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AVT – Solutions for connected workflow automation showing at Labelexpo Americas

The company will showcase connected workflow automation solutions with sister companies Esko and X-Rite (Source: AVT)
USA • The company will showcase connected workflow automation solutions with sister companies Esko and X-Rite at Labelexpo Americas 2018 (stand 5202). AVT also will feature the North America premiere of two inspection solutions, and a host of other systems for digital press inspection and control, inspection for labels and packaging web applications and automation….

Fogra – Colour managment symposium 2018

Dr Andreas Kraushaar, head of the R&D department “prepress technology” at Fogra (Source: Fogra)
The 6th edition of the international Colour Management Symposium event will take place on 28 February and March 1, 2018 in Munich. The motto of this event is: “Colour communication in 4C and multicolor printing – CMYK++”. An interview mit Dr Andreas Kraushaar, head of the R&D department “prepress technology” at Fogra What is the…

BST Eltromat – Third year anniversary

BST eltromat has eleven subsidiaries working at the local level – six of which have their own production facilities (Source, BST eltromat)
GERMANY • Time to review – that’s the reflective theme being struck by BST Eltromat as they assess the last three years following the merger of the former BST International GmbH with eltromat GmbH. Now with a global presence, BST eltromat has eleven subsidiaries working at the local level – six of which have their own…

Quadtech – Live demonstrations of Colortrack at Infoflex

Quadtech’s Deltacam provides inline spectral measurements (Source, Quadtech)
USA  • Live demonstrations of the Colortrack colour management software will be held at Infoflex 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona (May 1-2, Stand 716). Launched at drupa 2016, Quadtech claims that the Colortrack management software facilitates fast, accurate press-side correction of ink formulations. Without any hardware modifications to the press, the software integrates with ink recipe software…

Chromasens – New print inspection system for colour management

The device-independent colour measurement is based on the ISO 13655 standard so that colour formats from RGB over CIE-L*a*b* to spectral data can be computed
GERMANY • Chromasens announced its new print inspection system, Truescan, can handle expanded colour environments that other inspection methods can not. The number of colours in print production has increased from CMYK conventional process colour inks to new dimensions like Hexachrome and Octachrome printing.

BST eltromat – How innovation management works

In the field of inline spectral colour measurement, collaboration with the University of Wuppertal led to the development of an algorithm for non-standard backings
GERMANY • What is innovation management and how does it work? What are the advantages for companies that use it and for its customers? Dr Michael Dattner, who is responsible for innovation management at BST eltromat writes about this concept in the drupa daily (in both German and English).