June 19, 2017
Agreement marks the expansion of the good naturedTM brand into the U.S. market
Vancouver, BC – Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:SGB) (“Solegear” or the “Company”) has received an initial purchase order from All Source Security Container Mfg Corp. (“All Source”) for Solegear’s good naturedTM brand of plant-based office organization products.
All Source is North America’s leading manufacturer and distributor of commercial document security and destruction equipment and office accessories. The good naturedTM products will be made available to All Source’s commercial customers across North America.
“Both Solegear and All Source are experiencing rapidly increasing demand from leading companies for products and services that can reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of renewable resources,” said Paul Antoniadis, CEO of Solegear. This agreement with All Source to offer good naturedTM office organization products, along with their existing security and destruction products, provides Solegear with access into an established U.S. B2B customer base, particularly amongst Fortune 1000 brands. These companies are actively seeking ways to increase employee satisfaction, and employees are making it very clear that they expect healthier, safer workplaces that include comprehensive sustainability programs.”
“All Source is excited about the opportunity to partner with Solegear to promote and distribute their line of office products made from plant-based materials,” said Pete Pancel, CEO of All Source. “As a company, we pride ourselves on finding and delivering solutions for our customers through development of innovative and sustainable products. Working with Solegear, a company that has developed an innovative and renewable product line, aligns and complements our strategy. We look forward to growing our partnership, providing product solutions to our customers and improving sustainability in the work place.”
Powered by Solegear’s independently certified 85% plant-based bioplastic, good naturedTM office organization products specifically target the $12+ billion North American home and business organization market primarily dominated by traditional, fossil fuel-based plastics, which according to California’s leading Proposition 65, often contain chemicals of concern that are potentially harmful to the environment and human health.
About Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc.
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:SGB) is an innovator in the field of next generation bioplastics made from annually renewable plant-based sources. Committed to the principles of Green Chemistry, Solegear is driven by its mission to create healthier, safer and stronger communities by fundamentally changing the way plastics are made.
Solegear’s proprietary bioplastic formulations, Polysole® and Traverse®, are designed to meet today’s social and corporate requirements to lower carbon emissions, reduce waste and remove toxicity typically associated with traditional petroleum-based plastics. Together with its partners, Solegear custom engineers, produces and distributes its high-performance bioplastics as resin, sheets and finished goods with some of the highest percentages of renewable, plant-based materials currently available in the industry.
For more information: www.solegear.ca and www.mygoodnatured.com
About All Source Security Container Mfg. Corp.
All Source is North America’s largest manufacturer of document shredding bins, carts, consoles and associated office accessories for the document destruction industry. The company is continually committed to providing the highest quality products, leading turnaround times and superior customer service.
All Source’s team of experts and professionals have been key in delivering high quality products, service and advice to the shredding industry. With their market know-how, experience and commitment they have been able to offer promptness in solving client queries and delivering excellent products.
For more information: www.allsourcemfg.com
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“Paul Antoniadis” Chief Executive Officer and Director
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