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Impact Networking Print Production Systems Achieves IDEAlliance's G7 Professional Certification

Impact Networking Print Production G7 Professionals help businesses gain the recognition to stand out in the crowd. With Konica Minolta's G7 Master Printer Qualification Services, you will elevate your reputation as a quality driven business. We offer in-depth G7 Master Qualification programs from our team of certified G7 Professionals.

The Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C8000 is the first system to receive its Digital Press Certification - a program that verifies a digital production press' ability to meet print specifications based on internationally recognized ISO standards. The Digital Press Certification program validates systems can consistently meet the production requirements of IDEAlliance's GRACoL® color reproduction specifications, and considers the digital front-end, print engine, and paper.

Five Reasons to be a G7® Master Printer

Grow your business. Fortune 100 companies, ad agencies, and creatives demand G7 Master status because of the confidence it brings to their print projects. Buyers believe similarity of visual appearance across print products is critical. They now make G7 a buying requirement.

Increase profitability. G7 calibrated printers reduce make-ready time, color correction cycles, press checks, errors and waste. With shrinking profit margins and shorter run lengths, every job and every impression counts.

Publicize and market. Publicize your G7 Master Qualification. Every qualification provides a logo and certificate to display on business cards, brochures and websites. In addition, your qualification is published on IDEAlliance's G7 Master Printer Registry and Database to connect you to print buyers who search for G7 Master printers.

Color consistency. The hallmark of the G7 calibration technology is visually consistent color across multiple presses, proofers, substrates, and facilities. Whether it's offset, digital, wide-format, or newsprint, color reproduction will appear similar to the consumer.

Stay current in your industry and its best practices. Our team of G7 Experts will consult and train your staff on the most current industry methods and practices in color management and process control, from job creation to print.

G7® is part of IDEAlliance's industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. G7 is a specification and is listed as Technical Report (TR) 015 in ANSI/CGATS.

About G7 Certification Process

A Certified G7 Professional is a quality/technical print calibration professional. A G7 Expert has attended and passed an IDEAlliance G7 Expert Training and exam. Certification is valid for 2 years. Certification is valid for two years. Recertification is required every two years. The G7 Professional must take the Recertification Training and pass the exam as well as to remain employed with an IDEAlliance Member or G7 Network Company in order to maintain their G7 Professional status.

G7 Expert Certified