|Datacolor Conditioner to maintain color consistency|
Mark Peters : March 23th 2007 - 20:02 CET
Datacolor Conditioner to maintain color consistency : Datacolor has announced that Coats plc, the global leader in sewing thread and needlecraft products, will implement the Datacolor Conditioner to maintain color consistency in its global operations. The Conditioner ensures color samples are consistent anywhere in the world by conditioning them at fixed temperature and humidity prior to measurement. As the world’s largest textile and thread manufacturing company, Coats sells products in over 150 countries for industrial and home use. Throughout its 200-year history, the company has established a tradition of landmark innovations in technology and manufacturing processes, many of which have become global industry standards. |
For the past four years, Coats has deployed Datacolor’s industry-leading spectrophotometers to measure colors in various lighting conditions. With Conditioner, Coats will also expedite the development and production of thread coloration by eliminating variability factors caused by differing environmental conditions in more than 60 countries where it has operations.
Datacolor color management solutions
“After extensive testing of different systems, Coats found that the Datacolor Conditioner was robust and reliable to support the rapid conditioning of our standard thread samples,” said Andrew Morgan, technology director for Coats plc. “In terms of cost and performance, we found Conditioner to be the best machine to meet the demands of our global operations, and are pleased to have Datacolor as a supplier of both conditioners and spectrophotometers in our global locations.” With more than 35 years of experience developing award-winning color technology, Datacolor helps companies in a variety of industries find the right color management solutions through its spectrum line of products and services.
Datacolor Conditioner features
• Compact size to fit into any factory, laboratory or office
• Glass inner-door making it easy to see samples without affecting conditioning
• Fast sample conditioning, only 5-10 minutes
• High temperature precision to within 0.5 °C
• Fast recovery time after opening the door, less than four minutes
• Simple installationwith humidity system using tap water
• Reliable, on-site support from Datacolor’s global network of engineers
Datacolor’s global network
“With cutting-edge technology bolstered by Datacolor’s global network of support and development, the Conditioner solution is being deployed by a growing number of key manufacturers across the textile supply chain,” said Michael Thornton, Product Manager for Datacolor Conditioner. “Given Coats’ well-deserved reputation for innovation and efficiency, their decision to use the Conditioner for color management validates Datacolor’s ability to meet the needs of even the most demanding manufacturers.”
Because color matters, leading businesses, creative professionals, and consumers worldwide choose Datacolor’s innovative technology solutions to consistently achieve the right color. A Swiss-held company, Datacolor’s strong worldwide presence encompasses global manufacturing and operational facilities as well as an international strategic network of sales and support offices
About Coats PLC
Coats plc is a global leader in sewing, thread and needlecraft products with more than 24,000 employees engaged in customer service, manufacturing and distribution in 67 countries worldwide. Since 1755 Coats has established a tradition of landmark innovations in products and manufacturing processes, many of which have become global industry standards.