Canon Solutions America - 3/6/2008
Océ Announces Call for Applications for its First Annual Green
Reprographer of the Year Award
March 6, 2008, Trumbull, CT- Océ, a global leader in digital document management and delivery solutions,
today announced its Wide Format Printing Systems division will begin accepting applications for its first annual
"Green Reprographer of the Year" award. Applicants will be asked to submit, in writing, their achievements in
the area of green business practices and explain how these efforts have assisted their customers to meet their
own sustainability goals. The winning reprographer will be announced on May 14, 2008.
Creation of this award was driven by Océ’s longstanding commitment to provide large format printing solutions
that are designed to support ecosystem preservation without sacrificing print quality.
"While the movement to go green has never been stronger, Océ has long been dedicated to providing products
that help our reprographic customers, and in turn their AEC and other clients, operate in a sustainable way,"
said Patrick Chapuis, President, Wide Format Printing Systems division of Océ North America. "We see this
award as an opportunity to highlight those reprographers that have embraced a forward-looking approach to
incorporating sustainability into their business model."
Award Submission Details
WHAT: The Océ Green Reprographer of the Year award will recognize the print-for-pay reprographer who has
made the most compelling strides to incorporate environmentally conscious practices into its business operations.
WHEN: Print-for-Pay reprographers can view criteria and submit applications through April 14, 2008 via an
online application form, which can be accessed by visiting www.oceusa.com/greenreproaward.
HOW: Applications will be judged based on the following factors:
o Products used in the reprographer’s business that reduce their impact on the environment
o Services provided to the reprographer’s customers to benefit the environment
o Changes or improvements to facilities that reduce the impact on the environment
o Employee programs supporting environmental conservation