Color/Quality Control - Hardware

Harness the Power of Color
April 23, 2019 at 10:18 am

Brands want their packaging colors to be rich, vibrant and evocative. But, more than anything else, brands want colors that are consistent from run to run across all the processes used to reproduce them. Here’s how printers are delivering.

The Critical Role of Light in the Perception of Color
July 3, 2018 at 10:16 am

For package printers and their customers, achieving the desired color on the final printed product is always a top priority. But when a package is viewed under different lighting conditions, the perception of color can change. Here are some tips for package printers to ensure they and their customers are viewing color consistently.

APR to Host Seminar on Expanded Color Gamut for Flexo
June 5, 2018 at 10:24 am

All Printing Resources will hold a seminar June 19-21 in Glendale Heights, Ill. The seminar is open to all printers and converters and will present the continued developments of expanded color gamut flexo printing.

Flint Group and X-Rite Partner on Color Solution for Package Printing
April 10, 2018 at 10:58 am

Flint Group’s Paper & Board business has entered into a partnership with X-Rite. As part of the VIVO Colour Solutions platform, VIVO ColourCloud will utilize the X-Rite eXact device to provide a central web-based self-service digital color repository.

Delta What? - An Introduction to Delta E
March 27, 2018 at 11:21 am

Brands and their associated colors are often so closely connected that consumers can quickly recognize a brand based solely off color - think Coca-Cola and red. In packaging, color differentiation is often measured in terms of "Delta E," with the goal to keep that number as low as possible. But what exactly is Delta E, and how can printers better understand this essential measurement?

Solving 3 Common Myths in a Packaging Color Workflow
November 29, 2017 at 12:32 pm

To stay competitive in today’s increasingly fast-paced digital world, packaging converters need to re-evaluate their color workflows. It’s time to debunk three of the most common myths in the packaging color workflow to build a more technically viable color measurement and management process for packaging converters.

How Converters Can Achieve Automation and Color Control
April 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

Delivering consistent results is essential in the package printing business. To capitalize on these customer demands, converters should be prioritizing their automation and color control. packagePRINTING recently hosted a webinar to discuss these important aspects of printing.