Jeff Collins joins Idealliance as Director of Print Technologies

PrintAction Staff
September 14, 2018
By PrintAction Staff
Idealliance has announced that technology and standards expert Jeff Collins has joined its staff as Director of Print Technologies.

A non-profit think tank in the graphic communications industry with 12 offices around the world, Idealliance is recognized by ISO as a certifying body for competencies, systems, materials, and facilities.

“As Director of Print Technologies, Jeff will now spearhead global development, working closely with the entire supply chain on current programs as well as a tremendous amount of new initiatives, programs, standards, and certifications underway,” Tim Baechle, Idealliance Chief Executive Officer, says. “I know that, under his guidance and with his considerable expertise, Idealliance will be able to expand and accelerate development and implementation of its industry-leading standards, training, and certification efforts.”

Prior to joining Idealliance, Collins served as National Integration Manager-Color Solutions and Workflow for Konica Minolta. He has had extensive international experience and input into the company’s technology design and integration. His broad commercial print manufacturing background in quality assurance, workflow, process control, and production management includes previously held positions with Koenig & Bauer (KBA) and Creo/Scitex, supporting software and hardware development, system integration and training, continual improvement, service, sales, and marketing activities.

Collins served as Vice-Chairman for Idealliance’s GRACoL Working Group from 2006-2014, and is an active member of its Print Properties & Colorimetric Council, where standards and specifications are developed. He is a certified Rochester Institute of Technology Print Standards Audit (PSA) Consultant, a G7 Expert and a BrandQ Expert.

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