Birgit Plautz is Manager of Technical Services for GMG Americas, a German-headquartered company providing color management solutions. She represents GMG at industry events and organizations throughout North and Latin America. Before moving to the U.S., she spent five years in Technical Development at GMG headquarters. Ms. Plautz started her career in the printing industry with seven years as a Media Designer in a global acting prepress house, where she also focused on packaging and catalog creations. Her following time in R&D for Heidelberg Printing Machines and her Masters work in Printing Technologies from Stuttgart Media University rounded out her education and provided a strong spring-board into digital color management.
Sunday, 11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Print Production—From Design to Print for Packaging
When it comes to packaging, color is the most important factor in the final purchasing decision. Corrections and adjustments are the norm, and the customer’s brand color has to be precisely executed. How can a simple but exact conversion of the colors into the production process be carried out? How can you implement customer color specifications in your company? What happens during the normalization of the data, which screening technology is used, and how can you achieve the best results on the press? Attend this session and get a better understanding of the relationship between agencies, printers, processes, and procedures from design to print.