GSP Achieves G7 Master Printer Qualification Status Seven Years in a Row
CLEARWATER, Fla. — November 16, 2016 — GSP, a leading provider of retail services, is proud to announce that it has achieved G7 Master Printer Qualification status for the seventh consecutive year. GSP joins an elite group worldwide that has successfully completed the rigorous program’s training and validation of its screen and wide-format digital printing production processes.
G7 Master Qualification is Idealliance’s industry-leading set of best practices for achieving gray balance and the driving force for achieving visual similarity across print processes. It is awarded to print providers who use the most modern technology, techniques and controls to calibrate imaging devices across multiple production runs for the highest consistency across all substrates.
“GSP has grown significantly since 2010 — our first year of being awarded G7 Master Qualification status,” comments Elaine Scrima, GSP’s VP of operations. “We’ve doubled in size, as well as added new printers and technology. We remain dedicated to the precision of the method because the color quality of our clients’ work is extremely important to us. G7 ensures we will always maintain consistency and accuracy in proofing, brand color management and the print process.”
Founded in 1978, GSP is a retail services provider located in Clearwater, Fla., with three regional production facilities (Clearwater; Provo, Utah; and Madison, Wis.). By using surveys and a proprietary software system, GSP helps retailers accurately measure and store site data, guaranteeing the right size sign is delivered to the right store every time with no overage. GSP offers award-winning marketing, design services, visual merchandising, food photography, best-in-class graphics and smart POP program management to more than 60,000 retail locations throughout North America. Recent growth led GSP to add AccuStore, a survey, app and site profiling software brand, and the large-format graphics lab Great Big Pictures, which specializes in fashion retail.