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Digital libraries and pantonelive integrated in the colorsoftware suite

ColorConsulting announces integration of ColorSoftware Suite
with Pantone® Digital libraries and PantoneLIVE™

Saronno, 13/09/2023 – ColorConsulting Srl is delighted to announce a collaborative agreement with Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color tools for designers, . that will enable ColorConsulting customers to seamlessly access the Pantone ecosystem including its extensive color libraries through our color and ink management solution, ColorConsulting ColorSoftware Suite.

This integration empowers ColorConsulting customers to operate globally using a unique database and to effortlessly check spot colors that refer to the latest Pantone digital color standards with exceptional speed and accuracy.

The Pantone digital library master palettes,incorporate the most updated Pantone colors and  will be seamlessly integrated and provided at no cost to all ColorTrack owners with an active URTS (Upgrade & Remote Technical Support) subscription. Moreover, ColorTrack’s will also provide access to  PantoneLIVE,  a cloud-based ecosystem that allows specification and communication of Pantone standards to all stakeholders within your brand’s global supply chain. This integration will allow customers to access the platform and easily retrieve color references tailored to substrate dependence. This integration further enhances color management capabilities, enabling precise color matching and consistency in print production. Thanks to the seamless integration of ColorTrack, PantoneLIVE, and X-Rite’s Ink Formulation Software (IFS)’s shared database, our color and ink workflow stands as one of the best connected in the market.

The ColorSoftware Suite is designed and developed with the primary objective of assisting printers in achieving and maintaining their color and ink quality goals. This comprehensive suite automates the process of achieving precise color matching across presses, shifts, and plants, thereby enhancing quality control. It accelerates and streamlines press-side ink correction, facilitates easy tracking of ink batches, and minimizes ink waste, resulting in greater efficiency and cost savings.

The availability of Pantone Colors to all users of ColorSoftware Suite makes the solution even more valuable by providing the precise digital color definitions that brands rely upon to market their products with the familiarity and consistency consumers expect.  Now print and packaging suppliers that make use of ColorSoftware Suite have the advantage formulating and adjusting Pantone Colors, and optional access to PantoneLIVE Colors for packaging and label applications, in order to meet the precise needs of each print job, inclusive of the process, substrate, and other factors.” said Iain Pike, Pantone’s Senior Global Director of Product and Licensing

We are thrilled to offer our customers the enhanced capabilities that come with the integration of PantoneLIVE into our ColorSoftware Suite,” said Carlo Carnelli, General Manager of ColorConsulting Srl. “This collaboration with Pantone LLC & X-Rite Inc. will not only streamline the printers’ workflow but also support their confidence in delivering outstanding products that align with the industry’s de facto color standard.

ColorConsulting remains committed to continuously improving our solutions and expanding partnerships to deliver cutting-edge technology and world-class services to our esteemed clients.

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ColorConsulting is a consulting firm based in Italy and USA working internationally serving packaging and commercial printers, ink and printing press manufacturers and various other OEMs. The company’s comprehensive services encompass consulting, training, software development, lab tests and repairs.

At its core, ColorConsulting is dedicated to fostering the technological and professional advancement of its customers in the realms of color and quality control and optimization. To ensure a steadfast commitment to this objective and uphold the highest international standards, ColorConsulting maintains active memberships in significant graphic associations. Additionally, the company’s general manager, Carlo Carnelli, holds the esteemed position of an expert level contributor to ISO TC130 working groups, solidifying their expertise and influence in the industry.

A notable division within ColorConsulting is the custom software development unit, which designs tailored solutions for the printing industry, catering precisely to the unique needs of individual customers. Among these solutions, the ColorSoftware Suite takes center stage, encompassing essential modules like ColorTrack, ColorAnalytics, InkWeigh, and ColorConnector, empowering businesses to streamline their color management processes and optimize printing operations efficiently.

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Pantone provides the universal language of color that enables color-critical decisions through every stage of the workflow for brands and manufacturers. More than 10 million designers and producers around the world rely on Pantone products and services to help define, communicate and control color from inspiration to realization – leveraging advanced X-Rite technology to achieve color consistency across various materials and finishes for graphics, fashion and product design. 

  1. Pantone Standards feature digital and physical color specification and workflow tools. 
  2. The Pantone Color Institute™ provides customized color standards, brand identity and product color consulting as well as trend forecasting inclusive of Pantone Color of the Year, Fashion Runway Color Trend Reports, color psychology and more. 
  3. Pantone B2B Licensing incorporates the Pantone Color System into different products and services, enabling licensees to communicate and reproduce certified Pantone values and improve efficiencies for their users. 
  4. Pantone Lifestyle brings color and design together across apparel, home, and accessories. 

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