Clemson Institute to Hold Expanded Color Gamut Seminar


CLEMSON, SC | Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics is offering a seminar covering Expanded Color Gamut for package decoration May 19–22. The seminar uses state-of-the-art software, color management, and production flexographic equipment to allow attendees to put their hands-on the ECG process workflow, while engaging with industry experts around this exciting and beneficial technology. There will be presentations from Mark Samworth of Esko and other industry and academic experts.

The seminar begins with a one day Color Primer session on Tuesday, followed by two and a half days of intense hands-on expanded gamut learning. Topics include the following:

• Expanded Gamut Inks and Process Limitations

• Color Tolerances, Process Control, and Managing Expectations

• Proofing Options and Considerations for Expanded Gamut

• Implementing Technology and the “Tipping Point”

Hands-on breakouts include the following:

• Defining Expanded Gamut Inks and Creating Standards

• Press Calibration and Characterization

• Selective Gamut Expansion and Spot Color Conversion

• Production Color Separation and Proofing

• Production Printing and Process Control Analysis

• Converting from RGB or CMYK to 7C in Adobe Photoshop.

Register online at this link.

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