Deployment of Press-Side Color QC Is Easier Than You Think

Good afternoon everybody and I sincerely hope you are all doing well during the COVID-19 crisis that we are all facing. Like many of you, I am currently working from home now for the foreseeable future and this has given me a chance to reflect on the many conversations I have had with printers about implementing one of our press-side color quality solutions throughout a print organization. As you probably know, these color quality or…

A Comparison of ChromaLT and ChromaQA Color QC Software

So you are a packaging printer and interested in a color quality software solution to help you reduce your make-readies, increase profitability, and produce more accurate & consistent color for your brand customers.  Well, Techkon has a range of hardware and software solutions to help you achieve this goal.  But today, I would like to spend a few minutes comparing and contrasting our two Chroma branded software solutions; ChromaLT and ChromaQA. At a high level,…

Multiple Measurements From One Sample

Greetings everyone and welcome to Blog 2 in our series on ChromaLT.  As a reminder, ChromaLT is the ultimate companion software for your handheld pressroom spectrophotometer and by far the easiest color quality solution for packaging printers to deploy in their pressroom.  Throughout this blog series, we’ll be highlighting specific pressroom use cases and illustrate how ChromaLT can increase the efficiencies of your press operators and ultimately lead to better color matches and a higher…

Chroma LT – It is Super Easy to Use

This is the start of a mini blog series on how Techkon’s ChromaLT color quality solution really is the ultimate companion software for your handheld pressroom spectrophotometer and by far the easiest color quality solution for packaging printers to deploy in their pressroom. Throughout this blog series, we’ll be highlighting specific pressroom use cases to illustrate how ChromaLT can increase the efficiencies of your press operators and ultimately lead to better color matches and a…

Print Quality Management

We hear a lot about “big data” these days.  It’s being used to track your shopping habits, send you targeted advertising, and even develop cures for life threatening ailments such as cancer.  However, I’d like to take a minute and tell you the benefits of big data as it relates to the Techkon print quality management solution called ChromaQA and how your print production environment can benefit from the power of big data. The ChromaQA print quality…

ChromaQA and the Power of Big Data

We hear a lot about “big data” these days.  It’s being used to track your shopping habits, send you targeted advertising, and even develop cures for life threatening ailments such as cancer.  However, I’d like to take a minute and tell you the benefits of big data as it relates to the Techkon color quality solution called ChromaQA and how your print production environment can benefit from the power of big data. The ChromaQA print…

Damn Your Eyes!

Join Steve Rankin, Techkon’s Director of Product Development at the FTA Fall Conference at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio as he discusses The 3 Most Common Problems in the Pressroom.  The presentation, entitled “Damn Your Eyes” will be on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 3:00-4:30PM.  Don’t miss this informative presentation as Steve identifies the most common problems our customers face including: Finding out on press that the color of the ink is not…

7 Signs that Your Pressroom has Outgrown its Current Color Management Solution

WHY COLOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT? Brand owners are placing ever increasing demands for zero-defect deliveries on their flexographic print supply chain. As brand owners continue to look for differentiation and easily identifiable brand colors across their product lines, they are holding printers more accountable than ever for color accuracy. Many ask printers to provide detailed quality reporting to prove the job adhered to color specifications agreed upon before the work started. As a result, the production…

Tell me again about the new Techkon ColorEnsure™ technology…

I’m glad you asked!  As you may have heard, Techkon USA recently launched a completely new version of it’s ChromaQA software (version 3.0).  This new software pairs with the SpectroDens spectro-densitometer to form a very comprehensive, but easy to use, pressroom color quality solution that allows packaging and commercial printers to monitor the color quality of jobs on press.  This kind of real-time job monitoring provides immediate feedback to press operators regarding the color quality…

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