Mike Strickler is a California-based consultant specializing in practical color management and process control for printers, prepress providers, designers, and brand owners. Recent projects have included implementation of advanced n-color systems for spot color replacement in pharmaceutical and beverage packaging. In his spare time he indulges a thirty-year interest in photographing landscapes and cities with “very large” cameras.
Monday, 11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Rethinking the Packaging Workflow: Golden Masters and Color Spaces
No industry sector can benefit more from intelligent color-managed workflows than package printing, but color conversion of documents with multiple process and spot color elements can cause major headaches and delays. Learn how to dramatically reduce job prep and improve quality by employing “golden master” documents with original color spaces and spot colors in automated late-binding workflows. A case study will also be presented to show the benefits of streamlined preparation of folding carton jobs for extended-gamut printing.