The high-stakes debt ceiling debate and votes may have stolen all of the media attention this week, but another very critical piece of legislation: a revision of the burdensome, flawed Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), which called for costly environmental testing and safety certification of children's books and other printed materials. The President is expected to sign H.R. 2715 into law in short order.
FSC Group Certification
There is a now an economical path to FSC Certification for small printers
A new group FSC Chain of Custody certification program is available to PIM member companies with less than $5 million in annual sales of “forest product business” (commercial printing, package printing, etc).
The costs for this group certification will be substantially reduced; current price is $1695.
There is no difference between individual certificates and the group certificate as regards the use of the logo, the requirements for organization, and the use of certified papers on projects utilizing the FSC logo.