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TRI-OPTIC CERTIFIED AS SONY GREEN PARTNER
November 15, 2004
Tri-Optic, a division of Engineered Data Products, Inc., and a leading provider of data cartridge labels to the technology industry, has been certified by Sony as a Green Partner. Sony awards this designation to suppliers who cooperate with specific procedures for managing production processes and reducing and eliminating environmentally harmful substances in products it procures. Sony established the Sony Green Partner Standards in 2001 in order to encourage suppliers to create products in an environmentally responsible way. To be certified as a Green Partner, Tri-Optic's manufacturing operations and processes underwent a rigorous audit in which Sony checked environmental management activities and examined materials used in all stages of the manufacturing cycle. Receiving a perfect score in all categories, Tri-Optic successfully met the Green Partner Standards.