Member News


Progress Luv2Pak is Pleased to Announce New Leadership

Ben Hertzman has been appointed President, Progress Luv2Pak

Ben has held a variety of roles at Progress ranging from Summer Intern to Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Progress, Ben worked for six years at Procter & Gamble, supporting Billion Dollar brands such as Gillette, Pampers, and Pantene, and retailers including Target and Walmart.


Help Promote RPA 2021

Social Media Toolkit

RPA invites you to spread the word about the RPA 2021 Conference & Showcase. Whether you are attending or exhibiting, this social media toolkit was created to help you increase awareness and participation for the event via you or your organization’s social platforms.


RPA: A Year in Review

By Molly Alton Mullins

Regardless of your industry specialty, it’s safe to say that 2020 has been a year unlike any other. Beginning in mid-March, every member of the Retail Packaging Association had to pivot in mid air and adjust to selling and servicing your customers in the midst of a nationwide lockdown and worldwide pandemic.



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American Label & Tag's Tim Gleason Passes Away

The RPA sends its condolences to Tim's family and all who worked with him at American Label & Tag and American Label Group.


Seaman Paper Company has announced Ken Winterhalter as its new CEO

Seaman Paper Company today announced that Ken Winterhalter has been named CEO and appointed to the Board of Directors, effective immediately.


RPA COVID-19 Impact and Implementation Survey Results

By Pamela Morrison, RPA Communications Manager

RPA invited members to participate in an industry wide COVID-19 study to survey sentiments and policies being implemented by businesses across the U.S. More than 3,000 companies from various industries shared their opinions on how the pandemic is impacting their companies.


Industry Pioneer Sam Frank Passes Away

Sam Frank, 93, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, passed away on April 2, 2020. Sam founded Packaging Services in 1961 and owned the business until it was acquired by S. Walter Packaging in December 2017.