Color Management Case Studies

One of the many benefits of working closely with our customers is that we have the opportunity to help implement unique and creative color workflows. We share this information with you in our case studies, so you can discover how others are managing their color, the feedback they’re receiving from their customers, and the impact to their financial success. Whether it’s a hot tip or a new way of doing business, start your search below to see what you can learn from companies like yours. 


Clear packaging color expectations for Soap & Glory

Read how X-Rite digital color solutions enabled No7 Beauty Company to set clear color expectations for Soap & Glory packaging across the supply chain.


X-Rite ColorCert Helps Asda Improve Color and Consistency Quality Scores up to 200%

Learn how ColorCert has helped Asda and their preferred printers achieve significant time and cost savings and deliver brand presence and quality reassurance on the shelf.


Home Hardware Increases First Time Colour Matches by 80%

Port Stanley Home Hardware used to color match by eye. Since choosing i1 Paint to measure customer samples, paint counter associates are achieving faster, more accurate colour matches.


X-Rite Auto-Scan Helps Ciani Artigrafiche Reduce Make Ready by 50%

“Quality is not a goal but a standard.” – Marco Ciani, Owner Artigrafiche, after implementing X-Rite eXact Auto-Scan as part of a closed loop solution.


X-Rite Solutions Help Perfetti Van Melle Improve Color Deviation and Align Their Supply Chain

When it comes to color quality, Perfetti Van Melle turned to X-Rite to help them develop a print quality program to achieve brand consistency on shelves around the world.


Diamond Vogel Improves Color Match Accuracy by 65%

X-Rite MetaVue helps Diamond Vogel formulators spend less time training, more time formulating, and has already reduced waste by 35% in just 18 months.


X-Rite eXact Auto-Scan Helps J&R Graphics Work “Faster, Better, Cheaper, Period.”

J&R Graphic added the eXact Auto-Scan to their workflow and cut their make ready in half!

California Paints

MetaVue: An Investment with Fast ROI for California Paints

California Paints dramatically improves the process to color perfection with MetaVue, one of the best color measurement instruments they’ve ever seen.


Bottling Company Enhances Water Bottle Packaging with X-Rite-Driven Color and Print Quality Program

Read this case study to learn how this bottling company has significantly reduced the need for on-site press checks for its packaging, and all suppliers are now meeting or exceeding a ColorCert minimum score of 50.

Pilot Marketing Group and eXact Scan

Pilot Marketing Group and eXact Scan

Learn how the Pilot Marketing Group achieved: delivery of accurate and consistent data and consistency of 0.2 ∆E measuring the same target 50 times.


Manufacture d’Histoires des Deux-Ponts

French printer Manufacture d’Histoires des Deux-Ponts adopts closed-loop color control to optimize its offset press.

UNIMAC Ups its Color Game with X-Rite Technology and Services

UNIMAC Improves Color

UNIMAC improves its level of quality and consistency, and reduces the overall amount of waste in time and materials to meet internal and customer expectations.


T&N Printing Takes All the Guesswork Out of Color

Read this case study to learn how T&N Printing, a reputable offset printer, has reduced make-ready by 66% by presetting ink keys using IntelliTrax and Rutherford closed-loop system


Home Hardware Reimagined Paint Color Matching with MetaVue™

Learn how a Home Hardware store used MetaVue to measure the most difficult paint matching samples with 50% more accuracy and ease of use than other models.


True Value Enhances Paint Department with MetaVue™

Learn how True Value used MetaVue, a non-contact imaging spectrophotometer, to reduce mis-tints and increase the confidence of paint counter associates for accurately matching paint.


Global Beverage Company Regains Control of Their Brand Colors

Adding ColorCert, Extended Color Gamut printing and eXact spectrophotometers to their Color and Print Quality Program enabled this company to finally achieve accurate colors on packaging.


How X-Rite Helped a Multi-Site Packaging Converter to Achieve a Better Score with ColorCert ScoreCard Server

Multi-site packaging converter boosts quality, consistency with X-Rite end-to-end color management solutions.

Erasing Graffiti in the City of Los Angeles

Erasing Graffiti in the City of Los Angeles

Removing graffiti is a never-ending job in the City of Los Angeles. The City repainted more than 37 million square feet of graffiti in 2014. This required partnering with 14 contractors, primarily non-profit organizations.

X-Rite IntelliTrax Helps Scottish Book Printer

X-Rite IntelliTrax Helps Book Printer Bell & Bain

The Glasgow academic book and journal printer Bell & Bain was founded by James Bell and Andrew Bain in 1831. The respected operation is one of the few Scottish academic printers to have survived the centuries to thrive in today’s ultra-competitive market.


CPG Company Gets to Market 4X Faster

This global CPG company has proven ROI of their enhanced Color and Print Quality Program that now leverages X-Rite Pantone’s color management software, hardware and services.


Stayton Ace Hardware Drives Customer Satisfaction with MetaVue™

Learn how MetaVue has helped the paint counter at the Stayton Ace Hardware store make their customer desires a reality, resulting in increased paint revenue and reduced costs due to mistints.

Barry Harris Studio and Pazazz Printing

Photography and Print - Teaming for Perfect Color

Providing printed materials for exacting retail clients and brand owners requires end-to-end color management.


Nail Polish Color As You Imagined It!

Inkk offers a unique service that allows creation of custom nail polish colors to match a color found in a dress, a car or any other inspirational item based on a submitted image.

Plastic Resins

Plastic Resins Case Study

X-Rite solutions were a critical element that enabled Plastic Resins to efficiently start up operations.

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