Kirkwood Printing, Wilmington, MA, announced that it has earned both SFI and FSC chain-of-custody certification.
MOSAIC, Cheverly, MD, has purchased two six-color, 41˝ KBA Rapida 105 sheetfed presses equipped with interdeck UV and waterless capabilities, expanding on its reputation as an environmentally friendly printer.
MOSAIC is FSC-certified and a member of the EPA Green Power Leadership Club. The firm recycles more than 885 tons of paper each year and uses more than 65,000 pounds of soy-based inks annually. Earlier this year, MOSAIC reached its goal of being carbon neutral by offsetting some 413 tons of CO2 emissions from its employees’ transportation/commute and natural gas usage for heating. The printer purchases 100 percent of its energy from wind-generated power, and it is participating in reforestation programs to offset all of its carbon impact.
The Triangle Printing Co., York, PA, has received FSC chain-of-custody certification.
Mutual Engraving and Printing, West Hempstead, NY, is now FSC certified.
Western States Envelope & Label, Butler, WI, has earned both FSC and SFI chain-of-custody certifications for all four of its envelope manufacturing facilities.
Transcontinental Inc., Montréal, has announced implementation of its Paper Purchasing Policy, which promotes the use of environmentally preferable papers through a classification process that allows clients to make an informed decision regarding the paper they choose for their printing and publishing needs. The policy promotes the use of paper with maximized post- consumer and de-inked recycled fiber, and it encourages the use of paper made with pre-consumer recovered fiber or alternative fibers in preference to virgin wood fiber.
SMART Papers has expanded its core environmental gradeline, Genesis, to feature new 100 percent post-consumer waste papers, new FSC-certified papers, new colors and a new super-smooth print surface. Digital papers in Genesis are laser and ink-jet guaranteed. To showcase the grade, a swatchbook with an environmental theme features underwater photography by Paul Sutherland, a marine wildlife photographer whose work has been featured in National Geographic magazine. For more info, visit www.smartpapersstore.com.