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Color and quality control starts with color management in prepress, ICC profiles, press fingerprinting
and adoption of tools such as G7 and increasingly involves in-line inspection on the press and
binding lines with the intent of creating closed-loop systems for printing process control.


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Standard Group Hosts Sold-Out IDEAlliance G7 Expert/Professional Training Seminar in PA

The Standard Group08.2014 August 20, 2014

Commercial printers from around North America attended the IDEAlliance G7 Expert/Professional Training Seminar at the The Standard Group's Print and Technology Center in Lititz, PA....

Phoning in Press Okays - Literally

Dustin LeFebvre July 24, 2012

Sabine’s out-of-town client, a very sophisticated direct marketing agency, had examined the press okay process, jettisoned accepted assumptions, and along the way demolished the model...

IDEAlliance Offering Roadmap to Process Control in Three-Part Webinar

July 12, 2012

In the in-depth, three-part “IdeasOnline Webinar” series—titled “G7 Process Control Webinar: A Roadmap to Efficiency & Predictability”—print providers will discover the process and benefits of...

Here’s Why We Avoid Four-Color Body Type

April 4, 2012

Thank you, The Wall Street Journal . You did me and a whole lot of other production managers a huge favor today with your printing...

Tribune Co. and QuadTech Team Up for Largest Press Control System Install

QuadTech Install at Chicago Tribune February 14, 2012

In the largest deal of QuadTech’s 33-year history, The Chicago Tribune Co. newspaper publishing group is equipping 52 press towers, on 10 printing lines, with...

Guide to Implementing Process Color Standards Released by the PrintCity Alliance

January 18, 2012

The ‘Process Colour Standardisation’ report is a guide to better understand and use standardized process printing and workflow optimization. PrintCity project members have shared their...

Coca-Cola Quality Manager to Keynote Color Management Conference

September 22, 2011

The Color Management Conference, to be held Dec. 3–6, 2011, in Phoenix, will feature a keynote presentation from Axel Kling, senior packaging graphics quality manager,...

Color Manage My World

Nick Goss Sunday 2000 press console January 13, 2011

The task that color management sets out to achieve is by no means easy. Recently at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), I completed a...

G7 Qualification : The Art of Maintaining Color

G7 press sheet review November 2010

Just mention the term G7 certification and you can hear a collective cringe coming from the folks at IDEAlliance, the printing industry association unofficially tasked...

Ensuring Excellence - G7 Helps a NJ Printer Maintain Color Consistency

September 1, 2010

Edison Lithographing & Printing Corp. (North Bergen, NJ), founded over 50 years ago, has built its reputation on doing more than paying lip service to...