One Click Color Verification – without spending big money.

by Bill Owen – Alder Color Solutions, Senior Color Technician Have you ever wondered how accurate your inkjet proof is compared to what’s in the art file that was supplied to you by your customer? Here’s a simple trick with a simple and affordable device. The Spectro1 from Variable available…

Adobe and Pantone to Part Ways. What You Gonna Do?

You’ve probably already heard that Adobe and Pantone have agreed to disagree. There’s a question of why (which I believe is probably money-related), but the bigger question is, What are you going to do when the Pantone libraries aren’t included in Adobe Creative Cloud apps anymore? Many people and companies are…

Best Remote Print & Color Solutions of 2021

A look back at Alder Color Solution’s top remote-based services and solutions of the year. With a sweeping pandemic introduced in 2020, the year 2021 proved to bring on new challenges for businesses. From COVID variants, widespread weather disasters, to a global supply chain and shipping crisis, businesses have had…

Print & Color Innovations of 2021

Print & Color Innovations of 2021

With 2021 ending, a new year brings opportunity for growth for businesses in the printing industry. Looking back at some of the top print and color innovations introduced in 2021, we can look forward to greater efficiency, process optimization, and final product quality in digital print. Improving Technologies In the…

Alder Color Solutions announces new strategic partnership with Fluid Color

New partnership combines certified color IT solutions with wide-format, digital UV inkjet print technologies Portland, OR, April 21, 2021: Alder Color Solutions is pleased to announce its new partnership with Fluid Color as a premier strategic partner, providing certified color IT solutions to customers nationwide, with exclusive rights to market…

Alder Color Solutions announced as exclusive distributor for ChromaChecker’s individual color conformance inspectors

Portland, OR, March 23, 2021: Alder Color Solutions in partnership with ChromaChecker, has been selected as the exclusive distributor of ChromaChecker’s individual inspector tools. The premier inspector tools found within ChromaChecker’s Color Conformance Platform can now be individually purchased, with a monthly or annual subscription, through the Alder Color Assurance Program.

How to find neutral gray paint

How to find neutral gray paint

I needed to paint a color viewing area a particular neutral gray color. One might think this is an easy task but it really is not. Now, there is at least one company that makes paint specifically for this, in different shades of gray (Munsell N5, N7, N8), but they…

Skylab Media’s dramatic improvements in prepress

Skylab Media’s dramatic improvements in prepress

SkyLab Media LLC solves prepress challenges with Alder Remote Support Delivering expert color management services to local Portland prepress company Meet the client. skylab media llc Skylab Media has been providing pre-press solutions for companies across Portland, OR since January of 2020, and is rapidly making a name for itself…

STARZ Entertainment | Achieving color accuracy with Alder Color Solutions

STARZ Entertainment | Achieving color accuracy with Alder Color Solutions

STARZ Entertainment achieves color accuracy with Alder Color Solutions Delivering expert color management services for almost a decade to leading global media and entertainment company Courtesy of: https://deadline.com/2018/09/starz-international-digital-networks-appointments-1202457402/ Meet the client. STARZ Entertainment STARZ Entertainment (a Lionsgate company) is a leading global media and entertainment company that produces and distributes…