HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK [December 22, 2016] – DISC, a leading source of specialty packaging solutions for more than 40 years, has achieved both G7® Master Qualification and G7® Process Control Master Qualification awarded by Idealliance®, a not-for-profit industry group dedicated to guiding print production best practices, specifications, and standards, worldwide. DISC joins a select group of print service providers who have successfully completed training, examination and qualification process of their creative media, print production processes, and validating their capabilities to the highest level of global industry standards and specifications.

“We are very proud of our team for their dedication and hard work over the past year that has resulted in these two prestigious certifications,” said Margaret Krumholz, president of DISC. “We were thrilled to have the Certified G7 Expert X-Rite® team work with us and Idealliance to achieve these qualifications, which are recognized industry wide as the pinnacle of achievement in color reproduction and process controls.”

G7 is Idealliance’s industry-leading set of best practices for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. The application of this method enables printers to reproduce a similar visual appearance across all printing types and substrates. “Quality and repeatability are important to our customers,” says Don Sinkin, CEO of DISC. “Our commitment to the G7 method is just one example of how we’re maximizing our performance, to the benefit of our customers. We look forward to the benefits that standardization brings to both our clients and organization.”

"We applaud DISC for utilizing the G7 Master Program to assure consistency and quality in their proofing, brand color management and print processes," commented Steve Bonoff for Idealliance. "G7 Master Qualification demonstrates a level of control and expertise that places DISC at the top of their field. We applaud their leadership, commitment and support of the G7 Master Qualification Program." Achieving the G7 Master Process Control program reflects DISC’s commitment to better serve its customer’s objectives for brand color quality and control.

About DISC
DISC is a leading producer of packaging and print for the beauty, healthcare, private label, entertainment media and consumer products industries.  Headquartered in Hauppauge, NY, DISC is a privately held company whose manufacturing facilities are located in California, New Jersey, and New York.  FSC®, SFI® and PEFC™ Chain of Custody certified and an EPA Green Power Partner, the company promotes sustainable packaging practices through its DISCover Green program and manufactures under strict compliance to ISO 9001:2008 and FDA GMP standards.  DISC offers a range of advanced capabilities for prepress and design services, digital, flexo and offset printing, and finishing and converting for paperboard, plastic, and mini-flute corrugated packaging as well as pressure-sensitive and extended-content labels.

About Idealliance
Idealliance® - Where media creators and technology communities collaborate to craft best practices, advance standards, and certify people, processes, and systems to achieve the highest performance in creation, production and delivery of graphic communications.

For additional information, contact John Rebecchi at jrebecchi@discgraphics.com or call 631-300-1158.