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Hammer Packaging Achieves Idealliance G7 Master Qualification

Hammer Packaging, a renowned print service provider located in Rochester, New York, has achieved G7® Master Qualification, for the 5th year in a row, awarded by Idealliance®, a not-for-profit industry group dedicated to guiding print production best practices, specifications, and standards worldwide. Hammer Packaging joins a select group of print service providers who have successfully completed training, examination and qualification process of their print production processes, validating their capabilities to the highest level of global industry standards and specifications.

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.

Hammer Packaging offers cut & stack labels, in-mold labels, shrink sleeve labels, roll-on shrink-on labels, roll-fed labels and pressure sensitive labels, utilizing sheet-fed offset, web offset, flexographic, and digital print technologies. Already an efficient print provider, Hammer Packaging looked to Certified G7 Expert, Jim Roth from Flint Group and the Idealliance G7 Master Program, to achieve further productivity gains to better serve its customer’s objectives for brand color quality and control.

“Quality and repeatability are important to our customers,” says Jim Hammer, President & CEO, Hammer Packaging. “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 Hammer Packaging 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 Hammer Packaging at the top of their field. We applaud their leadership, commitment and support of the G7 Master Qualification Program."

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