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Solimar Systems, Inc., an innovative global solutions provider empowering critical communications through multi-channel document communications solutions for print, web and mobile delivery announced today that they joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper.
“We look forward to working with Solimar Systems who are a great addition to the growing Two Sides network of member companies. Their engagement in helping promote the sustainability of print and paper helps further diversify our membership and expand our reach within the various sectors of the graphic communications value chain and beyond,” said Phil Riebel, President of Two Sides North America.
Joining the list of influential organizations on the Two Sides membership list is an important statement to the market from the Solimar team. The organization operates in a client-first methodology with relationships being a cornerstone of furthering client success through innovative solution implementations. The research and information provided by Two Sides to the global market will also help Solimar develop relevant solutions and speak with authority on print and paper’s impact to the environment and the customer experience.
“We are excited to be working with Two Sides North America and all its members. Their understanding and knowledge of print and paper use is important to ensure correct and accurate information is disseminated regarding sustainability within the customer communications industry. Education in our industry is critical and Two Sides helps deliver an important message,” said Mary Ann Rowan, Solimar Systems Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.