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Seachange Print Innovations Becomes Certified Member of the PIM Great Printer Environmental Initiative

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) has certified SeaChange Print Innovations as a member of its Great Printer Environmental Initiative. To participate, printers must demonstrate a commitment to minimizing their impact on human health and the environment while producing quality printed products. Great Printers like SeaChange go beyond what is required by government agencies in environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance.

“Our continuous efforts to provide a safe and healthy environment for our employees is paramount, and the compliance required for this certification gave our entire organization the reassurance that the necessary actions were being taken,” notes Justin Sanders, VP of Operations at SeaChange. 

In addition to minimizing waste, recycling waste, maximizing energy efficiency, and creating a healthier and safer work environment, SeaChange continually pursues EHS improvements. Recently, SeaChange expanded its rooftop solar panel array, doubling its renewable source of energy to 60 kWh per year. The recent installation of LED High Bay lighting with flood-grade LED IBG fixtures in the packaging and finishing area of production has improved lighting by 60 percent and increased efficiency by 12 percent.

 

“We continually seek to revolutionize our printing practices and technologies,” stated Wendi Breuer, President and CEO at SeaChange. “As shown through our PIM Great Printer Environmental Initiative, we operate in a manner that coincides with our environmental ethics. We are always searching for solutions to minimize our carbon footprint and become more efficient and sustainable.”

As Wendi noted, this commitment to the environment extends throughout every decision. For example, the company is celebrating this latest certification by sharing a special Earth Day campaign titled EARTH: The Chocolate Maker. With so many reasons to be grateful for Mother Earth, one of SeaChange’s favorites is her gift of chocolate. So it’s sending clients, employees and partners an environmentally friendly package containing a Dagabo Organic Chocolate Bar with a reminder to enjoy the moment and celebrate Earth Day. Dagoba Organic Chocolate chooses to work with the Rainforest Alliance because, like SeaChange, it values environmental protection, social equity and economic viability for a better planet.