GMG to Showcase Complete Packaging Prototyping System Offering Industry Leading Color Accuracy at Color ‘19
Monday, January 14, 2019
Press release from the issuing company
The Epson SureColor® S80600 with GMG Color Technology and a Prototyping Substrate Line Delivers New Color Accuracy and Productivity Benchmarks
Hingham, Mass. – GMG, the leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, today announced it will be participating in the Color ’19 conference showcasing a complete package proofing solution featuring the Epson SureColor S80600 with GMG OpenColor Technology. The bundle solution closes the gap between traditional prototyping and contract quality proofing and has already been adopted by many of the major prepress suppliers in the industry. This solution, when fully implemented, makes the existing prototyping solutions immediately obsolete.
“Previous prototyping solutions from GMG and others, could create prototypes that only resembled the final product” according to Paulo Monteiro, VP Sales GMG Americas. “We have been delivering prototyping solutions based on eco-solvent and UV printers for years, but these solutions always fell short of the color quality and final product appearance that was needed. The GMG solution, based on the Epson SureColor S80600, coupled with GMG OpenColor and our complete line of prototyping substrates, can finally create prototypes that look and feel exactly like the final product”
This new benchmark in quality is the result of the combination of groundbreaking performance of the Epson SureColor S80600 printer, the incredible power of GMG OpenColor and GMG ColorProof software and the most complete line of JetComp packaging substrates available today. A closer look at each of these components illustrates how this solution finally closes the gap between the prototype and the final product.
Epson SureColor S80600
GMG OpenColor and GMG ColorProof
The final piece of the prototyping puzzle is the wide variety of substrates needed to meet the needs of the complex world of packaging today. GMG together with JetComp offers 27 different prototyping substrates including multiple shrink films, folding carton materials, metallic films, adhesive backed substrates, ‘invisible’ clear materials and even transfer films for making prototypes on the actual press materials. The GMG materials share a common ink receptive surface that makes it easy to switch between multiple substrates without time consuming and complex media calibration processes. All of the media calibration tools needed are managed by GMG OpenColor within the GMG prototyping solution.
“The Epson SureColor S80600 is an exceptional printer,” adds Monteiro. “GMG believes that it’s the ideal solution when paired with GMG color technology. GMG finally closes the gap between contract proofing and prototyping, helping set attainable expectations on press. This is critical for achieving profitability in the highly competitive packaging marketplace.”
At Color ’19, GMG—a conference platinum sponsor—GMG will showcase samples produced by this system on its table.
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