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Color-Logic and Vivid Laminating Technologies Bring Economical Digital Foiling to Every Digital Printer

West Chester, Ohio, USA; June 2017—Color-Logic--the leader in metallic color communication and decorative effects--has partnered with Vivid Laminating Technologies--the leading European manufacturer of laminating equipment. As a result of the partnership, any color digital printer can now produce 250 different metallic colors from a single roll of foil, using the Color-Logic Design Suite and the award-winning Vivid Matrix Digital Foiling and Laminating System. Vivid offers both silver and rainbow holographic foils for this purpose.

Discussing the technique, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves commented: "The partnership of Color-Logic and Vivid Laminating Technologies enables any CMYK digital printer to produce 250 different metallic foil hues and gradations with their existing inks and toners. The attention-commanding brilliance of conventional cold foil is enhanced by the many Color-Logic special effects available to designers, and the simplicity of the Vivid system makes digital foiling available to anyone with a digital printer. The key benefit of the Color-Logic and Vivid partnership lies in the ability of printers to produce higher margin products with their current equipment, as well as attracting profitable new customers."

Vivid Laminating Technologies was voted 2016 Supplier of the Year by the British Association for Print and Communication. Vivid is the leading European designer and manufacturer of digital foiling and laminating systems, supplying to the printing industry for more than 30 years, and exporting to more than 50 countries worldwide. For more information, visit
www.vivid-online.com or call +44-1530-510946. 
Color-Logic develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications.  Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results.  Color-Logic decorative effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment.  Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media. 

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New Color-Logic Videos Detail Anti-Counterfeiting Techniques for Brands Using Digital Print

West Chester, Ohio, USA; May 2017—Color-Logic--the leader in metallic color communication and decorative effects--has released two new videos showing how designers can create anti-counterfeiting effects when using digital. Discussing the technique, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves commented: "The Color-Logic technology has always enabled brands to impart the WOW factor to their products, as well as provide brands with quicker time-to-market and more economical press runs. Now, Color-Logic enables brands of all sizes to implement a first level of security using white and CMYK ink sets on digital presses." Richard Ainge, Color-Logic CTO, added: "Color-Logic variable metallic data executed on a digital press can provide brands of all sizes with not only personalization, but a first level of anti-counterfeiting security as well. Color-Logic design tools, together with commonly used variable data tools like XMPie or HP Smart Stream Designer, easily provides brands with basic anti-counterfeiting features. The Color-Logic system eliminates the need for white ink masks, so every label, carton, shrink sleeve, coupon, or other marketing piece printed on a reflective substrate can include variable metallic features."

The two anti-counterfeiting videos are available on the Color-Logic website at
www.color-logic.com/newspr/security, or may be requested at brands@color-logic.com.
 
Color-Logic develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications.  Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results.  Color-Logic decorative effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment.  Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media. 

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Color-Logic Announces Coming Exhibitions

West Chester, Ohio, USA; April 2017—Color-Logic has announced the various worldwide exhibitions where its technology may be seen in the coming months. Discussing the graphic arts shows with Color-Logic demonstrations, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves commented: "Printers around the world are learning how licensing the Color-Logic process leads to increased sales and profits, as well as satisfied repeat customers. At shows being held over the next three months, the Color-Logic technology will be demonstrated by numerous press manufacturers, technology vendors, and distribution partners."

ForthcomIng exhibitions with Color-Logic demonstrations:

April 6-8 Graphics Canada Toronto, Canada
Demonstrations by Ricoh

April 20-22 International Sign Expo 2017 Las Vegas, USA
Demonstrations by SA International, Roland DGA, Mutoh, and RTape

May 1-2 Flexographic Technical Association Phoenix, USA
Demonstrations by Creative Edge, Domino, HP Indigo, MarkAndy. and Smiley Color

May 8-12 FESPA 2017 Hamburg, Germany
Demonstrations by Kernow and Ricoh

May 17-20 EXPOGRAFICA 2017 Guadalajara, Mexico
Demonstrations by Enfoque Digital and Masterpiece Graphics

June 20-23 Printech Moscow, Russia
Demonstrations by Ricoh 

Color-Logic develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications.  Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results.  Color-Logic decorative effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment.  Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media. 

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SAi Flexi software awarded global certification for Color-Logic’s Process Metallic Color System™

SAi Flexi software awarded global certification for Color-Logic’s Process Metallic Color System™ – Accreditation represents accelerated productivity, higher-quality output and reduced production costs for users


Salt Lake City, Utah, USA – SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the professional sign making, wide-format digital printing and CAD/CAM for CNC machining industries, has announced that its industry-leading Flexi software has been fully certified by leading color communication systems manufacturer, Color-Logic, for use with its Process Metallic Color System™ for the wide format and sign markets.

As Color-Logic’s flagship product, Process Metallic Color System™ allows users to easily incorporate complex metallic colors into wide format prints. With the certification of SAi Flexi 11 and 12 for use with all metallic-capable inkjet printers, print providers can produce a host of applications, including posters, billboards and premium signage. This represents a haul of benefits, in particular the assurance of accelerated productivity, higher-quality output and reduced production costs by reducing mistakes.

“Typically, workflows are constrained to CMYK, making the preparation of a metallic job quite laborious,” explains Dean Derhak, Product Marketing Director at SAi. “Thanks to the partnership, customers can seamlessly allocate the metallic components early in the design phase using Process Metallic Color System™ with the confidence that Flexi will accurately output this to the printer.”

The more streamlined design-to-print process allows wide format print providers to dramatically reduce the time-consuming manual steps required, crucially accelerating their turnaround time.

Enhanced competitive edge through extended applications offering

In addition to an optimized workflow, the ability to offer premium metallic print applications enables companies to differentiate their signage and stand-out from the crowd.

“The capability to extend their business offering to include specialist, attention-grabbing prints enables print service providers to elevate existing projects to new heights and differentiate their service offering from the competition,” says Derhak. “In doing so, users strengthen their ability to retain existing clients as well as maintain their competitive edge.”

This latest certification by Color-Logic follows the recent accreditation of SAi’s Flexi and PhotoPrint RIP software with Color-Logic’s Touch7 extended colour gamut system.

SAi’s Flexi software is fully certified for Color-Logic’s Process Metallic Color System™

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Notes to editors: To download the original press release and the accompanying images, please use the following Internet address: http://www.bespoke.co.uk/sai-flexi-software-awarded-global-certification-color-logics-process-metallic-color-system/

About SA International (SAi)
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, SA International (SAi) is recognized as a global leader in providing complete, professional software solutions from design to production for the signmaking, digital printing, screen-printing and CNC machining industries. SAi Flexi ranks as the world’s number one software for signmaking and is found on more wide-format printers than any other RIP. In addition, the company is one of the leaders in the CNC machining market with its EnRoute CAD/CAM software. SAi is also the founding sponsor of the International Sign and Printmakers Guild, a member-led organization designed to help sign and print providers grow their businesses and reduce costs.

SAi has a loyal and well-distributed network of resellers around the world with over 100,000 customers in more than 50 countries and enjoys strong OEM relationships with industry leaders. As well the USA, SAi also has offices in Brussels, Belgium; São Paulo, Brazil; Pune, India; Shanghai and Hong Kong, China and Tokyo, Japan.

For further information, please visit: www.ThinkSAi.com or contact:

Jonathan Wake / Mansha Haurdhan
Bespoke
T: +44 1737 215 200
jonathanw@bespoke.co.uk
mansha@bespoke.co.uk
 

Color-Logic develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications.  Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results.  Color-Logic decorative effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment.  Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media. 

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Screen Truepress Jet L350UV Certified by Color-Logic

West Chester, Ohio, USA; February 2016—Color-Logic has announced the certification of the Screen Truepress Jet L350UV digital label press. Discussing the certification, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves commented: "Screen has an excellent reputation for producing superior print quality by controlling and utilizing print head technology, and the samples supplied for certification demonstrate what brands can do to differentiate labels and packaging. The use of Color-Logic technology at the design stage, together with Screen white and CMYK inks, enables converters to differentiate brand customers from their competition."

Long time printing industry analyst Frank Romano, reviewing the Color-Logic prints produced on the Truepress Jet L350UV for his WhatTheyThink video series, noted the importance for label manufacturers and convertors to bring value to the sheet, commenting, "This is the kind of thing that will sell a lot of print." Link to movie:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgP57vlrI0g

To receive a Color-Logic print sample produced on the Truepress Jet L350UV press, contact your local Screen demo center or Color-Logic at info@Color-Logic.
  Color-Logic develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications.  Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results.  Color-Logic decorative effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment.  Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media. 

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