Jim Raffel is a color management consultant who also serves as CEO of ColorCasters, LLC and ColorMetrix Technologies LLC. As a veteran of the printing industry and a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology’s acclaimed printing management program, in 1995 he formed ColorMetrix to bring to life an idea he had to make color measurement and evaluation easier by creating easy-to-use software solutions. Today as a certified G7 expert and color management professional, his consulting practice focuses on dye sublimation and flat-bed UV inkjet printing. This work keeps him on the road many weeks each year working with end users and manufacturers to improve their color management processes. He has also been authorized by SGIA to conduct their color management boot camps; in both open venues for anyone to attend and in closed venues for clients and their staff.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. How G7® Makes Inkjet Color Management Better
Brand color consistency and accuracy is critical. G7® is a method of gray balance calibration that transcends all print mediums, and it connects the supply chain, providing a process to create consistent, repeatable color. Attend this session with Jim Raffel and learn how to get started with G7® right away to produce an accurate product more quickly, improve your up-time, and decrease waste.
Sunday, 1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Bring Your Inkjet Output: Verification and Troubleshooting (Part 2)
In this combo hands-on/demonstration session, you’ll import the data from your printed test form and assess device consistency and accuracy. Get practical instruction on troubleshooting output that is not in compliance, and find out how best to resolve issues. Attend this session and obtain a practical view and understanding of how your devices manufacture color to your expectations.
Download this test form with instructions, print it on the output device you’d like to verify, and bring it to this session for measurement and validation.