More often than not, we talk to clients who have been drowning in color products and offering from suppliers without any proper direction on how these solutions effectively integrate within their existing production environment. Suppliers routinely fail to provide a holistic view of the best solution and often tunnel offerings within only systems they sell. Unbiased consultation is scarce and clients are left with inefficient production processes.
We pride ourselves on the personal attention we devote to each client. Whether we’re implementing a new solution tailored to an existing workflow, or troubleshooting inefficiencies and suggesting solutions, we take the time to provide customers with a fully customized, professional experience. Our services team averages over twenty years of experience, are all IDEAlliance G7 Experts, and routinely participate in industry training to stay current on evolving print and manufacturing standards.
Get to know our team
Bill LepschTechnical Services Manager
Bill was born and raised in the Twin Cities metro area. He started his career in analog proofing and moved into digital proofing and prepress at various Minneapolis prepress houses. Bill then worked over ten years for Kodak Polychrome Graphics / Eastman Kodak where he learned product support, training, quality assurance, color management, and other disciplines as they related to proofing and printing. He has been the Technical Services Manager at CGS ORIS | AMERICAS for the past six years. He has also spent a couple of semesters teaching color theory at his local technical college. He is an IDEAlliance-certified G7 Expert and Color Management Professional Master. Bill still resides in the Twin Cities metro area with his wife of 26 years and their four children and enjoys cooking, reading, and is an avid Scouter.
Kyle HargroveProduct Manager, Digital Printing Technologies
Kyle brings over 35 years’ experience in Digital Imaging to his role as US Product Manager, Digital Printing Technologies. His decade+ tenure in Sales and Technical Support for CGS ORIS has afforded him the opportunity to apply CGS ORIS color management technologies worldwide in a vast array of production environments. His industry acumen ranges from legacy prepress systems, workflows and RIPs to the latest in digital printing technologies for print, packaging, textiles and décor markets. In his role as US Product Manager, Digital Printing Technologies, he promotes sales of, and provides support for, the products in his portfolio while acting as the voice of the US market to our Development Team. He resides in the Austin, TX area with his wife Patty in a unique area of tall pine trees known as the Lost Pines near Bastrop, TX. They enjoy kayaking, landscaping, hiking and he plays a round of golf when the opportunity arises.
Rachel MalleyProduct & Application Specialist
Rachel has been part of the CGS ORIS | AMERICAS Professional Services Team since 2016. Prior to joining CGS, Rachel attended the University of Wisconsin – Stout and received a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Communications Management. Rachel enjoys spending her free time at their family cabin in Northern Minnesota or camping with friends and family.
Bruce BrownDirector of Technical Sales & Product Innovation
Bruce has over 35 years of experience in the printing and graphics arts industry, and has spent the last 17 years at CGS focused on color management and process controls. He is a G7 expert and has spoken at several conferences and seminars, where he has enjoyed sharing his knowledge and training others. In his off time, Bruce loves travelling, photography, drone flying, and ancestral research.
Emily GustafsonTechnical Support Specialist & Marketing Coordinator
Emily was recruited by CGS ORIS | AMERICAS at a color management conference as a student. Prior to CGS, Emily attended the University of Wisconsin – Stout earning a B.S. in Graphic Communications Management. In her free time, Emily enjoys planning dinners inspired by meals across the world and getting lost in nature.
Discover the diverse line of products sold by CGS ORIS | AMERICAS for all your imaging and print production needs
Generate contract proofs using an inkjet printer effortlessly. With our patented Automatic CMYK Color Matching we can meet the most stringent industry standards with just a few clicks.
The most color accurate package proofing and prototyping system in the market. It is the only inkjet-based packaging solution delivering color accuracy, spot varnish, embossing and foiling effects.
PRESS MATCHER is the key to harmonized color across your entire production fleet. From conventional presses to digital to wide format. If you are having challenges achieving color accuracy across a wide variety of printing devices, or simply looking for consistent repeatable color on a single press, PRESS MATCHER is the answer.
Color Match to What?
"Match as close as you can to a standard that is important to your business. But also make sure that you stay consistent day in and day out. Repeatability is sometimes more important than a standard."- Cory Sawatzki
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Executing color management and workflow successfully takes a carefully crafted roadmap and implementation plan. Whether you need help with a contract proofing system or designing a complete industrial print production line, CGS ORIS is here for you.