Idealliance to host G7 certification workshops in Mumbai and Chennai

Idealliance South Asia/MENA is set to offer public G7 certification and training programmes in Chennai from 20-22 August 2019, and in Mumbai from 24-26 August 2019.

19 Aug 2019 | By Aultrin Vijay

K Panthala Selvan, managing director at Idealliance South Asia and PAPER

The programme is supported by Redington/HP Indigo, Chennai, SIES Graduate School of Technology (Mumbai), and Pressman Academy for Print Education & Research (PAPER) in Chennai.

The training would be provided by K Panthala Selvan, managing director, Idealliance South Asia, and PAPER. He said, “The three-day workshop will offer extensive demonstration and hands-on training to earn G7 Expert certification to support the printing and packaging supply chain. G7 is Idealliance’s set of specifications for achieving visual similarity across all print processes currently being revised into ISO 12647-2.”

The certification and training modules include an understanding of the concept of colour, workshops on measuring and understanding the printed sheets, and live calibration of machines.

It will play host to participants such as consumable manufacturers, application specialists, press owners, quality specialists, prepress operators, and printing faculty members.

In addition, Idealliance has made its online Color Management Professional (CMP) Fundamentals course available complimentary to registered attendees. 

“CMP Fundamentals covers the principles of colour management. Successful completion of the CMP Fundamentals will certify you as a Colour Management Professional. We recommend this course prior to taking the G7 training,” added Selvan.

Who should enroll:

  • Press operators in digital, offset, flexo, gravure, wide format, and inkjet presses
  • Next generation who are joining their family-owned business
  • Pressroom and pre-press supervisors and technicians
  • Quality assurance managers
  •  Printing equipment and technology suppliers
  • Brands, printer buyers and creatives
  • Print, packaging, and colour experts
  • Press mechanics and engineers working with machine manufacturers
  • Technical application experts
  •  Press room consumable dealers
  •  Ad agencies
  • Pre-press bureau servicing plate or file works
  • Digital print centre with digital presses 
  • Digital press suppliers and engineers 
  •  Software application support engineers
  • Largest format printers
  •  Aspiring consultants or freelancers
  •  People working in a printing, packaging, pharma or FMCG
  • Individuals interested to learn the art of calibration