Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Color trends and Technology Newsletter

Welcome to the new Color Trends & Technology newsletter

Color Matching

Best Practices: Color Formulation to Match Color Standards More Efficiently

When formulating the color of materials, standardized procedures and conditions are required to match standards through a more efficient process. This involves establishing a controlled environment and defining methods to ensure formulation results maintain accuracy and consistency. In addition, precise color measurement instrumentation and sophisticated formulation software are required to get the color correct the first time or with minimal waste and time. Read more >


Self-Tanned Skin Color Analysis
Underneath the Color of Self-Tanned Skin

Did you know that the same chemical reaction that gives beer its brown color can also give our skin a temporary “tan” color? Learn more >


Plastics Webinar
Webinar: How to Control the Color of Plastic More Efficiently Using SPC

In this webinar, viewers will take away practical methods for applying Six Sigma DMAIC methodology to discover and correct critical issues affecting the color quality of plastic materials, leading to improved efficiency, product consistency, and reduced waste. Register now >


In Case You Missed It...

Sample Preparation and Presentation Best Practices

To accurately measure the color of your samples, standardized procedures are required. This includes preparing and presenting the samples the same for each instrumental measurement reading. This article lists preparation and presentation best practices to achieve more accurate and consistent results when measuring the color of your samples. Read more >

Sample Preparation and Presentation Best Practices

Color & Appearance Seminar >
Color & Appearance seminars cover the fundamentals of color science and the elements to an effective color process within research and manufacturing environments. Each attendee will leave with a solid understanding of color and the components required for evaluating, communicating, and controlling color to meet standards and organizational goals more efficiently.

September 23, 2014 - Minneapolis, MN
September 25, 2014 - Cedar Rapids, IA


Physical & Chemical Properties Analysis Seminar >
Join Konica Minolta Sensing Americas and Mettler Toledo for an exclusive seminar discussing the analysis of color, density, refractive index, and pH levels in food, flavor, fragrance, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical applications. This educational seminar will enhance each guest’s knowledge of evaluating a sample’s physical and chemical properties through an efficient and streamlined process to produce high quality products.

September 18, 2014 - Edison, NJ
October 29, 2014 - Boston, MA



August 2014 Edition

> Best Practices: Color Formulation to Match Color Standards More Efficiently

> Underneath the Color of Self-Tanned Skin

> Webinar: How to Control the Color of Plastic More Efficiently Using SPC

> Sample Preparation and Presentation Best Practices


Product Spotlight

Colibri ColorMatch Software

Colibri ColorMatch Software

Colibri ColorMatch software calculates recipes to match and correct the color of opaque, translucent, and transparent materials in the lab and production, reducing waste and time. Learn more >

Video Spotlight

CM-3700A Spectrophotometer Video

CM-3700A Spectrophotometer for Measuring and Formulating Color

Built for performance and reliability, the CM-3700A Spectrophotometer is a high-end bench-top measurement instrument designed to precisely evaluate the color and appearance of opaque, transparent, translucent, and fluorescent samples. Watch video >

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