GAMUT: Idealliance Printing & Packaging Podcast

72: In 2020, is Flexographic Printing the Superior Technology?

October 27, 2020 Idealliance Season 1 Episode 72
GAMUT: Idealliance Printing & Packaging Podcast
72: In 2020, is Flexographic Printing the Superior Technology?
Show Notes

In this episode of the GAMUT Podcast from Idealliance, our guest Steve Smiley of Smiley Color & Associates, an international expert in the field of flexo printing, brand color management, and ISO standards, makes an excellent case for why flexo is the best and most versatile option for the print and packaging supply chain.

Steve Smiley is a 40+year veteran of print manufacturing and pre-media and world-leading advocate and technical expert for some of the largest consumer product companies, brands, and print service providers. Steve's contribution to improving tools, processes, specifications, and international quality standards is recognized throughout the supply chain. In 2017, Steve was inducted into the Flexographic Technical Association Hall of Fame. He is also the recipient of the Idealliance Holzinger Award for his exemplary service to the industry through the development of color management innovations that are now standards in the field, the FTA President Award, and the Clemson Top Cat Award. Steve was vital in developing the SWOP and GRACoL specifications, G7 Expert and G7 Master programs, and is the current co-chair for CGATS.

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This episode of the GAMUT Podcast is sponsored by:


Tilia Labs


Reliance on human decision-making for planning and imposition is becoming unsustainable. Tilia Labs is leveraging AI technology to drive a revolution in preproduction, helping printers estimate faster, plan smarter, and manufacture profitably.

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