Premier Press is First SGP Certified Green on West Coast
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Press release from the issuing company
Premier Press, operating in Portland, Oregon's "Pearl District", is certified by the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership SGP-the first full-service printer to be certified (offset, digital, wide format, e-marketing)on the West Coast. It is easy to say you are "green", but it is really another matter to successfully complete the SGP program.
Accepting responsibility for environmental impact, Premier Press submitted to SGP's stringent review and documentation processes to ensure sustainable practices in all aspects of its business. Implementation of mandatory best practices is broken down by product, process, and envelope. Everything is scrutinized from operations, materials and processes, to human resources and consumer education. Annual review, ongoing educational programs, and ongoing improvement programs provide continual advancement towards true sustainability. www.sgppartnership.org
Premier Press has already taken several steps towards sustainable business practices. It is a 100% Wind Powered Facility and operates as a carbon neutral business. Other environmental certifications include FSC Forest Stewardship Council, SFI Sustainable Forestry Initiative and PEFC Programme for the Endorsement of Forest. Premier is an award-winning, full service print, design, marketing and e-service provider. Everything under one roof from in-store displays, signage, high-end marketing materials, and direct mailing services operating since 1974. A family owned and operated business, Premier Press has the relationships, responsibility, resounding quality and results that help companies prosper. Certified WBE minority business enterprise. www.premierpress.com
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