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Datacolor Meets Today’s Dyehouse Needs with Release of Datacolor® MATCH TEXTILE v. 2.0

March 10, 2015
By Business Wire News


Datacolor®, a global leader in color management solutions, today announced the release of Datacolor MATCH TEXTILE v. 2.0, a significant upgrade to its smart color matching software for color professionals in the textile industry. Datacolor MATCH TEXTILE v. 2.0 significantly increases the accuracy of recipe calculation and speeds up the color matching process, improving productivity and reducing costs for dyehouses.

Datacolor MATCH TEXTILE v. 2.0 delivers superior first-shot matches using advanced color matching technology and its state-of-the-art Smart Match® algorithms. The time required to develop new color recipes is reduced by up to 50 percent, resulting in faster throughput, reduced raw material consumption, and more time for operators to focus on other value-added tasks.

With extended data exchange capabilities, Datacolor MATCH TEXTILE v. 2.0 enables users to transfer dye recipe data throughout the supply chain, streamlining the color development process. In addition, the advanced functionality saves and links customer formulation requirements to the matching jobs, which enables users to make correct color decisions quickly, and minimizes waste by reducing errors.

The upgrade also includes an interactive tutorial and user tips that guide the user through the software. This intuitive feature improves the overall user experience, increases productivity and lowers the learning curve for color formulation. New and advanced features are explained in detail and enable their immediate use.

”Each year, dyehouses have to adapt to increasing textile demands, fabric production, color development requests, and expensive lab trials,” said Eric Alho, Product Marketing Manager Textiles, Datacolor. “By partnering closely with our dyehouse customers, we made the necessary enhancements with Datacolor MATCH TEXTILE v. 2.0 to meet the specific needs of the textile industry by improving functionality and supply chain management, while delivering the superior color matching performance Datacolor is known for.”

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About Datacolor

Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, provides software, instruments and services to assure accurate color of materials, products and images. The world’s leading brands, manufacturers and creative professionals have used Datacolor’s innovative solutions to consistently achieve the right color for more than 40 years.

Datacolor provides sales, service and support in over 65 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. Industries served include textile and apparel, paint and coatings, automotive, plastics, microscopy, photography and videography. For more information visit:

Matter Communications on behalf of Datacolor
Julie Sellew, (401) 654-4976