G7 Certifications

G7® is Idealliance’s industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. G7 is a specification and is listed as a Technical Report (TR) 015 in ANSI/CGATS. Download the G7 TR015 Specification.

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G7® is Idealliance’s industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. G7 is a specification and is listed as a Technical Report (TR) 015 in ANSI/CGATS and currently being drafted into ISO 12647-2. 
Download the G7 TR015 Specification


Earn certification by attending a live G7 training full of valuable hands-on experience, collaboration with other leaders from the print and packaging supply chain, using the latest print technology, tools, software and solutions.  Click here for additional G7 training Information

G7 Expert & Professional Certification & Training
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 G7 Expert has demonstrated expertise in the field of color management, process and quality control for proofing and printing utilizing the G7 methodology. A G7 Expert is able to analyze color and print related issues and take corrective action to bring systems and processes in control to a set method, standard or specification with repeatable, predictable results. G7 Experts are licensed to perform G7 Master Facility Qualifications, and are listed in the global directory of G7 Experts that serve the printing, packaging and graphic communications supply chains. More details here. 

A G7 Professional is typically an in-house quality/technical professional with knowledge in the field of color management, process and quality control for proofing and printing utilizing the G7 methodology.  G7 Professionals are licensed to maintain G7 Master Facility Qualifications. More details here. 

G7®: One file, One separation, One calibration, One aim point
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Upcoming G7 Certification & Training
Register now to attend G7 training hosted by Idealliance and leading print supply chain partners including leading print providers, OEMs & technology providers, and educational & technical institutes. Select an event for more details on each G7 training. 
If you are interested in hosting a public G7 training in your facility, contact us here.
 
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Private G7 Training hosted by Taylor Corporation. Led by G7 Expert Trainer Jeff Thielsen, this training is open only to Taylor Corporation. Please contact Jeff Thielsen to participate. Contact Idealliiance for more information on private G7 Training.

When: March 3–6, 2020
Where: North Mankato, MN
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Idealliance South Asia / India will offer public G7® certification & training for G7 Expert Certification supported by Interface Direct & PAPER (Pressman Academy for Print Education & Research) in Bengaluru, India. This 2-day certification & training will offer extensive demonstration and hands-on training focusing on offset printing & packaging to earn G7 Expert certification to support their supply chain. Please contact Idealliance South Asia Managing Director, K. Panthala Selvan... Details
When: March 13–14, 2020
Where: Mumbai
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G7® Training hosted by DusoBox in Orlando, FL at their state of the art production facility. G7 Expert Trainer Steve Smiley will lead this three-day training focusing on digital print applications, and integration, maintenance, and process control of G7 across all print and proofing applications. Attendees will receive extensive practical hands-on demonstration, discussion, and collaboration to earn certification as G7... Details
When: March 17–19, 2020
Where: Orlando, FL
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Idealliance Middle East North Africa (MENA) will host public G7 training G7 Expert Certification in Dubai. This 3 day training, led by Ron Ellis G7 Expert Trainer, will offer extensive demonstration and hands-on training to earn G7 Expert certification to support the printing and packaging supply chain. Please contact Idealliance MENA for more details and to... Details
When: April 7–9, 2020
Where: Dubai
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Idealliance Latin America will offer public G7 training for G7 Expert Certification in São Paulo, Brazil. Conducted in Portuguese, focusing on flexography, this 3 day training will offer extensive demonstration and hands-on training to earn G7 Expert certification to support the printing and packaging supply chain. Please contact Idealliance Latin America for more details and to... Details
When: April 15–17, 2020
Where: Sao Paulo
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Idealliance Southeast Asia / Korea will hold G7 training in Seoul, Korea April 21 - 24, 2020. Please contact Idealliance Korea managing director Hye-Jeong Ahn hjahn@idealliancekorea.org for details.

When: April 21–24, 2020
Where: Seoul
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Fujifilm and Idealliance will hold G7® Expert Certification & Training at their cutting edge technical facility in Hanover Park, IL outside of Chicago featuring the latest Fujifilm flexo and inkjet printing technology for the packaging supply chain. G7 Training is a theory-based program, offering a blend of lab instruction and lecture on how to apply the G7 method on any type of printing... Details
When: April 28–30, 2020
Where: Hanover Park, IL
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Private G7 Training hosted by Taylor Corporation. Led by G7 Expert Trainer Jeff Thielsen, this training is open only to Taylor Corporation. Please contact Jeff Thielsen to participate. Contact Idealliiance for more information on private G7 Training.

When: April 28–30, 2020
Where: North Mankato, MN
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G7® Training hosted by Idealliance Europe and Broby Grafiska in Sunne, Sweden will occur May 6 - May 8, 2020. G7 Expert Trainer & flexo global print standards expert, Steve Smiley will lead this G7 Certification focusing on applying G7 to align the global print supply chain, and all print technologies, utilizing G7 Near-Neutral calibration through extensive practical hands-on demonstration, discussion, and... Details
When: May 6–8, 2020
Where: Sunne
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Ryerson University will be host to G7® Expert & Professional training at their School of Graphic Communications Management in Toronto, ON. David Hunter, G7 Expert Trainer will lead instruction covering a multitude of print applications including digital, offset, wide format, and proofing color management as well as other production print technology. Attendees gain a thorough knowledge of the G7 methodology through hands on practical experience, discussion, and extensive review to... Details
When: May 12–14, 2020
Where: Toronto, ON
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Idealliance Greater Bay Area - China Global Office will hold G7 training in Hong Kong, China May 19 - 22, 2020. Please contact Idealliance Greater Bay Area - China , at enquiry@idealliance-gbachina.org for details.

When: May 19–22, 2020
Where: Hong Kong
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G7® Training hosted by Idealliance South East Asia in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. G7 Expert Trainer Jeff Collins will lead this three-day training focusing on print applications and integration, maintenance, and process control of G7 across all print and proofing applications. Attendees will receive extensive practical hands-on demonstration, discussion, and collaboration to earn certification as G7 Experts. Please contact Idealliance Southeast Asia / Korea Managing Director, Ms.... Details
When: June 3–5, 2020
Where: Ho Chi Minh City
Upcoming Private G7 Training
Contact Idealliance to schedule your own exclusive private G7 training. Private G7 Training is customizable to suite the needs of your print facility & team as well as your print supply chain & print supply chain partners. Contact us here.
 
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Private G7 Training hosted by Taylor Corporation. Led by G7 Expert Trainer Jeff Thielsen, this training is open only to Taylor Corporation. Please contact Jeff Thielsen to participate. Contact Idealliiance for more information on private G7 Training.

When: March 3–6, 2020
Where: North Mankato, MN
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Private G7 Training hosted by Taylor Corporation. Led by G7 Expert Trainer Jeff Thielsen, this training is open only to Taylor Corporation. Please contact Jeff Thielsen to participate. Contact Idealliiance for more information on private G7 Training.

When: April 28–30, 2020
Where: North Mankato, MN