SGP Partnership Certifies Stella Color as 24th SGP Certified Printer
LOVELAND, OH—September 2, 2010—The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership announces that Seattle-based Stella Color is SGP's 24th certified printer. Stella Color is a leading Northwest large-format digital print solutions provider that assists clients in communicating and branding their marketing messages. It facilitates the use of sustainable materials and is involved in all phases of a customer's project, including concept development, design, visualization, production and installation. As an SGP-certified printer, Stella Color receives a certification number and logo for use on printed products to indicate it was "Printed by a SGP Printer."
"Going through the SGP certification process has improved our focus and provided structure to our sustainability efforts. It has, and will continue to be, an educational resource that will improve all aspects of our business. Sustainability also makes good business sense. It is a mindset that helps us to stay focused on what's important to our clients and our business," explains Lynn Krinsky, Owner of Stella Color. "Our participation also contributes to a broader, and ultimately more important, effort than our own. Our sustainability initiative is part of a global sustainable puzzle.
"We are pleased to welcome Stella Color to the SGP Partnership as a certified Printer," states Marcia Kinter, SGP Board of Directors Chair. "Stella Color clearly understands sustainability and how one company can make a difference."
Stella Color offers a broad range of tested and qualified environmentally friendly materials and uses the best printing technologies currently available for graphics for large format printing at their location. Its product line includes retail graphics and display, vinyl and fabric banners, wall coverings, floor graphics, rigid signage, dimensional signage, dye sublimation fabric, display systems, customer fabric frames, drum scanning, graphic design, and pre-visualization (including 3-D modeling and rendering). Stella Color uses various printing technologies including dye sublimation, as well as water-based, latex, and UV inkjets.