Thursday, December 17, 2009

Consolidated Printing Named The 1st SGP Printer in Illinois

Consolidated Printing Certified as a SGP Printer

Chicago, Illinois: December 15, 2009 - The Sustainable Green Printing PartnershipSM
has certified Consolidated Printing as the first SGP Printer in the State of Illinois.

A certified SGP printer meets all program standards. These include encompassing a holistic approach to sustainability going beyond materials and their environmental impact. They must meet all health, safety, and environmental regulations, implement a sustainability management system, take specific steps to reduce the facility's environmental footprint, implement pollution prevention activities, and commit to social and ethical norms.

Additionally, SGP printer status includes annual reporting and a biennial certification audit requirement. Certified printers are assigned a certification number and logo for use on their printed products.

Consolidated Printing is a full service commercial printing company located in Chicago, IL. They are 100% petroleum and toxin free and have eliminated all carcinogens from their facility - both in the plant and in the office structure itself.

Their solvents and inks are made from 100% vegetable ingredients, including the ink pigments, and their ink does not migrate. Inspected by numerous agencies, Consolidated has been told their natural based system is unique in the country.

No hazardous solid waste. No toxic waste water. No poisonous air pollution. FSC Certified, Consolidated produces multi-colored Annual Reports, Corporate Identities, Direct Mail Packages, General Printing, Product Boxes, Project Printing and Sustainable Promotional Items. Consolidated Printing has won national awards for its quality as well as its sustainability. Consolidated has also won environmental awards from four Illinois Governors, two awards from Mayor Daley and the Chicago Department of Environment and the nations highest environmental accolade from the Printing Industry of America the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award.

Consolidated is proud to be certified as a SGP Printer.

For more information contact Marilyn Jones, President of Consolidated Printing Company:
(773) 631-2800 or


At 10:32 PM, Blogger Daniel said...

Green printing has become a beneficial as well as a safer alternative when it comes to the growing environmental concerns. It is not very expensive and the recycled paper that is used in printing is also very good quality and durable as well.
Printing Company Australia


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