 6 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, FL.


Member News


Gage and Gage

Gage & Gage recently acquired all assets associated with the hot stamp printing and converting of ribbons and bows previously operated by Blue Moon Packaging of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. This compliments and expands Gage's existing printing capabilities. Their print department already offers three methods of post production printing including hot stamping, flexo printing and screen printing. Packaging products currently printed in house include a wide variety of shopping & euro bags, gift, apparel & jewelry boxes and specialty corrugate items for the wine and gourmet markets. A significant amount of Gage's products are purchased in the USA and Canada. Unique and key products are also brought in directly from Asia and Italy.


Progress Luv2Pak

With 95+ years of experience, Progress Luv2Pak continues to be a leader in custom-coordinated packaging solutions. Projects are expertly managed from concept to delivery, whether a single box or a complete program. Their integrated services cover an unparalleled range, from structural and graphic design to in-house fulfillment, global logistics and quality control.

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Upcoming Events

 October 2015 
March 3-6, 2016

RPA 2016 Conference & Showcase

Caribe Royale Resort

Orlando, Fl

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