Sada Group supports and helps people in this moment of crisis, actively participating in “SOS Famiglie” fundrising organized by Pontecagnano Faiano Municipality. Commendable initiative that will provide assistance and commodities to hundred families in a hard place.

Food purchased by the Municipality thanks to fundraising

Farsightedness, business risk, spirit of sacrifice, constant focus for investments, strength and tenacity and continuous improvement, fully testimony the registration of Antonio Sada & figli in the Unioncamere Register of Italian Historic Companies.

The Sada Group today can document a 109-year history of business.

rom 19 to 27 July at the 49th edition of the Giffoni Film Festival, over 90 children between the ages of 16 and 34, participate in the Eco Masterclass: an awareness-raising, training and information platform for the present generations on environmental issues. The students have the opportunity to meet and get to know specialized people, experts in the green economy, testimonials of the green world, case histories of companies or organizations particularly involved in the development and spread of good practices. The Sada Group on July 22nd at the Sala Verde of the Multimedial Valley of Giffoni Film Festival, together with COMIECO, was the testimonial of good business practices in the area, with a view to sustainability and recycling. It explained to the children what packaging is, what it is used for, how it is made and how important the paper resource is.

The writer and journalist Luca Pagliari, presents the Masterclass Eco. He is the author and presenter of services and programs on Rai and La7 networks, for years particularly sensitive to green issues and the virtuous cycle of waste. The program of activities is divided into three distinct phases: Information, Training and Awareness.

On the 22nd of May 2019 in Istanbul, Antonio Sada & figli (Corrugated Division) got the gold medal together with Z Due, a cliché supplier, for the best flexo print quality at the Global Flexo Innovation Awards. This is an international competition which rewards who, in the printing field, have succeeded in facilitating the printers’ work in production, obtaining savings in terms of costs and start-up times that Kodak technology, together with over forty years of experience and know-how of Z Due, it could get.

The experts of the jury with transversal skills have awarded three works of La Molisana with the gold medal as the work has combined 3 elements:- excellent print quality on corrugated cardboard similar to offset;- efficient print production workflow thanks to the NX plate capable of achieving a better ink transfer reducing start-up times and printing colors;- commitment to the environment because thanks to the polymers used, it was possible to reduce the consumption of raw materials and energy for production times.The staff of Antonio Sada & figli thanks Z Due for participating at this contest and all the staff involved to win this prestigious award.

On the March 21st in Rome, on the occasion of the conference organized by Comieco: “Sustainability and Innovation. Paper and cardboard packaging, an Italian excellence, a value for Europe “, 1DERBOX® won the third prize at Bando Invenzioni Comieco Factory competition. This competition organized by Comieco aims to encourage and spread a culture of environmental sustainability among companies and to enhance all the voluntary actions that companies put in place for the development of environmentally friendly paper and cardboard patented packaging. 1DERBOX® was chosen as one of the best innovations developed in the design of eco-sustainable cellulose packaging. It stood out for the optimization of logistics and savings in terms of CO2, the design which protects the freshness of the product by reducing waste and the reduction of raw material compared to traditional trays

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Antonio Sada & figli, the historical company of Sada Group, presented its first Sustainability Report 2017 in December 2018. This is a work in which investors strongly believe, a path marked by ambitious objectives and promises. The company commits itself to halve its impact within 2030. In this Report the product is the result of a policy focused on people, on environment and on community. Sustainability is the common denominator and strategic factor for the development of the Group’s future activities.

The idea of ??implementing the sustainability report starts from the desire to make known the history and values ??of the Group, the impacts and the relevant aspects, to communicate in a transparent way the commitment, projects and results of policies for sustainable development, create value for the company and its stakeholders and adapt, voluntarily, to the main non-financial reporting standards.

These are the key points of a reality that makes environmental and social sustainability its strong point: promoting employee well-being, improving health and safety, promoting a responsible supply chain, reducing environmental impacts and water and energy consumption, increase customer satisfaction, promote social and economic development of the community. It is a great commitment to which all Employees are called to respond, collaborating ever more closely with each other, with suppliers, customers and the whole community. All together united to create a more responsible and sustainable packaging.

On 30th of November, in the hall of the Polene of the Museum of Science and Technology of Milan, the XXVII edition of the Oscars of the Press took place. This event since 1987 (at the time the award was called “the Vedovella”) assigns a recognition to companies in the graphics industry that during the year have distinguished themselves for the quality of their work in a particular field. Ten awards to celebrate ten excellences in the world of the Italian press: companies that, having a more or less long history, have never ceased to look to the future and grow. The Sada Group has received an ambitious and  prestigious award: Industry 4.0 Printer of the year, which increasingly emphasizes the daily commitment that the Group infuses in producing quality products and the constant teamwork of its men who with their passion and tenacity, allow the Sada Group continues to excel on the market. The report for the awarding of this prize was made by SDA Bocconi and the Paper and Graphics Federation.

Antonio Sada & figli on the podium at Best in Flexo 2018 award in Bologna on 20th of November. This competition of national and European importance promoted by Atif, rewards the best flexo printers on different supports (flexible, paper and corrugated cardboard) evaluated by a jury of experts. Cart-One Salerno has competed in the categories ” flexo post print on coated corrugated cardboard” and ” flexo post print on corrugated kraft cardboard”. For both categories Cart-One Salerno won the 3rd place. The awarded works were: “Parmon Baby Soft” and “Ferrero – Kinder Spiderman”. Given the notoriety of the competition that is growing from year to year, the candidates were many and equally numerous works evaluated. Below is the link of all the awarded works, Cart-One Salerno’s one from 2:47 to 3:22.
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Antonio Sada & figli and Sada Packaging are the companies awarded by Conai for the 2018 Prevention Bando Conai competition.
This award recognizes the companies operating in the development of the most innovative and environmentally sustainable packaging solutions put on the market in the two-year period 2016-2017. There are 36 cases awarded, including 7 special prizes among the 104 admitted cases out of 161 presented. These are the numbers of a tender that has turned the spotlight on the environmental sustainability of the packaging made, which is summarized by the following key points: reuse, facilitation of recycling, savings of raw materials, use of materials from recycling, optimization of logistics, simplification of the packaging system and optimization of production processes.
Specifically, Antonio Sada & figli wins the section “Savings on raw materials, Optimization of production processes, Optimization of logistics” which corresponds to the objectives achieved through an obviously sustainable production and Sada Packaging with its working methods, reaches the goal that explicit in the “Optimization of production processes”.
“We really believe in this award. For us, prevention is a fundamental tool for limiting the environmental impact of packaging waste. This competition is a valuable tool to reward our daily approach to work with a view to continuous improvement of our products and our processes “. These is what the Sada group’s Management said, which underlines the commitment of a Group with over 100 years of history, which strives daily on innovation and sustainability.

The Conai communication campaign about this award and its winners will be visible on numerous national newspapers such as Il Sole 24 Ore, La Repubblica and Il Corriere


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The paper Sustainable strategy and value creation in the corrugated cardboard sector: the SADA group experience has been chosen by Tomorrow People Organization “Leadership, Education, Innovation” a non-profit internationally recognized prestigious organization with numerous highly respected academic partners, and references, to participate to Sustainable Development Conference: Green technology, Renewable Energy and Environmental Protection, that will take place from 11th to 13th July 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

This organization is dedicated to helping individuals become educated and ethical, globally aware professionals, committed to inflicting a positive change in the world creating a one of kind global network.

The contents of the paper dealt with: sustainability activities (life cycle assessment study and EPD®), eco-design packaging solution, (Cornerless®) and continuous improvement projects realized by the Sada Group. The paper has been realized by the Department of Business Sciences – Management & Innovation Systems (DISA-MIS), University of Salerno, Italy and by the Marketing of Sada Group and Greener Italia has been really appreciated and recognized as an example at an international level.


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