CGS Receives SWOP and GRACoL Certifications
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—CGS Publishing Technologies International, a global leader of color management solutions, production workflow technology. and specially-formulated media, has been awarded SWOP (Specifications for Web Offset Publications) and GRACoL (General Requirements and Applications for Commercial Offset Lithography) certifications for its ORIS PearlPROOF family of proofing media.
With these certifications, CGS has validated that systems with low delta E numbers will visually match a press run more consistently than those run without. The certification process for color confirmation enables users to verify and certify that individual proofs meet SWOP, GRACoL, or in-house color standards.
“Certifications, such as SWOP and GRACoL, are no longer a luxury in today’s graphic arts market, they are now a requirement,” said Trevor Haworth, president and CEO of CGS Publishing Technologies. “Our ability to ‘proof-to-the-numbers’ demonstrates our commitment to providing color proofing solutions that perform to the highest industry standards, and guarantees our customers are getting the very best in proofing technology.”