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- Take the CMP Fundamentals exam FREE
- Enter Drawing to Win CMP Fundamentals Registration
- New IPA Member Benefit: Member Capability Listing
JDF and Proofing RoundUP Webinar
- IPA Members Top List of InterTech Award Winners
- IPA Sponsors Industry Related Scholarships
- Scholarship Recipient Expresses Gratitude
- myPrint Customizes PRINT 09 for Visitors
- Congratulations New CMP Associates!
Are you up for a challenge? FREE access to CMP Fundamentals Exam Do your clients see you as an expert in high quality color output and efficient production? How can you best promote your company’s expertise to clients and prospects? Take IPA’s CMP Fundamentals course! IPA wants to recognize those in your company who are already skilled in the fundamentals of color management by providing FREE (a $75 value) access to the official IPA Color Management Professional (CMP) Fundamentals certification exam. Use coupon code: CMPEXAM09 and register now >>
Enter Drawing for FREE CMP Fundamentals Registration
Still honing your skills in color management? CMP Fundamentals is the first course in the CMP certification program and consists of 17 expert on-line video lessons encompassing approximately six hours of instruction. Register to win a free enrollment to the CMP Fundamental course now >>
IPA capturing the diversity of its member's solutions
IPA members are increasingly turning to strategic partnerships to expand their service offerings to better meet the needs of their clients. IPA is assisting in this search by capturing the service capabilities of its member firms and posting them to the IPA website, in a searchable database. This search capability will be promoted to brand owners and buyers of our members' services, so be sure to add your firm's capabilities to the IPA website today! Add your capabilities to IPA.org now >>
New IPA Webinar - 2009 IPA Proofing
and JDF RoundUP Results
IPA is hosting the 2009 IPA Proofing and JDF RoundUP Results webinar on Aug 19. Registration includes access to archived video and complete written results report. Learn the results from the 2009 IPA Proofing and JDF RoundUPs, held in conjunction with the 2009 IPA Technical Conference. Webinar attendees will discover how suppliers fared in a comprehensive set of system and software tests, and how the "real world" fared in an important marketplace “snapshot” examination. More >>
IPA Sponsors Industry Related Scholarships
In just a few weeks, students will be returning to school and many high school seniors will begin to explore scholarship possibilities. This is a good time to remind your employees that IPA—through the IPA/Robert S. Swan Scholarship fund—sponsors several graphic arts scholarships each year. Employees of IPA member companies and their family members are given preference for these scholarships. Students already enrolled in college are also eligible. Application forms can be downloaded at www.pgsf.org. The IPA scholarship fund is administered through the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.
Scholarship Recipient Expresses Gratitude
IPA recently received a thank-you letter from one of our scholarship winners, who shared her experiences as a summer intern at a package and label company—working in every area from design and prepress to press. The student, having received an IPA Scholarship for the third straight year, is a junior majoring in graphic arts technology management.
IPA Members Top List of InterTech Award Winners Congratulations to the following IPA members who have earned 2009 Inter-Tech Technology Awards:
- CGS Publishing Technologies Intl, ORIS Press Matcher
- Eastman Kodak, NexPress Dimensional Printing Systems
- Eastman Kodak, Prinergy Digital Workflow
Taskero Universe Color Path Verified Technology
- Heidelberg, Prinect Press Center
- Mitsubishi, Diamond Color Navigator
- Punch Graphix, Xeikon 3300 Digital Color Label Press
myPrint Customizes PRINT 09 for Visitors
PRINT 09, the year’s global trade show for the graphics industry, will be held in Chicago September 11-16. Aptly themed myPRINT, this newly customized show experience begins in the Prepress-Design/Software pavilion’s 120,000 square feet, dedicated to demonstrations of the hottest products, processes and solutions. The adventure continues as visitors hone their skills in the specialized Designer Forum seminar sessions and hands-on labs—something for every facet and skill level within the creative process. Among the specialty pavilions are GREENspace and Future Print! Register at: www.print09.com.
Congratulations CMP Certified Associates!
The following people recently completed CMP Fundamentals and passed the exam to achieve Associate certification:
Tony Henry, Brown Printing
Jimmy Ritter, Brown Printing
Dr. Abhay Sharma, Ryerson University
Steve Simpson, Phototype
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What are the key ideas for achieving greater efficiency in prepress?
Managing a printing business in difficult times
Suggestions on purchasing a wide format printer
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