The Printer's Guide to G7® Implementation

G7 can produce visually similar results across different print processes. Printers can offer consistent results to buyers and brands across different media. Prior to G7 this was difficult to achieve and required many different proofs and sets of color corrections.

Our 17-page PDF guide is written by Ron Ellis, an expert in the field of printing and a G7 consultant. The guide covers:

  • Background on G7
  • Role of paper and machine preparation
  • Steps to perform G7 calibration
  • Proof to press match and production checking
  • Tools needed for calibration and evaluation

The Printer’s Guide to G7 was sponsored by Techkon USA and written by Ron Ellis.
Ron Ellis, Ron Ellis Consulting LLC

Specialty: Sheetfed Offset, Digital Print & Wide Format

Ron Ellis is a consultant specializing in color management, automation and workflow integration. An IDEAlliace G7 Expert, G7 Process Control Expert, G7 Expert Trainer, and chair of the GRACoL Committee, Ron has performed hundreds of G7 training and calibrations. He has conducted training and consulting for a wide range of customers in Europe, Asia, and North America, and is one of several trainers who can train and certify G7 Expert consultants. Knowledeable in ISO standards, he is certified as a PSA consultant as well as an FTA Flexo Level 2 Implementation Specialist, and was the primary developer of IDEAlliance’s G7 Process Control program, and is the G7 PC Master Trainer. Ron specializes in creating and implementing working spaces for brands and agencies that allow them to work more efficiently with vendors, saving both time and money. Ron is published frequently in industry magazines, and has produced training materials and curriculum for numerous printing industry groups, manufacturers and publishers. He has over 30 years experience working in the graphic arts, and holds a Master of Education from the University of Massachusetts.

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