The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership announces the addition of PolyOne Wilflex, Avon Lake, OH, as its newest SGP Patron.
“We are excited that PolyOne has chosen to share their expertise within our community. Their water-based Non PVC inks and their own ‘PolyOne Sustainable Solutions’ product and solutions certification exemplifies their commitment and sustainability leadership to the graphic communication industry,” says Martine Padilla, executive director, Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP).
“PolyOne Wilflex is known for leading the industry in protecting the environment and this goal is at the forefront of our development and marketing efforts,” says Marcel Dartee, global marketing director sustainable solutions and biomaterials, PolyOne. “Utilization of ‘green’ raw materials, designing for reduced energy consumption and providing leadership to the industry on sustainability and compliance issues are key elements of our message. Customers want to be rest assured that they are using products and inks that are safe for the environment. PolyOne has established the ‘PolyOne Sustainable Solutions’ certification to denote products or services that meet defined standards for sustainability in areas such as renewability, recycleability, reusability, eco-conscious composition, or resource efficiency.”
“SGP is viewed as setting the frontier with sustainability initiatives and Wilflex wanted to be a part of a forum that helped to spread the word. Wilflex is already green and compliant we wanted to leverage a forum, such as SGP, to make our sustainability statement clear,” said Kevin Shikoluk, director of marketing and technology, PolyOne.
“Our Wilflex Oasis inks represent a complete line of high solids water-based Non PVC inks designed to meet the needs of textile screen printers around the world,” noted Shikoluk. “Engineered to meet regulatory, quality, and design specifications, Oasis inks deliver superior on-press performance optimizing production and producing exceptional print results. Our high solids Non PVC inks meet performance on the press (production ease), performance on garment (graphic durability) needs while meetings the brands stringent requirements for hand/feel and regulatory.”