Print Industry Insights & Solutions

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

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

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

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

The One Reason You Should Have a War Room

Posted by Bob Witte on Apr 20, 2015 9:55:00 AM

 

At first blush, one might think that the concept of a war room is a bit of a throwback to some Orwellian form of old school management theory, but nothing could be further from the truth. As part of your Lean and Continuous Improvement journey, you should always be looking at ways to improve your response time to the ever-changing business challenges you face.

 

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Topics: Quality Management, QuadTech University

Why Work With A Company That Follows Lean Principles?

Posted by Lisa Durante on Mar 19, 2015 2:12:00 PM

 

Companies following lean principles ultimately work to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. A lean company is one that naturally has a problem-solving culture; it is not a tactic or a cost reduction program, but a way of thinking and acting for an entire organization. If you are investing in new equipment, the company that continuously increases that customer value should be high on your list.

 

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Topics: Quality Management, QuadTech University

Are There Benefits of Working with an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company?

Posted by Bob Witte on Mar 13, 2015 11:22:00 PM

 

How can you be sure that the company you’re doing business with is dedicated to providing you the best quality product, customer service and always looking for ways to improve? Look for one that voluntarily adheres to the internationally known set of standards developed by ISO (International Organization for Standardization). In particular, the ISO 9000 family, which addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO’s best-known standards.

 

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Topics: Quality Management, QuadTech University