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Why Allegra?

Quality without compromise

Print service providers of all types know that a measurable, predictable, and uniform color management process provides significant business advantages. G7 is the only methodology and print validation program in the world that crosses all print mediums. As part of the elite group who comprise the G7 community, Allegra of Lansing can provide the highest quality printing and the most consistent color—exceeding your expectations.

The G7 Methodology allows us to achieve:


  • Quicker turn-around
  • Higher quality
  • Greater consistency
  • Easier re-orders
  • And, most importantly--client satisfaction!

 

G7 is the print production process that assures a common visual appearance to meet this requirement. We regularly measure targets to assure your proof or press-sheet matches its intended aim. Allegra has earned qualification in the third and most stringent level of G7 compliance—G7 Master Colorspace. This level demonstrates that Allegra maintains extremely tight tolerances throughout our whole color space.

Dedication to Greener Printing

At Allegra, we're keenly aware of our responsibility to help make the Earth a greener, cleaner place to live. Did you know that in the U.S. and Canada we plant many more trees than we harvest each year—making paper and printing companies some of the most environmentally responsible manufacturers. By working closely with eco-conscious customers like you, we have implemented the following practices at Allegra of Lansing


  • Recycling paper, cardboard and plate materials
  • Turning off the lights, computers and equipment when not in use 
  • Reusing boxes before sending them off for recycling 
  • Increasing the use of recyclable materials wherever possible 
  • Reducing toxins and waste
  • Decreasing emissions and energy consumption
  • Developing waste prevention and reduction processes

 

Did you know that in the U.S. and Canada we plant many more trees than we harvest each year—making paper and printing companies some of the most environmentally responsible manufacturers. While the printing process can be resource intensive, but there are many additional "green practices" we can and have incorporated into our daily work routines to help diminish the amount of waste that we generate. Here are some methods we are currently implementing:

 

  1. Recycling Programs

    Paper is one of the most recycled materials in the world today, with recovery rates of 65% and higher in North America. From paper to ink to money and everything in between, recycling saves. Period. It also reduces air pollution and landfill waste. And that's a good thing.

     

  2. Controlling Waste

    Being a control freak has its advantages. By establishing inventory controls, we reduce waste and save cash. Sequencing print jobs by ink color saves in changes and labor while eliminating waste.

     

  3. Using Resources Wisely

    Incorporating recycled papers - with high levels of post-consumer content - into your communications projects helps keep a lot of paper out of landfills. Paper can be recycled up to seven times before it starts to break down. Using paper from responsibly or scientifically managed forests goes even further in reducing the damage to our world's natural resources.

     

  4. Choosing "Smart" Inks

    Using vegetable or soy-based inks means less toxins and VOCs (volatile organic compounds) are released into the air and soil. Avoiding inks containing heavy metals, like lead, cadmium and mercury, is also better for the environment.

     

  5. Educating Consumers

    By helping you understand the nature of "green" printing, you're really helping us produce a "greener" product for you. Thanks to consumers like you, the share of recovered paper in North America is expected to grow from 34.2% in 2014 to 39.3% in 2030.

     

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