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Orbus Announces 2018 Environmental Impact and SGIA Sustainable Business Award
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group®, one of North America’s leading wholesale suppliers and manufacturers of display, exhibit, graphic and event solutions is thrilled to announce it has been recognized for Specialty Graphics Imaging Associations’ (SGIA) 2019 Sustainable Business Award. The Sustainable Business Award spotlights companies that have implemented projects to improve employee safety and health, reduce environmental impact, or improved business efficiency. Orbus was recognized specifically for its reduced environmental impact.
“Orbus strives to reduce its impact on the environment as much as possible and invests in programs that help recycle, conserve and protect,” said Giles Douglas, CEO and President of Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, “this is part of our company mission.”
In 2018, Orbus recycled and diverted 90% of total waste from landfills, up from 77% in 2017. It recycled 107,000lbs of aluminum, 260,000lbs of plastic, 456,000lbs of fabric and 742,000lbs of cardboard, cores and paper due to reducing, reusing, and recycling materials more effectively. Since 2011, Orbus has consistently made its environmental impact a priority and continues to keep it at the forefront of Orbus’ mission throughout 2019. Orbus’ ISO 14001:2015 certification is a driving force behind its environmental commitment and recycling efforts.
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group is a market-leading, privately owned group of companies that specialize in the manufacture and trade only supply of portable modular and custom modular exhibit and display products, graphics and solutions. Companies and brands within the group include The Exhibitors’ Handbook®, The Promo Handbook™, Nimlok®, and SignPro Systems®.
Orbus is a proud member of the ISA, SGIA, ASI, PPAI, UPIC, and SAGE; the company boasts G7 Master IDEAlliance certification and is registered to ISO 9001:2015 for the highest manufacturing quality standards and ISO 14001:2015 for its environmental management system and “green” efforts.
Orbus’ supply and manufacturing facilities reside in Woodridge, IL and Las Vegas, NV. For more information, visit www.orbus.com.
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