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Our commitment to the environment is sustainable. Sustainability is as important to cei as it is to its customers. Because of that, cei manufactures products optimally designed to meet market needs of performance and cost through clean production technologies, renewable resources, and recyclability. As a result of our commitment, we have been named one of a limited number of certified Sustainable Green Printers and have been recognized as a “Business Friend of the Environment.”

sustainablityProduct design is the first key step. Efforts are concentrated on real measurable environmental impacts while providing the packaging performance required by customers.

  • 100% of our inks and adhesives used are water based or 100% solids, dramatically reducing environmentally harmful solvents
  • 95% of our packaging products are recyclable
  • Programs are in place to increase packing yield
  • 100% domestic production, assuring customers third party certification that cei exceeds the requirements of AIB, FDA, EPA, OSHA, and Federal Employment Laws

cei’s management team includes a manager of Sustainable Packaging who is dedicated to leading sustainability efforts and, along with the company, to helping customers meet sustainability needs and goals via:

  • Recycling assistance
  • Production using renewable energy
  • Use of Chain of Custody paper (when requested)
  • Assistance with the Walmart packaging scorecard

cei is a licensed expert user of Wal-Mart Package Modeling Software, which is used to help customers develop sustainable packages through comparative package modeling.

Click here to view our sustainability policy.

Click here to view our sustainability brochure.

Click below to view cei's award-winning sustainability video. The video won "Best Video" at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition's (SPC) 2012 Packaging Stewardship Video Challenge, and was also an SPC staff pick.