Flint Group opens new Global Colour Centre for Packaging Inks in Poland

July 2016: Flint Group welcomes the packaging print industry to a colourful future – a future where digital colour communication becomes the new normal!

Flint Group presents its new Global Colour Centre (GCC) with solution-based competencies; including a demo centre, customer academy, 24/7 colour matching, and digital colour management solutions supporting all four of Flint Group's packaging business segments – Paper & Board, Flexible Packaging, Sheetfed and Narrow Web. All served under the same roof with the same processes, communicating globally. The Centre was officially opened on June 29 with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Lodz, Poland.

"A milestone has been achieved with the opening of Flint Group's Global Colour Centre in Lodz, Poland. The opening of our GCC is a clear testament of our commitment to support customers around the globe with innovative, high quality colour solutions," says Kim Melander, VP Sales EMEA & Global Strategy Paper & Board for Flint Group. Mr. Melander continues, "The demand for digital colour management solutions from brand owners to converters is increasing in all markets worldwide; this is why Flint Group is on the right path and through our investment we are setting new standards with the opening of this state of the art competence centre – which is one of a kind in the industry."

Stuart Duffy, Director Professional Services for Flint Group Packaging & Narrow Web, comments, "Many of our customers are looking to implement a digitally managed colour workflow to ensure full brand colour integrity across multiple locations, segments and media. With our new Global Colour Centre and the VIVO Colour Solutions toolbox, Flint Group has developed a unique offer to help our clients, no matter where in the world, in moving colour management to the next level and into the future."

Benefits are realised with digital colour management…

  • DIGITALISATION provides flexibility and speed throughout the entire value chain across all packaging and label segments.

  • Through GLOBALISATION Flint Group delivers a repeatable worldwide model across multiple sites.

  • Flint Group’s COLOUR SOLUTIONS deliver a comprehensive options package ensuring the highest operational performance, accuracy and brand colour integrity.

Mr. Melander concludes, "At Flint Group we follow a simple and dedicated path – COLOUR – PASSION – INNOVATION – CUSTOMER SUCCESS."

For more information, please contact Deanna Klemesrud at deanna.klemesrud@flintgrp.com.