Graphika collaborates with Techkon to launch ColorSuite press-to-proof matching solution

Graphika Print Solutions (North York, Ontario), a leading software company that develops cloud-based solutions for the print and graphic communications industry, is releasing ColorSuite, its award-winning press-to-proof matching solution, at the 2019 Graphics Canada tradeshow at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario April 11-13 in booth 5061 (with a special seminar set for April 11 at 11 am). Utilizing machine learning and cloud computing, ColorSuite offers an innovative and convenient press characterization process using a small colour target that can be included on production runs.

ColorSuite is a web-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that uses device link profiles to make press output efficiently match a printer’s proof standards. This results in reduced make-ready times, improved colour consistency job to job, and a much better customer experience by making proof matching simple. The ColorSuite target eliminates the need for dedicated characterization runs while making profiling with multiple media or presses much easier. ColorSuite can integrate into any print workflow and enables printers to achieve a stable press condition. The end result is more accurate and consistent colour reproduction on a daily basis.

Graphika Print Solutions collaborated with Techkon to release ColorSuite. ColorSuite utilizes Techkon’s SpectroDrive scanner over the cloud to assure that high quality measurements are achieved. Measurements from the Techkon device ensure that ColorSuite produces accurate colour predictions from press.

Devin Abramowitz.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Graphika Print Solutions on this innovative solution for press-to-proof matching utilizing the Techkon SpectroDrive,” said Devin Abramowitz, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Techkon USA. “The pairing of ColorSuite with the SpectroDrive is sure to increase efficiencies in the pressroom, including savings in time, ink and paper.”

Mark Sibilia.

Mark Sibilia, CEO of Graphika Print Solutions, added: “By partnering with Techkon and using the SpectroDrive device, ColorSuite will be able to help printers match proofs more consistently job-to-job by having a way to profile a press more frequently.” Techkon has been an industry leader in densitometres, spectrophotometres and colour software solutions for the global printing industry for over 30 years.

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.