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FLEXcon’s Jodi Sawyer Named to Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Board of Directors


January 12, 2016
By Business Wire News

SPENCER, Mass.

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 Community Day.

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 SGPEnvironmental 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.

About SGP

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.

About FLEXcon

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.

PAN Communications
Ariel Burch, 617-502-4300
flexcon@pancomm.com