ILG Unveils “COLOR CERTIFIED™” Cartridge Certification System12 Jan, 2012
Woodland Hills, CA - January 2012 - ILG (International Laser Group) unveils a breakthrough system, The COLOR CERTIFIED™ Cartridge Certification to their color OEM alternative cartridges, including ILG’s JUMBO COLOR® line. Color Certified™ Cartridges are designed to provide highly reliable cartridges required in the demanding color environment. ILG is one of the largest cartridge manufacturers in North America and is generally recognized as the quality leader in the most challenging segments, such as color and extended-life cartridges. This initiative provides Color Cartridge providers with a certified cartridge solution for color applications.
Tested and certified with a stringent color match testing system, the Color Certified™ cartridges include an exclusive color-formulations that have been co-developed by ILG and a leading component manufacturing partner. This formulation provides excellent print output performance from start to finish. ILG’s proprietary cartridge designs include robust components that are specifically formulated to avoid wear over the life of the cartridge. This proprietary formulation improves color quality resulting in smooth color transitions and vivid color output resembling OEM color.
Stringent Certification testing protocols:
Full Life Yield Testing – ILG’s commitment to yield performance through testing ensures that stated yields are met. Yields are based on 5% page coverage, and the testing is done using the ISO 19758 testing protocol for color cartridges.
Environmental Testing – ILG puts all cartridges through environmental testing that measure how the cartridge will perform in 3 different environments. The environments (Low-Low, High-High, and ambient temperature) give ILG engineers the view of all possible variations that may be used in a print environment with these cartridges.
Production Run Testing - ILG commitment to excellence can be realized in a stringent quality control system that ensures product consistency and reliability. ILG adheres to rigorous core selection criteria and inspects all imaging components to ensure compliance with enhanced specifications. The ILG production process includes 100% post-testing and continuous auditing. Additionally, each production lot is sampled for field performance and reliability by destructively testing samples to ensure compliance with all product and process specifications. ILG has added additional proprietary color testing protocols to ensure quality performance in such high performance areas as duplexing, and full color bleed printing.
The COLOR CERTIFIED™ logos will be applied to and used to identify ILG’s exclusive HP JUMBO COLOR® line as well as other HP OEM alternative color product lines that have passed extra levels of quality testing assurance from ILG’s engineering group. In addition, ILG’s color incorporates the Smart Color System™, a technical advancement and engineering system utilized to enhance the overall color quality and performance of color laser cartridges.
Founded in 1988, ILG is one of the world’s top private-label contract manufacturers and distributors of compatible imaging supplies. Located in Woodland Hills, CA, ILG operates four additional distribution facilities in Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania enabling us to offer next day delivery.
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