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ColorGATE launches Proofing Media

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Hannover, November 15, 2004 – ColorGATE, the leading software developer for color management and RIP solutions from Hannover (Germany) is now offering an even broader service palette for its customers, as it has expanded its product portfolio by adding a new digital proofing paper. The new ColorGATE PROOFINGPAPER ISOPROOF270g emphasizes the philosophy of the company to offer comprehensive and integrated solutions within the area of proofing to the graphic arts marketplace. The new paper is certified by FOGRA and shows an excellent illuminancy. It does not contain any disturbing optical brighteners meaning all ISO Proofing Standards (12647-2) are able to be optimally reproduced on the proof paper. All established and popular inkjet proofing systems which are supported by the PROOFGATE4-Software can be used with the new ISOPROOF270g. During manufacturing, the strongest quality control is applied to the ColorGATE PROOFINGPAPER, resulting in exactly repeatable results. No deviations occur and the user can trust that the paper shows full consistency within the condition and the simulated colors. “We are very glad that with the new ColorGATE PROOFINGPAPER ISOPROOF270g we now have a further important component for our proofing solutions. Our extended product portfolio, which shows our commitment to reliable and exact simulation of print results, is one which many of our customers requested”, explains Thomas Kirschner, Managing Director of ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions. “Especially the brillant repeatability and color reliability of our PROOFINGPAPER ISOPROOF270g makes the experts enthusiastic. As from now on we will be supplying profiles for ISOPROOF270g with all PROOFGATE and other ColorGATE software solutions with proofing module for all the supported inkjet printers. The paper has been optimized for all ColorGATE software with the proofing module.” The ColorGATE PROOFINGPAPER ISOPROOF270g has been tested extensively by FOGRA in order to receive the Certification of Digital Proofing Systems. Within the test, among others, the color reliability for the required printing condition, repeatability, fading of solid colors, homogenity across the sheet (stripes), gloss of substrate (ISO 2470), smoothness of vignettes and transitions as well as light fastness and rip compliance regarding to PDF/X-3 have all been checked.