Mapal Plastics Joins SGP Community as Silver Patron

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced Mapal Plastics is the latest SGP Patron at the silver level. Through patronage, Mapal Plastics along with other industry leaders dedicated to promoting sustainability, support SGP and keep costs low for certification of print facilities.


Mapal Plastics manufactures Polypropylene (PP) sheet intended for UV digital, litho offset and screen print for signage, POP & displays. Mapal products are recyclable and are cost-competitive, corona treated and come with a one-year outdoor UV warranty against yellowing. Mapal is committed to only using materials that can be recycled and offering products made from recycled materials. Striving to minimize the carbon footprint of their production process, Mapal Plastics maintains a commitment to improving products and production methods to meet the needs of their customers, while protecting the environment.


“When we learned about SGP, we knew it was the perfect organization to join. We feel we can add value to the members by introducing our new recyclable products as a great alternative to other non-recyclable products,” said Brent Bishop, vice president of sales & operations, Mapal Plastics, North America. “SGP certified facilities and the SGP community strive to be more sustainable and that is also our goal at Mapal Plastics.”


Print facilities interested in eliminating waste, reducing energy consumption, transitioning to sustainable materials, and winning new business from organizations that require sustainable printing practices from their suppliers should visit to learn more about becoming SGP certified in 2018.


About Mapal Plastics: Mapal Plastics’ dedication to quality is based on over 30 years experience and constantly updated technological expertise. Mapal specialized plastic sheets are designed for use in different industries including printing, packaging and agriculture. Mapal is committed to quality and innovation and strive to deliver the best possible products. People and their welfare are at the heart of everything at Mapal. Employing people from diverse populations, Mapal follows an equal opportunity policy, with a commitment to finding the best person for every task, irrespective of their ethnicity, gender or beliefs. At Mapal, we care about all our employees and are actively involved in supporting local community groups.


About SGP: The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership is a non-profit organization that certifies printing facilities’ sustainability best practices. SGP advocates best practices and innovation among print community stakeholders, aligning the printing industry and its customers in the pursuit of a more accountable sustainable supply chain. SGP works with patrons such as 3M, International Paper, EFI, ECOR, FLEXcon, North American Plastics, Piedmont Plastics and numerous other leading brands.