Appleton, Wisconsin, May 11, 2021 – Appvion Operations, Inc., a leading provider of advanced materials and specialty coated solutions, today published the Company’s first Corporate Sustainability Report. The report reflects Appvion’s commitment to transparency and provides details on progress toward building a strong internal culture with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals. Additionally, the report highlights the many ways Appvion employees embody the Company’s core values by operating with ethics, safety, and integrity and giving back to the communities in which they reside.
“Today’s ever-changing business context calls for our team to challenge the status quo, think differently, and improve our sustainability approach. These key factors drive our strategy and are woven into our corporate fabric,” said George Wurtz, President, Chairman, and CEO, Appvion. “I am pleased to report that Appvion continued to build upon our sustainability commitments during the pandemic while delivering customers’ requirements and launching innovative coating solutions without disrupting business operations.”
As market leaders in innovation, Appvion understands that sustainability is essential for long-term prosperity. Appvion strives to balance economic growth, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship to meet the needs of today while ensuring future generations can thrive. Appvion is committed to improving efficiency, maintaining the well-being of employees and communities, and protecting our natural resources and environment.
“We understand our obligation and the goal at Appvion is to contribute toward a more sustainable economy,” said Michelle Miller, Chief Sustainability Officer, Appvion. “We are investing our time, focus, and energy in working with our customers and business partners to make our industry more sustainable.”
The current environment and social challenges require further action and a broader plan. Appvion is committed to establishing a sustainability roadmap for 2021 and beyond, driven by a refreshed corporate brand and purpose as an advanced materials and specialty coated solutions company. For more information on Appvion’s commitment to sustainability, visit the sustainability page at www.appvion.com.
About Appvion Operations, Inc.
Appvion, headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, develops innovative, water-based, and environmentally responsible coating solutions for consumers’ everyday life. Appvion was founded in 1907 and is a pioneer in the specialty and high-performance coatings business. A leading manufacturer in North America, Appvion formulates functional coating solutions applied to a wide variety of flexible substrates, including products from an FDA-compliant facility. Appvion’s primary offerings include direct thermal paper and film products and renewable, fiber-based solutions for consumer and industrial packaging. Connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn to learn more.