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xpedx surpasses ENERGY STAR goal for 2011

September 29, 2011

CINCINNATI — xpedx has exceeded its goal of earning the ENERGY STAR in eight large distribution locations within the U.S. by the end of 2011, according to a press release.

In September, xpedx locations in Cincinnati and Hebron, Kentucky, achieved the certification, becoming the eighth and ninth xpedx locations to do so, the release stated.

"By surpassing our ENERGY STAR goal for 2011, xpedx has demonstrated that we are a sustainability leader in not only the products we sell, but how we run our operations," said Dave Wallace, xpedx''s director of sustainability.

"xpedx is a sustainable link in the supply chains of our customers. We''re taking an active role in responsible stewardship of natural resources today and for many generations to come," Wallace added.

According to the release, xpedx''s Cincinnati facility and its Saalfeld operations in Hebron earned the ENERGY STAR by scoring in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

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