Bodoni Systems Names APTEC as Exclusive Partner in Greater China to Promote

pressSIGN Offset Printing Standard (pOS) Qualification

pressSIGN developed by Bodoni in UK is one of the most popular print standardisation solutions becomes popular in print buyer market. IDEAlliance® has awarded Bodoni Systems G7 System Certification for pressSIGN 6.  

With a view of the popularity of pressSIGN, Bodoni and its dealer in China, Printing Technetronic Services under Dah Bang Printing Ink Manufactory Ltd. co-developed a certification named "pressSIGN Offset Printing Standard (pOS)" three years ago.

In Sept 2014, Advanced Printing Technology Centre (APTEC) which is a non-profit organization under The Hong Kong Printers Association was invited by Bodoni to be the Exclusive Partner in Greater China to carry on the promotion of pOS and verification of the submitted press form. APTEC is also authorized to organize pressSIGN Certified Expert training program. In Greater China, there were over 10 printers and 10 participants obtaining the qualification of pOS Certified Printer and pOS Certified Expert respectively. In this collaboration, Printing Technetronic Services will serve as Consultant and Strategic Partner.

pOS Certified Printer is valid for two years and mainly targets to reach ISO 12647-2. In pOS qualification, the whole process from prepress to press will be verified, with the following parameters:

  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

  • Viewing condition of prepress (reach ISO 3664)

  • Quality control and maintenance of CTP

  • Digital proof

  • Quality control of press machine

  • Viewing condition of pressroom

  • Verify press forms by using pressSIGN, parameters include CMYK, RGB, Tone Value Increases (TVI), gray balance, spot colors (if necessary)

In order to ensure the apply pOS's specification in daily production, pOS Certified Printer is required to submit 300 sets of measured data of press sheets annually by using pressSIGN which is the prerequisite of renewal.

pOS Certified Companies (In alphabetical order by corporate name)

 1. Sheck Wah Tong Printing Press Ltd           

 Website 

 : 

 www.sheckwahtong.com                                  

 Contact

 :

 Mr. Brian Lee

 Telephone

 : 

 (852) 2562-8293

 Fax

 : 

 (852) 2565-5431

 pOS Certification valid until: 2019-03-31
 Certified Plant Location: Hong Kong

pressSIGN Expert (In alphabetical order by surname)

 

Name

:

Mr. Zhuoman FENG

Company

Dongguan Dingfeng Printing Co., Ltd.   

District

Dongguan, China

pressSIGN Expert Validity

2017-04-30

Contact

Email

 

Name

:

Mr. Tung Nam LAM (Master Expert)

Company

Advanced Printing Technology Centre  

District

Hong Kong, China

pressSIGN Expert Validity

2019-03-31

Contact

Email

 

Name

:

Mr. Chi Ho Arik LEE (Master Expert)

Company

Dah Bang Printing Ink Manufactory Limited

District

Hong Kong, China

pressSIGN Expert Validity

2019-03-31

Contact

Email

 

Name

:

Mr. Yong LI

Company

Shanghai Lyon Trading Co., Ltd.  

District

Shanghai, China

pressSIGN Expert Validity

2019-04-30

Contact

Email

 

Name

:

Mr. Chik Yin LUNG

Company

Dongguan Cheong Ming Printing Co. Ltd. 

District

Dongguan, China

pressSIGN Expert Validity

2018-10-31

Contact

Email

 

Name

:

Mr. Kam Wah Keith TANG

Company

Starlite Printers Ltd.  

District

Hong Kong, China

pressSIGN Expert Validity

2019-03-31

Contact

Email

 

Name

:

Mr. Chi Sang Andy WONG

Company

KBA (HK) Ltd. 

District

Hong Kong, China

pressSIGN Expert Validity

2019-04-30

Contact

Email

Enquiry

For those are interested in pOS certification, please contact Ms. Brenda Pang, Executive Director of APTEC, at info@aptec.hkprinters.org

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