Distribution center earns Energy Star

DOWNEY - Xpedx, a nationwide distributor of print and packaging supplies, has earned the Energy Star designation at its locations in Downey, Clifton, N.J. and Portland.The three sites scored in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency, based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's energy performance rating system. Qualified facilities meet strict energy performance standards, use less energy, are less expensive to operate, and cause fewer greenhouse gas emissions than peer facilities. The xpedx sites in Clifton, Portland and Downey combine for more than 870,000 square feet of space. "The Energy Star partnership validates xpedx's commitment to bring creative, effective solutions to customers to help all of us become more sustainable organizations," said Jack MacDonald, general manager of the Downey location at 7500 Amigos Ave. "This important priority is incorporated in all xpedx's efforts to optimize customer supply chains and processes."

********** Published: July 21, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 14