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- Look What CMP Associates are Saying!
May/June Digital IPA Bulletin Now Available
- IPA Provides Discounted InfoTrends Reports
- New CMP Courses Getting "Thumbs Up"
What Role will Digital Print Play in Your Future
- Congratulations IPA CMP Associates!
- Welcome New Member
Look What CMP Associates are Saying!
Nearly forty people are now certified as CMP Associates. They have demonstrated a level of knowledge and ability to apply what they learned by passing the rigorous CMP Fundamentals exam. Gary Russell, vice president of R&D at Phototype commented, "overall I think the test was very comprehensive and does exactly what we want it to do which is to show who really knows color and who doesn't. Show me someone who has passed the exam and I'll show you someone that I can talk to on a professional level." View all the testimonials or jump to the list of CMP Fundamentals Certified Associates now!
May/June Digital IPA Bulletin now online!
Recognized for its comprehensive coverage of issues and challenges facing graphic
solutions providers, the bimonthly IPA Bulletin magazine features in-depth articles on technical innovations, standards, and business development in graphic communications. This issue's articles include: Sustainability and the Power of Green p. 16, Plugging into an Integrated Workflow p. 22, Profiting with JDF p. 28, Business Development article p. 32, and Looking to the Future p. 36 - an article about Harper College's Graphic Arts Technology Program.
IPA Provides Discounted InfoTrends Reports
Through a special arrangement with InfoTrends, IPA is offering a 10 percent discount on special reports by InfoTrends, the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm to the digital imaging industry. Reports range from the realm of technology and management to business development. Use special code, IPA10 to get the discount. View report titles now >>
New CMP Courses Getting “Thumbs Up”
Those taking IPA’s recently released CMP-Premedia and CMP-Prepress courses are giving it rave reviews. The two newest courses in IPA’s CMP Program contain eight core lessons containing a total of five hours of on-line, 24/7 video instruction. Specific lesson topics include: Color management at the input stage; Implementation of industry standards; Application preferences and color settings; RIP strategies for color managing proofing; RIP strategies for digital presses and large-format printing; Color management at the print stage; Repurposing data; and RIP strategies for color management of platesetters. More >>
What Role Will Digital Print Play In Your Future? Digital printing is a growing service being provided by many graphic solutions providers. Whether you are currently providing digital print services or just beginning to look at the possibilities, you will want to get a copy of the 2009 IPA Digital Print Forum Report, which compares 10 leading digital printers in scientifically controlled tests. The report examines eight digital toner-based systems and two offset DI type technologies. Get test results report now >>
Congratulations CMP Certified Associates!
The following people have completed CMP Fundamentals and passed the exam to achieve Associate certification:
Dave Badger, Marketing Services by Vectra, Columbus OH
Bruce Baltes, Madden Communications, Wood Dale, IL
Marcie Beers, Advertisers Printing Co., St. Louis MO
Bill Burdine, Harding Poorman Group, Indianapolis IN
Robert Burger, Harding Poorman Group, Indianapolis IN
Mike Cole, TSI Graphics, Effingham IL
Angel Crespo, Crayola, Easton PA
Kim Ferenchko, Crayola, Easton PA
Gary Galvin, Harding Poorman Group, Indianapolis IN
Ryan Goforth, Arlington TX
Gregg Hangebrauck, Color4, Libertyville IL
Gregory Hill, Sandy Alexander, Clifton NJ
Tony Hunt, Meredith Corporation, Des Moines IA
Hutch Hutchison, In T'Hutch, Pittsford NY
Ross Kelley, Dayspring Cards, Siloam Springs AR
Lynn Lear, Harding Poorman Group, Indianapolis IN
Paul McLoughlin, Fuel Advertising, Toronto Canada
Lee Miller, Neiman Marcus Direct, Irving TX
Scott Millward, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY
Dennis Moore, xpedx Valley View, OH
Jason Moyer, Dow Jones South Brunswick, NJ
Carin Murphy, DMACC Ankeny, IA
Heidi Parcel, Meredith Corporation Des Moines IA
Megan Phelan, Hughes Integrated Plainwell MI
Max Phillips, Harding Poorman Group, Inc. Indianapolis IN
Deniece Pride, Harding Poorman Group, Indianapolis IN
Patrick Renn, Schmidt, Byron MN
Gary Russell, Phototype, Cincinnati OH
Dave Sapp, American Greetings Corp., Cleveland OH
Joe Schmugge, Madden Communications, Wood Dale IL
Tom Thompson, Effective Graphics, Bellflower CA
Dan Tissi, Advertisers Printing Co., St. Louis MO
Kevin Treece, Harding Poorman Group, Indianapolis IN
Pierre Urbain, Ecole Estienne, Paris France
Jesse Volner, Rochester MN
Jim Wachob, Harding Poorman Group, Indianapolis IN
Joe Ward, Digital Color Image, Pennsauken NJ
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