Nahan Achieves Recertification of G7® Master Qualification

Contact: Melissa Fransen, Marketing Manager

April 6, 2020

St. Cloud, MN – Nahan Printing is proud to announce it has achieved G7® Master Facility Qualification of its integrated color management system for producing printed products once again. This is the 11th year in a row that Nahan has attained this qualification. In addition to Nahan being a G7® Master Qualified Facility, two of Nahan’s employees are G7® Experts.

G7® is an industry-leading set of specifications from Idealliance® for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. It is a global standard widely used to measure the color accuracy on any output device.

“This qualification provides third-party verification that Nahan delivers exceptional color matching and color consistency,” said Tim Castellano, Color Technician, Nahan. “This allows Nahan to manage process control better, reduce make-ready, and improve overall efficiency in all aspects of our workflow. For our customers, this consistency also ensures uncompromising color according to their brand standards.”

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“The G7 process gives the industry the tools and guidelines to more efficiently achieve and maintain that color reproduction. In turn, G7 Master qualified facilities deliver even more consistent color reproduction for their customers,” explains Timothy Baechle, CEO, Idealliance.

Participants in the G7 program pride themselves on color management, process control, and maintaining production efficiency. With the help of certified G7 Experts and Professionals, who are trained in the industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance, G7 Master Qualified Facilities align their print processes to ensure a neutral appearance across multiple devices.

 “Nahan’s qualification is critical to the success of our print buyers and our partners.” Castellano said. “G7 allows our organization to more precisely match a customer’s brand color requirements on a variety of printed products from any technology and application, everything from media and publications to packaging and labels.”

About Nahan

Nahan Printing is a Minnesota-based, independent, family-owned, world-class printer committed to providing end-to-end solutions that add value to our clients. Since its inception in 1962, Nahan has specialized in catalog and direct mail printing for industries such as retail, financial services, non-profit and hospitality. With a client roster of legendary brands, Nahan prints iconic work that represents the highest level of quality and innovation in the industry. For more information about Nahan, please visit http://www.Nahan.com.

About Idealliance®

Idealliance® is dedicated to guiding media production best practices, specifications, and standards, worldwide. To learn more about G7 Master Qualification, please visit http://www.idealliance.org.

Nahan Differentiators that Drive Results

When we meet with new and prospecting customers, we often get asked what sets us apart from others. We take pride in answering this question because we’ve had over 50 years of experience gathering reasons from customers we’ve had the pleasure working with. We’re happy to share some of the reasons that allow us to have long-lasting relationships and help us foster new ones every day.

 

Problem Solvers

At Nahan, we take pride in being more than just a print vendor, but a print partner. We take time to listen to our customers’ ideas, challenges and questions, offering the best print solution for their business. Sometimes a customer will contact us with an idea but is unsure the exact means it takes to execute the project. We offer solutions that not only meet the needs of the project but also find efficiencies along the way.

 

Results Driven

When discussing projects with customers, we want to know their goals and how we can help achieve them. If their goal is awareness, we ask ourselves what size and paper will make their piece stand out to customers. If it’s transactions, how do we personalize the mailer to target the audience and include exactly what they might want? We’re always ready to collaborate in order to bring results and show ROI on every project.

 

Detail Oriented

We’re here to make customers’ projects the very best they can be – and we do that with our attention to detail. Whether it’s our client services team working with customers on their print quotes to find the right size piece to best meet the Postal Service requirements or our production team making sure each piece aligns exactly with the design, we have the right people in the right place to ensure your project achieves the best results.

 

Quality Focused

Printing is our passion and when something is your passion, you want to produce the very best. We pride ourselves on developing the best quality product possible. We do this through our state-of-art presses, high-quality paper sources and G7-certified color standards, resulting in award-winning work. We ensure our customers are just as satisfied with the end result as we are, and that’s why we’ve been a leader in the print industry for over 50 years.