Techkon Announces Multi-Press Installation of Its Inline Spectrophotometers at Priority Envelope

Priority Envelope chose the Techkon Inline Spectrophotometer for three of its narrow web flexo presses

Danvers, MA (March 29, 2018) TECHKON – the innovation leader in high-precision color measurement solutions for the global print and packaging communities – announces a major purchase agreement with Priority Envelope, headquartered in Plymouth, MN. Priority Envelope chose the Techkon Inline Spectrophotometer for three of its narrow web flexo presses located in their Nevada, Iowa facility.

With headquarters in Plymouth, MN as well as additional production facilities in Nevada, IA and Lenexa, KA, Priority Envelope has built itself into an industry leader in the envelope field over the last two decades. Providing the best possible service for customers is the company’s goal every day.  Their deep desire to provide extraordinary customer satisfaction has been the basis for their success and has also driven them to continually re-invest in the company. Whether adding equipment, technology, or training for associates, Priority is driven to maintain its’ leadership position by providing best in class print products and services.

It was this core belief that drove Priority Envelope to seek out a pressroom color management solution which would increase color accuracy and consistency across the pressroom, to meet the demands of their most color critical clients, and also reduce makeready costs for increased profitability.  The installation of Techkon’s Inline Spectrophotometers allows for automated and continuous color measurements of color bars and even specific in image locations.  These real time measurements provide press operators with instant access to density, dot gain, CIELab, and other color metrics which allow operators to make quick press adjustments and continually monitor color quality throughout the the entire press run.  Tim Schultz, PrePress Manager at Priority Envelope states, “Since adding the Techkon Inline Spectrophotometers to our production lines, we are able to ensure consistent print quality and color control with far less downtime.  The Techkon solution is simple to set up for each job and our operators find that the measurement results are presented in a way that is easy to understand and actionable.  All this adds up to better serving our customer needs with higher quality printing and meeting our internal goal of reduced make ready times and waste.”  As a premier custom envelope provider, the Company prides itself on its ability to achieve customer specified colors within tolerance and to maintain color consistency throughout the press run, across multiple presses or facilities, and over time for repeat jobs.


Techkon is the innovation leader in densitometers, spectrophotometers and color software solutions for the global print community. With a track record of 30 + years of continued technological excellence, Techkon products are chosen for their high degree of measurement accuracy, repeatability, reliability and ease of operation in all sectors of the printing industry. Techkon’s innovative color measurement solutions have led to highly successful implementations by leading OEM press manufacturers and large commercial printers, yielding dramatic gains in quality, productivity and cost savings.