X-Rite and Pantone Announce Online Color Theory and Quality Control Trainings

X-Rite’s Fundamentals Seminar Series is available as interactive online courses

By providing color training for every learning style, we are able to help attendees improve their color knowledge and ensure their color workflow is the best it can be.

X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, announce that their popular Fundamentals seminar series on color science and quality control is now available in an e-book format. online learning. The distance format consists of two courses and offers self-paced modules, downloadable course guides, educational videos, product demonstrations and interactive activities. Attendees will learn color theory and how to measure, control and communicate color to improve production flows, reduce waste and achieve sustainability goals. In addition to the virtual format, the seminar will also be held in person this fall across the United States.

“Last year, we announced our first virtual course in the Fundamentals Seminar Series, Fundamentals of Color and Appearance. We are thrilled to announce that the second course, Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Quality Control (FIQC ), is now also online,” said Raj Shah, Vice President of Marketing, X-Rite and Pantone. “Together, these courses provide a blend of color theory and practical information to help participants implement implement color measurement and quality standards into their workflows and supply chains.”

The Online Fundamentals Seminar is a two-course series with over 10 hours of video instruction from X-Rite Color experts. To enhance the distance learning experience, participants have access to a discussion forum and a live Q&A session with an X-Rite Color expert. The seminar is ideal for anyone who works with or specifies color, including quality control professionals, lab technicians, parts suppliers, product developers, designers and manufacturers.

Courses in the Foundational Seminar Series include:

Fundamentals of Color and Appearance (FOCA), which focuses on the science of color and appearance. From color physics to lighting, spectrophotometers, and color data, this course will teach you how to measure, visualize, and understand color communication and data.

Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Quality Control (FIQC), a hands-on color quality control workshop using X-Rite instruments and software. Topics include creating color standards, developing appropriate color tolerances, and measuring samples against target colors while analyzing the results.

To register for either or both webinars, visit https://www.xrite.com/fundamentals-of-instrumentation-and-quality-control-online and https://www.xrite.com/fundamentals -of-color-and-appearance-in-line

In-person seminar

“In addition to our online offering, we have brought back our in-person trainings and will be hosting the two-day Fundamentals Seminar in a number of locations across the United States. By providing color training for every learning style, we are able to help attendees improve their color knowledge and ensure their color workflow is the best it can be,” Shah continued.

The seminar series will take place in Valley Forge, PA, Columbus, OH, Rosemont, IL, Green Bay, WI and San Jose, CA.

To view dates and register for the two-day in-person seminar, visit: https://www.xrite.com/categories/training/the-fundamentals-training-series–foca–fiqc-combined

About X-Rite

Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a world leader in color and appearance science and technology. Along with Pantone, X-Rite employs over 800 people in 11 countries. The company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia and service centers in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. X-Rite offers a full range of solutions used by manufacturers, retailers, printers, photographers and graphic design houses to achieve precise color and appearance management and communication throughout their processes. . X-Rite products and services are recognized standards in the printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles industries. and medicine. For more information, please visit http://www.xrite.com.

About Pantone

Pantone provides the universal language of color that empowers brands and manufacturers to make critical color decisions at every stage of the workflow. More than 10 million designers and producers worldwide trust Pantone products and services to help them define, communicate and control color, from inspiration to realization, leveraging advanced X-Rite technology. to achieve color consistency across various materials and finishes for graphics, fashion and products. pattern. Pantone standards include digital and physical color specifications and workflow tools. The Pantone Color Institute™ provides custom color standards, brand identity and product color advice, and trend forecasts, including Pantone Color of the Year, fashion show colors, color psychology and more. Pantone B2B Licensing integrates the Pantone color system into various products and services, enabling licensees to communicate and reproduce certified Pantone values ​​and improve efficiency for their users. Pantone Lifestyle brings color and design together in apparel, home and accessories. Learn more at http://www.pantone.com.

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