TIMONIUM, Md., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H&N Printing & Graphics, Inc., a Consolidated Graphics, Inc. company (NYSE: CGX), with capabilities including digital printing, offset printing and packaging, announced today it has achieved G7 Master Printer status through IDEAlliance, the non-profit industry organization that develops, educates, and validates best practices in publishing and information technology. H&N Printing & Graphics' G7 Master Printer designation highlights the company's commitment to quality, consistency and color management.
"At H&N we are always committed to bringing our clients the best possible product. Our status as a G7 Master Printer assures our customers that we are providing them with the most accurate color matching and highest quality printed products available," said Douglas Oberholzer, President of H&N Printing & Graphics. "Through our G7 certification we have been able to increase our production efficiency through improved color consistency results and decreased paper waste, which reduces the impact on the environment."
H&N Printing & Graphics has been trained to utilize the new G7 methodology and can produce a press sheet to GRACoL (General Requirements for Applications in Commercial Offset Lithography) targets within acceptable tolerances. By achieving the status of a G7 Master Printer, H&N can reliably produce high-quality printing with a close visual appearance from proof to press, as well as from press to press. As a G7 Master Printer, the company will go through a yearly requalification audit to ensure it maintains IDEAlliance calibration and process standards.
Including H&N Printing & Graphics, 47 Consolidated Graphics companies hold the G7 Master Printer status, giving the company the distinction of having the most certified printers in the world.About H&N Printing & Graphics H&N Printing and Graphics, Inc., a Consolidated Graphics company, has been in business since 1969, and has grown from a Baltimore / Washington Corridor provider to a premier printer on the east coast. The company provides a variety of print-related services, including traditional sheetfed offset printing, web printing, digital printing, on-line solutions and fulfillment. For more information, visit www.hnprinting.com. About Consolidated Graphics Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (CGX), headquartered in Houston, TX, is one of North America's leading general commercial printing companies. With 70 printing businesses strategically located across 27 states, Toronto and Prague, and a presence in Asia, CGX offers an unmatched geographic footprint, unsurpassed capabilities, and unparalleled levels of convenience, efficiency and service. With locations in or near virtually every major U.S. market, CGX provides service and responsiveness of a local printer enhanced by the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a large national organization. Consolidated Graphics' vast and technologically advanced sheetfed and web printing capabilities are complemented by the world's largest integrated digital footprint. By coupling North America's most comprehensive printing capabilities with strategically located fulfillment centers and industry-leading technology, CGX delivers end-to-end print production and management solutions that are based on the needs of our customers to improve their results. For more information, visit cgx.com. SOURCE Consolidated Graphics, Inc.