New Book Printed on Paper Generated By Windpower
Philadelphia, PA -- February 17, 2006 -- A new book "The Art of Liberty: A Tour of the Exhibitions and Collections of the National Liberty Museum" has been produced using 10 tons of &031;Mohawk paper produced using Wind Power. The book was printed by Carlstadt, N.J.-based Pictorial Offset Corporation. Pictorial Offset received a Certificate of Wind Energy Allocation from the Mohawk Paper Mills for showing their support of sustainable energy by purchasing 10 tons of blue-white matte 100-pound text paper.&031; The paper was manufactured with wind-generated electricity for the 130-page "The Art of Liberty" book.
"This is an example of how commercial printers fit into the sustainability initiatives of corporations as they exhibit their corporate social responsibility and how they communicate that initiative to their customers, shareholders and constituents," says Donald Samuels, managing partner of Pictorial Offset Corporation.&031; "At Pictorial, we take pride in being an industry leader in bringing new solutions and valuable sustainability processes to our clients."
The National Liberty Museum. in Philadelphia, Pa., is a collection of contemporary glass and bronze sculpture, paintings that accent the historical and human focus. Works of art by world famous masters from Chagall to Chihuly are prominent throughout the museum and in "The Art of Liberty" book.&031;
&031;Pictorial Offset Corporation is the largest single-facility commercial printer in the United States, serving many of the Fortune 500 corporations.&031; In 2005, Pictorial received SmartWood certification for Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody compliance, through the Rainforest Alliance.&031;