Agfa Graphics North America proudly announced that the company’s manufacturing facility in Branchburg, New Jersey, has been recognized by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) for its commitment to the environment.
The company was cited for its “voluntary and proactive measures taken to go beyond compliance in an effort to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future.”
The recognition honored Agfa in various categories, including Environmental Policy, Materials Conservation, Hazardous Materials Reduction, and several others.
The NJDEP noted in its report that Agfa has demonstrated its dedication to the environment by reducing the company’s water usage, decreasing manufacturing waste by making production improvements and line operating efficiencies, and by lowering power consumption through increased use of energy-efficient lighting.
“Sustainability is part of our strategy,” said Jonathan Ashton, vice-president, Operations, Agfa Graphics North America. “We are committed to systematically improving the cost and environmental performance of our products and operations. We are always looking for ways to operate according to sustainable production processes, to conserve natural resources, to operate our facilities safely and minimize the impact of these activities and products on the environment.”
Agfa Graphics’ facility in Branchburg, New Jersey, is the company’s largest manufacturing location in the United States, at which the company produces various products for the printing and publishing industries. The facility also features a state-of-the-art technology demo center.
Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software, and services for production workflow, project, and color management.
Agfa Graphics is a worldwide leader with its computer-to-plate and digital proofing systems for commercial and packaging printing and the newspaper publishing markets. The company is rapidly developing its position in the new segments of industrial inkjet with comprehensive solutions for various applications such as documents, posters, banners, signage, displays, labels and packaging materials. Its experience in both imaging and emulsion technology has provided the expertise required for developing a complete assortment of high-quality inks. For more information, visit www.agfagraphics.com.