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  • G7 Training - Taylor Corporation (Private)

    Feb 26
    Taylor Corporation will hold private G7 training, led by Jeff Thielsen, G7 Expert Trainer. This private G7 Training is only open to Taylor Corporation participants. G7 Training is a theory-based program, offering a blend of lab instruction and lecture on how to apply the G7 method on any type of printing process.

  • G7 Training - hosted by RPI - Atlanta, GA

    Mar 5, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
    RPI will be host to G7® Expert & Professional training at their facility in Atlanta, Georgia. Don Hutcheson,  G7 Expert Trainer and G7 Inventor, will lead this in-depth training event covering a multitude of print applications including leading digital print and proofing color management, process control, and implementation. Attendees gain a thorough knowledge of the G7 methodology through hands on practical experience, discussion, and extensive review to become as G7 Experts or G7 Professionals. G7 is Idealliance’s global industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes.

  • G7 Training - hosted by AGFA Graphics - Antwerp, Belgium

    Mar 19, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (BE)
    AGFA Graphics will host the G7 training for G7 Expert Certification and G7 Professional Certification at their state-of-the-art technology demo center in Mortsel, Belgium outside of Antwerp. This digital print based training, led by G7 Expert Trainer and G7 Inventor, Don Hutcheson, will cover a multitude of print applications including wide format, digital, offset and proofing color management to implement and manage G7 across color managed workflows. Become a G7 Expert or G7 Professional by attending this in-depth hands-on training experience covering G7 for all print applications, hosted by a leading supplier to the print industry featuring the latest cutting edge print technology and workflow solutions. G7 Expert Trainer Instructor & Inventor Don Hutcheson HutchColor   G7 Program Information G7 Program Overview   Why Print Providers Choose G7 G7 for Brands, Buyers & Creatives   Visit the  G7 website  for additional program information.     Host Location Agfa Graphics Septestraat 27 2640 Mortsel Mortsel, Belgium Travel Information Available Here Training Schedule G7 Training Course Outline Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30am - 5pm Thursday: 8:30am - 4pm Laptops are welcome but not necessary. Registration Options (Sign In to Register) G7 Expert - $2,500.00 G7 Professional - $2,000.00 Exclusive group pricing also available. Contact us for details.  Registration also includes complimentary access to Idealliance's Color Managment Professional (CMP) Fundamentals Online Training & Certification (course access for one year) as an optional prerequisite, (regularly $395).  G7 is Idealliance’s global industry-leading set of specifications for achieving visual similarity across all print processes currently being drafted into ISO 12647-2. Earn certification as a global leader serving the print supply chain.   Participants will gain the phenomenally deep expertise in color theory, the G7 methodology, ISO standards, process control and press/proof alignment to achieve G7 certification in order to meet color consistency, tolerance requirements and process control, and extraordinary repeatability of quality for brands and print buyers of those they serve.  As G7 Experts and G7 Professionals, these individuals will be certified and licensed by Idealliance as proven leaders in print production and global Standards to align all proof and print applications regardless of process, ink, or substrate. G7 Experts and Professionals are also taught and certified in tremendous costs reductions of production, speeding product to market, massive reduction in waste, extraordinary increase in color consistency-no matter the substrate or print medium, and consistently maintain their client’s brand image and print production requirements. The global print market is driven by standards and when standards are in place overall operational efficiency increases at an exceptional rate and consistency of production is exceptional. 

  • G7 Training - hosted by Fujifilm Graphics - Chicago, IL

    Apr 9, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
    G7 Training hosted by Fujifilm North America Corporation at their "Americas Technology Center" in Hanover Park, IL, G7 Expert Trainer Steve Smiley and Mike Whelpley of Fujifilm will lead this specialized training focusing on flexography as well as a multitude of print and proofing applications including color management and process control for digital, offset, and proofing through extensive practical hands-on demonstration, discussion, and collaboration.