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Putting technology and innovation to work for the printing industry

For over 70 years, RIT has been a center of printing technology innovation and education. Located in the imaging capital of the world, Rochester, New York, the Printing Applications Lab (PAL) in RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) is a valued partner for the global printing industry, providing a range of research and independent evaluation services.



Years of staff experience spanning conventional and digital presses


Years of product-quality assurance for major retailers of branded toner, inkjet, and paper products


Custom-color inks formulated


Idealliance G7 Master program submissions processed

Partners and Sponsors

Hewlett-Packard logo.
ColorLok Technology logo.
Idealliance Digital Press EP Certified System logo.
Idealliance Digital Press Inkjet Certified System logo.
Idealliance G7 Certified System logo.
Idealliance Hard Proof System Certified System logo.
Idealliance Soft Proof System Certified System logo.

Why work with us?

We offer professional, industry-grade imaging and printing services combined with the resources of a nationally ranked research university.

We are a trusted partner to printing industry leaders, the U.S. government, and printing trade associations.

Our technical capabilities leverage RIT’s extensive technological and systems-analysis expertise to solve a variety of printing and imaging challenges.