CMYK Distributors, Inc. will be demonstrating the latest advances in waste reduction technology and pressroom automation at their booths, 969 & 970, at Print ‘13 in Chicago, IL on September 8 – 12, 2013. Pressroom automation and waste reduction technology are key to efficiency, profitability, and sustainability. Tradeshow attendees will be able to witness firsthand the benefits of InkZone and will learn how the latest enhancements to the InkZone product line can automate their pressroom, bringing even older, legacy printing presses into the 21st century.
The InkZone product line delivers state-of-the-art ink key presetting technology for almost all offset presses via network and the first closed-loop color solution for digital ink control on offset presses from all leading press manufacturers. The InkZone suite of solutions is a valuable enhancement to any pressroom interested in innovative products and services designed to automate, reduce waste, and increase productivity. Featuring the ability to monitor trends and track job history, utilization of a rollback feature to revert ink key positioning, and the creation of ink key preset linearization curves based on measurement data, InkZone enables commercial printers to realize substantially shorter makeready time and a remarkable reduction in paper waste, paired with considerably-improved color quality. InkZone’s BestMatch feature for controlling color on press based on LAB/Delta E allows press operators to achieve and maintain the entire sheet within the specified tolerances. With InkZone, the accuracy of the data being sent to the press is consistent, enabling customers to achieve run-to color more quickly than ever before.
Taking comprehensive quality color control to the next level, InkZone Instrument Flight by System Brunner is the premium upgraded product solution for InkZone for color verification, process diagnosis, and quality assessment, allowing users to harness the power of the world’s leading closed-loop instrumentation with the most sophisticated technology in standardization and printing process verification. Color control with the priority on color/gray balance leads to optimal color consistency with a high level of automation. InkZone Instrument Flight by System Brunner safeguards the print results in accordance with international standardization concepts (Globalstandard®, ISO/PSO, G7®) and rates print quality based on System Brunner’s 5-Star quality rating system. Moreover, the system permits extensive print process diagnosis in real time that enables problems with the process or materials to be recognized and resolved at an early stage. Key benefits of InkZone Instrument Flight by System Brunner include:
- Optimal color consistency
- Better harmony between human color perception and control software:The most comprehensive Industry standards
- Quality rating with the System Brunner 5-Star Score
- The most comprehensive printing process diagnosis
- Permanent training tool, optimized communication between the prepress and printing operations