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Webcrafters Inc.
Webcrafters Inc. is a full-service, four-color printing company and book manufacturer, specializing in book manufacturing. The privately held company of more than 585 employees provides services for local and national publishers in the education, religious, trade and catalog markets.

As a manufacturer, Webcrafters is an intensive company. Being mindful of its mission, the company makes an effort to help offset the environmental impact of using electricity. Webcrafters enrolled in MGE's first green power program in 1999 at the highest level. Today, the company actively participates in Green Power Tomorrow – purchasing about 50,000 kilowatt-hours of renewable energy each month.

"We buy renewable energy because we want to be a business leader in sustainability," said Dan Knickmeier, customer service director. "Green Power Tomorrow is a very effective way of accomplishing that."

Environmental initiatives – from simple projects to major improvements – are at the core of Webcrafters' mission. Efforts under way include retrofitting warehouse lighting with occupancy sensors, installing a second heat recovery system, using sub-metering equipment in its energy reduction program and refining the training program for its paper certification team. The company also offers and promotes bike-to-work and rideshare programs.

Webcrafters is certified by three of the world's leading independent, nonprofit organizations that verify sustainable forestry practices: the Forest Stewardship Council, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative and the Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification.

"Our continuing sustainability efforts reinforce our commitment to conserving energy and protecting our surroundings," Knickmeier said. "Customers appreciate this proactive approach too. Doing your part to preserve the environment is becoming more of a baseline expectation than an act of going above and beyond."
Thank you,
Webcrafters Inc.
, for supporting Green Power Tomorrow.

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