ColorBase Nominated for Computable Awards 2023 in Digital Transformation Category

July 3, 2023 by KaiC

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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 platform is a comprehensive ecosystem of interconnected software tools that are redefining printing, maximizing sustainable print quality and eliminating waste at every stage. These tools leverage an underlying database containing details on over 430 large format printers, more than 3,700 materials, 90 RIPs, and 1.2 million printer profiles. This extensive dataset underpins a range of value-added services, enabling seamless information exchange between business partners and paving the way for AI-based color management tools and ‘Industry 4.0’ connectivity.

The nomination for the Computable Awards 2023 reflects the successful digital transformation journey of ColorBase. The transition to the new ColorBase platform, executed by software development partner Vanenburg and hosted on Google Cloud, has enabled the introduction of new products and services that drive digital innovation within the industry. The project, titled 'Cloud application high productivity tooling,' has garnered recognition from the esteemed Computable Awards jury.

"We are thrilled to be nominated for the Computable Awards 2023 in the Digital Transformation category," said Brend Kouwenhoven, COO of ColorBase. "Our new platform represents a balancing act, combining the phased introduction of innovative features for growth and revenue with the maintenance and migration of existing functionalities. It's a testament to the dedication of our team and our commitment to driving digital innovation in the printing industry."

ColorBase partnered with Vanenburg to develop the next-generation SaaS solution on Google Cloud, leveraging Vanenburg's Rappit tooling. This collaboration allowed for rapid development and deployment of new features, resulting in faster time-to-market and enhanced customization capabilities for customers. The ColorBase platform not only facilitates seamless collaboration but also meets the stringent security requirements of corporate clients.

Voting for the Computable Awards 2023 is now open, with winners being determined by a combination of the judgment of the esteemed jury and public voting. To cast your vote for ColorBase's nomination in the Digital Transformation category, please visit the official Computable Awards website (you can switch the page to the English version by clicking on the top left button). The winners will be announced on October 30th during the Computable Awards Live Show at the Beatrix Theater in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

To learn more about ColorBase and its innovative solutions for the printing industry, please visit our website at


ColorBase (formerly Color Concepts) is the digital foundation of the smart printing industry. Its proprietary database ‘ColorBase’ and suite of software tools are redefining the printing process by enabling unparalleled sharing of information between industry partners and significantly reducing wasted materials, inks, and other print inputs - creating value for both sellers and buyers of printed materials everywhere.



Kai Chaplin, the ColorBase Product Manager, is crazy for great product design, dynamic start-up environments, and building customer relationships that last. At ColorBase he strives to bring the best customer experience to the growing range of ColorBase SaaS tools that are redefining the printing process.