TRAINING COURSES

Choose one of our training courses and gain practical knowledge in the field of color management.

WHY IS IT WORT IT?

We offer courses for both experts and beginners. Participation in the course is a guarantee of obtaining theoretical education and practical skills confirmed by the final certificate.

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Color Management Basics

CM basics Color measurement ICC Proofing dE CIE
Difficulty level

The course topics cover the latest color management theory and its applications, providing a solid educational foundation for managing the information flow of an image. It is the ideal entry-level course for any technical practitioner interested in a comprehensive understanding of the basics of color management.

Main features:

  • It is a training course that addresses the latest international and industrial standards
  • It is part of a larger training program on standardization and optimization of printing production

Who is this course for?

Print specialists and managers, all departments responsible for image reproduction

Training topics :

  • Introduction to color management
  • Device-independent and device-independent color spaces
  • Basics of photometry and optical colorimetry
  • CM for production standards
  • Subjective and objective methods of color evaluation
  • Color assessment lighting standards in accordance with ISO 3669: 2009
  • Use of color management in graphics applications
  • Color measurement in densitometric and spectral printing
  • Profiling – introduction and characteristics
  • Proofing compliance assessment
  • Profiling input, display and output devices
  • Conversion using ICC profiles
  • Compliance with standard printing conditions

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Color Management standardization and optimization of offset production

ISO 12647 Fogra G7 Proofing Softproofing TVI NPDC Pantone SCTV
Difficulty level

This is the highest level of color management knowledge. The course is designed for industry professionals who wish to be recognized as experts in the standardization and optimization of offset manufacturing. The training covers color management issues at all stages of printing reproduction, defining how to integrate and maintain proven best industry practices and standards. The training goes beyond the one-time calibration process, providing a comprehensive set of tools for building color management and process control from creation to printing.
This course will provide you with the ability to implement basic calibration and quality control procedures to manage your supply chain of printing products and fuel a production culture based on process control.

Main features:

  • This training course addresses the latest international and industrial standards
  • After successful completion of the training, assessed on the basis of the post-test result, each participant receives a certificate confirming the acquired knowledge.
  • It is part of a larger training program on standardization and optimization of printing production

Who is this course for?

Technologists, production managers, printing specialists, machine operators.

Training topics:

  • Basics of color management
  • Densitometric vs. spectral
  • CIE color spaces
  • Color measurement methods dE 2000, 76 CMC
  • Defining printing targets
  • Global printing standards
  • Custom printing conditions
  • Tolerances in offset printing
  • Relative theory of paper and substrate
  • Proofing, calibration, certification, optimization
  • Softproofing and lighting standards
  • Plates, paper and paints, selection of printing components
  • Comparison of standardization in conventional and UV technology
  • Machine capabilities, qualification of the machine for calibration
  • Mechanical adjustment of the inking unit
  • Mechanical regulation of the water unit
  • Verification of mechanical settings using analytical forms
  • Verification of regulation settings using NIP Control probes
  • Printing defects, deformations of raster points – how to recognize them, properly diagnose and eliminate them
  • Determining the water-paint balance
  • Stabilization of production conditions
  • Determination of TVI vs NPDCS curves
  • G7 Idealliance with four compatibility levels
  • Determination of ICC profiles
  • Recalibration of the production process with the G7 and TVI PSO method
  • SOP process control methods
  • Optimization of pre-inking on machines for CMYK
  • Optimization of pre-inking on machines for spot colors
  • Minimizing the amount of waste paper and setup time
  • Digital color patterns at all stages of production, CxF / X-4
  • Implementation of SCTV curves for production
  • Implementation of reporting for the ongoing quality control and efficiency of the printing process.
  • Control of printing reproduction processes
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Color Management standardization and optimization of flexographic production

Anilox Mounting tape SOP procedures ICC SCTV curves TVI vs NPDC curves ISO 12647-6 2020 ATIF
Difficulty level

This is the highest level of color management knowledge. The course is designed for industry professionals who wish to be recognized as experts in the standardization and optimization of flexographic production. The training covers color management issues at all stages of printing reproduction, defining how to integrate and maintain proven best industry practices and standards. The training goes beyond the one-time calibration process, providing a comprehensive set of tools for building color management and process control from creation to printing.
This course will provide you with the ability to implement basic calibration and quality control procedures to manage your printing product supply chain and drive a production culture based on process control.

Main features:

  • This training course addresses the latest international and industrial standards
  • After successful completion of the training, assessed on the basis of the post-test result, each participant receives a certificate confirming the acquired knowledge.
  • It is part of a larger training program on standardization and optimization of printing production

Who is this course for?

Technologists, production managers, printing specialists, machine operators.

Training topics:

  • Basics of color management
  • Densitometric vs. spectral
  • CIE color spaces
  • Color measurement methods dE 2000.76, CMC
  • Defining printing targets
  • Global printing standards
  • Custom printing conditions
  • Tolerances in flexographic printing
  • Relative theory of paper and substrate
  • Proofing, calibration, certification, optimization
  • Softproofing and lighting standards
  • Diagnosis of the existing mechanical condition of a flexographic printing machine by means of analytical forms
  • Selection of printing components
  • Spectral measurement vs. densitometric
  • Tolerances of quality and repeatability in flexographic printing
  • Control of flexographic production processes
  • Methods of plate lighting process verification, 3D point analysis, selection of parameters for the minimum size of the raster point.
  • Stabilization of SOP production conditions
  • Overview of basic printing variables such as: uniformity of inking, uniformity of pressure, repeatability of the pressure, repeatability of mapping solids, repeatability at different speeds, tonal values, matching between colors
  • Selection of compensation parameters for assembly tapes to the nature of production
  • Optimization of the print speed parameter, its impact on the mapping of solids and rasters
  • Optimization of the pressure and set-up parameters in printing
  • Maintaining high repeatability of spot colors mapping using the PANTONE Certified Printer Program guidelines
  • Determination of TVI vs. NPDCS
  • Determination of ICC profiles
  • G7 Idealliance as a calibration method in four compliance levels
  • Working in compliance with standards
  • Methods of control and optimization of the triad printing process and process colors
  • Creating of SOP procedures for the technological process
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7 hours of theory + 4 hours of practice See more

Color Management for operators of offset machines

ISO 12647-6:2020 Machine regulation Water-paint balance Buffer pH Conductivity NIP Control probes Calibration tests Print measurement
Difficulty level

It is a practical level of using knowledge on color management and production optimization, intended for operators of offset machines, who do not use all the functionalities of the machines, and their knowledge of good production practices is low. This course will provide you with the ability to efficiently and repeatedly work on the machine using all its functionalities.

Main features:

  • This training course addresses the latest international, industrial and good manufacturing practice standards
  • After successful completion of the training, assessed on the basis of the post-test result, each participant receives a certificate confirming the acquired knowledge.
  • It is part of a larger training program on standardization and optimization of printing production

DWho is this course for?

Machine operators, printers, printers’ assistants

Training topics:

  • Overview of offset printing technology and machine construction
  • Correct preparation of the machine for standardization
  • Control of the inking unit by means of contact zones, NIP Control and analytical forms
  • Regulation of the water complex by means of contact zones, NIP Control and analytical forms
  • Selection of parameters of the wetting solution, cause and effect analysis
  • Selection of components for production with conventional and UV paints
  • Selection of printing components based on tests of analytical forms
  • Benefits of periodic machine adjustments
  • Spectral measurement vs. densitometric
  • Calibration and certification of measuring devices
  • Support for all functionalities of measuring devices
  • Use of digital color libraries
  • Work on the data saved for reprinting. Threats and Benefits
  • Effective use of inline, online and offline measurement systems
  • Optimize pre-inking for CMYK and spot colors
  • Analysis of the basic parameters of print stability on the machine: stencils, stripes, doubling, masonry, matching, rubbing the paint around the perimeter
  • Global printing standards and good manufacturing practices
  • Analysis of production reports from the machine as digital confirmation of optical compliance
  • Analysis of production efficiency based on reports from the machine
  • Machine maintenance
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COLOR MANAGEMENT DLA GRAFIKÓW, DTP

Inspekcja wstępna pliku PDF-X RGB vs CMYK vs Lab Adobe CS Pit Stop Proofing RIP ICC GCR UCR
Difficulty level

Kurs obejmuje zagadnienia strategii i kontroli koloru dla działów przygotowania produkcji, prepress odpowiedzialnych za weryfikację i przygotowanie plików do wydruku.

DLA KOGO JEST TEN KURS?

Specjaliści i menedżerowie ds. DTP i przygotowania produkcji

ZAGADNIENIA SZKOLENIOWE:

  • Zarządzanie barwą i profilami w prepressie
    • profilowanie urządzeń wejściowych, wyświetlania i wyjściowych
    • prawidłowe zarządzanie barwą w aplikacjach graficznych
    • opcje przepływu pracy: RGB vs. CMYK
  • Preferencje aplikacji i ustawienia CM
    • konsekwencje i zalety wyboru właściwej przestrzeni roboczej
    • praktyczna konfiguracja przestrzeni roboczej w aplikacjach Adobe CS
    • drukowanie z aktywnym zarządzaniem barwą i bez niego
  • Proofing, kalibracja, optymalizacja, dobór normy kalibracji, ocena zgodności.
  • Strategie RIP dla systemów CTP
  • Inspekcja wstępna plików do druku. Jak zrozumieć i osiągnąć oczekiwania
    • jak i kiedy używać lub ignorować osadzone profile
    • tworzenie plików PostScript lub PDF
    • różnice wersji plików PDF/X
    • specyfikacje Ghent odnoszą się do formatu PDF/X
    • ISO 15930. Konfiguracja inspekcji wstępnej w odniesieniu do zagadnień CM
  • RIPy i metodyka kalibracji dużego formatu w druku cyfrowym
    • specyfikacja urządzeń cyfrowych i powiązanych systemów RIP
    • wpływ rozdzielczości na zarządzanie kolorami
    • zrozumienie kalibracji i linearyzacji dla urządzeń cyfrowych
    • charakterystyka: tworzenie profili mediów
    • UCR i GCR w celu optymalizacji ilości atramentu
    • zapewnienie jakości profili mediów
    • czynniki, które należy wziąć pod uwagę przy wyborze referencyjnej przestrzeni kolorów
    • ograniczenia gamutów barwnych w zależności od technologii i podłoża
    • stosowanie profili ICC w RIPach
    • konfigurowanie ustawień renderingu
    • kontrola zgodności i procesu
  • Docelowe międzynarodowe standardy druku ISO 12647-X oraz standardy przemysłowe Fogra PSO i G7
    • koncepcja drukowania zgodnie ze standardem
    • czym różnią się cele drukowania G7, Fogra i PSO od tradycyjnych celów drukowania
    • przykład opisu celu drukowania
    • różnica pomiędzy ISO 12647-2:2007 a ISO 12647-2:2013
  • Standardy oświetleniowe w zgodności z ISO 3669:2009
    • temperatura barwowa 5000K, 6000K
    • współczynnik CRI Color rendering Index
    • natężenie światła w komorze oświetleniowej
  • Raporty produkcyjne – analiza
    • interpretacja informacji zawartych w raporcie w odniesieniu do docelowego standardu druku
    • interpretacja wyników raportu w odniesieniu do precyzji i metodyki pracy drukarza
    • interpretacja wydajności produkcji na podstawie wyników raportów netto i brutto
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6 hours of theory + 2 hours of practice See more

Color Management for employees of the paint mixing

Ink formulation CxF SCTV PANTONE Certified Printer Program Color Quality Color measurement Digitization of information flow
Difficulty level

This is a training for mixing room workers who do not fully consciously use the equipment and software used for formulation and quality control. The training organizes theoretical knowledge and allows for practical use of knowledge during the preparation of recipes and their verification. The training accurately locates the position of the paint mixing room throughout the printing production cycle, enabling an objective assessment of the quality and repeatability of this work department.
This course will provide you with the ability to implement basic calibration and quality control procedures to manage your chain
supply of spot inks and fuel a production culture based on process control.

Main features:

  • This training addresses the latest international and industrial standards and the PANTONE Certified Printer Program Xrite
  • After successful completion of the training, assessed on the basis of the post-test result, each participant receives a certificate confirming the acquired knowledge.
  • It is part of a larger training program on standardization and optimization of printing production

Who is this course for?

Employees of the paint mixing department and the dyeing kitchen.

Training topics:

  • Spectral measurement basics
  • Measurement conditions and color representation
  • Consistency of color patterns and color libraries
  • Lighting standards in accordance with ISO 3669: 2009
  • Flow of spot color information according to ISO 17972-4 / Graphic technology / Color data exchange format (CxF / X) / Part 4: Spot color characterization data (CxF / X-4)
  • CXF peaks as the basic format for the exchange of spot color information
  • Illustrative overview of SCTV functionality for spot colors
  • Overview of the Best Match function, selection of the best density to spectral compatibility
  • INK Formulation + Color Quality. Work methodology, repeatability, precision
  • Configuration of information flow for spot colors at all stages of production – from preparation to production quality control
  • Effect of substrate and OBA on digital and optical color reproduction
  • Practical application of automation depending on the hardware and system capabilities of the printing house
  • Interpretation and configuration of measurement reports for spot colors
  • Overview of the PANTONE Certified Printer Program Xrite
  • Formulation of metallic paints
  • Practical training
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Color Management for brand owners

Production compliance and repeatability Color measurement Printing standards KJ Implementation of the KJ department ColorCert Press Sign Digital assessment
Difficulty level

Color Management training for brand owners will help you effectively communicate and evaluate your printing supply chain to see benefits such as shorter production time, faster market implementation times, lower costs and better brand integrity.

Who is this course for?

Dla kogo jest ten kurs? Menedżerowie marki lub właściciele marek, nabywcy druków, agencje kreatywne, pre-press, pre-media, projektanci, specjaliści od druku i łańcucha dostaw opakowań, CPG lub FMCG. Jeśli pełnisz jakąkolwiek rolę w zarządzaniu kolorem, tworzeniu koloru lub pisaniu PQM, skorzystaj z tego szkolenia.

Brand managers or brand owners, print buyers, creative agencies, pre-press, pre-media, designers, packaging print and supply chain specialists, CPG or FMCG. If you have any role in color management, color creation or PQM writing, take advantage of this training.
Additionally, if your role includes color approvals, it is necessary to meet the buyer’s requirements i.e. printing, SOP creating a color library, process mapping, branding guidelines or printing and process management, this course will allow you to develop technical skills and help you create a map after which you will navigate flawlessly and create repeatable and more efficient brand standards.

Training topics:

  • The general idea of ​​compliance for brand owners
  • Color spaces and color evaluation
  • Defining printing targets
  • Global printing standards
  • Production Conformity Reference Printing Conditions
  • Basics of color management
  • Basics of G7, PSO, NPDC and TVI methods
  • Custom printing standards
  • The theory of paper relativity
  • Spot, individual and spot colors
  • SCTV curves for spot colors
  • Printing tolerances, methods of verification
  • SOP documents specifying production procedures
  • Initial assessment of your supply chain
  • Conformity assessment of DE spot colors against digital standards
  • Proofing, compliance levels
  • Lighting conditions for color comparison
  • Audit of printing houses in relation to the applicable production standards
  • Acceptance of production and product repeatability
  • Inline, online and offline production reporting
  • Barriers to success
  • How to create a quality control department on the part of the brand owner
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COLOR MANAGEMENT X-GAMUT

CMYKOGV Technology saving Risks Reproduction Pantone vs CMYK OGV 7C PDF X-6
Difficulty level

With the extended gamut, you can easily, accurately and reliably reproduce spot colors with a fixed set of extended process colors. The usual colors are orange, green and purple, but many other combinations are possible. Regardless of the ink configuration used, X GAMUT optimally uses the entire color gamut of the printing device and reproduces spot colors very precisely. Additional colors can be optimized on an ongoing basis and their compliance and repeatability can be verified.

Who is this course for?

For anyone interested in this technology

Training issues:

  • Nomenclature of what is and what is not extended gamut
  • Cele wprowadzenia tej technologii w drukarni. Ekonomiczne i praktyczne omówienie tendencji zarządzania ilością barw The objectives of introducing this technology in the printing house. Economical and practical discussion of the tendency to manage the number of colors in the project of top brands
  • The advantage of CMYKOGV printing over the use of spot colors, eg Pantone, HKS
  • Defining inks in an extended gamut
  • Limitations of the CMYKOGV printing process
  • Requirements that must be met by a printing machine before implementing 7C, depending on the printing technology
  • Color reproduction tolerances
  • Control of the printing process in an extended gamut and management of expectations
  • Options for quality verification of ICC profiles for extended gamut printing
  • Implementation of X-Gamut technology and “critical points, threats”
  • Define CMYKOGV inks and create standards
  • Process calibration and characterization
  • Workflow for 7C implementation, discussion of implementation methods
  • Conversion of spot colors, methodology of work of individual RIPs
  • Effective transformation of Pantone production to CMYKOGV
  • ISO / CD 15930-9 Graphic Technology – Prepress digital data exchange using PDF – Part 9: Complete exchange of printing data (PDF / X-6)
  • iCCMax color management
  • CxF / X-4 to predict spot color printing for additional OGV channels
  • Convert RGB or CMYK to 7C in Adobe Photoshop and other graphics applications
  • AM and FV screening systems for 7C calibration methods
  • Overview of examples of 7C implementations in flexographic, offset and digital printing
  • Production printing and process control analysis
  • Summary and trends in the development and popularization of technology
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