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.

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22. Why Don’t My PANTONE® Colors Match?
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Jason Campbell of X-Rite-PANTONE® answers this question as well as how to make sure they do. Jason came into print at a time when conventional analog processes began the migration to digital and was among the early adopters of DTP. His career began at a print manufacturer where he spent 16 years managing the modernization and automation of the entire production workflow from design to print. Jason joined X-Rite in 2015 as a Solution Architect focused on packaging and has a unique background in computer science along with a broad background in color management, software development, workflow design, and IT. He serves a unique role as a conduit between customer support, product management, and R&D at X-Rite and has a degree in Computer Science from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.  

Guest: Jason J. Campbell, Solution Architect, X-Rite-PANTONE®.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Jul 16, 2019
21. Cospecto: Streamlining Global Brand Consistency
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Mark Verbist, entrepreneur, educator, innovator, color management expert, brand consultant, and packaging designer delivers streamlined color consistency, standardization, communication, process control, and all the elements and tools necessary for an incredible partnership between brands and service providers through their unique software and market approach. Cospecto: driving quality, consistency, and profitability around the world.

Guest: Mark Verbist, Director of Business Development at Cospecto. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

Jul 09, 2019
20: WestRock MPS: $14B, 320 Global Facilities & 1 Global Standard
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Jack Frank, Color Process Manager N.A. and member of the Idealliance Board of Directors, masterfully articulates brand and brand service provider collaboration and how this process works through the WestRock MPS Global Color Excellence Program, which is founded on global standardization, communication, collaboration, GRACoL®, G7®, lean manufacturing, and the brilliant minds around the world that make this possible. Excellence is the benchmark. Color management is the bedrock of their quality from design through production. It is not a practice, it is a standard within the organization.

Guest: Jack Frank, Color Process Manager N.A., WestRock MPS.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Jul 02, 2019
19: A Professor's Insight: Adobe PDF 2.0 & Teaching G7® at Ryerson University
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Chris Smythe, Assistant Professor at the Ryerson University School of Graphic Communications Management in Toronto, joins to discuss Adobe PDF/X 6 & PDF 2.0 ISO standards, supporting student scholarships through the Idealliance Foundation, and the importance of G7® methodology in color reproduction, gray balance, and printing device calibration. 

Guest: Chris Smythe, Assistant Professor, Ryerson University School of Graphic Communications Management. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

Jun 25, 2019
18: Starprint Vietnam: A Remarkable Story of Fate & Service
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Thane Taithongchai, Vice President of Starprint Vietnam, will leave you speechless with the fascinating tale of an encounter 60 years ago that built Starprint into serving the largest brands in the world such as: Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle, Diageo, Crayola, Unilever, and countless others. Topics include: certifications as a prerequisite to earning business, respecting human rights, giving back, and the power of education. The foundation of quality and integrity starts with being in the service of others, caring for your employees, and everyone you can touch, help, and serve. Humility powers Starprint.

Guest: Thane Taithongchai, Vice President, Starprint Vietnam.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Jun 18, 2019
17: Sgsco: Evangelizing the Brand Story Omni-Channel, Weaving Consumer Relationships
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Michael Grady, Global Marketing Director of sgsco - a global collective with offices around the world, working with the largest brands, retailers, and printers globally - lays the foundation of sgsco’s success across the omni-channel, bringing ideas to market and creating relationships between brands and consumers through every medium. Michael also shares his fascinating personal story: one of servant leadership, giving back, starting a nonprofit, serving on the Board of Idealliance, and the collective passion he shares with Idealliance on serving future generations of the industry.

Guest: Michael Grady, Global Marketing Director, sgsco.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

Jun 11, 2019
16: Idealliance PPC: Global Collaboration Where Standards Are Born
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Ron Ellis, Chair of Idealliance Print Properties & Colorimetric Council and leading global brand consultant joins Idealliance CEO Tim Baechle to talk passionately about Idealliance’s focus on global collaboration and service to others as the critical cornerstones of our work around the world. Continuing with the work that has come out of PPC that is utilized across the globe, the work that is currently being done within PPC, the tremendously brilliant global contributors who give their time in service to further this incredible industry, and an invitation to the world to join, it is in service and collaboration that Idealliance exists and is Powering the Supply Chain®. 

Guests: Tim Baechle, CEO, Idealliance & Ron Ellis, Chair, Idealliance PPC.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Jun 04, 2019
15: The Importance & “How To” of Updating PANTONE® Libraries in Adobe Creative Cloud
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Iain Pike, x-rite PANTONE®, breaks out the color palette and emphasizes the importance and “how to” of maintaining and updating PANTONE® color libraries in Adobe Creative Cloud.

Guest: Iain Pike, x-rite PANTONE®.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

May 28, 2019
14: Inside the Press Room: A Journeyman’s Memoir of Brand Printing
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Ron Prevost, master pressman at Taylor Corporation - a global brand service provider with facilities in 11 countries around the world, serving 275 of the Fortune 500 - turns the ink keys on process control, color management, chemistry, on-site brand checks, and what it takes to deliver reproduction excellence run-to-run for brand after brand.

Guest: Ron Prevost, Taylor Corporation. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

May 21, 2019
13: Process Control Automation & Brand Expectations
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Techkon’s Devin Abramowitz outlines the significant and most critical component of color management: process control. Instrumentation and software are critical to meeting and measuring expectations day in and day out of any operation. Creating a process control culture pivots on automation control and the ability to measure and manage the “money” being manufactured, which is: print.

Guest: Devin Abramowitz, Techkon.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

May 14, 2019
12: AI in Print: Distributive Manufacturing
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From Tilia Labs, Tyler Thompson extols on the magnificent disruptive technology of artificial intelligence and their innovative approach to the industry: built with a start-up mentality, information at your fingertips, and how the younger generation of the industry defines “normal”, where automation is everyday life. Tyler holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Clemson University in Graphics Communications, Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and a M.Sc. in Information and Communication Technology.

Guest: Tyler Thompson, Tilia Labs. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

May 07, 2019
11: The Man In The Arena
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Tim Baechle, CEO of Idealliance, discusses the industry and “the man in the arena”: it is not the critic who counts, but rather those that choose to dare greatly. Logic, learning, practice, and getting to the root of what matters is where we find our answers, our purpose, and is how we learn and grow. Pivot on fact, not conjecture because there is a natural sequence to nature, including human nature. Creativity is not a lightning strike: it is agony and it is worth it. Be bold, brash, and brave and get in the arena.

Guest: Tim Baechle, Idealliance CEO.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Apr 30, 2019
10: The Fascinating Career of David Zwang, PDF Workflows, & Ghent Workgroup
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David Zwang, world-renowned consultant, industry standards and process automation expert, journalist, and author, shares his fascinating life journey and incredible perspective on the industry past and present, weaving the future of PDF workflows, and the Ghent Workgroup. He is principal consultant of Zwang & Company, a firm specializing in process analysis and strategic development of firms in the fields of information publishing, design, premedia, and printing across the globe. Beginning in the graphic arts as a commercial photographer in the late 60's, he has since founded several premedia and printing operations. His experience includes Cross Media Publishing with an extensive background in digital, offset, Flexo, and Gravure printing processes, sits on many international standards boards, and is currently the Chairman of the Ghent Workgroup (GWG).

Guest: David Zwang, Zwang & Company. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

Apr 23, 2019
9: Delta E: Demystifying the Myths of Human Color Perception
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David Hunter, founder of Pilot Marketing Group, a globally known expert and designer of color management and process control systems and tools, sets the record straight on what the human eye can actually see in regards to differences in color. Demystifying the myths is extremely important in a world full of conjecture and why brands focus on such impeccable color quality control. Pilot Marketing Group has worked all over the world with OEMs, printers, and some of the world’s largest brands such as: American Express, Reebok, Ford Motor Company, General Mills, Target, Anheuser-Busch, Time, Apple, and countless others.

Guest: David Hunter, Pilot Marketing Group.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Apr 16, 2019
8: Grand Format & Wide Format: Unwavering Color Management Confidence
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In this episode, Michael Ruff - a global pioneer and expert in wide format and screen printing, author of ISO Standard 12647-5, Idealliance G7® Expert, G7® Process Control Expert, member of the Idealliance Print Properties & Colorimetric Council, and contributor to USTAG and CGATS - shares his extensive experience and stories from the field on achieving unwavering confidence in color management and how it boosts morale and profitability.

Guest: Michael Ruff

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Canon

Apr 09, 2019
7: Serving Brands: Cutting Noise, What Matters Most, & Caution with ISO Standards
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In the episode, Schawk’s Marc Levine shares his deep expertise and insights on what it takes to serve brands, managing performance, shutting out the “noise” in the global supply chain that is full of misinformation, misdirection, and the perils of following ISO Standards like Biblical text. Marc has spent his career around the world, working with brands as an enterprise print quality manager, color management expert, workflow expert and is deeply involved in Idealliance Print Properties & Colorimetric Council, G7® Expert, G7® Process Control Expert, BrandQ® Expert and has an incredible background in design, software, hardware, tools and standards. Marc has an uncanny way of boiling down information and articulating deep technical subjects into the most understandable terms.

Guest: Mark Levine, Enterprise Print Quality Manager at Schawk.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Apr 02, 2019
6: Lassoing the Wild West: How to Wrangle the Global Supply Chain
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Ron Ellis is a leading global brand consultant specializing in brand quality, color management, automation, and workflow integration across all print technologies. Chair of the Print Properties & Colorimetric Council, an Idealliance G7 Expert, G7 Process Control Expert, G7 Expert Trainer, and BrandQ Expert Trainer, he has performed thousands of G7 Master Facility Qualifications globally and has conducted and certified individuals and companies in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. Deeply versed in ISO standards, he is also an FTA Flexo Level 2 Implementation Specialist and was the primary developer of Idealliance’s G7 Process Control program, BrandQ Program, Idealliance BrandQ ISO 19303-1 Certified Supply Chain Facility Program, and many other global industry initiatives. Ron is one of the most sought after brand consultants in the world and specializes in creating and implementing color management, process control, and operational efficiency for brands and agencies around the world that allow them to work more seamlessly with vendors, saving both tremendous time and money.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Mar 26, 2019
5: Creating A Process Control Culture
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Bruce Bayne, process control expert and solution developer discusses the importance of process control and why it is something all print service providers, brands, and brand owners should be doing every single day. It is not difficult, but the comparison of the great companies that do it, is like comparing Formula 1 to lawn mower racing. It is all about culture, leadership, vision, planning, empowerment, buy-in, investment in staff knowledge & technology, process management and ownership, operating procedures, goals, planning, control systems, values, and extraordinary communication.

Guest: Bruce Bayne, Process Control Expert.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Mar 19, 2019
4: Expanded Color Gamut: Inside the Mind of a Color Scientist
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Esko’s Mark Samworth demystifies seven-color process printing for flexography, offset, and digital. A leading patent holder in a variety of technologies including expanded gamut printing, Mark provides insight into the value, history, and future of this technology through his experience and current work in developing standards and specifications through Idealliance’s Print Properties & Colorimetric Council Extended Color Gamut Global Technical Subcommittee.

Guest: Mark Samworth, Color Specialist at Esko.

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®.

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Mar 11, 2019
3: What Stands In The Way Becomes The Way
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Idealliance, a global think tank, with a foundation dating back to 1896, is focused on service, change, and transformation. The greatest barriers in life that hold us back begin with “self”. Join Idealliance CEO Tim Baechle in a discussion on the significance of listening with intent, being intentional, constant learning, authenticity, owning our shortcomings, leading to change, and the deep importance of sitting in the back of a room. 

Guest: Tim Baechle, Idealliance CEO. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Mar 05, 2019
1: Managing Brand Color in a Global Supply Chain: Lindt & Sprüngli
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From Lindt & Sprüngli, the fine confectionary of Lindt Chocolates, Sonja Dearden talks about managing, maintaining, and auditing brand color consistency with multiple suppliers and print service providers globally in the consumer packaging goods supply chain. 

Guest: Sonja Dearden of Lindt & Sprüngli. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Feb 26, 2019
2: 200-Year-Old Press OEM & Their Adoption of G7: Koenig & Bauer
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Founded in 1817, Michal Eichler of Koenig & Bauer talks about the beginnings of the print industry in the former East Germany to opening the U.S market, launching the North America Demonstration Center, and early adoption of Idealliance G7® and the importance it plays in the global packaging supply chain. 

Guest: Michal Eichler, World Renowned Offset Press Expert and Director of Sales for Service Select Products at Koenig & Bauer. 

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 Print Planning & Estimating Professional®

This episode of GAMUT is brought you by Konica-Minolta

Feb 26, 2019