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Consolidated Graphics’ Maximum Graphics Completes SAS 70 Type II Audit

Consolidated Graphics' Maximum Graphics Completes SAS 70 Type II Audit












Maximum Graphics has confirmed the quality of internal controls over sensitive data provided by customers, complementing its breadth of digital print capabilities.


Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) November 17, 2009

Maximum Graphics, a subsidiary of Consolidated Graphics and a leader in variable data processing, printing and fulfillment, announced the successful completion of the Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) 70 Type II Service Auditor's Report. The SAS 70 audit provides an in-depth analysis of internal control activities, including controls over information technology and related processes.

As a result of this audit, Maximum Graphics has confirmed the quality of internal controls over sensitive data provided by customers, complementing its breadth of digital print capabilities. Maximum Graphics is integral to Consolidated Graphics' world leading digital printing platform.

“Receiving the SAS 70 Type II Report is a reflection of Maximum Graphics' continuing commitment to safeguarding the quality, accuracy and privacy of our clients' information,” said John Scheffler, President of Maximum Graphics. “It provides assurance that the systems we use meet the highest standards and that best practices are implemented during all stages of job production, giving our clients peace of mind that their sensitive customer data is safe and secure.”

The audit was performed by McGladrey & Pullen, LLP and included tests conducted over a six-month period in Maximum Graphics' operational environment. Regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act have emphasized a need to provide clients with an independent party opinion and analysis verifying the effectiveness of internal controls, security and privacy. Audit results indicate that controls are in place and properly being followed at Maximum Graphics.

SAS 70 Overview

Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 70, Service Organizations, is a widely recognized auditing standard developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). A service auditor's examination performed in accordance with SAS No. 70 (“SAS 70 Audit”) is widely recognized because it represents that service organization has been through an in-depth audit of their control objectives and control activities, which often include controls over information technology and related processes.

About Consolidated Graphics

Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (CGX), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is one of North America's leading general commercial printing companies. With 70 printing businesses strategically located across 27 states, Canada, and in Prague, we offer an unmatched geographic footprint, unsurpassed capabilities, and unparalleled levels of convenience, efficiency and service. With locations in or near virtually every major U.S. market, CGX provides service and responsiveness of a local printer enhanced by the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a large national organization.

Consolidated Graphics' vast and technologically advanced sheetfed and web printing capabilities are complemented by the largest integrated digital footprint of any commercial printer in the U.S. By coupling North America's most comprehensive printing capabilities with strategically located fulfillment centers and industry-leading technology, CGX delivers solutions that create a spectrum of value for customers. CGX offers the unique ability to respond to all printing-related needs no matter how large, small, specialized or complex. For more information, visit http://www.cgx.com.

About McGladrey & Pullen LLP and RSM McGladrey

McGladrey & Pullen LLP (a partner-owned CPA firm) delivers audit and attest services. It operates in an alternative practice structure with RSM McGladrey, a leading professional services firm providing accounting, tax, and business consulting services to middle-market businesses. Through separate and independent legal entities, they work together to serve clients' business needs. Together the companies rank as the fifth largest U.S. provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services (source: Accounting Today), with over 8,000 employees in nearly 100 offices. McGladrey & Pullen LLP and RSM McGladrey Inc. are member firms of RSM International, an affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms.

Contact:

Carolyn Goodwin, Savage, 713.302.1955 John Scheffler, Maximum Graphics, 952.448.5100

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