Vic Nathan Barkin dba Vic Barkin Consulting, LLC has more than 35 years of experience in the printing, paper and wood products industries and currently owns a consulting practice specializing in business development, workflow, and technology implementation, focusing on “Green Procurement and Production” practices.
Vic is a QMS Lead Auditor certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards, is a consultant for the Rainforest Alliance as an FSC Chain of Custody and Controlled Wood senior auditor, is an FSC, SFI and PEFC lead auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers and SGS North America, and has engaged in more than 700 site assessments and audits.
As a featured speaker at many regional and national conferences, Vic has presented in topics ranging from variable data printing to green procurement for organizations such as the Printing Industries of America, Association of College and University Printers, Southeastern University Printing & Digital Managers Conference and the
Oce’ VIP “Green Tour”
Vic has also authored a variety of articles in both print and online. A partial list of published articles includes:
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Have you planned your sustainability projects for the year yet?
Group Certification Makes FSC Affordable for In-plants
Justifying Paper Certification
Becoming A Good Steward
Do You Have a Greensourcing Policy?
GREEN: It’s the Right Thing to Do
How Responsible Sourcing Will Impact Printers
The First Rule of the Triple Bottom Line
The Wonderful World of Forest Certification
More Certified Paper Stuff? Really??
ISO versus the FTC on Post Consumer Waste
Managed Print Services and Print Management Services
The First Rule of Internal Auditing
An Economic View from a Different Perspective
Thoughts on Power Consumption in the Golden Age
Bureau of Labor Statistics Update.... The Full Story
“I guess we should get a thousand printed”
Variable Data Printing Prepare For It
Variable Data (Part 1) Aim Small, Miss Small
Variable Data (Part 2) The Revolution