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Phoseon Technology joins SGP

Jun 16, 2010 12:00 AM,

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership welcomes Phoseon Technology, a leader in clean energy UV-LED curing, as its newest Gold Patron

Xeikon supports Verdigris environmental initiative

Jun 10, 2010 12:00 AM,

Verdigris, the environmental initiative from UK-based graphic arts research group Digital Dots, announces Xeikon, a division of Punch Graphix, is supporting the project as an associate member

SGP postpress certification criteria open to public comment

May 11, 2010 12:00 AM,

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (Loveland, OH) announces the opening of a public comment period for the Binding, Finishing and Loose Leaf (BFLL) Certification Criteria document

Agfa introduces :Antura ecofriendly fountain solution

May 11, 2010 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics will demonstrate at Ipex 2010 that commercial printers using :ThermoFuse-based digital plates from Agfa can produce high-quality print on their sheetfed presses

Ricoh introduces tool to track digital print carbon footprint

May 11, 2010 12:00 AM,

Ricoh Americas Corp. introduces @Remote Green Reports, the latest enhancement to Ricoh’s @Remote Product Suite

Svec Conway partners with for Million Tree Challenge

May 3, 2010 12:00 AM,

Svec Conway Printing (Silver Spring, MD) kicked off Earth Day 2010 by partnering with’s “Million Tree Challenge” campaign to help plant a million trees, while creating awareness about deforestation

Ecofriendly ink basics

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Joe Bendowski

Finding affordable ways to offer environmentally friendly services can seem cumbersome in the course of our regular business. It is important to realize that not every element of a business has to be ecofriendly to achieve a reputation for sustainability. Combining the use of ecofriendly inks with traditional inks will help reduce the carbon footprint, without calling for a major overhaul. Printers

SGP certifies first West Coast printer

Apr 7, 2010 12:00 AM,

(Berkeley, CA) as a SGP Printer, bringing the total number of certified facilities to 19

Sheetfed waste: Get everyone involved

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Raymond J. Prince

Sheetfed waste has been a big issue lately. Let's look at overall plant waste and then sheetfed waste. There are good figures available on spoilage but not on waste for a plant. The usual approach, and not a bad one, is to look at waste in each area of the plant. The first step would be to define the waste and then measure it. Once we have those figures, we can form a team to attack each area and

Big impact

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Nsenga Thompson

There's a perception especially among some smaller printers that sustainability programs are expensive and time consuming. Think again. Sustainability is more than using recycled paper and soy inks it's a holistic approach to running a business, says Gary Jones, director of environmental, health and safety affairs for Printing Industries of America ( With this approach, many printing

Mohawk Fine Papers launches comprehensive environmental paper line

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Mohawk Fine Papers (Cohoes, NY) announces the launch of Mohawk Loop: a comprehensive line of recycled and environmentally preferable papers

PrintCity Alliance presents Ipex 'GREEN' theme

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

PrintCity Alliance member vendors exhibiting at Ipex 2010 are focusing on three themes, "PRINT: LEAN.GREEN.SEEN"

Global label leaders unite on sustainability

Mar 30, 2010 12:00 AM,

Following the recently announced intensified collaboration, the leaders the world’s label industry associations held their second summit at the FINAT Technical Seminar

Sun Chem inks earn sustainability rating

Mar 30, 2010 12:00 AM,

Five of Sun Chemical's (Parsippany, NJ) commercial conventional sheetfed inks have earned the highest average index ratings in the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM)

Roland launches cartridge recycling program

Mar 26, 2010 12:00 AM,

Roland DGA Corp. has introduced a cartridge recycling program for the company’s inkjet customers

HP’s Indigo division posts record monthly, annual page volumes

Mar 19, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP (Palo Alto, CA) announces continued HP Indigo customer momentum has yielded double-digit annual page growth reveals 'green' efforts

Mar 17, 2010 12:00 AM, (Prince Frederick, MD) has released the results of its "go green" initiatives implemented throughout the firm's three-building physical plant in Calvert County, MD

ContiTech produces climate-neutral printing blankets

Mar 3, 2010 12:00 AM,

Northeim, Germany-based ContiTech Elastomer Coatings has introduced a climate-neutral process for making its printing blankets

Vistaprint offers customers recycled paper

Feb 26, 2010 12:00 AM,

Vistaprint N.V.(Venlo, The Netherlands) announces the launch of recycled paper stock for several of its printed products