Companies invest tremendous resources into developing the colors that represent their brand. With brand identity such an important matter, it’s no surprise they demand color accuracy and consistency across all their materials. However, this can create quite a challenge when various pieces are produced on different equipment, which are all calibrated differently, not to mention […]
While 2020 will go down as one of the most difficult years in recent memory, the IWCO Direct Color Technical Support (CTS) team has continued to find ways to succeed and ensure client brand standards are met. Our team has moved forward with projects that provide the service our clients and partners continue to rely […]
IWCO Direct’s Color Technical Support (CTS) team has had an active year continuing to sharpen our color management tools to ensure even better color fidelity for our clients’ printed products. Here are some of the latest projects that have been keeping us busy: New Calibration Method One of our biggest color management achievements this year […]
Anyone who has been in the industry for a while has come to realize that evaluating color can be a funny thing. While people are very passionate about their brand colors, we also see a lot of subjectivity and misinformation about color. I had a designer at a press check once tell me they needed […]
Previously, we discussed what marketers should know about color quality process controls. Today we’ll tackle what to ask when evaluating your providers’ process controls.
As color experts, we can say that evaluating your print production provider’s color quality process control doesn’t have to use magic or be scary. Knowing the right questions to ask will get you far. There are a couple of concepts that are critical …
In a little over a month, IWCO Direct will once again host Idealliance’s G7 Expert & Professional training at our Chanhassen facilities. When we hosted the event in May of last year it sold out in almost record time, and the feedback Idealliance received from attendees was excellent. Even the lead instructor, Don Hutcheson, made a point to tell us, “I have been doing this for 12 years, and this was by far the best, most professional facility we have ever trained at.” [...]