SALT LAKE CITY, April 26 -- Onyx Graphics today announced it was granted SWOP certification for the company's line of workflow software products including the popular Onyx ProductionHouse(TM) and award-winning Onyx PosterShop packages. The certification is awarded by SWOP (Specifications Web Offset Publications), Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of publication printing by establishing color printing specifications for use by advertising agencies, publishers, printers and service bureaus.
"Onyx Graphics products have always offered the highest level of color accuracy and consistency through our ICC-compliant media profiles and Media Manager and Profile Generator modules," said Dean Derhak, Product Manager for Onyx Graphics. "This certification gives our customers the added confidence that their Onyx Workflow Software is capable of producing prints that meet the SWOP standard used throughout the printing industry."
To achieve SWOP certification, manufacturers must submit a SWOP Application Data Sheet and representative proofs. SWOP representatives check the proof for quantitative conformance, and the proof is either accepted or rejected. Accepted submissions are awarded SWOP certification.
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