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X-Rite announces fall color management seminars

Jul 29, 2011 12:00 AM


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X-Rite Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone announce the fall tour dates for their “Fundamentals of Color and Appearance (FOCA)” and “Going Beyond Density” seminars.

FOCA is a one-day seminar that instructs quality control and assurance professionals, lab technicians, parts suppliers, premedia and digital pressroom personnel and manufacturing specifiers on how to evaluate and approve colors in their workflows. X-Rite color experts give attendees a solid foundation in the basics of color and appearance, and provide instruction on how to measure, view and understand color data.The $595 course requires no prior color training and may qualify as continuing education under certain accreditation programs.

FOCA:

September 22, 2011, Detroit Metro Airport Marriott (Romulus, MI);
September 27, 2011, Courtyard Atlanta Airport North/Virginia Ave. (Hapeville, GA)
September 29, 2011, FIDM (Irvine, CA)
October 6, 2011, Residence Inn Boston Framingham, (Framingham, MA)
October 13, 2011, Residence Inn Chicago Schaumburg (Schaumburg, IL)
October 25, 2011, Courtyard Lyndhurst Meadowlands (Lyndhurst, NJ)

“Going Beyond Density” is a modular seminar featuring a morning and an afternoon session.  Participants can opt to attend one session (for $395) or both (for $595).  The morning session will look at offset press process control with aparticular focus on process color. The afternoon session will focus on flexographic press process control with a particular focus on packaging and spot colors,including Pantone.

This seminar is designed for any press operators, quality assurance or quality control managers, production supervisors, and prepress professionals looking to better understand how to improve efficiencies in the pressroom. Topics will include color theory and how to shorten makeready time, lower consumable costs, increase efficiency throughout your workflow, and increase the return on your recent investment in color management equipment. Attendees will learn best practices for process control, be introduced to the key concepts of the G7 methodology, and improve their understanding on spot color management from Pantone.

Going Beyond Density:

September 13, 2011, Courtyard Baltimore BWI (Linthicum, MD)
September 15, 2011, Los Angeles Airport Marriott (Long Beach, CA)
October 4, 2011, Spring Hill Suites Chicago (Schaumburg, IL)
October 6, 2011, Courtyard Raleigh-Durham Airport (Morrisville, NC)

See www.xrite.com/foca or www.xrite.com/processcontrol. For a limited time, attendees can save 10% and get a free T-shirt by using the coupon code FOCA11 or GBD11 when registering.