Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Blanc Display Group
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
As a start-up sign company in 1986, Blanc Industries, Inc. began selling signage to food manufacturers and supermarkets. In the years since its inception, the company has been marked by a great deal of expansion. As we have grown and changed, so has our name. Today we are known as Blanc Display Group. Our ability to manufacture all our products in-house helps ensure a better customer service experience through rigorous quality controls while keeping costs low. That's why we are a category leader in point-of-purchase signage and merchandising displays for the food industry. We are constantly seeking and implementing sustainable and energy-efficient alternatives to all our manufacturing materials and processes. It is a commitment we are dedicated to pursuing on behalf of our customers, our community and ourselves.
Contact Person: 
Mr. Didier Blanc
Title: 
President
Business Location: 
Blanc Display Group
88 King Street
07801 Dover , NJ
United States
40° 53' 23.118" N, 74° 33' 2.5308" W
Phone: 
888-332-5262
Email: 
dblanc@blancind.com
Number of Employees: 
88
Website: 
www.blancind.com
Membership Date: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Energy Other
Description of Action: 
Blanc Display Group proactively replaced the building's roof with a new blown roof with insulation factor to conserve energy, reduce waste and improve the work environment of its employees. This energy-saving and cost-saving procedure has helped the company save 7697.69 therm/year and $9237.23 a year.
kWh Saved: 
7,698
Money Saved: 
9,237
Renewable Energy
Description of Action: 
As a commitment to sustainable energy Blanc Display Group recognizes and supports emissions-free energy generated by renewable sources such as wind farms owned and operated by subsidiaries of Nextera Energy Resources, LLC. In 2016, Blanc Display Group has recently installed rooftop solar panels in an effort be environmentally responsible in our work place and community, while also reducing energy output and associated costs.
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Blanc Display Group provides spring water to its employees spring water via strategically placed water coolers throughout the building as well as the providing the option of bottled water in vending machines. The water coolers are replenished daily thereby saving employees the cost of bottled water, reducing the amount of plastic bottle recycling and helping the community and environment.
Water Conservation
Description of Action: 
Blanc Display Group recycles water in a continuous loop to cool the plastic extrusion machine, reducing the amount of water previous used to run the machine. Water consumption was reduced by 123000 gallons and saved $4672.77 in the first year alone.
Gallons Saved: 
123 000
Money Saved: 
4,673
Adopt Environmental Policy Statement
Description of Action: 

Didier Blanc, President of Blanc Display Group and staunch eco-friendly advocate published the company's stance on sustainability and responsibility through a statement on the Blanc Display Group website, www.blancind.com. Please see the attached PDF below.

Identify Sustainability Leader
Description of Action: 
Blanc Display Group has a sustainability team in place. The team regularly discusses updates processes and protocols to accommodate and promote an eco-conscious work environment. The team includes: Didier Blanc, President; Tom Stapp, VP of Manufacturing; James O'Hara, Process Manager, Edgar Pastrana, Assistant Process Manager, plus any representative (administrative or warehouse) specific to topic(s) of discussion.
Industry Specific Practices
Description of Action: 
Since implementing our internal recycling program (where we take the scrap from production (mostly printing, vacuum forming and extruding) in 2012, Blanc Display Group has been reusing over 80,000 lbs. of plastic per year. The plastic has been converted into plastic extrusion with an approximate cost savings of $100,000.00.
Lbs Saved: 
80,000
Money Saved: 
100,000
Be Prepared for Emergencies
Description of Action: 
Blanc Display Group has implemented a Safety Team that includes management, human resource representative and warehouse workers. The team meets regularly to review processes and protocols that not only complies but also exceeds labor regulations and promotes the welfare of all employees, the community and the environment. Emergency preparedness is updated in protocol, processes, literature and evacuation plans in both English and Spanish. It is through the Sustainability and Safety Teams that many of Blanc Display Group's green initiatives have been born. Ideation and implementation of green initiatives are continually a work in progress at Blanc Display Group.