Packaging - Proofing and Separation


GMG Academy Tuebingen (Germany) • November 5th - 7th 2019


Target group

This workshop is aimed primarily at technicians, consultants, salespeople and decision-makers at agencies, brand owners, print shops and prepress companies who want to experience the complete process of packaging print production firsthand.


In this three-day seminar, you will become acquainted with the complete color management process chain for packaging print production using the latest GMG technology. You will learn to understand the technical correlations and background, enabling you to master your own processes in color coordination with efficiency and communicate better with customers and suppliers.

Day 1 - Print Production and GMG OpenColor

  • Basic color management principles and important aspects of the print production process 
  • Learn how color management works all the way from photography through the design phase to proofing and color separation
  • Color management settings in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator with different RGB and CMYK color spaces
  • Separation into the target color space (i.e. Flexo or Gravure) directly in Adobe Photoshop with the GMG ColorPlugin and/or with our GMG ColorServer  
  • Proofing with latest proofing equipment

Day 2 - Print Production - Practical Day: Printing Plate / Cylinder-Making

  • The files created will be printed either on a flexo or gravure production printing press
  • Get to know the press parameters that influence the color appearance and how to control them 
  • Evaluation and explanation of printed samples
  • Review of all the main stages in the complete process chain for color management in print production as covered in the two-day course.

Day 3 - GMG Profiling - Intensive Workshop

  • Press profiling
  • RIP settings for packaging printing - tips and tricks
  • Profile modification and optimization with GMG ProfileEditor and GMG OpenColor
  • Spot color handling in GMG ColorPlugin and HYBRID PACKZ
  • Visualization of specific printing conditions
  • Soft proofing with Adobe Photoshop


Three days, each from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (each day can be booked separately for 495 Euro


1.485 Euro per person, excl. VAT and incl. drinks, snacks and training material

Number of participants

Up to nine

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