Modern print shops offer a mix of technologies with flexographic and digital presses running side by side and spot colours ‘mixed’ on-press, using a fixed ink set. Colour management has become mandatory and encompasses every technology within the business, from proofing to digital and flexo printing.
Getting onto colour quickly with ColoRecipe tools for digital and flexo is the primary way to exponentially increase margins, press productivity, and eliminate waste and rejections.
Acme Graphics provides an entirely cloud-based service that uses patented technologies to get presses running new or repeat jobs in record time. CEO, Hauke Liefferink, describes Acme Colour Cloud as a complete cloud-based colour system for modern print shops that doesn’t lock print service providers into a single digital or conventional press manufacturer. This means that they can confidently utilise the most efficient press for the job and run-length at hand.
‘Our MultiGamut digital colour system mixes spot colours from the best possible three to seven colour process ink builds. It is a single unifying colour system for printing, with a fixed ink set on both digital and flexo presses. Press quality control and verification is enabled and contract proofing is possible on site, showing what spot colour simulations (CMYKOGV) truly look like on both types of presses. This is a “one system for all” approach,’ Hauke concludes.