Gravure Research Initiative  

2013 RIT Gravure Day: Understanding Gravure Process and Exploring Career Opportunities

G7 Press Calibration and
Printing Aims in Gravure Package Printing

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 7:30AM-12:15PM
University Gallery, Booth Hall (Building 7A), adjacent to the Vignelli Center

7:30 – 8:30

Arrival; Continental breakfast; A/V Set-up

8:30 – 9:00

Welcome and Introduction

Professor Chris Bondy
Administrative Chair, School of Media Sciences

9:00 – 9:45

Printing Aims based on a Shared Near-neutral Gray-scale

An introduction to ANSI/CGATS TR 015; history and genesis of G7 methodology and the development of CGATS.21 characterization dataset; why the printing industry needs it; what it entails; who will embrace it

Mr. David McDowell
RIT Visiting Scholar and Standards Consultant

9:45 – 10:30

Gravure Package Printing Workflow

A close look at how a package printing company manages its color graphics, prepress, and printing workflow and the possibility of adopting G7 press calibration

Mr. Rod Sosa and Mr. Paul Laub
Print & Laminate Manager and Graphics Manager, Fres-co System USA

10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:30

G7 Master Printers & G7 Certified Printers

G7 Master Printers and G7 Certified Printers, developed by IDEAlliance, rely on the expertise of G7 Experts and G7 PC Experts to provide technical assistance to printers.

Mr. Joe Fazzi
VP, Media Production Technologies, IDEAlliance
11:30 – 12:00

Implementing a G7 Calibrated Workflow for Package Printing

A step-by-step approach to implement a PDF/X-based and G7 press-calibrated workflow for gravure package printing

Ms. Jing Sheng and Professor Bob Chung
School of Media Sciences

12:00– 12:15

Survey & Door Prize

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