Color/Quality Control - Software
Three industry color professionals share their thoughts and strategies for printers considering, or seeking to manage, cross-platform printing, and on communicating process-based color differences (and limitations) to clients.
AccuFlex Packaging, a subsidiary of Acculink, has become the first Color-Logic certified flexible packaging printer. This adds to the list of firsts for Acculink, which was the first digital printer in the U.S. to offer Scodix digital finishing and was one of the first Color-Logic certified printers.
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.
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.
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New Esko Software called Share & Approve has been launched, enabling users of Automation Engine to upload, share, annotate and approve packaging and label jobs in 2D and hyper realistic 3D.
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’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.
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?