Coveris UK Adopts X-Rite ColorCert and eXact Scan as Label Manufacturing Standards

Coveris has 7 X-Rite eXact Scan spectrophotometers on site at Burnley and over 40 across the Coveris group.

We have now rolled out this process to other larger customers like Marks & Spencer and are processing all new product lines through ColorCert for all our clients. With more than 500 product lines in over four months, our results have been amazing…

X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, today reported that Coveris UK, a market leading service, print, innovation and technology provider across label, board and flexible film packaging, has extended its X-Rite ColorCert Suite and eXact Scan implementation to two additional plants. The company plans to make this closed-loop color management process a standard across all seven Coveris UK label plants. Coveris UK also has future plans to add the X-Rite solution to its UK flexible packaging operations.

Coveris UK first implemented ColorCert and eXact Scan as part of a pilot project with Asda, a Walmart subsidiary, to better serve in the delivery of high quality labels and packaging for fresh and chilled foods. Asda’s goal was to engage key suppliers in a more streamlined and color-accurate manufacturing process. With completion of a successful pilot in its Burnley plant, Coveris UK has moved to implement this solution in its Gainsborough and Louth plants as well as extending it to additional customers.

“As a result of our ColorCert implementation, we consistently rank as one of Asda’s top suppliers for quality,” said Mark Faulkner, Prepress Studio Manager, Coveris UK. “We have now rolled out this process to other larger customers like Marks & Spencer and are processing all new product lines through ColorCert for all our clients. With more than 500 product lines in over four months, our results have been amazing and our customers appreciate the ability to monitor production quality in real-time.”

Coveris UK is using the X-Rite ColorCert Suite for process control, and has acquired six X-Rite eXact Scan next-generation handheld scanning spectrophotometers for use in its Burnley, Gainsborough and Louth plants. The company also uses X-Rite’s Color iQC and NetProfiler as part of a…

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