Print Industry Insights & Solutions

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

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

European Gravure Packaging Market Current Trends and Forecast

Posted by Lisa Allison on May 24, 2016 10:30:00 AM


Stop by QuadTech's booth at drupa: Hall 15, Stand D50. We are hosting a full roster of industry experts  to speak on print quality and color science topics! 

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Topics: Packaging, QuadTech University

Printing Standards for Packaging

Posted by Lisa Allison on May 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM


Stop by QuadTech's booth at drupa: Hall 15, Stand D50. We are hosting a full roster of industry experts  to speak on print quality and color science topics! 

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Topics: Packaging, QuadTech University

Make Your Print Device Run Like a Swiss Watch!

Posted by Lisa Allison on Mar 9, 2016 3:20:28 PM


 

Swiss watches are widely renowned for their exceptional quality, precision, and reliability. A Swiss watch will always tell you the precise time!

In the world of printing, that same quality, precision and reliability is needed and expected from print devices. Printers are bound to industry standards in terms of quality and waste management, as well as the strict demands of their customers to provide accuracy that is uncompromised.

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

Color Quality Solution (CQS) Price Cost Guide

Posted by Greg Wuenstel on Jul 16, 2015 9:14:00 AM

 

As the world's first in-line color and ink control for packaging presses, the QuadTech Color Quality Solution (CQS) can automatically capture live spectral data and compare color quality at full press speeds. The QuadTech Color Quality Solution enables the export of spectral data from QuadTech’s in-line color measurement technology to ink recipe software.

The automated, integrated system results in less downtime and reduced waste, and offers assurance of precise color quality and consistency throughout the press run, from press to press and plant to plant. Our customers tell us that CQS reduces their startup time, labor, and material costs due to the reduction in ink recipe adjustments by as much as 50%.

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

Investment vs. Cost: The Impact of Printing and Packaging Solutions

Posted by Joseph Isaac on Jul 15, 2015 7:01:00 AM

 

Our customers tell us that they often struggle to determine the real cost of an investment in a printing or packaging solution. When it comes to the next print solution requiring a capital purchase, understanding how that choice affects the organization is a great point to start.

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Topics: Packaging, Commercial, Newspaper, QuadTech University

Top 3 Design Considerations for Effective Consumer Packaging for Women

Posted by Andrew Palios on Jun 18, 2015 9:47:00 AM

 

Effective packaging design is crucial in the highly competitive marketing climate within the US economy. In a society where we cherish growing self-expression and individuality, brands are taking notice and finding new and creative ways to market themselves to individuals on a personal level.

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Topics: Packaging, Chromere Color Management, QuadTech University

Pressroom Optimization: How to Maximize Print Job Profitability

Posted by Kelly Hanaway on Jun 16, 2015 12:00:35 PM

 

Today’s pressroom has become a modern day coliseum of sorts, with bottom line profitability being the prize and pressroom machine optimization being the weapon of choice.

On any given press run, a myriad of pressroom variables affect job profitability, and every printer grapples with trying to understand and manage these variables. History tells us that on average, all press runs consist of three cost segments; job costs are composed of 70% materials, 20% energy, and 10% labor.

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Topics: Commercial, Newspaper, QuadTech University

Rising Expectations for Color Quality: Can You Keep Up?

Posted by Craig Du Mez on Jun 9, 2015 9:35:00 AM

 

In bygone days, competition for print-buying customers hinged mainly on price and the ability to deliver on time. Sure, print quality mattered. But today the rapidly increasing demand for perfect color quality and consistency is causing printers to employ advanced automation as a matter of survival.

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Topics: Chromere Color Management, QuadTech University