Print Industry Insights & Solutions

2017 Predictions: What do the Experts Think?

Posted by Craig Du Mez on Dec 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

How is your business plan coming along for 2017? Time is running out! Wouldn’t it be great to be able to peer into the future, and know what opportunities and challenges are headed your way?

 That’s’ impossible, of course. If you’re in the label and packaging print industry, you have a few options: You can take your chances with the local psychic, or you can leverage the business savvy of leading experts who know a thing or two about where the industry is headed.

Labels & Labeling has done you a large favor by collecting the opinions of top industry thought leaders—including QuadTech’s business development manager, Isaam Lutfiyya—on what they foresee for the coming year.

Before you stamp “FINAL” on that 2017 business plan, give this a read>

 

 

 

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Topics: Packaging, Chromere Color Management, brand owners, printers

A “Recipe for Success” for Flexo Printers

Posted by Craig Du Mez on Nov 29, 2016 9:30:00 AM

It’s no secret that flexo printers are facing ever-increasing color quality demands from brand owners and print customers. How can you stay ahead of those demands and ensure that your press is operating at peak efficiency?

 

In the November issue of FLEXO magazine, QuadTech’s Michael Sisco makes the case for automated workflow solutions—taking a more scientific approach to color management via analysis and correction of ink composition.

Automated workflow solutions promise high return on investment and deliver unparalleled color consistency, uninterrupted production, lower waste, and reduced reworking.

The future for flexo printers is here! Make sure you’re prepared by downloading the FLEXO feature “A Recipe for Success—Ink Analysis & Composition Correction.”

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Packaging, Chromere Color Management, brand owners, printers

Save Money by Reducing Time and Waste

Posted by Lisa Allison on Oct 18, 2016 9:15:00 AM

Makeready can be both extremely frustrating and costly for printers. From consumers who openly criticize bad packaging on social media to customers who can face legal consequences if a defective product is sold, printers are under pressure from many directions to pursue absolute quality. An Inspection System that is dependable, with advanced technology and sophisticated algorithms can save money by reducing time and waste.

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Topics: Chromere Color Management, Verispec Defect Detection

Even the smallest defect can have large consequences - Printers need true,100% defect detection

Posted by Lisa Allison on Oct 14, 2016 10:15:00 AM

A streak on a dollar bill. A spot on a playing card. A blue-tinged baby on a package of diapers. All three of these are examples of major issues that printers face when working to ensure customers receive flawless materials. Errors can be both costly and detrimental to customer retention.

Ideally, errors are caught without stopping the press and a reliable inspection system acts like a safety net for each run. Learn more about how QuadTech’s Inspection System on IconTM defines, detects, and stops defects in their tracks.

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Topics: Quality Management, Chromere Color Management, Verispec Defect Detection

Color Inconsistency affects a Company’s Brand Loyalty and Financial Well-being

Posted by Lisa Allison on Oct 6, 2016 10:17:16 AM

Think back to the last time you were car shopping. After making your decision about the make and model, did you think, “What color should I get?” It might seem trivial, but research shows that the majority of consumer purchases include the buyer’s assessment of color. According to the research study Color sells: How the psychology of color influences consumers, “Color significantly influences consumer purchases, so much so that it accounts for 85% of the reason why someone decides to purchase a product.” (Tornetta, Fox, Blackbird)

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Topics: Quality Management, Chromere Color Management

ColorTrack™ Modules

Posted by Lisa Allison on Sep 23, 2016 11:24:00 AM

ColorTrack with InkControl™ is a unique new color management software product for flexo and gravure packaging applications. Without any hardware modifications to the press, QuadTech’s ColorTrack software seamlessly integrates with ink recipe software to not only simplify workflow, but also dramatically reduce the number of ink corrections needed to achieve accurate, optimal color. With this advanced technology, a press operator is able to easily collect and process color measurements in order to facilitate the correction of ink formulations. 

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Topics: Quality Management, Packaging, Chromere Color Management, QuadTech University

Take a Look at QuadTech's Corporate Headquarters!

Posted by Lisa Allison on Sep 16, 2016 10:50:00 AM


QuadTech is proud to be an industry leader and supplier of auxiliary systems for the print industry. With a full line of innovative systems designed to maximize efficiency, QuadTech's color management, defect detection, and inspection equipment supports operational excellence for printers worldwide.

Take a quick tour of our corporate headquarters in Sussex, WI: 

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Topics: Packaging, Commercial, Newspaper, Chromere Color Management, Verispec Defect Detection

ColorTrack™ = Using Color Science to Simplify Workflow

Posted by Lisa Allison on Sep 12, 2016 10:44:16 AM


QuadTech will be featuring LIVE demonstrations of our revolutionary new software, ColorTrack, at Labelexpo America 2016. 

Coined "Color Expert in a Box," ColorTrack is the only software that can accomplish accurate color in one or two corrections. Watch how this was achieved at MM Graphia Bielefeld: 

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Topics: Quality Management, Packaging, Chromere Color Management, Tradeshows and Events, QuadTech University

QuadTech to Display Revolutionary Technologies at Labelexpo Americas 2016

Posted by Lisa Allison on Sep 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM


Emphasis on Color Management 

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Topics: Packaging, Chromere Color Management, Tradeshows and Events

Introducing a New Package Deal - The COMPLETE Visibility Pack

Posted by Lisa Allison on Jun 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM


QuadTech’s combined solution allows for 100% defect detection and instant correction!

Quadtech is pleased to announce a new product package, the COMPLETE Visibility Pack, to printers globally. The COMPLETE Visibility Pack allows printers to not only identify a wide-range of defects but also to take the corrective steps necessary to ensure no faulty product goes out the door.

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Topics: Quality Management, Chromere Color Management, Verispec Defect Detection, Rapidline Register Control