Southern Graphic Systems Selected for Prepress Services by SYSCO
Tuesday, June 18, 2002
DALLAS--June 17, 2002--Southern Graphic Systems, an Alcoa business, (NYSE:AA), today announced it has been selected the "Supplier of Choice" for packaging design and prepress services by SYSCO Corporation, the largest foodservice marketer and distributor in North America. The Package Design Center of Southern Graphic Systems has a proprietary, design-to-print™ solution that expedites time-to-market and enhances quality in a cost effective manner. This unique capability permits total integration and control of design, photography, mock-ups and prepress services. The workflow ensures visual design consistency across all types of packaging substrates and printing methods. The Package Design Center was acquired by Southern Graphic Systems in April 2001. It is an award winning package design firm that serves consumer goods companies by providing graphic and structural package design, logo development and corporate and brand identity, as well as merchandising and promotional materials. Southern Graphic Systems, with 30 manufacturing sites across North America, is an internationally renowned leader in digital imaging and communications with expertise in lithography, flexography and rotogravure. It is a business of Alcoa, a $23 billion in revenue Dow Industrial 30 company employing 129,000 people in 38 companies.