Packaging printers that work with different substrates need color management solutions that reduce the need for multiple devices, screens, and workstations in a busy prepress, ink room, and on the production floor.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) March 20, 2023
At INFOFLEX 2023, April 17-18, in Columbus, Ohio, X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, will showcase a connected ecosystem of color measurement solutions to transform the flexographic and packaging color workflow process. Attendees will experience firsthand how the next-generation eXact™ 2 handheld spectrophotometer connects to a software ecosystem, including InkFormulation Software and ColorCert® Suite, to bring the print and packaging workflow together in one device for improved quality control and productivity. In addition, X-Rite will chair a session at INFOFLEX on the value of color measurement with leading flexographic printers.
“Packaging printers that work with different substrates need color management solutions that reduce the need for multiple devices, screens, and workstations in a busy prepress, ink room, and on the production floor,” said Jon-Michael McCartney, Director Print and Packaging, X-Rite. “The new eXact 2 is designed to streamline the color workflow by combining imaging technology, spectral engine, scanning, and advanced software integrations in one device.”
At INFOFLEX in booth #231, X-Rite will feature:
eXact 2 non-contact, handheld spectrophotometer measures color across various substrates, including flexible film and paper, in a single device. With easy-to-use features such as the touch-screen interface, patented Mantis™ video targeting technology, onboard digital color standards, quality control tools, and fleet management, print operators can verify customer requirements two times faster and with more confidence.
ColorCert Suite provides printers an overall view of print quality and color performance in a single number score to confirm compliance with brand specifications.
InkFormulation Software delivers fast, accurate, consistent ink formulation, formula creation, storage, approval, and retrieval for offset, flexo, gravure, and screen-printing inks.
X-Rite Link dashboard allows converters to verify the status of one or a fleet of eXact 2 devices, configure and distribute updates and libraries, and more.
PantoneLIVE™ digital color ecosystem enables brand owners, designers, and printers to feel confident in selecting color standards that are achievable in production.
i1Pro 3 Plus color profiling device reduces color appearance variability allowing printers to create ICC profiles for almost any substrate, including paper, film, textiles, vinyl, and other materials, and calibrate print production devices for the highest level of color accuracy.
Value of Color Measurement Session
Join Jason Campbell, X-Rite Product Manager, on Monday, April 17th at 10:30 AM EST for a discussion on why the flexographic supply chain should embrace collecting color data. Hear directly from printers how they have improved their color quality and business.
For more information about X-Rite print and packaging solutions, visit https://www.xrite.com/industry-solutions/print-packaging
Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance. With Pantone, X-Rite employs more than 800 people in 11 countries. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia and service centers across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. X-Rite offers a full range of solutions used by manufacturers, retailers, printers, and graphic design houses to achieve precise management and communication of color and appearance throughout their processes. X-Rite products and services are recognized standards in the printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles and medical industries. For further information, please visit http://www.xrite.com.
Pantone provides the universal language of color that enables color-critical decisions through every stage of the workflow for brands and manufacturers. More than 10 million designers and producers around the world rely on Pantone products and services to help define, communicate and control color from inspiration to realization – leveraging advanced X-Rite technology to achieve color consistency across various materials and finishes for graphics, fashion and product design. Pantone Standards feature digital and physical color specification and workflow tools. The Pantone Color Institute™ provides customized color standards, brand identity and product color consulting as well as trend forecasting inclusive of Pantone Color of the Year, Fashion Runway Color Trend Reports, color psychology and more. Pantone B2B Licensing incorporates the Pantone Color System into different products and services, enabling licensees to communicate and reproduce certified Pantone values and improve efficiencies for their users. Pantone Lifestyle brings color and design together across apparel, home, and accessories. Learn more at http://www.pantone.com.
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