More and more printers are utilizing color matching equipment and software prior to press.
Kerry Pianoforte, Ink World Associate Editor10.21.05
By Kerry Pianoforte
Color matching is becoming ever more sophisticated, and ink companies are working to develop innovative new systems for their customers. (Photo courtesy of EIC)
When it come to color matching and quality control, consistency and repeatability are key to printers.
Ink manufacturers are meeting these demands with a variety of color matching services, both at the manufacturing site and in-house.
From Art to Science
In the past, ink formulators relied on a skilled eye to match colors. While a trained eye is still required, ink formulators now have a variety of technologies to aid them.
“Color matching has evolved from art to science over the years,” said Michael Impastato, vice president, market development, Flint Ink Corp. “In the past we used the trained eye to make color j
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