At Validation, we understand that media is only part of the larger printing workflow. If your customer is color critical, they may need more than just a box of paper. Validation breaks down existing barriers to implementation of our award winnning media brand through delivery of its professional services.

Validation continues to revolutionize the way inkjet media is used by printing and imaging professionals worldwide. All Validation services are professionally delivered and supported. Validation delivers seamless and scalable solutions that enable its products to reach market segments at the lowest possible cost. We help reduce time spent color matching, speed up production cycles and reduce paper waste all leading to increased profitability for our clients.


  • Downloadable ICC profiles & Data Sheets
  • Downloadable Printer Linearization Files
  • Help Desk Support
  • Product Support & Technical Support
  • Product Recommendations


  • EFI Learning Center
  • Application Tips
  • Training Videos
  • Magic Tips & Tricks
  • Magic Sales & Product Training


  • Printer Linearization / Calibration
  • ICC Profile Creation
  • Color Management Workflow
  • Custom Remote ICC profiles
  • Workflow Optimization


  • On-site Printer Linearization / Calibration
  • On-site ICC Profile Creation
  • On-site Color Management Workflow
  • On-site Custom ICC profiles
  • On-site Workflow Optimization


Roy Bohnen has over 40 years of experience in scanning, color correction, applications, workflow, and process, quality control, and ICC Profile creation which has been applied to virtually all industries associated with color output.

Highly skilled in the use and creation of ICC Profiles with expertise on all past and current profiling software and hardware devices.

Skilled presenter providing seminars for organizations, trade shows, and manufacturers.

Skilled writer having published a book on the fundamentals of color management, as well as articles in several trade publications including the IPA Bulletin, The Big Picture, ReproReport, and Screen Printing. Certified on most of the RIP’s (Raster Image Processors) and many other workflow tools for the color industry.

Jim Raffel is a color management consultant who also serves as CEO of ColorCasters, LLC and ColorMetrix Technologies LLC. As a veteran of the printing industry and a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology’s acclaimed printing management program, in 1995 he formed ColorMetrix to bring an idea he had to make color measurement and evaluation easier by creating easy-to-use software solutions.

Today as a certified G7 expert and color management professional, his consulting practice focuses on dye sublimation and flat-bed UV inkjet printing. This work keeps him on the road many weeks each year working with end users and manufacturers to improve their color management processes. He has also been authorized by SGIA to conduct their color management boot camps; in both open venues for anyone to attend and in closed venues for clients and their staff.

Jason Amato has worked in the sign and graphics sector of the print industry since 2005. His color management experience includes scanning, color correction, spot color creation, workflow and quality control for digital output. His technical experience includes printer maintenance, printer troubleshooting and printer repair.

Expert in the use of color management equipment for creating ICC profiles with profiling software on a variety of print media.

Master technician in the repair of wide format printers including disassembly, component replacement, electronics repair and printer assembly.

Skilled presenter providing online training for the wide format print sector to resellers and end users for all Dietzgen owned brands. Skilled writer whose work includes articles in trade publications, technical documents and white papers for all things related to print media or printing equipment.