Model #: plv-prd

PantoneLIVE Production

For Print & Packaging


With PantoneLIVE Production, leverage pure spectral values for spot colors throughout the production process to ensure accurate and repeatable color regardless of substrate, printing technology or ink types used.

Designed for Print and Packaging

The PantoneLIVE Production - Print and Packaging license allows packaging converters and commercial printers to access a secure, cloud-based repository of common Pantone color libraries and the corresponding dependent color standards based on 34 common printing substrates. The Print and Packaging license syncs with X-Rite's InkFormulation Software, Color iQC and ColorCert Suite, giving your pressroom a closed-loop experience.


  • Reduce makeready effort by targeting realistic packaging colors before going on press
  • Decrease waste in the inkroom 
  • Shorten time to market 
  • Deliver consistent and repeatable color
  • Improve visibility to performance across an increasingly complex supply chain

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  • Save time, money, and rework by showing how colors will appear on the most common packaging materials before artwork goes into production. 
  • Communicate color intent internally or share with production partners to eliminate color risk earlier in the workflow.



PANTONE®, PantoneLIVE and other Pantone trademarks are the property of Pantone LLC. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Pantone is a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated. Licensed under Sun Chemical Corporation. Sun Chemical’s patented technology enables the communication of a consistent, digital description of the desired appearance of a product. – [U.S. Patent Nos. 7,034,960; 7,202,976; 7,268,918; 7,417,764 and their foreign equivalents]. © Pantone LLC, 2017. All rights reserved.

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Digital Color Library Access

This license provides access to the digital Pantone color standards in the PantoneLIVE cloud for the following print and packaging substrates: Flexible packaging, folding cartons, and label, printed using a variety of inks and printing processes.

Internet Connection Yes, for cloud synchronization

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News and Events


Plast 2018

Held in Milan, Italy, Plast 2018 is an international show held for plastic industry. Come visit X-Rite’s booth and see the latest, next-generation of color measurement solutions available.

ISA Sign Expo 2018

Orlando, FL

PACE Europe 2018

Meet with X-Rite Pantone at the 2018 PACE Europe to discuss how you can enhance your color and print quality program for your brand packaging.

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