Standardization and Committees
Fogra protects and promotes the interests of its members in the field of standardization through its involvement in numerous standards committees.
Fogra provides the Chairman of the International Organization for Standardization [ISO] Technical Committee 130 [Graphic Technology] and two of its staff members lead work groups of this technical committee. The tasks of these span standardization in the areas of prepress data exchange, process control, measurement technology, materials and machine safety.
Stay in touch with Fogras activities around standardization:
ISO News - Read the latest news from ISO TC130 to see what has done, what is discussed and where the journey goes.
Characterization Data - You wonna know more about FOGRA39 and it's friends? Here you'll find an overview of all current characterization data, the basis for high quality ICC-profiles.
ProcessStandard Offset PSO - The PSO handbook, which fully reflects ISO 12647-2/3, is the worldwide recognized code of practice for high quality commerical offset print production.
ProcessStandard Digital PSD - The brother of the PSO for digital printing. The free of charge manual provides guidelines from data creation via softproofing up to process control and conformance assessment for digital print production.
Current Trends in Standardization (in Digital Printing and Offset Printing) & Techonology Trends
By Dr Eduard Neufeld @ BMPA Print Summit 2011: