North American Color, Inc. understands that packaging applications have unique requirements. This is why we provide our packaging clients with packaging specific services that are custom-built to suit the particular specifications and production workflow needs of packaging.
| ||NAC JTracker|
|Project Management, Job Tracking and reporting for all phases of the packaging project from design to print. Customized project-based specifications, activities and timeline management functions.|
Brand Asset Management
Brand/Digital Asset Management for Packaging Production
- Brand Asset Management: digital assets are collected and organized according to brands and product lines.
- Asset Libraries: packages, images, product photography, logos, dies are collected in libraries of package components that are organized by brand, series, revision, size, promotion, region, language or any other criteria.
| ||Structural Design|| Structural Design & 3D Rendering Services:|
- Package Structural Design: die design, package mock-up/sample production, etc.
- 3D Rendering Services: on-line 3D rendering image of the package design.
| || Photography|
Photography services for catalog production:
- NAC Photography Services: still life, table top and other types of photography suitable for presentig your products on their package.
- Photo360° Services: creation of 3D rendered images of your product's package.
| || Production Design||Production Design Services:|
- Brand design guidelines: definition, maintenance and approval of brand design standards.
- Packaging Production Design: brand and product template-based design services, packaging specific preflight checking, brand specifications for design and printability.
| || Prepress||Prepress Services for Packaging: complete prepress services, including process specific separations for offset, gravure and flexo printing, color management, trapping, and other packaging specific prepress work. |
|File Transfer automation and file sharing Services for all parties involved with the packaging production.|
On-line Proofing - Annotation and Approval Service:
- Photography Review and Approval: on-line review and approval of product photography
- Package Artwork Mark-up and Approval: on-line review, annotation, and approval of your package design.
- On-line Proofing of Final Files: on-line review, annotation and approval of catalog's final files.
|Remote Proofing: NAC ProofPak, color managed remote proofing unit installed at your location as a value added service. Remote proofing services can work in conjunction with the NAC 4Print soft proofing service. |
| ||Printing||Short Run Packaging Printing and Finishing: complette production line for folding carton packaging projects such as special package promotion or new product introduction.|