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Colour Management for Formulators

23rd October 2013

colour management

Note: This event has now taken place. Please contact info@iformulate.biz if you are interested in future training on this topic.

23rd October 2013, Thistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport, UK.

Organised and delivered by SDC in partnership with iFormulate.

Need to know more about using and managing colour in your products?

  • Want to understand better how colour works and how colour can work for you?
  • Looking to improve product quality by measuring and standardising colour more effectively and
    consistently in your products?

If so then “Colour Management for Formulators” is just for you.

Why Attend?

  • Better understand what colour is, how it works and how it is perceived.
  • Be better equipped to measure, manage and control colour in your formulated product.
  • Recognise how colour management can best be integrated into product development, manufacturing and quality control.
  • Develop practical skills and knowledge.
  • Practical demonstrations of the most significant colour management and measurement techniques.
  • Learn from industry case studies demonstrating how colour management is used in practice.
  • Benefit from informal networking with presenters and participants.
  • Small group interactive sessions.

Course Programme

  • 9:00   Registration and Coffee
  • 9.30   What is Colour? Andrew Filarowski, SDC
  • 10.00 Colour and Human Sensory Perception.  Thibault Delafontaine, Leatherhead Food
  • 10.30 Measuring Colour in Transmission with practical demonstrations.  Matthew Russell, Tintometer
  • 11.20  Coffee
  • 11.50  Colour Management Case Study: Pharmaceutical Products.  James Gilmour, Colorcon.
  • 12.20  Measuring Colour in Reflectance with practical demonstrations.  Richard Gray, X-Rite
  • 13.10  Lunch
  • 14.00 Visual and Camera Measurement of Colour  with practical demonstrations.  Mick Butterworth, Verivide.
  • 14.40 Colour Management Case Study:  Challenges with Effect Pigments with practical demonstrations.
  • 15.10  Tea
  • 15.30  Colour Management Case Study: Cosmetics.
  • 16.00  Key Learning and Discussion Points. iFormulate
  • 16.30  Future for Colour. Graham Clayton, SDC
  • 17.00  Close

Fees: £295 (+VAT) per person. Early bird rate: £275 (+ VAT) if you register before 13th Sept 2013

Note: This event has now taken place. Please contact info@iformulate.biz if you are interested in future training on this topic.

Discounts: A discount of 10% is applied for SDC Members.

Registration: Via the SDC website.

Download the Course Leaflet.


23rd October 2013


Thistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport, UK.