GMG's global color management experts will be conducting a complete, hands-on color management training event called GMG Academy, concurrent with drupa, from June 9 to 11 at its headquarters in Tübingen, Germany.
Conventional presses and computer software have not always been a comfortable mix for many converters. And it’s no surprise: While CTP technologies offered clear benefits in speed and efficiency, other digital workflow tools have not always worked as desired and the shift from skilled craftspeople to software and computers have made digital workflows a tough sell. But some of the software is now living up to expectations.
PRINT 13 and CPP EXPO had a successful five-day run in McCormick Place. "Two common themes seemed to be repeated by attendees and exhibitors alike at the show this year," reported Ralph Nappi, president of the Graphic Arts Show Company. "First, a sense of optimism existed that has not been evidenced in our industry for a few years; the second was the surprising number of deals that were inked at the show."
Schawk USA has signed an agreement with GMG to standardize on GMG ColorProof and GMG OpenColor as the primary proofing and color management technology for all Schawk! locations worldwide.
The award recpients of the 2013 InterTech Technology Awards have been announced by the Printing Industries of America. The technologies receiving this respected award have been judged as truly innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry. The award winners are...
GMG, Berry Plastics and Mark Andy took top honors at the Flexographic Technical Association's 2013 Technical Innovation Awards ceremony. GMG placed top in the prepress-graphics category, while Berry Plastics and Mark Andy were the honorees in the heavy machinery classification.
A continuing trend in package printing is the increasing complexity of jobs and the use of multicolor printing, while at the same time meeting brand owner demands to reduce time to market. Many packaging jobs require different combinations of inks, substrates, screening, and other variables.
News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on design firm Hornall Anderson, Esko/Germany-based Bischof + Klein, Color Ad Packaging, Technicote, Century Packaging, and GMG and matchmycolor LLC.
The cooperation agreement established between matchmycolor LLC and GMG has been formed to enhance precision and efficiency in global color management. This new partnership connects all participants in the color supply chain, including brand owners, designers, printers and converters. Applying its own model, GMG uses unique spectral color data from matchmycolor to improve the accuracy and quality of color proofs.
GMG has launched its OpenColor software system that offers precise and predicable spot color simulation. With OpenColor, one single proof can accurately simulate all colors of the design—color matching at press is easier and test runs are eliminated at the press.