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Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Inc.


Konica Minolta Sensing Showcases Advanced Color Measurement Solutions at IFT 2015

July 12–14, 2015, in Chicago

Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:25

(Konica Minolta: Ramsey, NJ) -- Konica Minolta Sensing Americas (KMSA), provider of advanced optical technology that precisely measures the elements of color and light, will exhibit at the IFT 2015 Food Expo at booth No. 4545. IFT 2015 will take place July 12–14, 2015, at McCormick Place South in Chicago, Illinois.

This year at IFT Food Expo, Konica Minolta Sensing will showcase a variety of color measurement instruments, including the CM-5 Spectrophotometer, CR-400 Chroma Meter, and the BC-10 Baking Meter. Also on display will be its advanced NC-1 Noncontact In-Line Color Measurement System.

The NC-1 In-Line System is an automated, noncontact color monitoring and control system built to measure the color of products continuously and accurately as they move down the production line. The high-performance, high-speed measurement system minimizes downtime, rejects, and rework for manufacturers by notifying users in real time when products are close to being out of specification or are completely out of specification. This allows users to easily take action to help correct the problem to keep production on time.

“NC-1 in-line color control provides the manufacturer with the unique opportunity to correct a color problem before it gets to the end of the production line,” says Dan Randall, director of sales, color, and appearance at Konica Minolta Sensing. “The NC-1 reads color at an extremely rapid rate, real-time, and without contact with the product. These data become the trigger for process control, eliminating waste and improving product quality with real bottom-line savings to the plant.”

Konica Minolta Sensing’s measurement instruments are built with cutting-edge technology and held to the strictest accuracy and quality. The BC-10 is a unique handheld colorimeter for simple measurement of the baking contrast in all kinds of bakery products, including bread, buns, and cookies. Since the introduction of the first Chroma-Meters, they have become a “de facto standard,” especially in the food and ingredients industry; the CR-400 Chroma Meter series can be used to measure solids, pastes, granules, powders and liquids. The CM-5 spectrophotometer is an all-in-one system designed for precision when evaluating the color of opaque, transparent, and translucent samples, including solids, liquids, pastes, pills, powders, and granules.

For product data, specification sheets, literature, and sales-related inquiries, visit the company online or call 888–473–2656.


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Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Inc. (KMSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Holdings USA Inc., is the global leader in the industrial measurement of color, light, and shape. The company developed and introduced the first portable spectrophotometers and colorimeters, adding new dimensions of convenience and functionality. Its innovative products dramatically changed the way color, light, and shape dimension is measured. Products include colorimeters and spectrophotometers for color measurement, spectroradiometers and lux meters for light measurement, and 3-D noncontact digitizers for shape measurement. Thousands of companies’ (including food, plastics, paints/coatings, automotive, aerospace, and cosmetics) product quality is entrusted to Konica Minolta instruments.