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The Phoenix Suns and plant-based food-packaging company Footprint agreed to a new long-term naming rights deal for the Suns’ downtown arena, now known as the Footprint Center. But the agreement was for far more than tossing the Footprint name on the building.Who are the owners of the Phoenix Suns?
The Phoenix Suns have entered into a new naming rights deal with Gilbert-based material science company Footprint International LLC. The Suns made the announcement Friday morning while the team is in the middle of the NBA Finals against the Milwaukee Bucks. Game 5 will be played in Phoenix on Saturday evening.Why is footprint important to the Phoenix Suns?
Footprint helps companies transition to plant-based fiber materials for products that can be recycled and composted. Fans will notice a change in plates, packaging, utensils, coolers and other single-use plastic products that will be replaced with Footprint's plant-based material products.