Barbieri Color Blog

Welcome to the Barbieri Color Blog – your primary hub for the latest news and information related to the groundbreaking world of intelligent color measurement technology in professional digital printing.

The blog serves as a platform where we share updates about our cutting-edge technology, expert insights into the ever-evolving landscape of digital printing, practical tips to enhance your color management proficiency, and real-life case studies showcasing how we’re driving color excellence across the globe.

Stay updated, stay inspired, and join us on this colorful journey. Whether you’re a professional in the print industry, a tech enthusiast, or just curious about the science of color, we have something for you. Dive in and discover the captivating world of color measurement technology, right here at the Barbieri Color Blog.

Introducing new Spectrophotometer: Barbieri Spectro LFP qb Digital Press edition

Introducing new Spectrophotometer: Barbieri Spectro LFP qb Digital Press edition

Automated Reflection Spectrophotometer for Color Management in various digital printing applications like graphic arts and packaging printing Barbieri electronic, market leader of color measurement devices for digital large format printing, introduces the new spectrophotometer Spectro LFP qb Digital Press edition, specifically designed for color measurement of reflective paperlike materials with smooth and finely textured surfaces in various digital printing applications like packaging printing. This device is especially designed for digital high-speed, single-pass, label and packaging - inkjet presses.   The outstanding features of the Spectro LFP qb Digital Press edition include: Fully automated reflection-only measurements Variable 2-6 mm measurement aperture Auto positioning of charts using black lines (no sensing unit) Measure reflective materials up to 20 mm Removable spectral unit to use it as stand-alone spot color measurement device I am excited to unveil the ...
School Sponsorship: Challenge Hole in One

School Sponsorship: Challenge Hole in One

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of a talented group of students from TFO Brixen for their innovative project "Golfcar"🚗⛳️    Five bright minds students have engineered a self-driving car designed to navigate obstacles and deliver a golf ball to its destination with precision. 🎯 We're thrilled to support their efforts as they showcase their creation at a Challenge on Thursday May 9th, 2024, at the school.   Sending our best wishes to the "Hole-in-One-Solutions" team as they compete for the top prize amongst their peers. 🏆 🌟   Find here the project website.
Barbieri Excellence Award 2024 – Finalists and Winners

Barbieri Excellence Award 2024 – Finalists and Winners

We are happy to announce the Barbieri Excellence Award Finalists and Winners 2024 in 3 different categories – Advocacy & Trust , Business Performance, Innovation & Research. The award honors outstanding professional work of our customers, partners and collaborating organizations within the extended Barbieri ecosystem and we would like to recognize their top performance in professional digital printing. THANK YOU to all our customers, partners, friends and organizations who took part in the award nomination process! It was not easy for the jury to choose the finalists from the numerous, interesting and valuable submissions. The main criterion is demonstrated excellence and outstanding performers using color measurement for top performance in professional digital printing; customer experience, operational business results, digital print integration and customer advocacy are further elements that are taken into consideration. The 3 companies selected as winners are: Here are ...
FESPA Global Print Expo 2024

FESPA Global Print Expo 2024

Thank you to all the visitors who stopped by our booth, engaging in vibrant discussions and exploring our cutting-edge color measurement spectrophotometers. Special thanks also go out to the dedicated Barbieri team whose expertise and passion made these past few days truly exceptional.  Until next time, let's continue to push the boundaries of color management together! 
Introducing new Spectrophotometer: Barbieri Spectro Swing qb

Introducing new Spectrophotometer: Barbieri Spectro Swing qb

Spectrophotometer for color measurement in professional digital printing Barbieri electronic, market leader of color measurement devices for digital large format printing, introduces the new spectrophotometer Spectro Swing qb, specifically designed for color management in applications with paper-like substrates. The Spectro Swing qb offers automated reflection and transmission measurements for flexible and rigid materials up to 1.2 mm thick. It is designed for industries working with non-textured cardboard, flexible non-textured materials such as paper and film, and labels. Thanks to its precise color measurement technology, including the Barbieri QB technology, the Spectro Swing qb enables high accurate color measurement for the calibration and profiling of digital printing systems. This enables high-quality output profiles and precise linearization of output devices. The outstanding features of the Spectro Swing qb include: Automated reflection and transmission measurements: ...
FOGRA Colour Management Symposium, February 21-22, 2024, Munich, Germany

FOGRA Colour Management Symposium, February 21-22, 2024, Munich, Germany

We are participating as exhibitor at the FOGRA Colour management Symposium 2024. We are looking forward to great speaker line-up and networking opportunities. Stay tuned for insights and updates as we delve into the latest innovations shaping the world of color management. Let’s meet in Munich!
Barbieri ON: Expert Interview Vanguard Digital Printing Europe

Barbieri ON: Expert Interview Vanguard Digital Printing Europe

Back to Barbieri ONIn this interview between Viktor from Barbieri Electronic and Josef Berger, the head of Quality Management at Vanguard Digital Printing Europe, several key points are discussed regarding Vanguard's operations and the challenges faced by their customers. Vanguard Digital Printing Europe, a subsidiary of Vanguard U.S., has been operating in Europe for two years, focusing on producing and selling printing machines. The conversation touches upon the diverse customer base, with a particular emphasis on those involved in signage and corrugated applications. One notable challenge highlighted by Josef is the demand for precise color control in the corrugated industry. Customers often require extremely tight tolerances to ensure consistent color reproduction. Josef mentions that customers sometimes need to prove the quality of their machines to their clients by demonstrating accurate and consistent color output. Josef emphasizes the importance of having an automated ...
Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence with Barbieri!

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence with Barbieri!

Four decades of innovation, dedication, and success! Join us in remembering a remarkable journey as Barbieri reaches the incredible milestone of 40 years in the industry. Since its inception in 1983 Barbieri has been at the forefront of color measurement with its unwavering commitment to quality and innovation. Over the years, we've grown from strength to strength, adapting to changing landscapes and emerging as a true leader in manufacturing spectrophotometers. It's thanks to our incredible team and valued partners and customers that we've come this far. ❤️ Each project, each partnership, and each challenge has shaped us into who we are today – a brand synonymous with excellence. Join us in celebrating this momentous occasion! Here's to 40 years of innovation, growth and unwavering passion.  Thank You for being a part of our journey. Here's to many more years of success together! 
Printing United Expo 2023, Oct 18-20, 2023, Atlanta (GA), USA

Printing United Expo 2023, Oct 18-20, 2023, Atlanta (GA), USA

Printing United Expo 2023, Oct 18-20, 2023, Atlanta (GA), USA
Expert Review: Barbieri Spectro LFP qb at Vanguard Europe

Expert Review: Barbieri Spectro LFP qb at Vanguard Europe

By Josef Berger, Quality Assurance Manager at Vanguard Europe Website: vanguarddigital.eu Social Media accounts: https://it.linkedin.com/company/vanguarddurst-europe https://www.youtube.com/@vanguarddigitalprintingsys5886/videosIn the ever-evolving world of UV printing, where precision, consistency, and versatility are paramount, having a reliable color measurement instrument becomes a crucial aspect of the process. Vanguard Europe is the European subsidiary of Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, based in Brixen, Italy. The company, part of Durst Group, is a manufacturer of true flatbed and roll-to-roll UV printing systems for the signage, decoration, industrial and packaging sectors. Vanguard relies on Barbieri's Spectro LFP qb to ensure optimal color accuracy and reproducibility across a wide range of applications and substrates. One of the standout features of Barbieri's Spectro LFP qb is the exceptional accuracy. In various specialty digital printing applications like backlit ...
A Day at Clemson University

A Day at Clemson University

Insights from Viktor Lazzeri, COO of Barbieri Electronic On a sunny September morning, our very own COO Viktor Lazzeri set foot in Clemson's Department of Graphic Communications, eager to share insights and absorb knowledge from the bright minds at Clemson. A notable mention, some years ago, was when a Barbieri Spectro LFP qb was generously donated to Clemson University, enabling the Department of Graphic Communications to excel in their color measurement applications for digital printing. Viktor Lazzeri with Professor Carl Nelson Blue and the Barbieri Spectro LFP qb The welcome was heartwarming. From Chip Tonkin, Chair of Graphic Communications and Director of the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design & Graphics, to esteemed professors like Eric Weisenmiller and Carl N. Blue, the appreciation for Viktor's visit was vividly evident. The famous Clemson Tigers college football arena in the middle of the Clemson University Campus Diving Deep into the World of Color ...
2023 Textile Discovery Summit,  Sep 12-14, 2023, Greenville (SC), USA

2023 Textile Discovery Summit, Sep 12-14, 2023, Greenville (SC), USA

2023 Textile Discovery Summit, Sep 12-14, 2023, Greenville (SC), USA