Yerecic Label Wins First Place in Technical Achievements for Great Lakes Grower’s Living Butter Lettuce Label

Thu. November 5th, 2015 - by Christofer Oberst

NEW KENSINGTON, PA – Yerecic Label took top honors for print excellence during the 38th Annual Tag and Label Manufacturer’s Institute (TLMI) Awards Competition.

Yerecic Label was presented with first place for Excellence in Technical Achievements in the printing of Great Lakes Grower’s Living Butter Lettuce label and second place for the National Pork Board’s Great for Grilling label, according to a press release.

Great Lakes Grower's Living Butter Lettuce

Company President Art Yerecic said he was honored for being recognized by TLMI for these achievements.

“Product innovations such as BackFlip!™ and LabelBling!™ allow us to bring exceptionally striking designs to our customers, while the Yerecic Label family’s dedication to helping the environment keep us sustainably focused,” he said.

TLMI Environmental Chair Calvin Frost went on to congratulate Yerecic Label on its commitment to sustainability. Frost awarded the company with an Environmental Leadership Certificate for the Documentation of Relevant and Replicable Sustainability Practices.

TLMI Environmental Chair Calvin Frost (left) and Yerecic Label President Art Yerecic (right)

“The judges for the 2015 Environmental Awards have added an additional award for supplier and converter applicants that recognized their exemplary commitments to TLMI’s sustainability initiatives for waste reduction, tangible and replicable practices, and unique sustainability initiatives,” Frost said.

Some of Yerecic’s environmental achievements include diverting 99.4% of waste away from landfills and eliminating over 1,000 gallons of hazardous waste.

Yerecic Label