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KODAK Color Management Tech And Tools Integrated With Artwork Systems' NEXUS Workflow

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Rochester, N.Y., June 28 -- Commercial and packaging printers seeking an improved workflow process that delivers accurate, consistent color from concept to output now have a new solution—KODAK color management technology and tools integrated with Artwork Systems’ NEXUS workflow. KODAK color management tools make it easy to achieve control in creating predictable, accurate and quality color throughout the workflow, while NEXUS serves as Artwork Systems’ comprehensive high-end workflow solution for maximizing productivity. KODAK integrates NEXUS into its complete portfolio of workflow solutions for DI presses, computer-to-plate (CtP) output, and proofing. The workflow also integrates KODAK’s REALTIMEPROOF and MATCHPRINT Virtual Proof high-resolution online proofing solutions, and is now offered as Artwork Systems’ XProof solution. “KODAK color management and online proofing tools combined with the NEXUS workflow offers customers proven powerful technologies for creating an efficient, color managed workflow,” said Yehuda Messinger, Platform General Manager – Color and Software Solutions, KPG. “By enhancing color quality and shortening production and proofing cycles, this solution helps customers save time, reduce costs, and increase profitability. We are pleased to partner with Artwork Systems on this color workflow solution.” Initially available in the United States and Canada, the Artwork Systems NEXUS workflow with KODAK color management tools delivers improved color conversions, color matching and stability on supported output devices. The easy to use solution offers many functions including specific features for conversions of CMYK to CMYK, improved inkjet color matching output, high quality ICC profiles for industry standard print conditions, and destination ICC profiles for supported output devices. KODAK color management tools also include a color adjuster utility that allows users to adjust source and destination profiles to more closely match actual printing conditions. “KODAK color management tools take the NEXUS workflow to the next level of color integrity,” said Dennis Mehta, President and CEO, Artwork Systems Inc. “The addition of XProof, powered by KODAK’s REALTIMEPROOF and MATCHPRINT Virtual Proof, further enhances our workflow offering. Our customers appreciate the ability to customize a solution that meets their particular requirements for a simple, effective and reliable color workflow.”