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The Printing Applications Laboratory, a dedicated Research & Development unit of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, leverages Rochester Institute of Technology’s comprehensive collection of print/imaging equipment, laboratory instrumentation, and the expertise of RIT’s world renowned faculty and technical staff to provide industry clients with empirical approaches to control and improve the quality of their products and expand the knowledge of industry professionals.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Digital Printing
  • Digital Print Production Workflow
  • Digital Media Evaluation
  • Color Measurement & Control
  • Certification Services for Printers
  • Print/Paper Qualification
  • Digital Printing Press Benchmarking & System Testing
  • Print Trials
  • Media Certification and Qualification Programs
  • Quality Control Tools
  • Coating  Performance Programs
  • Media and Image Quality Troubleshooting


Education and Training Programs in Print/Imaging

PAL offers in-depth educational workshops and seminars, led by industry subject matter experts. Current programs include:

  • Printing Process Identification and Image Analysis for Forensic Document Examiners
  • RIT-PAL “Digital Printing Boot Camp”
  • Security Print Technology Workshop
  • Industry Training for Trade Associations
  • Color Measurement Training

PAL can customize any workshop or seminar to meet clients’ specific needs – or develop entirely new training to educate employees in the latest specialized knowledge in the graphic/imaging field. Training is available at PAL or onsite in the client’s own facility.


Explore the Opportunities

Contact us to learn more about how our array of professional services and equipment can help meet your print research and education requirements.