Datacolor® Releases Match Pigment 4.0 Color Formulation Software.

Lawrenceville, NJ – (January 16th, 2018) –– Datacolor®, a global leader in color management solutions, is launching MATCH PIGMENT 4.0, the latest iteration of its color formulation software for paint, coatings and plastics manufacturers. Employing Datacolor’s innovative SmartMatch technology, Match Pigment helps manufacturers most efficiently and confidently achieve their desired color while saving time and money.


MATCH PIGMENT 4.0 improves match acceptance on the first try, optimizes the cost and quality of recipes, and reduces the need for physical matches. With a streamlined workflow and user-friendly interface, manufacturers can expect up to 50% increase in overall speed and productivity.


“We have spent over 40 years perfecting our proven color technologies to help our customers maximize their product quality,” said Cheryl Johnson, Director of product management, Datacolor. “because we know inaccurate color can cost businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars, not to mention delay to market. With Match Pigment, manufacturers can now have confidence in their color quality, knowing they have obtained it quickly and cost effectively.”


The Match Pigment software is used by many of the world’s leading manufacturers of paint, coatings and powder coatings, where their products are held to the highest of industry standards. It is critical for their formulation software to deliver fast and accurate color matching while minimizing batch corrections and overall costs.


With Match Pigment 4.0, our customers can realize many additional benefits, such as:


  • Shorten formulation time with up to 50% increase in matching speed
  • Increase productivity with automatic transfer of multiple formulas to the dispenser queue
  • Support greater custom/individual needs with flexible matching criteria options
  • Improve product quality by assuring colorant compatibility for customer use cases
  • Streamline daily operations with enhanced user interface


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About Datacolor


Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, provides software, instruments and services to assure accurate color of materials, products, and images. The world’s leading brands, manufacturers, and creative professionals have used Datacolor’s innovative solutions to consistently achieve the right color for more than 45 years.


The company provides sales, service, and support in over 100 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Industries served include textile and apparel, paint and coatings, automotive and plastics as well as photography, design and videography. For more information, visit:


Datacolor Contact:

Julianna Sheridan

Matter Communications on behalf of Datacolor