In 1913, Rehrig Pacific began as a small Los Angeles manufacturer of reusable wooden crates for the dairy industry.
In the 1930s, seeking to improve product life and utility, the company expanded its technology base to include producing crates from steel wire.
In the 1950s, Rehrig Pacific continued to expand and modify the wire crate to make it lighter and easier to accommodate different bottles.
By the 1960s, when advances in plastic molding brought about the potential for manufacturing products that would provide enhanced value to our customers, Rehrig Pacific moved into the world of high-pressure injection molding. The new technology enabled designs of complex geometric shapes with a unique combination of high strength and lightweight.
The dairy, beverage, and baking industries were the first to realize the benefits of Rehrig Pacific's new injection molding capabilities. Demand for milk cases led Rehrig Pacific to open a new manufacturing facility in Erie, PA, to serve the Eastern United States.
This success allowed Rehrig Pacific to expand to new industry segments and prompted the design of innovative transport packaging across the Retail supply chain.
Rehrig Pacific opened a branch manufacturing facility in Atlanta, GA in order to serve the Southeast United States.
Rehrig Pacific opened a branch manufacturing facility in Kenosha, WI, to serve the Midwest.
Rehrig Pacific opened a branch manufacturing facility in Dallas, TX, to serve the South.
In the late 1980s, the realization of declining landfill capacity and growing environmental awareness all across the country drove curbside recycling to become an important component of the waste collection industry.
In 1992, Rehrig Pacific’s line of Roll-Out Carts was introduced. Growing partnerships led to a significant investment in plants and machinery to make and supply these large injection molded parts.
Rehrig Pacific opened a branch manufacturing facility in Desoto, KS, to serve the Midwest.
By 2004, Rehrig Pacific recognized a growing demand from our partners for assistance with managing the reusable transport packaging assets and one-way transport platforms utilized throughout their supply chain.
Rehrig Pacific opened a branch manufacturing facility in Orlando, FL, to help serve the Southeast.
In 2008, Rehrig Pacific introduced the Shed-Pack Grape Crates, designed to transport grapes safely from the field to the cooler while extending their shelf life in the market.
Rehrig Pacific introduced a new line of plastic rear-load and front-load commercial containers.
In 2012, Rehrig Pacific introduced new technology upgrades to Rehrig Pacific's Container Asset Recovery Tracking System (C.A.R.T.S.) software program for municipalities and private waste haulers.
In 2013, Rehrig Pacific announced the launch of their new GMA rackable plastic pallet. The new GMA pallet is 100% recyclable and made from high-density polyethylene resin using high-pressure injection molding that prevents moisture and bacteria absorption.
In 2014, Rehrig Pacific introduced a new Direct Store Delivery (DSD) System Solution. The DSD-GS solution is specifically designed to optimize beverage and other retail delivery applications.
In 2015 Rehrig Pacific Company introduced the new Egg RPC (Reusable Plastic Container). The new Egg RPC delivers on that promise, and we believe there is no better egg protection solution available to help producers and retailers minimize shrink.
In May 2015, Rehrig Pacific announced the launch of EnviroGuard, a new organics stream solution. EnviroGuard's primary focus was to provide a sustainable solution that addressed the common issues associated with organics material collection - such as rodent intrusion, ergonomics and ease of use, collection efficiencies, and safety.
In 2017, Rehrig Pacific introduced the new Bear-Resistant Roll-Out Cart. The cart, engineered to withstand the efforts of even the most determined bears, is designed to help communities that struggle with the animals getting into residents' waste.
The Oceancore Roll-Out Cart demonstrates our commitment to sustainable practices and environmental stewardship by featuring the ability to contain up to 40% post-consumer recycled materials and up to 10% plastics sourced from ocean-bound sources.
Our groundbreaking Fusion™ Duo Lift is the material handling industry's first adjustable tine (fork) span system that optimizes delivery in the beer, beverage, and food service industries. The Duo Lift is designed to meet the needs of warehouse-to-store delivery while improving drivers' lives.