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Flexo Sustainable : Summer 2014
“Designed for Sustainability... Built for Success” Accredo Packaging Captures 2014 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award M alcolm Cohn, Accredo Packaging’s director of sustainability, says the com- pany “has established itself as a leading flexible packaging manufacturer with a strong commitment to sustainability. We’re ‘Designed for Sustainability... Built for Success!’” Cohn says that, “as one of our core values, sustainability is critical in the products we create, our worker safety initiatives and our environ- mental policies.” Owners and executives at this Sugar Land, TX based flexographic printer take a leadership role in promoting a sustainable operating environment—whether that’s looking at current, day to day operations, or forecasting future needs and requirements.” “GREEN” POWERED PLANT Accredo’s 350,000 sq. ft . production facility is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certified by the U.S . Green Building Council. Its plant is powered by 100 percent wind generated electricity. Cohn says Accredo is “the only flexible packaging company with this ac- creditation.” To achieve this, owners made a long term investment of time In 2013, Accredo was presented the Best of Show in the Mid Web category in FTA’s Excellence in Flexography Awards competition. 4 Sustainable FLEXO | SUMMER 2014
Earth Day 2014