Color Management Group to Launch Test Drive a RIP and Ask the Expert Programs
SAN JOSE, CA—August 16, 2007—The Color Management Group, headquartered in San Jose, CA, will be among the top organizations demonstrating color management, digital proofing, prepress workflow and G7 related solutions for the graphic communications, prepress, commercial and package printing markets at the upcoming GRAPH EXPO, September 9-12, 2007, at McCormick Place South in Chicago, IL.
This event is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition and conference of its kind in the Americas – with over 600 firms exhibiting. “We’re thrilled to be participating in this top-ranked show with our 20x30 booth. No place is more important for gathering information on the newest techniques and technologies in the commercial, package printing and converting industries than in Chicago. 100% of our North American Color Management Group members will be participating – making this a monumental event in our history” states Lida Jalali Marschke, marketing director for The Color Management Group (CMG) and Founder of ColorManagement.com.
“We will be debuting our Test Drive a RIP hands-on program lead by Ron Ellis, Ron Ellis Consulting; Stephan Marsico, Digital Color Concepts; David Piccus, Piccus 4 Color; Jim Rich, Rich and Associates; Son Do, Rods and Cones and Terry Wyse, Wyse Consul. Any company considering the purchase of hardware and software for digital proofing should participate and test drive our selection of industry leading RIPs developed by ColorBurst Systems, EFI and GMG” advises Jalali-Marschke. Test drives will be conducted on machines provided by our newest partner, Proactive Technologies.
“Ask the Expert sessions will follow each Test Drive – an opportunity for the audience to query a panel of CMG members about über technology. This is a chance to get the real answers from people who are in the trenches on a day to day basis” comments CMG founding member and spokesperson, Eric Magnusson.
Daily Spotlights will be conducted by Kevin Wilson, Alder Technology; Dan Gillespie, ColorGeek; Angus Pady, Digital Solutions; and Earl McGhee, McGhee Consulting Group; featuring products from booth sponsors Create, Eizo, Just Normlicht, IDEAlliance, Pantone, DevZeroG and X-Rite. An extensive array of products will be demonstrated in the Developer Pavilion –including new Epson and HP Printers and products supplied by CMG members Steve Upton of Chromix, Eric Magnusson of Left Dakota and Erica Aitken of Rods and Cones.