Elanders Americas’ focus is on the needs and demands of our clients as well as on continuously developing our processes, products and services in order to achieve total quality – in other words performing with the highest quality and efficiency on every level. Focusing only on quality is just half the battle. Our continued commitment to reduce environmental impact by striving to improve processes, production methods, and products allows us to balance the needs of our employees, clients, environment, and community.With consistent dedication to the highest impact on quality and the lowest impact on our environment we have become certified by the following industry leading organizations in their respective fields.
QualityG7 Master Printer Qualification“both a definition of grayscale appearance, and a calibration method for adjusting any CMYK imaging device to simulate the G7 grayscale definition. G7 yields a visual match between different imaging systems using simple 1-dimensional curves, and enables shared appearance between different printing devices or specifications when additional color management is not available.”ISO 9001“The ISO 9000 family addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO’s best known standards. The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality is consistently improved.”
EnvironmentalForest Stewardship Council ® (FSC ®)“The Forest Stewardship Council is an independent, non-profit organization that protects forests for future generations. FSC members adhere to environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world's forests.”
Our Davenport facility holds license code number FSC C102289Our Acworth facility holds license code number FCS C023218Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)“SFI Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management. They work with conservation groups, local communities, resource professionals, landowners, and countless other organizations and individuals who share our passion for responsible forest management.” ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standard “The ISO 14000 family addresses various aspects of environmental management. It provides practical tools for companies and organizations looking to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance. ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14004:2004 focus on environmental management systems.”
GovernmentInternational Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)U.S. Government requires all companies involved in the manufacture, sale or distribution of goods or services covered under the United States Munitions List (USML) or a component supplier to goods covered under USML, the contractual stipulation or requirement of being "ITAR compliant" means that the company must be registered with the State Department's DDTC (Directorate of Defense Trade Control), and the company must understand and abide by the ITAR as it applies to their USML linked goods or services. The company must register and keep their registration current, thereby certifying that they operate in accordance with the US Department of State pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
AwardsThrough our environmental and quality certifications, as well as our dedication to our employees, Elanders is consistently recognized within our industry every year. Recent acknowledgments include: