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means of producing reproductions of written material or images in multiple copies. There are four traditional types of printing: relief printing (with which this article is mainly concerned), intaglio, lithography, and screen process printing.
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A set of standard colours for printing, each of which is specified by a single number. You can buy a Pantone swatch book containing samples of each colour. Some computer graphics software allows colours to be specified as Pantone numbers. Even though a computer monitor can only show an approximation to some of the colours, the software can output a colour separation for each different Pantone colour, enabling a print shop to exactly reproduce the original desired colour.
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JetPlus has the ability to add flexo and offset groups for the printing of pantones and solids, digital for CMYK or pantone printing, cold and hot foil, screen printing for special effects, UV lamination, diecutting and embossing.
While orange may be the new black, purple is the "official" color of the year according to color coding firm Pantone. And firms are tapping this blend of red and blue with products and flowers during and beyond Valentine's Day.
Consumers looking for an energy boost in the coming year are likely to gravitate to products wearing Pantone 17-1463--Tangerine Tango--announced as the color of the year for 2012.The bright reddish-orange replaces Pantone 18-2120 Honeysuckle, the color chosen for 2011.
In fact, Pantone has partnered with Sephora to create the first Color of the Year beauty collection, scheduled for launch in Spring 2012.