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Color 2018 Keynotes Speakers Announced

August 17, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of keynote speakers for its Color 2018 conference. Some of the world's leading brands will be represented on the conference's mainstage January 13-16, 2018 in San Diego, CA.  Psychology Behind Color, Design, and InteractionDr. David Hogue, UX Design Lead, Google Explore cognition, motivation, emotion, and more to help understand the wide range of... Read More

Printing Industries of America Seeks Speakers for 2018 Color Conference

April 17, 2017

Warrendale, PA--Printing Industries of America is currently seeking dynamic speakers for its 2018 Color Conference to be held January 13-16, 2018 at the Hyatt Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. Programming for the 2018 Color Conference focuses on color management for graphic communications and brand integrity. Potential speakers are invited to propose topics for either keynote sessions for the general audience or very detailed color-centric topics in... Read More

Cost Per Sheet Is Key

Cost Per Sheet Is Key

March 10, 2017

Why do you buy capital equipment? Hopefully, your answer is to make as much profit as possible from that purchase. Many think profit potential is related to the price of the equipment, but that couldn't be further from the truth! To justify a 25% price premium, you only need about 9% more output for the same cost per sheet --yes, 9%!  This is because finance and depreciation only account for 30% of your budgeted hourly rate (BHR). The rest of... 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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