RNS Packaging Receives Award for Innovative Product at Pet Industry Trade Show

Released on: September 03, 2014, 1:20 pm (EDT)
Industry: Industrial

Dowagiac, Michigan, September 03, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- RNS Packaging Corp. has been named a winner in the Innovative Product category of the New Product Showcase Awards at the 2014 SuperZoo pet industry trade show that was held July 22-24 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

RNS Packaging received the New Product Showcase Award for its FunPak sustainable packing materials. FunPak was voted for by pet industry retailers in attendance at SuperZoo as one of their favorite items from the New Product Showcase. Select exhibitors were rewarded for their innovative efforts through the 2014 awards.

FunPak is a premium anti-static biodegradable packing peanut that utilizes a proprietary starch based formula and a patented compression resistant "Dog Bone" design that’s non-toxic, safe for kids, pets and is therefore easier to dispose of than other packing materials.

Rich Daniels, president and founder of RNS Packaging said, “We’re thrilled to be selected as a winner of the Innovative Products Award at this year’s SuperZoo event. This is an important vote of confidence and acceptance of our FunPak packaging product on the part of leading pet retailers nationwide.”

About RNS Packaging:
RNS Packaging Corp. (RNS) is the creator and sole provider of FunPak, a 100% biodegradable packaging product available in a variety of unique, custom shapes for the retail, gift and pet markets. FunPak is an earth friendly, “green” packaging material that is a starch-based loose-fill. FunPak products are non-toxic and will not harm our children or pets when they come into contact with the material. The company has received multiple awards including the Distinction Award, 101 Best and Brightest Most Sustainable Company Award, The Most Sustainable Elite Small Business Award, 3rd Place finish in the state wide Pure Michigan/MEDC Social Entrepreneurial Challenge and has been highlighted in the New Products section of Cesar’s Way Magazine, The Herald Palladium, Detroit Crains, Mailmax Magazine, and many industry periodicals and blogs. Additionally, RNS founder and military veteran Rich Daniels has received the Entrepreneur of Distinction Award. To date, FunPak has been shipped in more than 100,000 packages on behalf of over 1,600 retailers nationwide. FunPak is now manufactured in Boston, Cincinnati, & Los Angeles. For details see www.TheFunPak.com

About SuperZoo:
Produced and managed by the World Pet Association, SuperZoo is designed to enrich the pet industry by providing networking within the community of pet-related professionals and by giving them access to new trends, products and cutting-edge educational programs that provide innovative business and marketing concepts. A total of 910 companies exhibited their newest trends and top-selling products to the record-setting attendance at the pet industry expo that is known as the National Show for Pet Retailers.

Contact-Details: Rich Daniels
RNS Packaging, Inc.
67547 Victory Shore Drive
Dowagiac, MI 49047

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