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DIN Standards Committee Printing and Graphic Technology

About NDR

DIN's Standards Committee for Graphic Technology (NDR) is responsible for developing national standards for the printing industry, including printing technology and multi-media services where text and images information are

  • created,
  • processed,
  • touched-up,
  • produced
  • and/or distributed.

This information is either printed on a physical substrate or recorded in digital format.
Our work does not include office communications.

Printing and media technology is an area that has rapidly progressed in the face of globalization. Accordingly, International Standards in this field are of increasing importance. In response to these developments, the committee gives the highest priority to and actively takes part in international standardization.

The principles of printing methods, measuring, testing and control methods, data exchange formats and workflow concepts for digital media production are now laid down in International Standards only. NDR represents German interests at international level within ISO/TC 130 "Graphic technology", and holds the secretariats of TC 130 Working Groups 3 "Process control and related metrology" and 4 "Media and materials".

How is NDR composed?


DIN e. V.

Volker Jacumeit

Saatwinkler Damm 42/43
13627 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/CD 12647-2 2021-06-08 Graphic technology - Process control for the production of half-tone colour separations, proof and production prints - Part 2: Offset lithographic processes More  Comment 
ISO/CD 28178 2020-12-08 Graphic technology - Exchange format for colour and process control data using XML or ASCII text More  Comment 
ISO/CD 2834-2 2020-12-08 Graphic technology - Laboratory preparation test prints - Part 2: Liquid printing inks More  Comment 

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
ISO 12635 2021-06 Standard Graphic technology - Plates for offset printing - Dimensions More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 12647-8 2021-05 Standard Graphic technology - Process control for the production of half-tone colour separations, proof and production prints - Part 8: Validation print processes working directly from digital data More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 22934 2021-05 Standard Graphic technology - Communication of offset ink properties More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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