Sayville, N.Y. – The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today that Specialty Printing recertified its East Windsor, CT facility as an SGP sustainable printer.
Specialty Printing is a top sustainability leader in the printing industry and has once again completed the rigorous certification requirements and comprehensive facility audit evaluating the three areas of sustainability - people, planet and profit. The flexographic operation has been SGP certified since 2014.
“SGP's sustainability management system (SMS) is a key component of our sustainable and provides our customer with an good overview of our commitment to a more sustainable future,” said Francis Poirier, Jr., VP operations, Specialty Printing and past SGP board member. “More customers ask us about our sustainability approach. With SGP certification it is easy to share our achievements and even coach our customers and suppliers on being more sustainable in their daily business.”
Specialty Printing has a long history of reducing waste wherever possible. The facility minimizes adverse impact on the air, water and land through pollution prevention, paper recycling and energy conservation. By successfully preventing pollution at its source, Specialty Printing achieves cost savings, maintains a safe and healthy workplace for its employees and improves the environment.
“Specialty Printing is inspiring to other companies with its commitment to sustainability and the highest level of environmental standard possible,” said Doreen Monteleone, SGP co-founder, Treasurer and Flexographic Technical Association representative. “We are proud of the work at Specialty and they company's commitment to a sustainable future.”
“Our facility is committed to identifying and implementing waste prevention opportunities through encouraging and involving all employees, vendors and customers," added Mahesh Sridharan, quality manager, Specialty Printing. “The SGP program helps us achieve our sustainability goals and push us further.”
Print facilities interested in eliminating waste, reducing energy consumption, transitioning to sustainable materials, and winning new business from organizations that require sustainable printing practices should visit www.sgppartnership.org/certification to learn more about becoming SGP certified.
About Specialty Printing: Since 1978, Specialty Printing, LLC has been one of the most diversified manufacturers of pressure sensitive labels, linerless, coated products and related products in the United States. Its labels, packaging, tags and electronic signs can be found in retail stores, grocery stores, hospitals and medical facilities, restaurants, distribution centers, post offices and warehouses nationwide. Specialty Printing is committed to providing its customer partners world class solutions and support with innovative products and service, designed to add profitability and long term values creation. The company fosters an internal culture based upon integrity, teamwork, accountability, initiative and the personal development of employees. www.specialtyprinting.net
About SGP: The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is the only certification organization promoting sustainability in all printing processes throughout the United States and Canada. SGP promotes a sustainable print supply chain through best practices, innovation, information sharing and validation. The SGP program encompasses the three pillars of sustainability – people, planet, and profit. SGP partners include 3M, tesa tape North America, FLEXcon, Cooley/Group, Laird Plastics, Piedmont Plastics, New Leaf Paper, Sun Chemical, REI, ANN Inc., BrandKey Graphics, Snowball Print Marketing, major printing organizations, academic institutions, and other leading companies. www.sgppartnership.org