The Best Color Management Training Options

Color management cannot be avoided. All design applications and print production (DFE/RIP) softwares are built around ICC color management, and though you may be able to run from it… you can’t hide. Your options come down to either fully understanding how it works, ultimately saving you time and money, or…

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…

Caldera PrimeCenter

Caldera’s prepress automation solution, PrimeCenter, helps wide format digital printers optimize job preparation for printing.

EFI Fiery XF 7.2 New Features

EFI Fiery XF 7.2 New Features

New EFI Fiery XF Version 7.2 scheduled to release Summer 2020. New updates focus on color technology advancements, Fiery Edge profiling technology, new measurement instrument support, and much more.

Category 5 | Alder Color Assurance Program enhances color processes

Alder Color Assurance Program enhances color processes Helping a large-format print company dial in their processes to improve control and profiles, reduce costs of printing proofs, and verify their colors and abilities. Interior print project created by Category 5 for Icon Contract space. Meet the client. category 5 Category 5…

What is an ICC Profile?

What is an ICC Profile?

ICC PROFILES explained….by Bill Owen – Lead Color Specialist at Alder Color Solutions There are several types of ICC profiles depending on the kind of equipment that you wish to characterize. We will use input profiles for capture devices such as scanners and cameras. Monitor profiles that will allow the…

Did you know that there are two expiration dates on Epson Aqueous inks?

Epson says that their inks are produced with very tight process control standards. They are formulated by a team of more than 200 color specialists! These inks are rated to be colorfast for more than 200 years. So why do you need to worry about the expiration dates? The reality…

How to Match Multiple Printers

Calibration of a single printing device is not always the easiest task, so it’s perhaps no surprise that matching multiple printers to each other is a significant challenge. With the rise of digital printing, our commercial printing customers frequently ask: “What is the best way to profile multiple devices of…

Print Management Case Study: How One Customer Achieves Global Color Control

  A couple of years ago I was working with a well-established company in Pennsylvania that specializes in “museum quality” art and photography books. They were considering several titles for their first Asia production attempt, but the company was concerned the quality that their reputation was built upon would not…