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Fundamentals of Print and Packaging

$1,195

Whether you’re an offset or flexo printer, this two-day workshop will help anyone in a print environment understand the importance of measurement-based process control. This course is designed to give you a solid understanding of the eXact and how to use it with X-Rite Software.

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Measuring & Understanding Color for Print & Packaging

This two-day workshop will help anyone in a print environment understand the importance of measurement-based process control. This course is designed to give you a solid understanding of the eXact and how to use it with X-Rite software.

  • You will work with an experienced X-Rite Color Expert and learn through hands-on activities and demonstrations.
  • Learn how to shorten make-ready time, lower consumable costs and increase ROI with color management equipment.
  • Gain an understanding of process control best practices, the key concepts of the G7 methodology, and spot color management from Pantone.
  • This course consists of hands-on demonstrations along with real world examples and a presentation booklet to takeaway key information.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

If you are not completely satisfied with an X-Rite seminar, we will provide you with a training voucher to attend another future seminar.

Cancellation Policy

21 days prior to event date 100% refund, 14 days prior to event date 50% refund, less than 14 days no refund will be given.

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Location Venue
April 15 - 16, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Clemson, SC
USA
Clemson University - Sonoco Institute
315 Harris A Smith Building
3rd Floor Auditorium
Clemson, SC, 29634
USA
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April 22 - 23, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Columbus, OH
USA
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
USA
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June 10 - 11, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Grand Rapids, MI
USA
X-Rite World Headquarters
4300 44th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
USA
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Who Should Attend? 

The course requires no prior color training and will address color control for a variety of industries including retail and apparel brands, business and consumer electronics, automotive, packaging and their related industries in plastics, coatings and textile manufacturing.

This seminar is designed for:

  • Quality Control & Assurance Professionals
  • Lab Technicians
  • Parts Suppliers
  • Manufacturing Specifiers
  • Anyone who evaluates or approves color

If you’re involved in any of these industries, you can’t miss this seminar.

Print, Packaging, and Industrial: ink, dyes, paper, plastics, textiles

  • Apparel
  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Building Products
  • Food & Food Packaging
  • Furniture
  • Health & Beauty
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Printing
  • Retail

Why Attend?

Our Fundamentals of Color and Appearance seminar is the leading one-day educational course in the country. Suppliers and manufacturers nationwide have utilized the information presented to establish color quality standards… and so can you!

  • Knowledgeable Instructors
    Our team of speakers and instructors are considered to be industry leaders and have accumulated years of hands-on practical experience and expertise in their respective fields. You’ll learn from experts in areas such as color management, printing, textiles, plastics and more.

  • After the Seminar
    After you’ve attended a seminar, you are encouraged to continue contacting us through your My X-Rite account for additional information or answers to technical questions. Our team will promptly respond to all requests.

  • Free Materials
    As part of the seminar tour, all attendees will receive the Munsell Interactive Learning Kit and a Pantone gift free of charge.

  • Exclusive Fundamentals of Color and Appearance Book
    All seminar attendees will also receive X-Rite’s exclusive Fundamentals of Color and Appearance book. This industry acknowledged publication provides a logical and practical approach to solving color and appearance issues related to industrial applications.

  • Product Discounts
    Participants will receive a 10% discount voucher that is valid until December 31, 2018. The voucher cannot exceed $500.00 off a purchase.
     

Introduction to Color and Appearance:

  • The science of color and appearance  
  • The color models – additive, subtractive, and mixed
  • How the eye works; including testing color vision and deficiencies
  • Communicating color information

Quantifying Color:

  • Understanding the CIE system of color
  • Interpreting spectral reflectance
  • Quantifying light sources, color temperatures and illuminants  

Instrumentation:

  • The difference between colorimeters and spectrophotometers
  • Light sources and UV in instruments
  • Viewing angles, sphere, and diffraction grating  
  • Instrument repeatability and reproducibility

Visual Quality Control:

  • Visual and instrumental color assessment
  • Getting the right viewing conditions and light source
  • Understanding metamerism

Instrumental Quality Control:

  • Deploying enterprise-wide color management and color policies
  • Physical and numerical standards
  • Pass/fail analysis
  • Limitations of color measurement systems 

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