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July 2015

PQX to be submitted as a New ISO Work Item

PQXIdealliance will soon submit their Print Quality eXchange (PQX) message as a new work item for ISO TC130/WG2.

If approved at the Plenary in Korea this October, work would move forward to formalize PQX as Part 2 of ISO 20616.  PQX is being developed by a special Working Group of the Print Properties & Colorimetric Council consisting of 25 active members and chaired by Marc Levine, Schawk and Gary Russell, VP Research & Development at Phototype. 

PQX is a one-way XML message to deliver performance data from print service providers to relevant stakeholders and brand owners.  PQX is being developed to provide a standard messaging format that will enable brand owners to assess and track relevant business, production, color and quality data from printed materials of all forms. 

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