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Expanded Color Gamut Seminar

The Seminar will be held March 17 & 18 at APR’s Headquarters in Glendale Heights, IL.

APR and Esko jointly present a 2-day seminar on Expanded Color Gamut
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Seminar Presenters

Mark Samworth
Solution Architect

Catherine Haynes
Technical Solutions Group Member
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Larry Moore
Vice President, North American Partner Programs

Live, On-Press Demos!
On the new GIDUE Digital Flexo Excellence Press.
Gidue M5 Press

APR and Esko jointly present an informative industry seminar focused on Expanded Color Gamut (ECG)

The 2-Day seminar will focus on continued developments with ECG and highlights LIVE press runs on the GIDUE Digital Flexo Excellence Press:

During the course of the 2-Day seminar we will run a characterization and then a final production job. Attendees will participate in exercises to measure press output, create profiles, and prepare a job for an ECG production run. Last year's FTA Technical Innovation Award winners, Esko Equinox and SpotOn! Flexo, will be incorporated with hands-on practical exercises.

With the addition of the new GIDUE Digital Flexo Excellence press at APR’s HQ, this year promises to offer even more insight into the successful implementation of ECG!

The cost for the seminar is $250 per person, which includes lunch each day. Seating is limited, so advanced registration is necessary.

The seminar is open to all flexo printers and converters, and will be held March 17-18 at APR’s Headquarters in Glendale Heights, IL.

Seminar sessions include:

  • An In-depth Look at Equinox and Expanded Color Gamut
  • Understanding LAB and LCH
  • Printing to a Specification
  • Ink Selection & Press Characterization for Expanded Color Gamut
    • including a characterization press run, measuring press sheets & making profiles
  • ECG Image & Vector Conversion
    • including converting a production job with Equinox, plate output and production run and measurement comparison
  • Process Control and Stability of 7-Color Process Printing

Who Should Attend This Seminar?

This seminar is intended for flexo printers and converters that are interested in expanded color gamut printing and want to understand the steps, processes, tools and software necessary for successful ECG implementation and flexographic printing. The seminar will target topics from design to prepress image conversions to pressroom ink selection, characterization and process control. Interactive activities are also incorporated both days for both software and in the pressroom.

The Seminar opens at 8:30 am with registration and check-in, the first session starts at 9:00 am.

SPECIAL NOTICE: APR Open House - March 19 & 20!

Following this 2-Day ECG Seminar, APR will host a March Madness Open House event on March 19th and 20th at the same location in Glendale Heights. The Open House will feature a continued focus on process control tools, processes, and practices to help ensure success with 4-color and ECG printing. This event is free to attend, but does require advance registration.

Additional presentations and equipment demonstrations, including Esko equipment and software, will continue here along with a variety of other topics from other guest speakers.

If you are worried about missing part of March Madness, fear not! APR will have March Madness games playing during the Open House so you can keep tabs on how your favorite teams are fairing.

Click here for more information and to register for the 2015 APR Open House.

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