Chicago | February 07, 2014


The MAUSER reconditioning subsidiary National Container Group (NCG) has acquired a 51% stake in Tri-Rinse, Inc.’s location in Iowa Falls, Iowa.  Tri-Rinse is a container recycling company focused on safety, stewardship and recycling of all types of Agricultural Chemical Containers. This joint venture will grow NCG’s presence in the agricultural container market.  The Iowa Fall’s location will process rebottled composite IBCs.

President and CEO of NCG, LLC Michael Chorpash stated that “we are extremely excited to be entering into a venture with a company that holds such an exemplary environmental record as Tri-Rinse. We anticipate a smooth transition of processing units at Iowa Falls.”  Clinton Shocklee of Tri Rinse says “In an effort to expand our IBC recycle/rebottle service in Iowa Falls we’ve partnered with NCG/MAUSER who will add return logistics capabilities to the site as well as adding the availability of new bottles and cages.” With this step, MAUSER and NCG are moving even closer to its customers and are resolutely driving forward its worldwide sustainability strategy. Customers in the Midwest can now be supplied with sustainable packaging solutions even more efficiently, contributing to a further improvement in the CO2 balance.


About MAUSER Group
MAUSER Group is a worldwide leading producer of industrial packaging with approx. 4,000 employees and consolidated revenue of over $ 1.6 billion. Founded in 1896 and headquartered in Bruehl near Cologne (Germany), the company has influenced the international market through innovative packaging technologies. The portfolio for customers in the chemical, agrochemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical sectors as well as in the food and beverage industries includes plastic packaging, fiber drums, steel drums, Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC), and reconditioning services through the National Container Group (NCG), a MAUSER subsidiary. MAUSER therewith provides sustainability-oriented full cycle services – from production to recycling (“ECO-CYCLE”). With more than 80 MAUSER/NCG sites and multiple Joint Ventures in Europe, the Americas and Asia plus two licensee networks for plastic and steel packaging, the company is a presence around the globe.


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