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NPES-ICC Color Management Conference Announced

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"Manufacturing Success with Color Management" Themed Program to Deliver Latest Strategies and Solutions for Accurate, Effective Color Communication

Reston, VA - Designers and printers seeking the latest solutions for producing consistent color results across the print production process need look no further than the NPES-ICC Color Management Conference coming February 12, 2015 to the India Expo Center in New Delhi, India in conjunction with the PRINTPACK India 2015 show.

Produced by NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, USA, and co-sponsored by International Color Consortium (ICC)—the world's authority in setting Color Industry Standards—and the Indian Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturers' Association (IPAMA), the event themed "Manufacturing Success with Color Management," is expected to bring together 300 participants.

Principally designed for end users, the one-day conference will update participants on the effective use of color management with the latest updates on ways to tackle color inconsistency and color communication problems. Together in direct peer exchange, designers and printers will share ideas on results-driven strategies and tactics, gain the latest best practices, plus learn ways to effectively respond to evolving market changes and the new growth opportunities they create.

From the beginner to the seasoned pro, the NPES-ICC Color Management Conference is a must-attend event for graphic designers, publishers, art directors, packaging buyers, prepress managers, press supervisors, production managers, quality control managers, digital photographers, as well as those from any company or industry where achieving accurate and consistent color is critical. Among the renowned industry-leading color experts invited to share the latest trends of ICC color management and applications are: William Li, ICC Co-Chair and Color Technology Manager, Kodak; Steve Smiley, President, Smiley Color & Associates Global Brand Solutions; Katsuji Kondo, Color Expert, Konica Minolta Inc; Bob Hallam, President, PIXELOLOGIE, Inc.; and, Max Derhak, ICC Vice-Chair and Senior Software Engineer, Onyx Graphics.

"With the printing market more competitive than ever, it is essential for print providers to understand how to best navigate the color process and manage costs while delivering a consistent solution, regardless of the materials or technology used. Additionally, teaming up with NPES is an ideal way to reach untapped markets with the necessary Color standards," said ICC Co-chair, William Li, Color Technology Manager, Kodak.

"Konica Minolta is pleased to partner with NPES as a Platinum sponsor to support this year's program, which offers our customers and industry stakeholders a platform to gain the very latest information on the trends and developments in color management that will impact us all. Here we will introduce new technologies to support and grow with our customers," said V. Balakrishnan, Executive GM (Marketing), Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.

The conference is also supported by the All Indian Federation of Master Printers Association (AIFMP), the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS), the Colour Group (Great Britain), the All India Printing Ink Manufacturers' Association (AIPIMA) and the Chemical and Allied Products Export Promotion Council of India (CAPEXIL). All of the major players in the Indian market are cooperating to ensure the value and success of the conference.

For more information about the NPES-ICC Color Management Conference, in the U.S. contact NPES Assistant Director Global Programs Pernilla Jonsson at phone: 703/264-7200 or e-mail: [email protected]. In India, contact NPES India Director Vinod Vittoba at e-mail: [email protected]. For more information and to register for the NPES-ICC Color Management Conference, visit: www.npes.org/ColorMgmt2015.


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