printer towels

Reusable printer towels eliminate waste

Printer Towels

SorbIts®  Ultra printer towels were made for the graphics industry. Unlike disposable solvent wipes, the recovered solvents from these reusable towels are beneficially reused in industry.

Benefits of our program include:

  • Program is EPA Wiper Rule compliant
  • Towels are heavyweight and more absorbent
  • We clean our towels better
  • With StraightUp! billing, there are no automatic replacement charges or unauthorized inventory changes

Through our full-service rental program, we deliver to and from your facility, manage inventory, and provide detailed solvent reporting and tracking.

Printer Towel Products

How the Program Works

Simple, hassle free. We take care of all the details.

  • You use the printer towels

    Use for wiping inks and solvents

  • We pick-up and launder

    Towels are laundered at our ISO 14001 processing facilities. Printer towels are cleaned separately from shop towels.

  • We recycle the solvents

    Showcase and quantify your waste reduction efforts

Testimonials from our customers
  • We manage your inventory

    We adjust inventory up or down to ensure you are only paying for what you need. No change is made without your authorized approval.

  • You get a solvent recovery report

    We report gallons of solvent recovered from your towels for mass balance reporting.

  • You save time and money

    Reduce costs compared to disposable solvent wipes. With StraightUp!™ Billing, there are no automatic replacement charges.

Program Benefits

Solvent Reporting

Through a patented process, we report how much solvent was recovered from your towels for use in environmental reporting.

Eliminate a Waste Stream

SorbIts® is Zero Waste to Landfill, helping you achieve ISO 14001 and other sustainability goals.

Cleaner Towels

Proprietary process ensures a cleaner, more absorbent towel without bleeding. Printer towels are never washed with shop towels.

StraightUp!™ Billing

No automatic replacement charges or unauthorized inventory changes so you can budget with assurance.

Inventory Management

With your authorized approval, we adjust your inventory up and down to ensure the right amount of towels each week.

Trusted by Graphics Companies throughout the U.S.

We like getting the certificate.

We have used ITU AbsorbTech for printer towels for many years and get excellent service. The program has assisted us with compliance and solvent recovery, and we like getting the certificate.  Overall, ITU AbsorbTech does an excellent job.

Ron Huebner
Pre-press Manager
American Packaging

One of the features we like best is the solvent towel recycling

One of the features we like best about ITU AbsorbTech’s program is the solvent towel recycling, which assists with compliance for VOC regulations by DNR/EPA.  Mark is fantastic.  He always asks if there is anything he can help with.  He is in/out of our facility with little or no disruption in production.  I would highly… Read more “One of the features we like best is the solvent towel recycling”


Great, prompt service,

ITU AbsorbTech’s dependable service is an attractive feature for us.  They have delivered great prompt service when we’ve gone through our inventory unexpectedly.  You won’t regret partnering with ITU AbsorbTech.

Merrilee Goss
Planner Analyst

They are designed for the printing industry.

I had a previous vendor where the towels had metal in them from time to time. This would result in potential damage to the equipment. The towels we receive from ITU AbsorbTech are superior in quality and consistency. They are designed for the printing industry which reduces the risk of particles in the towels damaging… Read more “They are designed for the printing industry.”

Press Operator
Clondalkin Pharma

Haven’t been over charged or out of rags since they started doing business with us.

ITU Absorb Tech is a wonderful company to work with. They adjust quantities to your needs so if your business is booming they make sure that you have enough wipers to make it through the rush and when you slow down they adjust to your needs to that you aren’t getting overcharged or too many… Read more “Haven’t been over charged or out of rags since they started doing business with us.”

Dan Shears
Berry Plastics

If I was to use one word it would be SERVICE.

With our old program we really had no service issues. The reason for going with ITU AbsorbTech was pricing. What we did find out after changing companies was that ITU AbsorbTech met or exceeded our expectations. They did not skip a beat. The staff and employees were courteous and willing to do what was needed.… Read more “If I was to use one word it would be SERVICE.”

EHS Coordinator

They saved us money by monitoring our inventory levels.

We have been using ITU AbsorbTech for many years now, and for a good reason. They act and treat us like a partner, rather than simply a customer. While most companies typically try and sell you more, ITU AbsorbTech has actually saved us money by monitoring our inventory levels and making recommendations to cut back… Read more “They saved us money by monitoring our inventory levels.”

Rick Goodwin
Director of Operations

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