National Print Owners Association Joins Two Sides


CHICAGO (November 30, 2015) – National Print Owners Association (NPOA) has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper.

“We welcome NPOA to the Two Sides network and we look forward to working with them to help promote the sustainability of print media to their stakeholders.  This collaboration will further increase the reach of our message, research and materials which, to date, have provided very good value to the numerous small to medium-sized printing businesses in the U.S.,” says Two Sides North America President, Phil Riebel.

"NPOA is excited to partner with Two Sides to promote the use of paper and print in today’s marketing environment. NPOA believes Two Sides helps promote print as a viable and environmentally friendly option and helps to dispel some of the myths associated with the use of paper,” says Barry Martin, President, National Print Owners Association.

About National Print Owners Association

From its grass roots inception three years ago, NPOA has grown from 19 founding members to more than 350 print shop owners, making it the fastest growing association in the printing industry. Along with an annual conference, it provides its members with proprietary studies and surveys on technology, pricing, business operations, and many other topics. It also offers an on-line discussion forum for print shop owners to share ideas and solutions to common problems. The association’s motto is “By Printers, For Printers” and its members represent the most progressive printing operations in the industry. NPOA’s 4th Annual NPOA Spring Conference will be held April 14-16, 2016 in San Antonio, TX at the Hotel Contessa. For more information, visit:

About Two Sides

Two Sides is an independent, nonprofit organization created to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper.  Two Sides is active globally in North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, Brazil and Colombia. Our members span the entire print and paper value chain, including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre-press, press, finishing, publishing, printing, envelopes and postal operators.  For more information about Two Sides North America, please contact us at 1-855-896-7433 or Visit the Two Sides website at and follow Two Sides on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.  

Source: Two Sides North America Press Release, November 30, 2015