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Business greeting card manufacturer located in Kansas City, Missouri. Find great prices and superb quality with our personalized business holiday cards, Christmas cards, all occasion or birthday greeting cards. Save now.
Q. 'In what year did you start your business? Tell us about your company history?
A. Started in 1947 by Jack Postlethwaite. With the help of his wife, Wilma Postlethwaite, who focused mainly on the accounting side of the business, Posty set out to grow the new company. He continued to design cards for BMA, and began calling on other insurance companies. He soon had Kansas City Life and Jefferson Standard Life as clients as well. The business grew and was incorporated as the Postlethwaite Company in 1948. In 1962, the name was changed to Posty Cards, Inc., a much easier name for clients to pronounce.
Q. What type of business do you operate — what do you sell, or what services do you provide and to whom?
A. Business greeting card and business calendar manufacturer.
Q. What led you to work in this field?
A. family owned business.
Q. What is the goal of your business at an ecological level, what are you trying to achieve?
A. Posty Cards is now one the few manufacturing companies nationwide to receive LEED Platinum certification! We're proud that we can supply you with green greeting cards actually manufactured in a green facility. As a leader in sustainable manufacturing, we recognize that using green materials is only part of the picture. We believe that how and where we make our products is just as important. That's why we wanted our headquarters and manufacturing plant to meet the highest standard for sustainability. And why we care about providing you piece of mind that we're truly, "walking the talk."
100% of the electricity we use is Green-e certified with 11% generated on site via solar panels and the balance offset with renewable energy.
We maintain an extensive recycling program (even encouraging employees to bring recyclables from home).
We work closely with local utility companies to keep energy consumption to a minimum.
All of our products are recyclable, printed with soy ink, manufactured with 100% renewable energy and packaged using recycled, recyclable and/or biodegradable materials.
Our operation is FSC certified.
All of our marketing materials and catalogs are printed on FSC certified paper.
Q. What are your plans for the future of your company?
A. Continue to grow the business while maintaining our committment to our sustainability policy.