Bradford & Bigelow Wins AIM Sustainability Award for Environmental Leadership

via AIM Blog – The Associated Industries of Massachusetts recently recognized Bradford & Bigelow, Inc. of Newburyport and Raytheon Company of Waltham as environmental leaders within the State of Massachusetts.

“These two companies set the standard for sustainability managing their financial, social and environmental resources in a manner that ensures responsible, long-term success,” said Rick Lord, AIM President.

John Galligan, President of Bradford & Bigelow, commented “New England has some of the highest energy rates in the country. Over the past few years, the B&B team has created one of the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly print platforms in North America that allows us to compete and win on a national basis.”

B&B has been a pioneer in the use of UV inks and drying technology that eliminates VOC emissions and significantly reduce energy costs, LED Lighting, demand reduction programs with National Grid, upgrades to energy efficient motors and the recently installed 425KWH Solar Energy System.

“It all adds up,” says Rick Dunn, EVP of B&B, who estimates the savings are approaching $500,000 per year.

Lord went on to say “sustainability guarantees that the success of our employers benefits our communities, our Commonwealth, and our fellow citizens. We congratulate our honorees, Bradford & Bigelow and Raytheon.”