Datacolor Provides Color Matching for Jotun
The Datacolor Match Pigment Software will be used in Jotun's 38 facilities.
Datacolor® will provide color matching solution for Jotun’s 38 production facilities worldwide, the company said in a press release.
For color professionals in paints, pigments and plastics, Datacolor’s Match Pigment software offers superior first-shot matches with powerful tools to optimize the cost and quality of recipes, according to the press release.
“Datacolor was superior in current available functionality of Match Pigment software and superior in responses to Jotun’s specific requirements,” said Dr. Sebastian Schäfer, Jotun project manager, Color Matching. “After three years of deep technical evaluation, we can say that Datacolor is offering the best software and instruments for our needs. Besides, Datacolor provides an excellent worldwide support, and has proven to be a reliable partner.”
According to DataColor, the key benefits of the Match Pigment software are:
Excellent correction results
Optimized formulas for cost and quality requirements
Improved efficiency with centralized color management
Streamlined production with one complete solution for every step of the color process.
“We provide color matching services to many decorative paint manufacturers, where time and matching quality is crucial.” said Rik Mertens, global application manager Datacolor, “We worked very close with the R&D department of Jotun to make sure the new functionality was meeting their needs. Datacolor color matching algorithms provided reliable prediction of difficult shades resulting in formulas with small color differences (Delta E), low metamerism and correct contrast ratio values.”
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