QuadTech to unveil new products at drupa 2016 and host industry “all-star” Print Performance Speaker Series

Roster of industry experts scheduled to speak on print quality and color science topics

Sussex, Wisconsin, USA—13 April, 2016—QuadTech, worldwide leader in color and inspection technology for the printing industry, will debut four new product offerings at drupa 2016 (Hall 15, Stand D50, Düsseldorf, Germany, May 31-June 10). The company has also secured leading industry experts to participate in a Print Performance Speaker Series at the QuadTech booth, to help printers achieve superb print quality and consistently meet the demands of their customers.

New products

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QuadTech will host four product unveiling events at the show, all beginning at 10:30 AM:

Tuesday, 31 May—New color quality product for Packaging & Converting that will allow press operators to collect and process color measurements, and will facilitate the correction of ink formulations. A live demonstration of the system will be available throughout the show. ColorTrack™ with InkControl >

Wednesday, 1 June—New defect detection product for Packaging & Converting that will facilitate fast detection and disposition of the tiniest defects. This ensures that defective product will not go out the door. Inspection System >

Thursday, 2 June—New color measurement product for Packaging & Converting that provides accurate inline L*a*b* measurements, which reduces make-ready time and ensures all printed products are within your customers’ color specifications. Color Measurement with DeltaCam™ >

Friday, 3 June—New color-to-color register product for Newspaper printers that will simplify operation and provide a high quality, low-cost solution. Register Guidance with MultCam® TRIM >

Proven performance

“QuadTech has earned its reputation as a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced press control technology,” said QuadTech president Karl Fritchen. “Rather than rest on the success of our color, register, and defect detection technology, we have invested heavily in raising the bar for functionality, efficiency and reliability. We can’t wait to unveil exciting new additions to our stable of proven AccuCam, MultiCam, SpectralCam, Autotron and Inspection products!”

Print Performance Speaker Series

Mr. Fritchen continued, “We are extremely excited to present the best and brightest minds in the printing industry—an ‘all-star roster’ of experts will share their extensive knowledge of color science, and their print performance expertise. These presenters bring a wealth of experience and understanding of today’s increasing demands for print quality.”

Print Performance Speaker Series

The roster includes:

Peter Kloppers, DG press ServiceS
Web Offset as Alternative for Flexo/Rotogravure for Flexible Packaging (May 31, 11:00 AM)

David Galton, Asahi Photoproducts
Fixed Colour Palette (May 31, 11:30 AM)

Tony Donato, Harper Corporation of America
Decreasing Makeready Through Ink Proofing (May 31, 2:00 PM)

Bruno Mortara, Alwan Color Expertise
Commercial Advantages of Expanded Gamut Printing Strategies (June 1, 11:00 AM)

Paul Barnes, GMG GmbH & Co. KG
Brand Color Management and Cxf in a Packaging Workflow (June 1, 11:30 AM)

Robert McCurdy, GTI Graphic Technology Inc.
Topic: Are you and your customers seeing the same colors? Why you should use standard color viewing conditions (June 1, 2:00 PM)

Dr. Wolfgang Jeschke, GC Graphic Consult GmbH
Lean Management for Packaging & Commercial (June 1, 2:30 PM)

Rico Hagedorn, Flint Group
Flint Flexo & Flint Ink - Flexo Plating Technology (June 2, 11:00 AM)

Innovations in Packaging (June 2, 11:30 AM)

Thomas Strohe, Flint Group
Latest Trends in Ink Technologies for Flexible Packaging (June 2, 2:30 PM)

Dr. Joerg Pohé, HELL Gravure Systems
Engraving Technologies (June 3, 11:00 AM)

Daniel Würgler, System Brunner AG
Color Control/Gray Balance/G7 (June, 3, 11:30 AM)

Steve Smiley, SmileyColor & Associates, LLC
Managing Brand Using CXF and PQX – Globally (June 3, 2:00 PM)

James Siever, European Rotogravure Association
European Gravure Packaging Market - Current Trends and Forecast (June 6, 11:30 AM)

Juergen Seitz, GMG GmbH & Co. KG
Common Color Appearance (June 6, 2:00 PM)

Stefan Beilenhoff, Innoform GmbH
Performance Improvement for your Operations (June 7, 11:30 AM)

Marc Levine, Schawk!
Building Quality-Focused Partnerships with Your Supply Chain (June 7, 2:00 PM)

Elie Khoury, Alwan Color Expertise
Printing Standards for Packaging (June 8, 11:00 AM)

Carlo Carnelli, ColorConsulting s.r.l.
Reduce Cost, Time and Waste with the Correct Ink Management Workflow (June 8, 2:30 PM)

Patrick Hübel, hubergroup Deutschland GmbH
Digital Color Communication (June 9, 11:00 AM)

Stephan Lammers, Saueressig GmbH
Quality Control of Rotogravure Cylinders from Steelbase to Final Proof Print (June 9, 2:00 PM)

About BALDWIN | Vision Systems (formerly QuadTech)

BALDWIN’s Vision Systems division is the world’s leading innovator of advanced color and inspection technology for the printing industry. BALDWIN | Vision Systems sells its automated control systems in more than 100 countries to the packaging and converting markets, web offset newspaper and commercial markets, and publication gravure market. BALDWIN maintains a worldwide network of sales and service operations, and is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partner, the investment arm of multi-billion dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller.


Craig Du Mez, BALDWIN | Vision Systems
Phone: +1 414 566 7500
Email: craig.dumez@quadtechworld.com

Clare Porter, Bespoke
Phone: +44 (0) 1737 215200
Email: quadtech@bespoke.co.uk