Color/Quality Control - Software
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.
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.
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?
Idealliance is building upon the G7 Master program that qualifies printing facilities according to three increasingly stringent tiered levels of G7 Master proficiency audits: G7 Grayscale, G7 Targeted and G7 Colorspace.
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.