Best Practices: Color Formulation to Match Color Standards More Efficiently

When formulating the color of dye, ink, paint, plastic, or other materials, standardized procedures and conditions are required to match standards through a more efficient process. This involves identifying variables within your laboratory or production process, establishing a controlled environment, and defining conditions and 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. Learn more >

How Humans Name Colors

Despite enormous differences in human languages, researchers have long thought there are patterns behind how certain things receive their names. In particular, they’ve noticed similarities in how colors are given terms. There have been theories in the past, but testing the hypotheses has proven difficult. One theory proposed by anthropologist Brent Berlin and linguist Paul Kay states that colors are named in a certain order, so that if a language only has three color words, observers can automatically know which colors those are for. Read more >

Why You Should Use Our Colibri Color Management Software

When working with colors, no matter your role or client, you need to ensure that you’re managing them correctly. For example, brand colors need to be a uniform shade across a variety of materials and screens that may make them appear different, even if just slightly. There is a lot to keep track of, like color specification, production and color communication. Konica Minolta Sensing’s Colibri Color Management Suite can help. Learn More >

What Is Gloss And How Do You Measure It?

What do a shiny clean car and a fresh manicure have in common? They both have an irresistible shine that catches the eye! What do we have to thank for this lustrous glow? Gloss. Gloss is the attribute of surfaces that causes them to have a shiny or metallic appearance. Just as color speaks to the mind, gloss does too. Whether it is the magazines we read or the cars we drive, no one can deny the appeal of a glossy surface. Read more >

Color & Appearance Seminar >
The Color & Appearance Seminar covers the fundamentals of color science and the elements of an effective color process within research and manufacturing environments.

February 21, 2017  Evansville, IN
March 21, 2017  Glencoe, IL

Color & Light Seminar
The Language of Color, Appearance and Light is an educational seminar that will improve your understanding of lighting, color science, and measurement.

March 14, 2017 – Suffern, NY

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

> How Humans Name Colors

> Why You Should Use Our Colibri Color Management Software

> What Is Gloss And How Do You Measure It?

Colibri® Color Management Suite

Colibri® color management suite assists designers, brand owners, brand management companies, manufacturers and suppliers to manage, specify, communicate and produce color. Using a single central database the software platform enables you to customize with modules and add-ons pertinent to the needs of your business. Learn more >

CM-3700A State of the Art Spectrophotometer

Built for performance and reliability, Konica Minolta Sensing's CM-3700A is a state-of-the-art bench-top spectrophotometer designed to evaluate the color and appearance of solid, translucent, transparent, and fluorescent samples small to large in size. Watch video >

Color & Appearance Trade-In Promotion

Through March 31, 2017 trade-in your Konica Minolta or competitive Color Measurement Instrument for up to $4,000 towards the purchase of a new model. Learn more >

SCIFT Supplier’s Night Expo 2017
March 8, 2017
Anaheim, CA

The annual SCIFT Supplier’s Night Expo affords companies serving all segments of the food industry an opportunity to showcase products and exchange information with purchasers in the Southern California region. Konica Minolta Sensing Americas will be in attendance to answer any question related to our color reading equipment. Event information >

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2017
May 2 -3, 2017
New York, NY

Boasting the highest attended event serving this sector on the East Coast, Suppliers’ Day 2017 will expand its footprint at the Javits Convention Center and certainly increase its reach into the heart of the global beauty and fashion community that resides in NYC and the immediate surrounding areas. Event information >

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