In January 2004 the Interagency Committee awarded a contract to create the master plan for implementation to Estudios Tecnicos, Inc., a San Juan-based firm that includes among its associates one of the coordinators of GATP
. The firm was given just five months to complete the draft.
Lucy Seal, vice president of marketing for Printing Industries of America (PIA), Alexandria, Virginia, and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATP
), Sewickley, Pennsylvania, comments on the distinctions between the models.