Parkland Direct awarded G7® Master Qualification


Forest, VA (June 2019) Parkland Direct, an industry leader in high volume lithographic envelope manufacturing, has achieved G7® Master Facility Qualification of its integrated color management system for producing litho-offset envelopes at its Forest, VA facility.

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. G7 Master Status indicates that the facility has calibrated certain equipment and systems to G7 gray balance and neutral tone curves and is capable of delivering G7 proofs and print products.

“A high-volume envelope converter that offers lithographic printing under one roof is a rarity in our industry and one that is G7 certified even more so.  We are extremely proud of our team for dedicating the time and energy required to achieving G7 Master Qualification. This shows our commitment to reaching and maintaining the highest print quality for our clients.” says Clint Seckman, President of Parkland Direct. 

Parkland Direct now joins a select group of global 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. The implementation of the G7 methodology enables printers to reproduce a visually similar appearance across all printing types and substrates along with improving process control and production efficiency.

Brand color and shared appearances across multiple components is critical in this industry.  “We applaud Parkland Direct for utilizing the G7 Master Program to assure consistency and quality in their proofing, brand color management and print processes,” commented Timothy Baechle, CEO for Idealliance. “G7 Master Qualification demonstrates a level of control and expertise that places Parkland Direct at the top of their field. We applaud their leadership, commitment and support of the G7 Master Qualification Program.”

Parkland Direct is a national provider for large volume litho envelopes for the direct mail industry and is located in Virginia. Their unique process and unyielding dedication to quality and manufacturing improvements sets them apart in the industry. To find out more please visit or call 434.385.6225.