Make your next product a success in any market when you establish a connection with the professionals at The Standard Group. We develop customer loyalty through a focus on quality and adherence to the highest possible standards. Our responsible paperboard products help you to reduce your organizational impact on the environment while meeting market criteria for performance and cost.
Our Packaging Certifications
We are proud of our certifications and affiliations. They inform our approach to manufacturing and design, and they help us to maintain our position as an industry leader. Our associations and certifications include:
NMSDC - The New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council certified the Standard Group as a minority-owned-and-operated business.
BSI - BSI America has certified The Standard Group in ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management Systems in the field of design and manufacturing of printed paperboard packaging.
FSC - The Standard Group follows FSC requirements that enable us to supply our customers with FSC certified paperboard when required. This promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial, and economically prosperous management of the world’s forests.
SMETA is an audit methodology, poviding a compilation of best practice ethcal audit techniques. It is designed to auditors conduct high quality audits that encompass all aspects of responsible business practice. Covering Sedex's four pillars of Labour. Health and Safety. Environment and Busitiess Ethics.
PPC - The Standard Group is a member of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), the leading trade association serving suppliers and converters of all forms of paperboard packaging.
AIB - The Standard Group is certified for the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International’s Consolidated Standards for Food Contact Packaging Manufacturing Facilities. This demonstrates The Standard Group’s commitment to providing a clean, safe environment for food packaging.
SFI - The Standard Group provides SFI certified paperboard when requested. This further promotes maintaining, overseeing, and improving the sustainable forestry initiative.
UL - The Standard Group has met all of the requirements to become an “Authorized UL Label Supplier.” Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a global leader in testing, inspection, certification auditing, and validation.
BRCGS Packaging Materials Issue 6 (British Retail Consortium Global Standard) helps packaging organizations produce products that help support the delivery of safe & hygienic consumer goods such as food and personal care products. The BRCGS Packaging Standard is the first packaging Standard in the world to be recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).
G7 Master - Our organization is a G7 Master Qualified through IDE Alliance. This qualification ensures that “best practices” are followed to meet ISO standards and GRACoL prepress. These practices include proof and print specifications.
GMI – The Standard Group is GMI certified. GMI monitors and measures the performance of packaging suppliers. They help brand owners control the variables through print facility certification and scientific, repeatable measurement of global packaging.