Color/Quality Control - Software
The certification process includes thorough analysis and alignment of the entire print supply chain within the Rondo-Pak/CGS facilities, as well as its print supply chain partners.
SpotOn Color combines all of the popular features of SpotOn! Flexo software with new solutions for job management, production setup, process control and overall job and color assessments.
X-Rite Inc. and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, have announced that the official spectral color values for PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating are now available in PantoneLIVE.
Great Northern StrataGraph has announced its requalification as a G7 Master Facility, along with a G7 Targeted designation for its offset printing press. This qualification verifies that Great Northern’s offset press meets G7 Targeted color specifications for grayscale colors, as well as primary and secondary colors (CMYK and RGB).
ProofCheck is a turnkey digital proofing station for verified color monitor prooﬁng. It allows brand owners to work with remote internal stakeholders, ad agencies, pre-media providers, and converters/printers, ensuring a consistent viewing condition that communicates accurate color across the supply chain.
SCREEN GA and CGS ORIS have announced a joint effort in which they developed a proprietary color matching solution to accurately communicate brand colors between digital presses, and between flexographic and digital presses.
Techkon has new capabilities to its ChromaQA color quality solution. ChromaQA, which is designed for packaging printers, has expanded calculation and reporting tools, as well as added support for PQX.
GMG has announced the launch of a new solution especially for HP PageWide corrugated presses. GMG’s color management solutions, most notably GMG ColorServer Multicolor, work seamlessly with the HP One Package Workflow Suite to enable converters to make a smooth transition into digital printing.
Mark Andy’s Digital Press Division will provide worldwide distribution for the complete GMG product range of color management and proofing software and media. The Digital Press Division focus will offer GMG ColorServer and SmartProfiler to the installed base of Mark Andy Digital Pro and Digital One digital presses.
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.