MRS. GROSSMAN’S IS GREEN
For more than three decades Mrs. Grossman’s manufacturing practices and policies have been designed to make minimal impact on the environment. We recycle more than 300,000 pounds of pressure-sensitive annually, only use water-based inks and treat more than 72,000 gallons of water annually in our own in-house wastewater treatment plant – returning it to the earth clean and safe.
Mrs. Grossman’s was Certified Green by the Sonoma County Green Business Program in 2009. We have won more than ten awards for our environmental practices including the 2011 Climate Leader Award by the State of California Air Resources Board, the 2010 North Bay Award for Sustainable Manufacturing Practices – State of California and the PG&E Innovative Leadership Award for Energy Conservation 2005 – 2009
Over the years we have been honored to win many awards for our green practices:
April 2013 – 12th Annual FTA (Flexographic Technical Association) Environmental Excellence Award
May 2011 – 11th Annual FTA (Flexographic Technical Association) Environmental Excellence Award
May 2011 – Cool California Small Business Climate Leader Award – State of California Air Resources Board
August 2010 – Sustainable North Bay Award – California State Legislature Certificate of Recognition
2010 – Sustainability, Environmental Responsibility Award – Label Industry Global Awards
2009 – 2011 – Business Leader – PG&E ClimateSmart – Environmental Conservation
2009 – Best Practices Award – Business Environmental Alliance – Sonoma County
December 2008 – Green Certification – Bay Area Green Business Program
2005 – 2008 – Innovative Leadership - Securing California’s Energy Future Commendation – PG&E Critical Peak Pricing Participant
MADE IN THE U.S.A.
Mrs. Grossman’s stickers are designed and manufactured in our own in-house printing plant. We have eight printing presses including a hot foil stamp/embossing press and a HP digital press. We also own the high-tech Laserweb – one of the most sophisticated sticker and label laser-cutting systems in the world.
The partnerships we’ve created with our vendors whose inks, papers and films we use, is a long and trusted one as we know the products they manufacture are of the finest quality, highest caliber and absolutely toxic-free. Mrs. Grossman’s has been proud to say MADE IN THE USA for more than thirty-five years.
PRODUCT SAFETY – A PRIORITY
Our stickers and sticker-related products are printed and produced using non-toxic materials and all manufacturing procedures are under strict supervision. Our stickers are acid-free, lignin-free, latex-free, gluten-free, casein-free and soy-free and are printed under strict industry guidelines. All materials used to produce Mrs. Grossman’s stickers are printed to meet the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 standards.
Certification of Compliance
Our Partnership with Paragon Label
In 1979 graphic designer Andrea Grossman launched Mrs. Grossman’s, the world-renowned company that pioneered the decorative sticker industry. Her son Jason Grossman, a Mrs. Grossman’s employee for more than fifteen years, followed in her footsteps nineteen years later, when in 1999, he launched Paragon Label, a division of Mrs. Grossman’s.
Specializing in high-end, top-quality, Flexographic and digital custom printing, Paragon Label has become one of the most respected printers in Northern California winning more than twenty-five awards for technical excellence in label printing and many national and international awards for innovative environmental programs.
Today both companies run side by side. Mrs. Grossman’s continues to design and print some of the most unique and elegant stickers in the marketplace while Paragon Label specializes in fine custom-made labels for the wine, gourmet foods, health and beauty industry.