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. 
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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. 

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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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Idealliance Mexico and Huella Litografica will host G7® training led by Steve Smiley. This extended four day training will offer extensive in-depth demonstration and hands-on training in a live production environment to earn G7 Expert certification to support the printing and packaging supply chain as well as expanded gamut implementation and strategies for leaders in the print supply chain. Please contact Idealliance Mexico for more... Details
When: August 20–23, 2019
Where: Estado de Mexico, Naucalpan
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Idealliance South Asia / India/ MENA will offer public G7® training for G7 Expert Certification hosted by SIES School of Graduate Technology & PAPER (Pressman Academy for Print Education & Research) in Mumbai, India. This 3 day certification & 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 South Asia Managing Director, K. Panthala Selvan for details... Details
When: August 24–26, 2019
Where: Mumbai
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G7® Training hosted by Goldsun Packaging & Printing JSC in Bac Ninh province (near Hanoi city), their printing house. G7 Expert Trainer Ron Ellis will lead this four-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: September 9–12, 2019
Where: Ban Ninh, Hanoi
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G7® Training hosted by Konica Minolta Business Systems at their Anaheim, California Demo Center. G7 Expert Trainer Ron Ellis 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: September 24–26, 2019
Where: Anaheim, CA
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G7® Training hosted by CMA Imaging near Brussels, Belgium will occur October 1, 2019 - October 3, 2019 at their technology center and headquarters in Braine l'Alleud, Belgium. G7 Expert Trainer Ron Ellis will leading 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: October 1–3, 2019
Where: Braine l'Alleud
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Xerox will be hosting the next G7® Expert & Professional training at their facility in Webster, NY near Rochester, NY. David Hunter will lead instruction during this three day training featuring expensive hands-on demonstration and discussion on G7 implementation, maintenance, trouble-shooting, and leading color-management strategies in partnership with a leading provider of print technology for the global print supply... Details
When: October 8–10, 2019
Where: Webster, NY
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Idealliance Latin America will offer public G7 training for G7 Expert Certification in São Paulo, Brazil. Conducted in Portugese, 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: October 9–11, 2019
Where: São Paulo
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Don Hutcheson will instruct the next G7® Expert & Professional training hosted by Ricoh, at their world-renowned Customer Experience Center in Boulder, Colorado. 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 process.

When: November 5–7, 2019
Where: Boulder, CO
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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