SOURCE: Schawk, Inc.

February 07, 2007 16:30 ET

Schawk, Inc. Approved for Membership in Sustainable Packaging Coalition

DES PLAINES, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 7, 2007 -- Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), one of the world's leading providers of digital brand image management solutions to the consumer products packaging industry, announced today that it has been approved for membership in the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a project of GreenBlue.

"As the leading brand image management supplier to the consumer packaging industry, we are committed to the vision and mission of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition," said David A. Schawk, president and chief executive officer. "We believe our membership in this organization will enhance Schawk's ability to help its clients meet their packaging requirements."

Schawk's supply chain solutions are custom-built for each client based on services that include brand consulting and design, graphics consulting for color and print management, and digital asset management. A single supply chain solution from Schawk can deliver strategic value, improved speed-to-market, and enhanced global brand consistency.

In related news, Schawk's Los Angeles facility recently received chain of custody certification from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The process of certification involved an extensive audit of Schawk's paper inventory procedures and processes.

Schawk, Inc., headquartered in suburban Chicago, is a leading supplier of electronic visual brand services, brand consulting and design and an array of digitally-based workflow solutions, all aimed at bringing enhanced value to its clients. Schawk provides these advanced services for the food, beverage, and consumer products packaging, point of sale, and advertising and retail markets. For more information about Schawk, visit

Sustainable Packaging Coalition is an industry working group inspired by cradle to cradle principles and dedicated to transforming packaging into a system that encourages economic prosperity and a sustainable flow of materials. The group's mission is to advocate and communicate a positive, robust environmental vision for packaging and to support innovative, functional packaging materials and systems that promote economic and environmental health through supply chain collaboration. For more information, visit

GreenBlue is a nonprofit institute that stimulates the creative redesign of industry by focusing the expertise of professional communities to create practical solutions, resources, and opportunities for implementing sustainability. For more information, visit

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