In early 2009, during the severest recession ever suffered by the printing industry, Color-Logic introduced Process Metallic Color System–the only graphic design software package that simplifies and standardizes metallic print production, creating foil printing using white ink/toner or silver ink/toner. Since then, the Color-Logic system has remained affordable and easy for both conventional and digital printers to implement. A key Color-Logic feature links printers with graphic designers and brand managers, making them partners in the successful execution of metallic designs.
Color-Logic was developed by Richard Ainge, chief technology officer, and Mark Geeves, director of Sales and Marketing. Currently, the company is supported by digital printing press manufacturers offering white ink/toner or silver ink/toner. The company has consistently worked with press, substrate, and coating technology partners around the world and has evolved with process and equipment technologies.
After ten years, Color-Logic has installations in more than 50 countries, and in the past three years, around 90% of Color-Logic sales occurred outside the US. In 2019, sales to printers with digital presses are expected for the first time to exceed those to conventional printers. Labels and packaging are particularly strong markets and consistently demonstrate a speedy return on investment in Color-Logic. For printers using any process, Color-Logic offers educational videos and easy-to-follow training that enable designers to quickly understand the technology and use it to produce metallic files that are consistently reproducible without seemingly endless trial-and-error.