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GAMUT: Idealliance Printing & Packaging Podcast

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A global technical podcast featuring guests from around the world, GAMUT is focused on bringing the industry highly informative, technical leading practices and initiatives on: brand management, measurable supply chain management programs, global print standards, design intent, measurement and evaluation, communicating across a global supply chain, proof-to-print alignment, workflow and process control standardization, color management and control, design thinking, hardware-instruments-tools and software advancing the industry, leading industry technical initiatives and stories of transformation from extraordinary minds within the print and packaging supply chain. Idealliance is a global non-profit think tank with 12 strategically located offices around the world, the largest certifying body in the world for industry competencies, systems, materials, and facilities and one of the world’s leading contributor to ISO standards, as a Liaison “A” to the International Organization for Standardization.

A global technical podcast featuring guests from around the world, GAMUT is focused on bringing the industry highly informative, technical leading practices and initiatives on: brand management, measurable supply chain management programs, global print standards, design intent, measurement and evaluation, communicating across a global supply chain, proof-to-print alignment, workflow and process control standardization, color management and control, design thinking, hardware-instruments-tools and software advancing the industry, leading industry technical initiatives and stories of transformation from extraordinary minds within the print and packaging supply chain. Idealliance is a global non-profit think tank with 12 strategically located offices around the world, the largest certifying body in the world for industry competencies, systems, materials, and facilities and one of the world’s leading contributor to ISO standards, as a Liaison “A” to the International Organization for Standardization.

Location:

United States

Description:

A global technical podcast featuring guests from around the world, GAMUT is focused on bringing the industry highly informative, technical leading practices and initiatives on: brand management, measurable supply chain management programs, global print standards, design intent, measurement and evaluation, communicating across a global supply chain, proof-to-print alignment, workflow and process control standardization, color management and control, design thinking, hardware-instruments-tools and software advancing the industry, leading industry technical initiatives and stories of transformation from extraordinary minds within the print and packaging supply chain. Idealliance is a global non-profit think tank with 12 strategically located offices around the world, the largest certifying body in the world for industry competencies, systems, materials, and facilities and one of the world’s leading contributor to ISO standards, as a Liaison “A” to the International Organization for Standardization.

Language:

English

Contact:

7038371070


Episodes

Coming out of the Dark – Leaving TVI behind for G7®

4/7/2020
In this episode, four international industry veterans of digital and analog print technologies like offset, inkjet, screen, flexo, and gravure discuss the tremendous difference in value between G7® and litho-centric TVI specifications like Fogra. Guests: --- GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and join us in creating the future of our industry. Learn more about Idealliance Certification Programs such as: G7®, BrandQ®, Color Management Professional® and...

Duration:00:20:21

57: Realistic and Objective Expectations for Buyer and Brand Color Acceptance

3/31/2020
David Hunter, the co-founder and principal at ChromaChecker discusses a critical and often overlooked metric used to predict and quantify print buyers' expectations for color. David has pioneered a process that quantifies a person's expectation of color match acceptance and carries it through the complete manufacturing workflow, ensuring success for manufacturers and their customers. David was one of Apple Computers' first three ColorSync Profilers. He is also one of the early G7 Experts,...

Duration:00:38:06

56: What’s Inside & the Importance of the New Idealliance Guide to Print Production

3/24/2020
Ron Ellis, Chair of Idealliance Print Properties & Colorimetric Council and leading global brand consultant, is back to discuss the value of latest Idealliance's Guide to Print Production v20. This is a free publication that addresses new ISO standards, new characterization datasets, new specifications in printing and packaging, lighting, viewing, measurement and a tremendous amount of new leading practices. Idealliance's Guide to Print Production is an insight into our work at...

Duration:00:24:47

55: Barbieri—An Italian Technology Company Perfecting Quality Management Solutions in a Global Supply Chain

3/17/2020
Viktor Lazzeri, Business Manager for Barbieri products at Color Concepts, discusses the story of the Italian technology company, Barbieri, and how Color Concepts supports Barbieri customers in the global supply chain. Barbieri is an internationally operating manufacturer and supplier of intelligent color measurement systems that ensure the highest image quality for professional digital printing. Barbieri is a color measurement market leader for large format, flatbed, and industrial...

Duration:00:34:47

54: Quality & Efficiency Improvement Through Value Stream Mapping Lean Assessments

3/10/2020
Michael Toth, Konica Minolta, explains how the use of Lean manufacturing practices like value stream mapping improve print manufacturing efficiency, quality, and customer expectations. Overall, company print manufacturing improvement and operational efficiency starts with the embracement of change and acknowledging that change must occur. --- GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and join us in creating the future of our industry. Learn more about...

Duration:00:20:07

53: Using a Proven Cloud-Based Certified G7® System for ECG Printing and G7 Implementation

3/3/2020
Peter Pretzer, FUJIFILM North America Corp, delves into FujiFilm's early innovation of a cloud-based color management solution and integrating Extended Color Gamut (ECG) printing. Peter covers ECG integration process in detail, and the importance of sustainment using G7 Expert Training with easy-to-use cloud-based solutions like ColorPath™ Sync®, a Certified G7® System. FUJIFILM ColorPath™ is an award-winning suite of cloud-based color management tools for conventional, digital, and large...

Duration:00:34:34

52: The Battlefield of Business, Great Teams, Objectives, and the Ability to Change

2/25/2020
Tim Baechle, CEO of Idealliance, passionately discusses the importance of teamwork, constant change, Holarctic business structure and knowing the importance of the whole is the sum of its parts when you are on the battlefield of business. He stresses the fundamentals of growing, communication, positive change in how accomplishing business objectives often parallel lessons learned on the battlefield, no matter what the battlefield of life may be. --- GAMUT is produced and published by...

Duration:00:40:58

51: Why G7® is the #1 Global Color Specification

2/18/2020
In this episode, Steve Upton, developer and founder of the first G7® software application, CHROMiX, discusses the beginnings of the perennial calibration method and why it has spread globally. Steve explains the core benefits of gray balance and how online color management solutions like CHROMiX Maxwell can change the quality culture inside the print and packaging supply chain. GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and join us in creating the future of our...

Duration:00:35:42

50: How Emulation Proofing for Digital Presses Improves Profitability

2/11/2020
Esko’s Mark Samworth, returns to discuss the tremendous value of emulation proofing for digital print and packaging production devices. Mark brilliantly explains why emulation proofing is more profitable than the common practice of proofing on an expensive digital press. He states, “When proofing on-press you create unnecessary inefficiencies and bottlenecks by interrupting a digital production device to make proofs.” With emulation proofing, you allow the print volumes on digital presses to...

Duration:00:47:47

49: Brand and Communication Management Through Brand Quality Management Software Solutions

2/4/2020
Fred Thornton, Technical Sales Manager for Bodoni pressSign, discusses the benefits of adopting quality management software solutions for print standardization to track and monitor brand target conditions like G7®, GRACoL®, or ISO 12647-2. Bodoni pressSign is designed to help printers achieve color target standards quickly on the press. Initially created for offset, pressSign has evolved to be a leading independent color measurement software, aiding color production across printing...

Duration:00:17:37

48: India—The Idealliance G7 ® Rush in One of the World’s Fastest, Largest and Growing Markets

1/28/2020
K. Panthala Selvan, Managing Director, Idealliance South Asia, shares an inside view of this 250,000+ print service provider market and the standardization taking place in India's print and packaging supply chain, both in commercial and academic enterprises. The Indian print and packaging market has deeply embraced a new way of quality thinking for color in one of the fastest and may be the largest growth market in the world. Support the show...

Duration:00:32:20

47: Closing the Loop with Inline Automated Color Control

1/21/2020
Marc Jorge, Technical Manager of Barberan's digital single-pass inkjet solutions, discusses Barberan's automated inline quality inspection system utilizing an array of spectral devices to control color quality and image integrity. Marc also shares his very positive and impactful observations on G7® adoption in the European Market. Barberán is a leader in the design and development of digital Single Pass presses, BARBERAN, S.A., founded in 1929, is a family-owned enterprise that exports 85%...

Duration:00:27:27

46: Solving Color Consistency Between Wide-Format and Digital Textile

1/14/2020
EFI's John Nate, the Senior Educational Architect and Trainer for Fiery Wide Format and Lou Prestia, Senior Market Segment Manager for Textile in the Fiery division discuss strategies and experiences helping customers maintain color consistency long term. Both Lou and John share surprising color management challenges between wide-format inkjet and digital textile printing. This episode is sponsored by drupa - the No. 1 trade fair for printing technologies held from June 16-26, 2020 in...

Duration:00:46:32

45: Saving Millions with Lean in Print Manufacturing

1/8/2020
Dominique Hunermund of West Rock shares how they save millions—improving quality, reducing waste, and improving efficiencies in the press room. Dominique is responsible for all print applications (Offset Litho, Flexography, and Gravure) for 64 plants and directs West Rocks' unique Lean Six Sigma program. He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt for 30 locations in the South East region within the corrugated division. He has trained and coached Green Belts and Black Belts in multiple...

Duration:00:22:26

44: European Adoption of G7 Specifications & Methods

12/17/2019
Niall Coady of MPX Colour based in London presents a compelling case for G7 near-neutral specifications in a global print and packaging supply chain. Niall discusses recent experiences in Europe working with major brands, premedia companies, and printers that clearly make a case for G7 gray balance aims and methods. Niall was at the forefront of color management back in the early days, working with Dan Caldwell and Franz Herbert, two pioneers of ICC color management. MPX has been involved...

Duration:00:24:15

43: PACKLANE®, An Inspiring Entrepreneurial Journey in Custom Online Packaging

12/10/2019
Miriam Brafman, Founder and CEO of PACKLANE®, tells her inspiring entrepreneurial journey and overcoming obstacles to serve some of the largest brands in the world. PACKLANE, an online printing and packaging company, makes it simple and affordable for businesses to design and order custom packaging online. Brafman started PACKLANE in 2015 and made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Manufacturing & Industry and has been featured in The Huffington Post and The Washington Post. Her start-up idea...

Duration:00:36:10

42: Matching Approved Proofs & Press Runs

12/3/2019
Bill Pope, Director of Graphic Reproduction Excellence with Greif, Inc. and past Chair of the Idealliance's Print Properties & Colorimetric Council walks us through everyday problem solving commercial printers face that greatly impact customer expectations in matching approved proofs. Greif, Inc. is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services and is pursuing their vision to become the world's best performing customer service company in industrial packaging by focusing on...

Duration:00:34:04

41: Moving To, Managing To, & Manufacturing To Lean Practices

11/26/2019
Michael Ballé, Ph.D., is a world-leading authority on Lean management, business writer, and author discusses Lean values and why many organizations fail to embrace this transformative way of thinking. His most recent book, co-authored with father Freddy Ballé, is Lead With Respect: A Novel of Lean Practice, published by the Lean Enterprise Institute. For the past 25 years, he has studied first-hand lean transformations, helping companies and people in fields such as manufacturing,...

Duration:00:43:27

40: Perfecting Color in Inkjet Corrugated

11/19/2019
Part two of our discussion with Victor Asseiceiro, Market Segment Manager for Packaging at EFI, about single-pass inkjet technology for corrugated packaging addressing color accuracy. So many users proof directly on the press to G7® and other ISO standards and specifications. Companies like The Box Maker, Packlane, and Precision Digital Printing are taking full advantage of inkjet corrugated solutions, speed-to-market, automation, and variable output. This is a great discussion on the global...

Duration:00:32:08

39: Corrugated Packaging Disruption - Single-Pass Inkjet

11/12/2019
Single-pass technology for corrugated packaging impacts design thinking and business strategy. Companies like The Box Maker, Packlane, and Precision Digital Printing are taking full advantage of inkjet corrugated solutions. EFI's Victor Asseiceiro, Market Segment Manager for Packaging discusses the implications of this disruptive technology. Guest: Victor Asseiceiro, Market Segment Manager for Packaging, EFI. GAMUT is produced and published by Idealliance - become a member today and join...

Duration:00:18:12