In recognition of his major contributions to the industry, the IDEAlliance Leadership Circle Award has been bestowed upon Mike Ruff, chief technology officer for Nazdar Consulting Services (NCS). The award is given to individuals who make substantial advances in methodologies and best practices in the graphic communications industry.
“Mike’s wealth of knowledge of the graphics industry is without equal,” said Chris Davis, vice president and general manager of NCS. “We are pleased that Mike’s work to improve the efficiency and technology in countless screen and digital print shops has been recognized by IDEAlliance.”
A certified G7 expert, Mr. Ruff has recently updated the draft of a new ISO 12647-5 Printing Standards for Screen Printing as a technical editor. He serves on several committees for IDEAlliance Print Properties, CGATS, USTAG, WG130 and SGIA.