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X-Rite to Present at PIA Color 2015 Conference

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Sessions to Highlight Color Standards and Extended Color Gamut 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, today announced it is a gold sponsor at the Printing Industries of America (PIA) Color 2015 Conference, December 5-8, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. At the conference, X-Rite will be exhibiting and presenting sessions on color standards and extended color gamut (ECG) printing.

Keeping Up With Color Standards: The Complete 2015 Update

When: Sunday, December 6 at 9:35 - 10:35 am

Speaker: Ray Cheydleur, Printing and Imaging Portfolio Manager, X-Rite

Session Description: As Chair of the Committee for Graphic Arts Technologies Standards (CGATS), no one knows more about the latest in standards developments than Ray Cheydleur. Learn about the brand new ISO/PAS 15339 standard that addresses printing from digital data across multiple technologies.

Extended Color Gamut: The Production Perspective

When: Monday, December 7 at 9:35 - 10:05 am

Speaker: Mark Gundlach, Solutions Architect, X-Rite

Session Description: With Pantone’s launch of its new PANTONE EXTENDED GAMUT Coated Guide this fall, printers and packaging converters wishing to take advantage of the many benefits of Extended Color Gamut (ECG) printing will now have an easier transition. This session will explain what the PANTONE EXTENDED GAMUT Coated Guide is and is not, offer tips and hints about ink formulation and printing, discuss why ECG can be an important way to improve consistency and predictability for printing of brand and other special colors, and share ideas about measuring and reporting on final results.

“At Color 15 we are excited to be discussing the latest advancements in color standards and workflows to help brand managers, designers, photographers, printers, converters and production professionals better communicate and achieve color consistency across the entire supply chain from the initial concept to the final product,” said Murphy Keeley, Vice President of Marketing and Services, X-Rite. “For the printing audience, attendees will learn how ECG helps expand the color gamut while improving efficiencies by sharing makeready costs across multiple clients and jobs.”


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