Color/Quality Control - Software

Esko and GIS Collaborate to Create Automated Packaging Ecosystem for Digital
May 5, 2020 at 9:59 am

Esko has announced a collaboration to combine its workflow and brand color management expertise with the inkjet expertise of Global Inkjet Systems. Together, the two companies can offer a complete solution from print job creation to the optimization of print quality through precise print head control.

Keeping Color On-Brand
March 12, 2020 at 10:41 am

Brand owners are becoming increasingly cognizant of the importance of color consistency in their packaging. It’s up to printers to both meet and manage their expectations.

GMG's Enhanced Color Management Workflow for Packaging Now Available
October 14, 2019 at 9:50 am

GMG’s new ColorServer 5.1 is designed specifically for high-quality color conversion, even on unusual substrates. Further, the system offers an expanded color capability, allowing package designers a wider variety of design choices. PRINTING United Booth 10561.

Every Color of the Gamut
September 27, 2019 at 11:22 am

Commercial printing, packaging, apparel, signs and graphics, functional printing. Equipment, consumables, workflow tools. 650+ exhibitors. Networking opportunities. Special community-focused events. PRINTING United has it all: It is the essential event for printing industry professionals seeking to thrive, grow and prosper.

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?

Packaging Trends for 2018: Bold Colors and Finishing Effects
December 15, 2017 at 3:12 pm

In a highly competitive marketplace, brands and packaging designers are looking for ways to differentiate their products on the shelf. Packaging trends for 2018 will increasingly go beyond color to include embellishment options such as foils, special varnishes, soft touch finishes and more.