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SGP Partnership announces flexo printer as a certified SGP printer

Friday, February 05, 2010

Press release from the issuing company

Loveland, Ohio - The Sustainable Green Printing PartnershipSM announces that it has certified Robbie, Lenexa, KS, as a certified SGP Printer, bringing the total number of certified facilities to 17.

"We're proud to be a leader in sustainability within our industry. Printers represent a large part of global manufacturing, and we can positively impact society and the environment with green choices. Robbie prides itself on offering fresh perspectives and technological advances that make flexible packaging both sustainable and viable for our clients and consumers. Some of our solutions are considered green beacons in the marketplace. What's great is Robbie's packaging appeals to the vast majority of consumers who care about a company's environmental impact. Embracing sustainability makes each of our employees and suppliers good stewards of sustainability, too. So being green benefits our local communities, industry and society even further. When it comes to sustainability, Robbie walks its talk in every way," states Irv Robinson, CEO and President of Robbie.

Founded in 1970 with a simple yet innovative idea for film-wrapped produce, Robbie has become a leading flexible packaging supplier in the US. For forty years, the company has stretched the boundaries of traditional packaging and plastics. Robbie is a trailblazer, developing innovative, environmentally sustainable packaging solutions for tomorrow's marketplace. Robbie is seriously committed to a core philosophy embracing sustainability; following SGP sustainability requirements as a certified SGP Printer; research and technological breakthroughs that advance sustainability in packaging solutions; employee and local community involvement; and much more.

Robbie joins a growing group of certified SGP Printers including: Fineline Printing Group, Indianapolis, IN; Pictura Graphics, Minneapolis, MN; Pratt Corporation, Indianapolis, IN; The John Roberts Company, Minneapolis, MN; Monroe Litho, Rochester NY; Derby City Litho, Louisville, KY; Meisel, Carrollton, TX; Portland Color, Portland, ME; Global Packaging, Oaks, PA; C&H Packaging, Merrill WI; Consolidated Printing, Chicago IL; Minuteman Press, Lawrence KS; Alcom, Harleysville PA; Modernistic, Stillwater MN; and Jet, Bolingbrook and Downers Grove, IL locations. More than 50 SGP Applicants are currently working through the certification process.

Printing facilities located in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply for certification with the SGP Partnership. To become a certified SGP Printer, a facility must demonstrate conformance with criteria that require a holistic approach to sustainability and must pass an onsite audit. Certified printers are assigned a certification number and logo for use on their printed products to indicate it was "Printed by a SGP Printer."




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