Printing Industries of New England joins SGP as Resource Partner

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading certification authority in sustainable printing, announced today that the Printing Industries of New England (PINE) has joined the SGP community as a Resource Partner.

SGP Resource Partners are non-profits, NGOs and educational institutions engaged in promoting, teaching or researching in the areas of graphic arts and/or sustainability. Resource Partners are subject matter experts that assure our entire community is empowered with the acumen to advance sustainability in the printing industry supply chain.

“PINE is committed to educating and encouraging its members to move closer to a more sustainable future,” said Christine Hagopian, PINE president. “Time is of the essence regarding the quality of the environment. By becoming a Resource Partner, we feel strongly that our alignment will help educate and assist in achieving a more sustainable supply chain.”

“With this closer relationship with PINE, SGP will be able to better share sustainability information with the print community in New England,” said Jonathan Graham, SGP chair and TE Connectivity representative. “We look forward to working with PINE to advance sustainable printing practices for the benefit of the industry and the world.”

To learn more about how to become an SGP Resource and support the sustainable future of the printing industry and its customers, visit

About PINE: The Printing Industry of New England (PINE) is a regional trade association for print manufacturing in the six states of New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT). PINE provides member companies with opportunities to access value-added resources and services designed to help them be more effective, efficient and profitable. PINE continuously provides members with a significant return on investment. 

About SGP: The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is the only certification organization promoting sustainability in all printing processes throughout the United States and Canada. SGP promotes a sustainable print supply chain through best practices, innovation, information sharing and validation. The SGP program encompasses the three pillars of sustainability – people, planet, and profit. SGP partners include 3M, tesa tape North America, Cooley/Group, EMG, FLEXcon, Laird Plastics, New Leaf Paper, Polymershapes, Piedmont Plastics, Sun Chemical, REI, ANN Inc., BrandKey Graphics, Snowball Print Marketing, major printing organizations, academic institutions, and other leading companies.