WEBINAR: Tools for Driving Color Standards & Process Control in Print Production
February 15, 2023 2:00PM US ET
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In this webinar Mark Gundlach, a solution architect at X-Rite, will be discussing with Chuck Schonert the various types of devices and software and their respective functionality that promotes process control and color management within the printing and packaging industries. Mark will demonstrate specific tools that are incorporated into the devices and software to assist in calibrating and maintaining G7® process control in production. Come join us and see how this informative webinar may benefit you!
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In this webinar, Steve Smiley ISO Expert, former Chair of the Print Properties Committee, & G7 Expert Trainer, along with Dianne Kennedy, editor of ISO 20616-1 (PRX) & ISO 20616-2 (PQX), and PQX Expert Trainer, discuss with Chuck Schonert the impact of PQX for brands, print buyers, and print and packaging service providers. Learn how PQX is shaping and standardizing print and print buyer interacting to increase communication while eliminating proprietary and limiting approaches to print reporting and communication.
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- While women are making up an increasingly larger portion of the print industry, the long history of it being a male-dominated field has not been forgotten.
- Kelsey Fields, Idealliance’s Program Manager, will be speaking with women at different points in their career to learn what they’re doing to advance the industry and how their participation with Idealliance has supported them in doing so.
“It will be exciting to see the direct-to-garment industry continue to grow and evolve to best serve its customers who demand consistent, aligned color and branding, regardless of the printed product.”
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