SGIA Announces 24 Sustainable Business Recognition Award Recipients

Written October 16, 2019

For Immediate Release
April 19, 2018
Contact: Kate Achelpohl, SGIA

Fairfax, Virginia — The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is pleased to present 24 member companies with its 2018 Sustainable Business Recognition Award. Recipients demonstrated efforts in 2017 that improved employee safety and health, reduced environmental impact and increased business efficiency. The annual program encourages SGIA’s member companies to create and adopt sustainable business practices while setting an example for others in their industries.

Among the suggested practices were reducing energy use, recycling, joining the SmartWay program and improving shipping efficiency.  “The 2018 Sustainable Business Recognition Program recipients represent the industry’s drive and commitment to constantly improve,” said Marci Kinter, Vice President, Government and Business Information, SGIA. “The innovations in energy reductions, safety awareness and programs and overall reduction in waste — to name a few — illustrate how SGIA’s membership is embracing the environmental, social and economic pillars of sustainability and taking the important step of integrating it into their practices.”

Congratulations to the 2018 Sustainability Recognition Program Award Recipients:
  • ADI Displays; Springfield, Vermont
  • Albert Basse Associates; Stoughton, Massachusetts
  • Beacon Promotions
  • Blue Ridge Graphics; Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Boston Barricade
  • Campeche Sportswear/FunTees
  • DigitAllWorx Graphics; Philippines
  • Easiway; St Paul, Minnesota
  • Empire Screen Printing; Onalaska, Wisconsin
  • Global Products; St. Louis, Missouri
  • Hang-Ups Unlimited
  • Image Options
  • Kernow Coatings; Pittsford, New York
  • Lawson Screen; St. Louis, Missouri
  • Miller Zell; Atlanta, Georgia
  • Modagrafics
  • Modernistic; Stillwater, Minnesota
  • Ritrama
  • RRD Retail Solutions – Dallas; Carrollton, Texas
  • Sanca
  • Stratojet USA
  • Superior Essex; Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Yunker Industries; Elkhorn, Wisconsin

More information, tools and updates regarding sustainable practices can be found in SGIA’s Sustainability Resource Center.

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