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MPS Expands G7 Certification to Include Europe

on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 13:35

New York, NY (February 23, 2012): Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. (“MPS”), a leading manufacturer of print and packaging for the cosmetics, healthcare, horticulture, media, and consumer markets today announced that it has received G7 certification for its manufacturing facility in Obersulm, Germany. The company now has 11 locations certified to the G7 standard.

With this certification MPS now offers consistent color standards and brand identity for global, regional, and local customers in the U.S. and Europe. With G7 proofing standards across its manufacturing network, MPS plants can exchange files seamlessly among different imaging systems and printing equipment, regardless of paper type, ink quantity, screening type, or imaging technology. The certification also enables remote proofing, proof-less workflows, ink jet and half-tone proofs.

“Certifying our manufacturing network to G7 standards is part of our ongoing commitment to offering customers complete solutions from the digital front-end through fulfillment.” commented Dennis Kaltman, President of MPS. “With this certification we now offer a simplified workflow, manufacturing flexibility, and consistent quality on an international scale.”

Marc Schnizer, Director of Manufacturing and Finance for CD CARTONDRUCK GmbH, further commented “We are pleased to be the first European manufacturing company certified to the G7 standard. Files can now be created and shared among any European locations and made available in both European and American standards.”

GRACoL® is an IDEAlliance color reproduction specification for sheetfed offset lithography and ISO inks. Their G7 specification is a global industry standard for calibrating proofing and offset presses based on definition of neutral gray in the mid-tones. The goal of G7 is to simplify calibration and help printers reliably achieve a close "visual match" from proof to press and from press to press, not only with a common gray balance, but also common tonal contrast and image weight.

About:

Multi Packaging Solutions:

Multi Packaging Solutions, a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, is a leading manufacturer of print, packaging, labels, inserts, and POP for the cosmetics, healthcare, horticultural, media, and value added consumer markets. With the addition of CD CARTONDRUCK GmbH, MPS has 17 manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Europe. The company’s seasoned management, sales, and design teams bring vast experience in print and packaging to current and future customers. Unlike traditional packaging companies, MPS is unique in its depth of industry experience, breadth of technologies and range of resources. More information is available at www.multipkg.com.

CD CARTONDRUK GmbH:

CD CARTONDRUCK GmbH is a worldwide leading manufacturer of high quality folding cartons with plants located in Germany and Poland. The most renowned names in the fragrance, cosmetic and hair-colour industry as well as the luxury and the confectionery industries choose the exclusive folding boxes from CD CARTONDRUCK GmbH to present their quality products. CD CARTONDRUCK GmbH offers innovative packaging solutions and a host of ground-breaking printing and finishing possibilities.

Media Contacts:

Erin Willigan
Multi Packaging Solutions
150 East 52nd Street – 28th Floor
New York, New York 10022
646-885-0157
erin.willigan@multipkg.com

CD CARTONDRUCK GmbH
Catherine Weber, Assistant to the Board
Senefelderstraße 5
D-74182 Obersulm
Telefon: +49-(0)7134 507-100
Fax: +49 (0) 7134 507-201
Email: c.weber@cartondruck.com
URL: www.cartondruck.com

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