FLEXcon furthers its commitment to sustainable printing initiatives
SPENCER, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FLEXcon,
an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the
appointment of Jodi Sawyer, Market Development Specialist, to the board
of directors of Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP).
The addition of a FLEXcon employee to SGP’s board of directors further
cements the company’s commitment to increasing awareness of sustainable
printing, and will allow FLEXcon to help guide the organization’s future.
“FLEXcon recognizes that sustainability is a process of continuous
improvement,” Sawyer said. “We understand the importance of supporting
third party certification organizations like SGP as they provide a
platform for developing standards and sharing best practices that can
impact not only our product development, but the entire graphics
communications industry. It is an honor to be named to the board of
directors of this valuable organization.”
The mission of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership is to
encourage and promote participation in the worldwide movement to reduce
environmental impact and increase social responsibility in the graphic
communications industry through certification and continuous improvement
of sustainability and best practices within manufacturing operations.
SGP educates and recognizes printers for their sustainability efforts.
The board of directors carries out the objectives and purposes of SGP
and helps lead the direction of the organization, including SGP
FLEXcon recently renewed
its Platinum sponsorship of SGP – the highest level of sponsorship
available. Sawyer has been involved with SGP for two years, and has more
than 25 years of experience in the self-adhesive materials industry. As
a market development specialist for FLEXcon’s Product Branding Business
Team, she collaborates with customers and industry co-suppliers to
develop and deliver products that respond to their market needs. In
addition, she has direct involvement with brand owners, ad specifiers
and OEMs to address the needs and opportunities in the marketplace.
Sawyer has also participated in speaking engagements at tradeshows and
industry conferences, including SGP Community Day.
Learn more about FLEXcon’s support of SGP, Environmental
Management System (EMS) and greener product
offerings, and about its broader corporate sustainability efforts
including FLEXcon’s recycling program, here. For
continuous product updates, industry news and engagement follow FLEXcon
on Twitter @FLEXcon.
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is a non-profit
organization that certifies printing facilities’ sustainability best
practices, including and beyond regulatory compliance. SGP strives for
assuring a sustainability-driven supply chain to the print buying
community through strategic partnerships with SGP Certified Printer
facilities and SGP Patrons. To learn more about SGP visit www.sgppartnership.org.
FLEXcon is a global leader in coated and laminated films and adhesives
used in graphics applications, manufactured goods and new products. For
nearly 60 years, FLEXcon has provided a collaborative, consultative
approach to deliver unique solutions that help customers achieve better
business results. FLEXcon is a trusted partner to a wide range of
companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers
developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in
Spencer, Mass., the company has operations throughout North America and
Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, visit www.FLEXcon.com,
follow FLEXcon on Twitter @FLEXcon,
or call 1-508-885-8200.
Ariel Burch, 617-502-4300