The print and paper advocacy group, Two Sides, are excited to announce its newest member, one the UK’s most trusted online printers, Solopress.com.

Texo Trade Services (TTS) is helping its customers run their businesses in a socially and environmentally responsible way by launching a sustainable textile line: GREEN Textiles. These products are made from recycled PET yarn, and will allow businesses to meet market demand for eco-friendly print products and make a direct contribution to a sustainable future.

The Koehler Group is planning to fully convert its power plant at its Oberkirch/Germany location to biomass in the coming years. This change is part of Koehler’s sustainability strategy, which includes the goal of producing more energy from renewable sources than is required for its paper production operations by 2030. Koehler Group CEO Kai Furler is thrilled with the plan: “By switching from bituminous coal to biomass as the primary fuel for our location here in Oberkirch, we will be cutting more than 150,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions a year.”

John Sulzmann former co-founder and director at Artworks Solutions has joined CMYUK in a new role: Sustainability Materials Specification.  He will interact directly with the Design and Build architectural sectors, alerting them to a wide  range of high-performing eco materials, elevating the CMYUK portfolio to attain corporate specification status.

For the last three years, Hollywood Monster has actively been committed to putting sustainability right at the heart of its business ethos. They have researched, sourced, tested and engaged with new, innovative suppliers to help them replace the majority of their materials with viable, eco-friendly alternatives.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, today announced that global online fashion retailer ASOS and its supplier Fashion-Enter Ltd. are implementing Kornit Presto to explore the future opportunities presented by on-demand manufacturing.

Leeds-based printing company Imageco has transformed its Holbeck-based headquarters with a range of renewable energy solutions to reduce its carbon output by more than 30,000 tonnes per year, making it one of the most sustainable buildings in the city.

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the United States, has launched its new Envi Performance Board portfolio, a comprehensive collection of sustainably advantaged packaging materials.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced today the release of its new MAX technology, establishing a new standard for on-demand fashion and apparel production.

PRINTING United Alliance today celebrates Earth Day 2021 by recognizing the recipients of its annual Sustainable Business Recognition Awards Program. Member companies submit details about their sustainable business practices, operations instituted in reducing the company’s environmental footprint, improvements to employee safety and well-being, all while optimizing the company’s bottom line. All applications are reviewed and recommended for award designation by PRINTING United Alliance’s high-profile Sustainability, Safety, Health and Personnel Advisory Council.

Customers asked and DP Lenticular listened. As a result, the leading supplier of lenticular sheets has launched new sheet sizes for its popular MOTION 20 LPI 54°-LF lenticular sheets.

Pentawards, the leading network dedicated to recognising global packaging design excellence, is excited to announce its first ever Sustainable Design jury panel. The five sustainability experts have been selected from across the branding and packaging industries and will have the important task of judging Pentawards’ new Sustainable Design category.

Ranpak Holdings Corp. (“Ranpak”) (NYSE: PACK), a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, today announced that all of its European manufacturing facilities have obtained a Chain of Custody certification from the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) and that, going forward, packaging products produced by Ranpak for the European, Middle East and Asia-Pacific markets will be FSC certified. The designation further solidifies the company’s mission to ‘Deliver a Better World™’.

Motty Reif, Founder of Fashion Week Tel Aviv along with Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, is pleased to announce Kornit Fashion Week Tel Aviv 2021, viewable online via Fashion Week Tel Aviv (fashionweektelaviv.com) from March 28 - April 1, 2021. 

As a European leader in the visual communication industry, Antalis commits to help its clients’ transition to sustainable signs and displays.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced Oxford, United Kingdom-based Shirtworks is implementing a Kornit Digital direct-to-garment (DTG) production system for sustainable, on-demand fulfilment. In addition to implementing Kornit DTG technology, Shirtworks has also purchased the new Kornit Workflow software solution, a product resulting from Kornit’s recent acquisition of U.K.-based Custom Gateway.

DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is launching sustainable, plant-based Decovery® resins for the packaging industry. Starting with the Decovery® SP-6400XP, with others to follow, this announcement paves the way for packaging producers to reduce their carbon footprint.

Neenah expands its wide format portfolio to address significant market demand for safe signage solutions by offering new, innovative solutions with conVerd Board® Wipe Clean™ and DigiScape® FootPrint™.

At Heytex we set standards with our innovative products with the aim to maximise the benefit for our customers and society.

Buying a product with a sustainability certification can be great for your business. As well as reducing your environmental impact, and potentially your costs, you can pass that assurance on to your customers. Increasingly, people are looking for ways to be more sustainable, so may choose you over a competitor if you can prove your service ticks more eco boxes. Additionally, some certifications can pave the way to new markets - a badge for clean air quality could help you access the healthcare and education sectors, for example. Each of the main certifications cover different aspects, so it's important to know what they mean.

Banner Box has reaffirmed its environmental focus with an attention-grabbing eco mesh hoarding outside its Chesterfield premises that reads: Proudly sourcing sustainable material.

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