Big Picture - October 2017 - 8
SGP Hosts Community Day in Portland
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) will host SGP Community Day
for print professionals, brands, and sustainable businesses on November 14 in
Portland, Oregon. Under the theme "Where Sustainability Meets Print," the
conference will include presentations and discussions on procurement, circular
economy, and sustainable practices from industry leaders in an effort to cultivate
strategic programs and partnerships.
* Jeremy Carroll, co-founder of Latitude brand and experience design firm,
discussing organizational impact on customers, the supply chain, and the world
* Pam Johnson, state procurement analyst for the state of Oregon, speaking
about green procurement on the state and federal levels
* Nicole Bassett, co-founder of The Renewal Workshop, presenting a case
study on how the textile industry can become circular
* Kim Holmes, VP of The Plastics Industry, speaking about the "second life"
of plastics and a new initiative focusing on recovering plastics from different
Following the event, SGP will host a networking dinner for leading brands and
members of the SGP community to further discuss sustainability practices across
GRAPH EXPO RETURNS TO CHICAGO
NPES has released the dates for its next three Graph Expo events:
September 30-October 3, 2018; October 13-16, 2019; and October
4-7, 2020. Each event will be hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Global Digital Wide-Format Graphics
Print Volume Forecast
Prism Inks (Sunnyvale, California) has
acquired its longtime distributor
Graphics One (Sun Valley, California).
Graphics One will become the "global
distribution arm" for digital inks
produced across Prism Inks' manufacturing divisions. Both companies will
maintain their current facilities.
* CUSTOM COLOR (Lenexa,
Kansas) organized a donation drive benefitting the
Red Cross via CrowdRise.
* SUN CHEMICAL
announced it would be
investigating the impact of
the disaster on its supply
chain and notifying customers of potential issues.
* DSCOOP formed the
Dscoop Emergency Response
Team to assist members in
both safety and business
continuity efforts throughout current and future
Source: "Capturing the Next Evolution of Wide Format Print Opportunities," an ISA white paper prepared by Keypoint Intelligence
and sponsored by EFI.
* INX INTERNATIONAL
teamed up with
CannedWater4Kids to deliver
drinking water to a Red
Cross distribution center