The digital foundation for a smarter printing industry

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MINIMIZE WASTE

Welcome to ColorBase.

We are leveraging 20 years of material testing, printer profiling, and data collection to build an ecosystem of intelligent software tools that enables a smarter printing industry

ColorBase software revolutionizes the way our partners collaborate and test their print products, list and source print materials, and manage color during printing.

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WHAT WE DO

The collaborative testing platform that is  digitizing test workflows and supercharging insights.

The go-to desitination for the modern printshop, home of the best color management tools on the web.

The ColorBase Expert Center is the home of all our traditional services - like HP Latex Certification - that now generate invaluable data.

OUR PRODUCTS

The collaborative testing platform that is  digitizing test workflows and supercharging insights.

The go-to desitination for the modern printshop, home of the best color management tools on the web.

The ColorBase Expert Center is the home of all our traditional services - like HP Latex Certification - that now generate invaluable data.

OUR PARTNERS

THe Newsroom

ColorBase Announces Participation in Color Quality Conference ’24

By Kai Chaplin | 2024-01-22 15:39

Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands – 22 January, 2024 ColorBase is thrilled to announce its participation in the upcoming Color Quality Conference ’24 in Tampa, Florida. Our Product Manager Kai Chaplin will be representing ColorBase at the event, hosted and organized by ChromaChecker. The Color Quality Conference, known for its unique blend of hands-on…

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ColorBase Profile Search wins at the Pinnacle Product Awards 2023 in the Technology Category

By Kai | 2023-09-25 13:48

Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, 26 September, 2023 – ColorBase, a leading provider of digital solutions for the printing industry, today announced that its ColorBase Profile Search software has won a 2023 PRINTING United Alliance Pinnacle Technology Award. The Pinnacle Technology Awards recognize innovative solutions that have a significant impact on printing and graphics…

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ColorBase, Under the Hood: The Data Model Upgrade Enabling a Smarter Printing Industry

By Kai | 2023-07-17 10:28

Quiet Transformation Our industry’s most advanced database of material, printer, RIP and ICC profile data is undergoing a quiet transformation. While it’s true that  code is never “done” – iterative progress is the rule, not the exception – ColorBase is undergoing an internal transformation that far exceeds the scope of routine day-to-day improvements. We’re on…

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ColorBase Nominated for Computable Awards 2023 in Digital Transformation Category

By Kai | 2023-07-03 18:36

Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, 5 July, 2023 – ColorBase, the leading provider of digital solutions for the printing industry, is proud to announce its nomination in the Digital Transformation category for the prestigious Computable Awards 2023. The nomination recognizes ColorBase’s commitment to revolutionizing the printing industry through its innovative cloud-based platform. The ColorBase…

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ColorBase’s Changing of the Guard: Teunis’s Journey and Juriaan’s Torch

By Kai | 2023-06-26 10:30

ColorBase has been a small but important part of the large format community for 20 years – we don’t bring it up to brag, but because we want to emphasize the impact that ColorBase veteran Teunis Roos has had, not just on us but on our industry as a whole. We are extremely sad to…

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ColorBase Launches ColorBase Labs, a Cloud-Based Application that Enables Organizations to Collect and Analyze Testing Data Like Never Before

By Kai | 2023-03-28 12:23

Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, 28 March, 2023 – ColorBase, formerly Color Concepts, has announced the launch of its latest cloud-based software application, ColorBase Labs. ColorBase Labs is a data-structuring and collaboration tool that provides significant productivity boosts to not only the engineers and technicians performing testing work, but also to the managers and…

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ColorBase GM Brend Kouwenhoven aims to Reduce the $90 Billion of Waste in Print

By Jack Gocher | 2023-02-04 10:17

Brend Kouwenhoven, the new general manager of ColorBase, has joined the company to oversee the transformation and rebranding of the business into a fully digitised and democratised resource. He and the company are on an exciting mission to reduce the massive cost of printed waste on the industry and our planet. The Scale of Printing…

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Color Concepts Announces Rebrand to ColorBase

By Kai | 2023-02-04 06:39

Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, 6th February, 2023 – Effective immediately, Color Concepts B.V., is changing its name to ColorBase. This change reflects the company’s focus on reducing waste in the printing industry by connecting players through intelligent platforms that enable smarter collaboration, material sourcing, and color management solutions. Those familiar with Color Concepts…

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“Color Concepts was the answer!” Fedrigoni’s Paola Cerichai elaborates on their strategic collaboration with Color Concepts in new interview

By Kai | 2022-05-19 10:32

“Color Concepts was the answer!” explains Paola Cerchiai, in a recent interview with Jack Gocher of Eye On Display. Cerchiai, Business Development Manager at Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives, met with Gocher to discuss Fedrigoni’s new strategic collaboration with Color Concepts and how it is helping the organization become one of the major players in the graphic arts industry. Fedrigoni…

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OUR CORE

ColorBase is a software company - we’re building the next generation of SaaS tools that will redefine the entire lifecycle of printed products.

At our core, however, is Color Concepts - the color management gurus, certification wizards, and testing experts of the Large Format Print Industry.