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Baldwin and ColorConsulting agreement renews focus on data-connected color workflow technologies

ColorTrack software development and support to be managed by ColorConsulting

ColorTrack allows press operators to collect and process color measurements, and facilitates fast correction of ink formulations at the press.
ColorTrack allows press operators to collect and process color measurements, and facilitates fast correction of ink formulations at the press.
Baldwin Vision Systems president Patrick Keller (L) and Carlo Carnelli, General Manager of ColorConsulting
Baldwin Vision Systems president Patrick Keller (L) and Carlo Carnelli, General Manager of ColorConsulting (R)

WAUKESHA, Wisconsin, USA—December 9, 2021—Baldwin Vision Systems and ColorConsulting srl today announced an agreement under which the co-developed ColorTrack™ software technology will now be fully owned, managed and developed by ColorConsulting. According to Carlo Carnelli, General Manager of ColorConsulting, “We have had a close relationship and development partnership first with QuadTech since 2012, and that continued with Baldwin Vision Systems after QuadTech’s acquisition in late 2017. Our combined engineering teams worked closely to develop a unique color and ink workflow solution. This agreement is the natural step to give continuity to a unique project that put the needs of the packaging printer at the center of our co-development, and a very logical reallocation of resources for both partners.”

ColorTrack software is the heart of the only complete color & ink management workflow solution in the industry, sharing live data with Color Measurement with DeltaCam™ and InkWeigh™. No other solution offers this level of press-side connection between color measurement and ink management.

Color Measurement with DeltaCam delivers affordable, accurate inline spectral measurement on film, paper, or board—reducing waste and ensuring all printed products are within your customers’ color specifications. Its high agreement with offline spectrophotometers allows DeltaCam to feed real-time spectral data to ColorTrack to support accurate, predictable color setups and corrections, minimizing color waste.

Patrick Keller, president of Baldwin Vision Systems, comments: “What we’re doing with this agreement is focusing both organizations on their particular strengths. We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with ColorConsulting worldwide. We have utmost trust that the ColorConsulting team will bring extensive color knowledge and ink management expertise to focus on ColorTrack now and in the future. This allows us to dedicate more engineering resources to our primary expertise as well—inline color measurement and the ongoing development of Color Measurement with DeltaCam. We believe that by updating our two companies’ product portfolio focus, ColorTrack and DeltaCam will both be strengthened as vital components in a complete color management workflow for packaging printers.”

ColorConsulting S.r.l. (www.colorconsulting.it) was founded in Saronno, Italy in 2001 to research and provide the best Color and Ink management and control solutions to the printing market. ColorConsulting provides consultancy, training, products and testing for the graphic arts industry—including print buyers, traditional and digital printers, and ink and press manufacturers. The software development division, which completes the company's offering portfolio, is specialized in creating integrated solutions that simplify the management of color and ink quality.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

ColorConsulting at +39 02 960 85 91, info@colorconsulting.it, Via Caduti di Cefalonia, 5 • 21047 Saronno (VA), Italy - ColorConsultingUSA +1 307-630-4795 18 Bridge Street, Unit 2A - Brooklyn (NY) 11201 info@colorconsulting.us

The Vision Systems business unit of Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s leading innovator of advanced color and inspection technology for the printing industry. Baldwin Vision Systems (baldwinvisionsystems.com) sells its automated control systems in more than 100 countries and maintains a worldwide network of sales and service operations.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Craig Du Mez, Global Branding, PR & Communications: Craig.DuMez@baldwintech.com or +1 (262) 923-4894.

ABOUT BALDWIN TECHNOLOGY COMPANY INC.

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of innovative process-automation equipment, parts, service and consumables for the printing, packaging, textile, plastic film extrusion and corrugated industries. As a total solutions provider, Baldwin offers our customers a broad range of market-leading technologies, with a focus on improving the economic and environmental efficiency of production processes. Through a global footprint of 21 company-owned locations and an extensive network of partners, our customers are supported globally, regionally and locally by dedicated sales and service team members who add value by forming long-term relationships. Baldwin is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partners, a Barry-Wehmiller company. For more, visit baldwintech.com.

ABOUT COLORCONSULTING

ColorConsulting is a consulting firm based in Italy and USA working internationally serving packaging and commercial printers, ink and printing press manufacturers and various other OEMs. The company offers consulting, training, software development and repair services. ColorConsulting is a company primarily focused on the technological and professional growth of its customers in the fields of control and optimization of color and quality. To ensure the continuous achievement of that objective and to maintain the quality of upgraded to the highest international standards ColorConsulting is a member of the most important graphic associations, furthermore the general manager Carlo Carnelli, is an expert level contributors to some printing related ISO TC130 working groups. ColorConsulting has a custom software development division in which the close collaboration with BALDWIN Vision Systems stands out for the development of the ColorTrack software.

ABOUT BW FORSYTH PARTNERS

BW Forsyth Partners is the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. Established in 2009, BW Forsyth Partners blends Barry-Wehmiller’s unparalleled legacy of value creation and people-centric culture development with keen investing experience to help companies realize their true potential. With a focus limited to areas known well, BW Forsyth Partners seeks to partner with leadership teams to acquire small- to middle-market companies in the capital and component equipment, and professional services sectors. In each of our operating companies, BW Forsyth Partners deploys operational improvements and strategy development without compromising the autonomy, strategic vision and entrepreneurial spirit of their leadership teams. For more information, visit bwforsyth.com.