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Featured Rep Member: RPMco, Plano, TX

The company that exists today as Rud & Pickarts Marketing Co., Inc. (RPMco) was founded in 1979 by Dick Rud.  He was joined in 1984 by Bill Pickarts.  Originally concentrating on Industrial and Retail Packaging, RPMco soon expanded into Food Service Packaging and Janitorial Supplies.  Both of the original principals are now retired, but the second generation management team has…
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Dick Doane

Sadly, we’ve heard from Mary Doane, wife of Dick Doane, that Dick passed away on May 18.  Dick was well-loved and respected during his firm’s (Doane Marketing, Tempe, AZ) membership in MRA and throughout the industry.  He served as our president and was instrumental in negotiating the contract with MRERF in our sale of the…
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Welcome New Members!

MRA is pleased to welcome our newest members! REP FIRM: Packaging Resources, Inc. Lyons, IL Jeff Lukas MANUFACTURER FIRMS: Biodegradable Food Service/Earth-to-Go Richland MO Kevin Duffy, President Alan Clark, General Manager WizKid Products Oakland Park, FL Nate Ellwitz, Director of Sales For more information on each new member, look them up under "Find a Member".
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MRA 2017 Seminar

MRA 2017 Seminar was a great success! According to a rep participant, "These two days allows me an opportunity to step away from the day to day chaos of our business and really think about all that we are doing, the good, the bad, and the ugly. I can honestly say that I was able…
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