tesa tape Demonstrates Sustainability Leadership by Joining the Sustainable Green Printer Partnership Certification as a Platinum Patron

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today that tesa tape inc., North America, has become a platinum SGP Patron. As an SGP Patron, tesa tape joins other sustainability leaders including 3M, Cooley Group, FLEXcon, Laird Plastics, New Leaf Paper, Piedmont Plastics and Sun Chemical supporting SGP certification and promoting sustainable business practices. SGP certification is the only whole-facility certification program developed for the entire printing industry to offer credible sustainability validation by a third party.


“We take our responsibility to adhere to sustainable practices to heart,” commented Chuck Doyle, sales director, tesa. “As a global company, we work hard to minimize the impact of our business activity on the environment while upholding high quality of life standards for both our planet and people. This is firmly anchored in our business strategy and management practices. We are excited to partner with the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership and share SGP’s commitment to aligning the printing industry and its customers in the pursuit of a more accountable sustainable supply chain.”


“The strategy of tesa tape fits well with SGP`s mission to drive a more sustainable supply chain,” said Marci Kinter, SGP co-founder, executive officer and representative from PRINTING United Alliance. “tesa tape shares best practices for the print, paper and web processing industries and its extensive safety and protection solutions. This will help SGP certified printers to drive sustainability further than ever.”


To learn more about how to become an SGP patron and join the future of the sustainable circular supply chain, visit www.sgppartnership.org/patrons/.


About tesa tape inc.: What lies at the heart of tesa? Quite simply, a fascination with adhesives. At tesa, adhesion defines us. Our self-adhesive products and technologies solve complex problems across a wide variety of industries. There is a unique story behind everything we do that starts with a love for creating bonds and ends with sustainable solutions that help move the world forward. tesa is a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesives serving the appliance, automotive, building supply, electronics, industrial, paper & print, transportation industries. Through reliable solutions and excellent service, we help industry partners optimize their processes and products – and be more successful. www.tesatape.com


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, FLEXcon, Cooley/Group, Laird Plastics, Piedmont Plastics, New Leaf Paper, Sun Chemical, REI, ANN Inc., BrandKey Graphics, Snowball Print Marketing, major printing organizations, academic institutions, and other leading companies. www.sgppartnership.org