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As a key partner in developing the PSRV 2 gravure standard, GMG offers the new PSRV 2 profiles for all rellevant proofing as of now

(PresseBox) (Tübingen, ) GMG, developer and supplier of highend color management and proofing solutions, announces the availability of the new PSRv2 profiles for the paper types LWC Standard, LWC Plus, SC Standard, and SC Plus for a wide range of proofing systems. Version 5.1 of GMG ColorProof is thus the only proofing software to support the complete PSRv2 gravure standard on all currently relevant proof printers from Epson, HP and Canon with the GMG proofing media GMG ProofPaper semimatte 250 and ProofPaper semimatte light. This is the first time that GMG has released the PSRv2 proofing parameters for the proof printers from HP and Canon.

As a partner of the ECI (European Color Initiative), GMG has been advancing the development of the new standards since 2007. The ECI "Gravure Working Group" specified and implemented the PSRv2 standards in close cooperation with GMG. In this context, GMG played a key role in developing the test charts and the test forme, as well as in specifying and analyzing the reference prints and the printing conditions.

PSR_SCplus_v2 is exclusively a GMG development. Based on PSR_SC_v2, GMG has adapted this standard to SC Plus papers, and received a rating of "very good" from the ECI following extensive production tests. As a result, this standard has been included in the series of PSRv2 standards as an official gravure printing standard.

Olaf Druemmer, Chairman of the ECI, expressly thanked GMG for its great commitment to the "realization of this milestone in the standardization of gravure printing". "It would have been impossible to achieve the high quality of PSRv2 without the help of the participating printers and leading industry partners like GMG," said Druemmer.

In addition to the complete list of PSR proofing profiles, users of GMG ColorServer color management software can already download most of the profiles for conversion from and to the new standards, or to all potential reference color spaces, from the Support area of the GMG Web site.

GMG GmbH & Co. KG

The software company founded in 1984 and located in Tuebingen, near Stuttgart, Germany, has a worldwide distribution network with local presence in France, Spain, Benelux, Nordic, the UK, Asia and the Americas. GMG has specialized in highend color management for the entire graphic arts industry. Today, more than 10,000 systems have been sold across the industry spectrum from ad agencies, prepress houses and offset printers to newspapers, flexo converters and international gravure printing plants. In fact, the GMG ColorProof system has become the defacto standard of Europe's extensive gravure printing industry.

About the GMG family of products: GMG ColorProof, a color management software system, provides the most accurate way of calibrating digital inkjet proofing engines to produce digital contract color proofs, precisely matched to the printing press. GMG DotProof® enables users to generate contract quality halftone proofs, using the original bitmap data of the output RIP. Specifically tailored to the needs of the packaging industry is GMG FlexoProof, which supports specific flexo file formats and includes a complete Pantone® spot color library, along with other functions. GMG ColorServer is a tool for automatic color conversions - CMYKto-CMYK, RGBto-CMYK and RGBto-RGB - for more efficient workflows. The GMG SmartProfiler wizard allows the profiling and calibration of different output devices, such as digital presses or large format systems, easily and quickly. GMG InkOptimizer automatically reduces chromatic colors, thus providing cost savings by reducing unnecessary ink usage, along with better print stability on press. GMG ProofControl is the ideal solution for instant, coloraccurate verification of proofs. GMG PrintControl is one single software for standardizing the press from start to finish. GMG RapidCheck is a verification tool to control the printing process at a click of the mouse. GMG Media is a range of proofingspecific papers and films for the most popular inkjet printers. They are manufactured to high tolerances for color critical applications, available in a range of sizes.

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