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Impress Communications Leads the Way with Green Printing


Impress is Part of the "Green Group" - Making a Difference for the Environment

Chatsworth, CA-Impress Communications ("Impress"), a leading Los Angeles-based commercial printer and visual communications company, has been recognized by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as a leader in green printing and environmentally sustainable business practices.

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal, an award-winning publication that features business news and information, has singled out Impress Communications as a company that is committed reducing its impact on the environment. Impress was included in the Journal's "Green Group" of businesses and featured as part of a special report on The Business of Sustainability in their June 8 - 21, 2009 edition.

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"I view environmental sustainability as the way of the future," said Paul Marino, Executive Director of Chatsworth-based Impress Communications Inc. "We strive to increase productivity, create earth-friendly products, reduce waste and save energy."

Impress is a certified Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody printer. This assures clients that they are following the criteria and standards set forth by the FSC to save and preserve our forests for future generations.

Here are just some of the ways Impress is making a difference for the environment:
o Energy-efficient fluorescent fixtures are used throughout the facility
o Modern and efficient presses use less energy while minimizing chemical, solid and water waste from the printing process
o Innovative ink dispensing systems on presses eliminate the need for special waste disposal handling
o Only low VOC soy-based inks or no VOC UV inks are used
o Water-based coatings, low-VOC washes and solvents have eliminated 75% of all emissions in our facility
o Impress recycles 150,000 pounds of production paper waste and office paper per month
o All toner cartridges from our digital press are reused

For more information on Impress' green initiatives go to:


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