News | August 24, 2005

GretagMacbeth To Highlight 'Open' Digital Workflow Color Control At ITMA 2005

Source: X-Rite, Inc.

New "open" systems provide fast, verifiable color control for brand owners and suppliers

New Windsor, NY - GretagMacbeth, an innovator in color control technologies, will highlight its suite of digital workflow color control products for textile design, dyeing, printing and finishing in Booth 6C-50 at ITMA, October 17-21, 2005 in Singapore. Specified by major big-box retailers and leading apparel brands, GretagMacbeth's technologies create significant supply chain efficiencies and cost savings by reducing production slowdowns caused by color errors and inconsistencies.

GretagMacbeth's "open" systems provide rapid, cost-effective global connectivity among textile and apparel designers, manufacturers and brand owners. Unique to the textile industry, "open" color-profiling technologies enable suppliers to seamlessly connect color data into most commercially available scanners, computer monitors, dispensers, spectrophotometers and digital printers. Color control products are easily integrated into the production workflow, ensuring precise color measurement and control across every color device ­– on every continent – in the textile supply chain.

"Major international retailers and brands specify GretagMacbeth technologies, because they help suppliers quickly and accurately control and manage color," says Jan-Paul van Maaren, vice president and general manager, Color and Appearance, GretagMacbeth. "Our company provides precise, fast and easy-to-use color control technologies that are instrumental in bringing quality products and new designs to market faster."

GretagMacbeth invites ITMA attendees to visit Booth 6C-50 to view a complete digitized color workflow in action. In addition, GretagMacbeth will present, "The Digital Workflow - How it Improves Both Production and Quality Assurance," on October 19th at the show.

SOURCE: X-Rite, Inc.