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Quality Focus and Improved Company Performance

Quality Focus and Improved Company Performance

December 29, 2016

The 2016 Printing Industry Management Survey findings recently published by Printing Industries of America (PIA) provide compelling reasons to attend PIA's 2017 Continuous Improvement Conference. The survey, which focused on studying effective management practices in the printing industry, was conducted jointly by PIA and the College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University.  Companies representing about 5% of the total PIA membership... Read More

Why Analyze Measurement Data Prior to Profile Creation?

Why Analyze Measurement Data Prior to Profile Creation?

December 2, 2016

In many situations measurement data is not perfect for ICC profiling and produces low quality profiles. Erroneous measurements can result in problems in production, often wasting time that could have been saved by making corrections beforehand, including editing primaries, adjusting white point of paper, and compensating for visual effects of optical brighteners in proofing. Ultimately, the quality of ICC or DeviceLink profiles is only as good... Read More

Why Use a Color Server if the Rip Already Has Color Management Included?

Why Use a Color Server if the Rip Already Has Color Management Included?

November 21, 2016

There are various options when it comes to a RIP and color management combination. Many shops run multiple printers which are all different models with the ability to handle the various print types including offset, large format, wide format, and digital. Having multiple printer models causes a learning curve because now the operators must learn and understand the functionalities of each printer and apply the proper settings before each job to... Read More

G7 Calibrate and Verify G7 Grayscale Compliance with Fiery Color Profiler Suite

G7 Calibrate and Verify G7 Grayscale Compliance with Fiery Color Profiler Suite

November 8, 2016

See how easy it is to pre-calibrate Fiery Driven(tm) print systems to G7 in the process of creating a custom output profile. Fiery Color Profiler Suite Awarded G7 System Certification EFI Fiery Color Profiler Suite was awarded G7 System Certification from Idealliance on May 20, 2016. The product is the first color-management toolset for cut-sheet digital print systems that provides G7 calibration, verification of G7 grayscale compliance, and... Read More

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