( Courtesy RPA )

The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is asking for nominations for the ninth annual Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award.

The award recognizes companies and organizations that have developed and implemented innovative reusable transport packaging solutions in their supply chain, according to a news release from the association.

Submissions, which can be entered through the RPA’s website, are due June 15.

The award also includes recognition for a nonprofit/government organization.

“We added the non-profit category in 2017 to recognize the increasing number of reusable packaging solutions being deployed in this sector,” said Tim Debus, RPA president and CEO. “By helping share the success of these initiatives, we hope to spur more adoption of reusable transport packaging in organizations and supply chains of all types.”

Primary users of reusable packaging transports systems are eligible; they do not have to be RPA members, according to the release.

Winners will receive the award at Pack Expo, Nov. 8-11 in Chicago, where they will present a case study on the winning entries.

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