The mission of the General Requirements and Applications for Commercial Offset Lithography (GRACoL) and Specifications for Web Offset Publications (SWOP) Working Group is to improve communications and education in the graphic arts by developing best practices that reflect the influence and impact of new technologies in the workflow of commercial offset lithography. The GRACoL/SWOP Working Group develops, maintains and publishes printing guidelines for offset lithography.  This group provides direction of the G7® Technology, Print Tolerance Committee, G7 Master Printer and G7 Expert Consultant programs.

Chair: Ron Ellis, Ron Ellis Consulting

Vice Chairs:

Bruce Bayne, Alder Technology

Mike Rodriguez, Mike Rodriquez Consulting


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► Link to the SWOP Specification now!