Idealliance Certifies 25 New G7® Experts as Ryerson University Hosts Professionals from Around the World in Toronto, Canada
Alexandria, VA (May 20, 2019) – Idealliance and Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management in Toronto, ON partnered for G7 training at their cutting-edge facility May 14th-16th, 2019. Led by Don Hutcheson, G7 Expert Trainer, Ryerson University hosted this three-day training event which included live demonstration of digital print and proofing color management utilizing the G7 methodology designed to align all print technologies for visual consistency, process and quality control, and color workflow management.
Idealliance is the largest global certification body for print, packaging and the graphic communications supply chain. These Idealliance certified G7 Experts and G7 Professionals are proven leaders in print production and global standards to align all proof and print applications regardless of process, ink, or substrate. As G7 Experts and G7 Professionals, these individuals serve their print supply chain by reducing costs, speeding product to market, and improving and maintaining their client’s brand image and print production requirements.
“We are proud to have this group of 25 men and women from all around the globe participate in this G7 Training. Our class, including prepress and press operators covering digital, offset, and flexo printing, OEM and technology suppliers, brand owners, print buyers, workflow and color specialists, color consultants and educators are trained in the world’s leading color management certification program. Participants from across North America, Asia, and India all came together for collaboration, hands-on learning, and extensive discussion for this training.” says Jordan Gorski, Vice President of Global Certification Programs for Idealliance. “Idealliance is proud to have a world-renowned graphic communications institute partner like Ryerson University to serve the graphic communications industry. We are profoundly appreciative to partner with such a prestigious educational institute to educate those in the greater Toronto area, as well as participants from around the world with another G7 Certification event at their School of Graphic Communications Management.”
As a world-renowned graphic communications program, Ryerson University is an industry leader and resource for development, testing, and industry growth as well as an undergraduate education. As a leader in the graphic communications field, Ryerson University has over 10 G7 Experts on staff, among the hundreds of others that have gone into the workforce after starting their careers with an education at Ryerson. Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management in the modern high-tech Heidelberg Centre is Canada’s only degree-granting program for the printing industries. Their 4-year degree offers incredible opportunities in all areas of digital imaging and print production leading to a career in the dynamic and rapidly growing printing industries.
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.
Powering the Supply Chain®
Idealliance, a global think tank, is a non-profit graphic communications industry organization with 12 strategically located offices around the world. Idealliance serves brands, OEMs, service providers in print and packaging, content & media creators, fulfillment, mail delivery, creative agencies/teams, material suppliers, and innovators & developers worldwide. We do our work through ISO Standards Innovation, Print and Digital Workflows & Technologies Development & Integration, Technical Research & Industry Insights, Certification, Training, Brand & Facility Auditing Programs and serves as a Global Super Connector for brands, service providers, & OEMs throughout the world. Our specifications have transformed the graphic communications industry by defining production workflows for color (GRACoL®, SWOP®, XCMYK™, G7®, BrandQ®), content management (PRISM®), mail supply (Mail.dat®, Mail.XML™), and paper (papiNet®). Idealliance is the world’s foremost certifying body for competencies, systems, materials and facilities, and Idealliance, a Liaison ‘A’ to ISO TC130, is one of the world’s largest contributors and developers of ISO standards. Join us in the transformation of our industry.
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