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New Color Management Class at Best Academy

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- Participants Gain Hands-On Color Management Experience in a Real-World Environment - West Chester, OH, October 2002—Bestcolor USA—the operating subsidiary of Best GmbH with responsibilities for the United States and Canada—now offers a new color management class specifically designed for end users. In this three-day class, attendees acquire hands-on experience with the latest color management tools and output devices from various manufacturers. Best Academy—located in the Bestcolor USA headquarters in West Chester, Ohio—is fully equipped with both Macs and PCs, various spectrophotometers from Gretag-Macbeth and X-Rite, and a wide variety of printers from Canon, Encad, EPSON, Hewlett-Packard, and Roland. Participants in this newest Best Academy training obtain practical knowledge of color management, calibration, ICC profiling, and workflow implementation. Discussing Best Academy, Bestcolor USA manager of technical services Al Johnson commented: "While color is all around us, detailed knowledge of color and how to handle color print files is all too rare. Bestcolor USA offers comprehensive color training by qualified instructors, with hands-on experience on popular printers. Printers and trade service personnel who have attended Best Academy come away with a clear understanding of how to handle color in their day-to-day responsibilities. Information about forthcoming course offerings is available by calling 513-942-7111 or via Email at [email protected]." Bestcolor USA is the North American subsidiary of Best GmbH, the premier manufacturer of inkjet proofing systems for graphic arts, design, photographic, and textile industries. Best GmbH was founded in 1994 and has 120 employees worldwide; Bestcolor USA was founded in 1998. Best is widely known for providing the most sophisticated, yet cost-effective, output control software for the digital prepress industry. More than 35,000 Best products are currently in use at customer sites around the globe.