Pantone | Color Management Systems
Pantone is the authority in color management and an industry leader in accurate color communication technology. Pantone is known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer, across a variety of industries.
Pantone, Inc. is the authority on color and an industry leader in accurate color communication technology. It is also the leading provider of complete color systems. Pantones products are invaluable tools for design students, teachers and design professionals. Pantone is a subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated a internationally renowned color authority. Pantone’s matching systems, color guides, fan decks, paint, plastics, etc are used by interior designers, graphic designers, fashion designers, architects, and package designers to name a few.
Pantone is known for its Pantone Matching System (PMS) which is a standardized color reproduction system used by designers to match specific colors to their designs when it enters the production stage. Pantone’s PMS is used in a wide range of industries from print, colored paint, fabric even plastics. Pantone’s CMYK is one way Pantone is standardizing colors. CMYK is a method of printing color using 4 ink colors (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black)