Idealliance India will hold the G7 Professional and Expert four-day training and certification programme in Mumbai from 20 to 23 September 2016. The trainer will be Steve Smiley, the G7 expert and active member of the ISO TC 130 committee for graphic arts standards development. While certification is only open to Idealliance India members non-members can also take part in the training
Why do printers and converters go in for the G7 method training, certification and qualification? According to Brenda Peng at the Aptec-Idealliance Centre in Hong Kong which has helped over 300 Chinese and Hong Kong printers to become G7 masters, it is first of all because customers ask for G7 qualification; secondly because printers are looking to become quality exporters; and, thirdly to improve themselves – they know this is the practical way forward to become efficient and print by numbers. Brenda says that it is surprising that quite often, “The owner doesn’t know the wastage.” Wastage figures are seldom presented clearly to press owners who do not realize the implications of waste on quality and costs.
Packaging South Asia is the cooperating media partner for drupa 2016 which is scheduled to be held from 31 May to 10 June at Dusseldorf, Germany.