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ProcessStandard Digital (PSD)
Predictable and controlable workflows have never been easier! The PSD is Fogra's answer to the ever increasing need for process stability in digital printing.
The Fogra PSD ensures a controllable production through clearly defined interfaces and an objective way of testing. The structure of the internal quality management covers all measures serving the improvement of products, processes and services. This makes sure you meet requirements of your customers with regards to colour matching and thus create competitive advantages.
The certification comes with a certificate and a FograCert logo. Certification details are listed in our FograCert database.
Feedback of results within a short time: approx. 2 weeks
Validity of the certification: 2 years
Individual FograCert logo: Show your high quality standard!
Dr Julie Klein
+49 89 431 82 - 319
What you need to do
You would like to have your company certified according to PSD or renew an existing certification?
You need a
hand held measurement device and means for drift detection,
software for colour transformation of PDF files and data preflighting with PDF/X-Ready check profiles,
valid license of the Fogra MediaWedge CMYK,
norm light according to ISO 3664.
For the PSD certification
we need from you the filled out order sheet.
For the PSD re-certification
we need from you the filled out order sheet,
please choose 4 tasks from our catalogue.
We support you in the preparation for the audit. Arrange your individual online training or simply contact us if you have any questions!
In the one-day audit for PSD certification, you will demonstrate quality in three key areas:
- Output process control: quality management on the basis of the Fogra MediaWedge V3, stability assessment, achievement of a reference
- Colour fidelity: colour accuracy and run consistency based on Fogra MediaWedge V3 (according to ISO/TS 15311-2 or ISO/TS 15311-3)
- Workflow: norm light conditions, creation and output of PDF/X data, system knowledge with the Altona Test Suite, handling of profiles
In the half-day audit of the PSD recertification, you once again prove your quality:
Complete 4 tasks out of our catalogue!
The on-site audit
The audits are carried out by a Fogra employee or a Fogra Digital Print Partner. During the audit we document all the steps of your presented solutions. Measurements are evaluated and analysed in the Fogra laboratories.
In case of a successful certification we issue a certificate and list your company in our FograCert database.
FograCert ProcessStandard Digital (PSD)
Basic certification, + travel expenses and time:
€ 2,380.00 (Fogra member) | € 3,400.00 (regular)
PSD recertification after 2 years, + travel expenses and time:
€ 1,820.00 (Fogra member) | € 2,600.00 (regular)
I would be pleased to provide you a non-binding offer for the PSD certification:
|Title||Description/abstract||Version||Date||File type||File size||Download|
|PSD Handbook||Screen version||2022||09.01.2023||17 MB||Download|
|[Translate to EN:] PSD Handbook||[Translate to EN:] Print version||2022||09.01.2023||42 MB||Download|
|PSD Order Sheet||Please fill out the order sheet for your certification.||2018||23.01.2023||2 MB||Download|
|PSD Order Sheet recertification||Please fill out the order sheet for your recertification.||2018||03.09.2020||3 MB||Download|
|PSD Info Flyer||PSD at a glance||2020||03.09.2020||85 KB||Download|
You can find more tools for the PSD here.