X-Rite and its subsidiary Pantone, have announced the PantoneLIVE Private Cloud, which allows packaging converters and commercial printers to easily store and share existing proprietary color libraries across the color supply chain.
X-Rite has announced a spring Fundamentals of Color Training Series in 15 locations throughout North America. The spring seminar series is designed to help attendees establish and implement color quality standards in their organizations.
Highcon will expand to the Americas and has announced that Vic Stalam will be the president of Highcon Americas. This includes the Highcon teams located in Canada and other North American locations and South America.
Industry news on the package printing industry including Harper Corp. of America, Goss International, Imagine! Print Solutions, KBA, Amcor, FLEXcon, Colordyne Technologies, Rotoflex, Romaco, Green Bay Packaging, X-Rite, CTI, and Maxcess.
When it comes to color, surprises cost money, and consistency reduces waste. Addressing this challenge head-on, X-Rite Inc. has updated its Pantone Certified Printer Program for commercial printers and packaging converters to address new industry standards.
There are a number of applications for packaging and printing that rely on some aspect of cloud computing. For example, there are remote servers that drive inkjet printers so print customers can review and even approve color-accurate proofs sent from their marketing services/prepress providers.
BenQ, manufacturer of projectors, PCs, digital cameras and other devices, has donated a specialized monitor to Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department. It will also be used to train industry professionals in the latest advances in color proofing.
PRINT 13 and CPP EXPO had a successful five-day run in McCormick Place. "Two common themes seemed to be repeated by attendees and exhibitors alike at the show this year," reported Ralph Nappi, president of the Graphic Arts Show Company. "First, a sense of optimism existed that has not been evidenced in our industry for a few years; the second was the surprising number of deals that were inked at the show."