Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Color Trends and Technology Newsletter

Automated Color Measurements

3 Reasons Why Automated Color Measurements Rock

Within the production process, waste and rework are common problems that significantly affect productivity and operational costs. This often results from the inability to evaluate the color of products continuously and monitor accurate data in real time, increasing the time it takes workers to identify and correct out-of-spec product. A strong focus for many organizations has been on automating their processes to increase uptime and decrease errors, particularly with increasing pressure to meet operational goals with fewer resources. Learn more >


Unproductive at Work
Unproductive at Work? The Colors within Your Environment Might Be to Blame

Distracted, agitated, or not getting work done efficiently? The colors within your work environment might have something to do with it. According to research, perception of color has been shown to affect productivity and performance. Read more >


Why the Leaves Change Color in Fall
Why the Leaves Change Color in Fall

As the days become shorter and the nights become cooler, Mother Nature begins to prepare herself for the winter months. The leaves on trees transform from shades of green to a colorful palette of yellows, oranges, and reds before eventually falling off onto the ground. What some may not know, however, is that many of these autumn hues are there in the summer months too. Read more >


In Case You Missed It...

Same Instrument Models, Different Color Measurement Results?

When coordinating the color of a product or sample internally or throughout the supply chain, measurements of the object’s color are often performed by two or more instruments. Measurement results between instruments can still vary significantly even when using the same model as another department or facility, however. This article discusses how to minimize these differences in measurement results internally and throughout the supply chain. Learn more >

Same Instrument Models, Different Color Measurement Results

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December 4, 2014 - Louisville, KY



November 2014 Edition

> 3 Reasons Why Automated Color Measurements Rock

> Unproductive at Work? The Colors within Your Environment Might Be to Blame

> Why the Leaves Change Color in Fall

> Same Instrument Models, Different Color Measurement Results?


Product Spotlight

NC-1 In-line Color Monitoring and Control System

NC-1 In-line Color Monitoring & Control System

The NC-1 is an automated, non-contact system built to measure the color of products continuously and accurately as they move down the production line. This high-speed system notifies users in real time when out-of-spec color is detected to eliminate rejects and rework. Learn more >

Video Spotlight

Language of Color, Appearance and Light Seminar Video

Language of Color, Appearance, and Light Seminar

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

Trade Shows

NPE2015: Plastics Showcase
Booth #38026 - March 23 - 27, 2015

At Booth #38026, Konica Minolta Sensing will exhibit high performance color measurement and color control solutions. These solutions enable users to standardize, formulate, evaluate, and control the color of their plastic products faster and more efficiently. Event information >


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