GRAND RAPIDS, MI – X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, leaders in color science and technology, announced new subscription-based pricing for the color formulation software, Color iMatch, and quality control software, Color iQC. Included in the subscription offering are regular software updates and access to online training materials designed to help new and experienced users accelerate color development for the paints and coatings, plastic and textile industries.

“In order to meet today’s challenging times, manufacturers need access to the latest technology without breaking their budgets,” said Richard Knapp, Product Manager, X-Rite and Pantone. “Our new subscription model makes budget planning easier and allows customers to stay competitive with the latest color formulation and quality control technology at an affordable cost. With X-Rite’s commitment to regular software updates, formulation and QC managers can have confidence they are using the most up-to-date software to help them submit bids quickly, win new business, and deliver the best products to their customers.”

Color iMatch is intuitive, job-oriented color formula management software. It processes color data to provide optimal initial color matches and reduce wasteful formulation attempts. Color iQC is a quality control solution that monitors color from specification to material suppliers to manufacturing and final assembly. It delivers tight tolerances through connected solutions.

The benefits to Color iMatch and Color iQC subscription-based pricing model include: notifications of all software updates for improved planning; access to all software updates remotely without on-site installation; new online training materials exclusive to the subscription model; one fixed subscription cost for improved budget planning; and the ability for new customers to test formulation or quality control software without incurring a large capital expense.

Learn more about the Color iMatch and Color iQC subscription model or perpetual licensing model.