Ron Ellis is a consultant specializing in brand quality, color management, automation and workflow integration. Chair of the GRACoL Committee, and an Idealliance G7 Expert, G7 Process Control Expert, G7 Expert Trainer, Ron is one of five trainers used by Idealliance to train and certify G7 Expert consultants. He has performed hundreds of G7 training and calibrations and has conducted training and consulting for a wide range of customers in Europe, Asia, and North America. Well versed 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. 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.


Sunday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
G7: Yes it Works On That!

G7 is more than just a way to calibrate an offset press. The story of G7 contains a number of uses that push beyond traditional print and its limitations–from wide format, gravure, flexo, digital, to even electron microscopes. In this session, Ron Ellis will show you how G7 is used worldwide on plastic, board, poly, textile, ceramics, glass and almost any material you can imagine.