Toronto, Ontario, November 8, 2018: - Lowe-Martin received the Gold Award as Canada’s Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Company for the third consecutive year at the Canadian Printing Awards Gala 2018 in Toronto.


Highlights of Lowe-Martin’s environmental program over the past year include:

  • 19% reduction in carbon footprint companywide;
  • 6% reduction in electricity usage;
  • 24% reduction in natural gas consumption;
  • 19% increase in number of customers purchasing offsets to make their print projects carbon neutral;
  • 97% waste diversion rate;
  • 73% reduction in water usage at our web printing plant;
  • 85% of paper purchased is FSC certified.


Ward Griffin, President and CEO of Lowe-Martin said: “Receiving this award is a confirmation that we are on the right path. Our environmental efforts began more than 25 years ago. Each year, we’ve worked to make incremental improvements to strengthen the long-term sustainability of our company and our community. Environmental awareness is more than a program – it’s our way of doing business.”

Headquartered in Ottawa with additional facilities in Mississauga, Lowe-Martin provides innovative, integrated and progressive communication solutions that span a range of products and services including: web and sheetfed offset printing, digital printing, publication printing and subscription services; direct and multi-channel marketing; online ordering; mobile app development; direct mail, large format and security printing; extensive in-house pre-press and bindery services; e-business solutions; and warehousing and logistics. Lowe-Martin's focus on superior service, extraordinary performance and sustainable growth has earned recognition as one of North America's premier print providers.


For additional information about Lowe-Martin’s environmental programs, contact:


Michael Casey
Vice-President, Sales
Lowe-Martin Company Inc.
Telephone: 905-507-8782
Toll Free: 1-866-521-9871


Mike Imeson
Vice-President, Sales
Lowe-Martin Company Inc.
Telephone: 613-741-0962
Toll Free: 1-866-521-9871