Rehrig Bulk Pooling Services and Ball Corporation Reach Nationwide Service Agreement

  Rehrig Bulk Pooling Services and Ball Corporation Reach Nationwide Service

PR Newswire

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis., Feb. 19, 2013

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Rehrig Bulk Pooling
Services (Rehrig BPS), an innovative leader in reusable packaging services and
solutions including asset management, reverse logistics, as well as recycling
and sustainability services, today announced that it has reached an agreement
with Ball Corporation to provide complete transport packaging services and
management for 15 Ball beverage can plants in North America. Rehrig BPS will
manage all requirements for handling and reverse logistics that are necessary
to service and maintain Ball's reusable packaging assets. Ball's pallets, top
frames and separator sheets, used in the storage and transport of empty metal
containers, will be recovered, sorted, inspected and cleaned/repaired upon
return from Ball's customers.

Rehrig BPS operates its service centers on HACCP principals and creates
traceability and trackability for all inbound, processed and outbound
materials. Rehrig's commitment to food safety allows Ball to focus on their
core competency while the service is compliant with the ever changing
landscape that is our food supply chain.

"The expertise that Rehrig brings to our operations will enable us to devote
more of our resources toward achieving our 'Drive for 10' vision for
continued, long-term success," said Greg Wiggins, director, Operational
Planning and Logistics for Ball's metal beverage packaging division, Americas.
"We believe this initiative will advanceour sustainability efforts and create
tangible value generation through a strategic approach within our supply

"Our ability to deliver quality-focused, consistent services and nationwide
macro-level management are at the core of our value proposition," said RBPS
general manager Roy Hasenfratz. "We are very excited that Ball has awarded us
this services opportunity for their operations-critical transport packaging

For more information about Rehrig supply chain solutions visit

About Rehrig Bulk Pooling Services
Rehrig Bulk Pooling Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rehrig Pacific
Logistics, is an innovative leader in supply chain products, services and
solutions serving retail, grocery, beverage, waste and agricultural markets.
RBPS provides a wide array of reverse logistics, recycling and transport
packaging material management services. The Company is headquartered in
Pleasant Prairie, Wis., in the greater Chicago area.

About Ball Corporation
Ball Corporation is a supplier of high-quality packaging for beverage, food
and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and
services, primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its
subsidiaries employ approximately 15,000 people worldwide and reported 2012
sales of more than $8.7 billion. For the latest Ball news and for other
company information, please visit

SOURCE Rehrig Bulk Pooling Services

Contact: Kristan Grote, Marketing Communications Manager, Rehrig Pacific
Logistics, +1-262-496-1804,
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