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We also offer the CPS certification with online procedure while maintaining the quality standards and support you securely and flexibly through the entire certification process:
- Set-Up of the communication platform
- Process planning and creation of the test regime on individual basis
- Live support during the test
- Analysis of intermediate results in real time
- Final evaluation of the sent print copies in the Fogra laboratory
The contract proofing systems are thoroughly tested and certified on the basis of the extensive criteria of ISO 12647-7. The certification comes with a certificate and a FograCert logo in addition to the technical test report, which shows the product's conformity to ISO 12647-7. Certification details are listed in our FograCert database.
You would like to have your system certified according to CPS?
We need from you
Arrangement of an individual appointment
Test forms according to ISO 12647-7 conformity
Application Data Sheet (ADS)
Agreement on the system combinations
Delivery of the digital test forms
approx. two-day audit on site, carried out by a Fogra employee
Evaluation of the results in the Fogra laboratory
In case of a successful certification we will issue a certificate and enter your system into our FograCert database.
Your printing system is examined against the following criteria:
PDF/X compliance: Ghent Output Suite 5.0 and informative evaluation of Altona Test Suite 2.0 Technical 2
Gloss, coloration and fluorescence of the substrate
Colour accuracy incl. colour gamut
Aging and light fastness
Colour drift (fading)
Short- and long-term repeatability
Mechanical stability (drying)
Colorimetric tonal value transfer
Tone value reproduction limits/ gradients
Image register and resolving power
The reference printing conditions? Unlimited!
The reference printing conditions are freely selectable by you.
For example, if you have a wide-gamut printing system and would like to prove its potential with CPS certification, then the reference FOGRA53 (eciCMYK) is conceivable. An overview of all common reference printing conditions can be found here:
FograCert Contract Proofing System according to ISO 12647-7:
€ 5.040,00 (Fogra member) | € 7.200,00 (regular)
I would be pleased to provide you with a non-binding offer for your CPS certification: