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Canon to host G7® Training and Certification at its Technical Center in Chicago, Ill., December 11th through 13th, 2018

Press release from the issuing company

Alexandria, Va. – Idealliance and Canon have partnered to offer G7® training at the Canon Solutions America - Itasca technical center in Itasca, Ill., outside of Chicago. Canon is a global leading provider of industry leading enterprise, production, and large format printing solutions, supported by exceptional professional service offerings. With the technology offerings of the Canon and Océ brands, Canon Solutions America helps companies of all sizes improve sustainability, increase efficiency, and control costs through high volume, continuous feed, digital and traditional printing, and document management solutions. Registration is now open for this three-day in-depth digital print training session at www.idealliance.org

Led by David Hunter, G7 Expert Trainer, this three-day training event covering a multitude of print applications, including digital print, color management, process control, implementation, and optimization, will feature live demonstrations of applying the G7 methodology in print production workflows and technology. G7 is Idealliance’s global industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. The G7 methodology is designed to align all print technologies for visual consistency, process and quality control, and color workflow management.

Canon is a leader in digital print, supported by a network of knowledge staff specialists who serve print service providers and the global print supply chain for G7 Master Qualification, global standards implementation, and production implementation strategies as G7 Experts. “As an industry leader in technology, innovation, and service as an OEM with a commitment to service, technology, and development, Idealliance is proud to partner with Canon to showcase the G7 methodology and give users an exceptional first-hand experience with implementation on a wide gamut of digital print technologies, from a world-renowned trainer, David Hunter. With their technical demo facility located centrally in greater Chicago, we are looking forward to this training event to serve print service providers, OEMs, color management specialists, creatives, brands and other members of the global print and packaging supply chain,” says Jordan Gorski, Idealliance Global Director of Certification Programs.

This G7 Training session is open to the public for participants to achieve G7 Expert and G7 Professional Certification. Participants must register online at Idealliance.org prior to attending. Upon the completion of the three-day training at Canon, participants will leave with extensive practical hands-on experience in G7 implementation and print management. G7 Experts and Professionals must complete an online examination to verify their aptitude in G7, color management, and process control to help print service providers as well as brands, creatives, and other print supply chain partners achieve G7 Master Qualification.

Idealliance is recognized by ISO as the largest certifying body in the graphic and visual communications industry. G7 Experts and G7 Professionals are certified by Idealliance as proven leaders in print production and global standards to align all proof and print applications regardless of process, ink, or substrate. G7 Experts and G7 Professionals are also committed to reducing costs, speeding product to market, and improving and maintaining their client’s brand image and print production requirements.

G7 certification is the most recognized international specification for color management, and not only achieves consistent color reproduction across any print medium, or substrate, but also provides a tremendous savings to an operation’s bottom line. Utilizing G7 within a print production workflow improves output consistency across multiple print services, platforms, and distribution outlets.

Registration is now open for this event at www.idealliance.org. For more information about G7 and G7 training opportunities, visit www.idealliance.org/G7 or contact Jordan Gorski at (703) 837-1096 or [email protected]


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