GretagMacbeth Announces Strategic Partnership with Fuji Hunt
Press release from the issuing company
New Windsor, NY, February 26, 2001 – GretagMacbeth, the leading color management solutions provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Fuji Hunt, a leading provider of quality chemical products for the Photographic and Graphic Arts industries. The partnership will integrate GretagMacbeth’s ProfileMaker 3.1 and iCColor into Fuji Hunt’s digital solutions offerings. The partnership enables photoprocessing customers access to a greater variety of color management solutions to increase overall photo, scanning and reproduction quality.
GretagMacbeth’s ProfileMaker 3.1 utilizes innovative color technology to accurately profile all types of devices, including flat panel and CRT displays, scanners and digital cameras, as well as a broad range of output devices, including large format printers. The result is consistent color reproduction from input to monitor to final output. The advent of digital cameras and scanning technology for generating photo CDs has enabled the professional and amateur segments of the photoprocessing market to become more digitally advanced. Fuji Hunt will offer ProfileMaker as part of their first digital solutions to Minilabs and ProLabs.
GretagMacbeth’s iCColor is a versatile strip reader for quick and easy measurement of control strips with densitometric and colorimetric functions in one device is designed for both process control and color management. The iCColor strip reader is supported by Fuji Hunt’s new OASIS Digital Quality Management Software. The combination of iCColor and OASIS Digital Software provides imaging labs with the first complete, quantitative system to monitor the quality of their analog and digital workflows.
“Fuji Hunt customers seeking to implement encompassing color management systems recognize the benefits of a best-of-class approach,” said Greg Kearnan, Director of Marketing, Color Products at Fuji Hunt, “Teaming up with GretagMacbeth to offer ProfileMaker and iCColor to our customer base will enable us to provide the best digital solution for their needs from a range of superior products.”
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