New Company Provides Special Effects to Graphic Designers and the Printing Industry
Color-Logic Inc. announced its launch bringing a range of color communication systems, design software and print solutions for special effects to the printing industry. Based in West Chester, Ohio, near Cincinnati, Color-Logic brings together three executives with broad experience in color management, color communication and special effects. The executive team includes:
- Richard Ainge, the Color-Logic technical director, has nearly 20 years of pre-press experience, with intimate knowledge of design and print workflows. Most recently, Ainge spent eight years developing special effects for printing applications. He was the architect of a metallic-based color system which gained international recognition in the graphic arts marketplace, and received a wealth of accolades and industry awards. His experience also includes developing graphic arts special effects training programs.
- Mark Geeves, the Color-Logic sales and marketing director, has nearly 30 years experience in the measurement and control of color, including executive assignments at X-Rite, Color Savvy, GretagMacbeth and Ciba. He was extensively involved in bringing portable and embedded instrumentation, as well as automated measurement devices to the graphic arts and color and appearance marketplaces. As president of BestColor America, he pioneered the use of inkjet for proofing in the graphic arts marketplace, and has worldwide experience in developing and implementing color programs in the graphic arts, plastics, automotive, and paint markets. Recently Geeves has been active in three-dimensional imaging for CADCAM and e-commerce.
- Dave Bowden, the Color-Logic operations and e-commerce Director, has more than 30 years experience innovating and advancing technology for printing, color and appearance, and e-ink markets. He has held executive positions at X-Rite, Color Savvy, Minolta, BestColor, and GretagMacbeth. An active member of several national and international standards organizations focused on color, Bowden holds several patents in the areas of color measurement and control.
Commenting on the formation of the company, Geeves said, “Color-Logic was formed to address the needs of graphic designers and printers for special effects. We are developing a comprehensive series of products to fill a void.”