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Color  Color Association of the US (CAUS) : is America's oldest forecasting organization issuing an annual interiors chart; seasonal fashion forecasts in the fields of women's, men's and children's clothing.

  Color Solutions : Color Solutions International is the leading service provider in color communication for the entire textile supply chain. Meeting customers' requirements for a constant improvement in quality; reduction in costs; and lead time is their motivation.

  Dewey Color System : The Dewey Color System produces several easy-to-use color guides to fashion, decorating, and self-awareness. Whether you're a professional designer or a do-it-yourselfer, you'll learn how to easily create over 25,000 sensational color coordinates that look great. Use your favorite and least favorite colors to evoke desire from yourself and those around you. Visit their site for a free demonstration of these exciting color tools!

  Fashion Academy : With Spectrum Determining Cards, hair salons, retail clothing stores, makeup artists, etc. can easily direct clients to products that flatter their natural coloring.  Ryan Boyd, Hollywood hair stylist and Past President of the International Haircolor Exchange states,
I think that the system is of great value in teaching colorists how to target the right color for their clients, one that will coordinate with their makeup and wardrobe.

  GretagMacbeth Amazys and its GretagMacbeth subsidiaries design, manufacture and market color management solutions, including instrumentation, software and services, which enable companies large and small to consistently communicate and control color across devices, industries, processes and locations. The GretagMacbeth brand is recognized as the world's leading source for innovative color technology that combines exceptional ease-of use with excellent price/performance. Their goal is to become the leading color solutions company in the world, making color management ubiquitous and all pervasive. With corporate headquarters in Regensdorf, Switzerland, Amazys is publicly traded on the Swiss stock exchange under the symbol AMSN. The company employs 352 people worldwide and maintains offices in the USA, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Hong Kong, China and Japan.

  Matex Specialty Chemicals Pte Ltd (Singapore) : Branch Offices  : Matex Europe Ltd, Europe , Shanghai Matex companies , Matex Bangladesh Ltd,  Unimatex(Shenyang) , Chemicals Ind Co Ltd, China, Unimatex Sdn Berhad, Malaysia, Vietnam Halo Shop, Vietnam , Myanmar Bestin Co Ltd, Myanmar  Agents : Troy International, Sri Lanka , Alliance Ltd, TaiwanManufacturing of dyestuffs, auxiliaries, specialty chemicals, wholesaler, importer, exporter and distributor in all kinds of chemical goods, allied compounds and dye equipment.  Sales of color Difference Meters, Colorimeters, Spectrophotometers, color Quality Control and color Matching System Softwares.Automatic computerised weighing and dispensing systems.  To provide textile laboratory services and field technical supports to textile industry on quality control, testings, color matchings,and introducing innovative techniques.  Address: 58 tanjong penjuru   609036 Singapore  Phone:  652688779 or652617459  Fax:  652685287  Email:  Contact:   David Tan Chee Keong: market development officer

  Pantone / Pantone Books: Pantone, Inc. is the leading developer and marketer of products for the accurate communication of color in a variety of industries. Color plays such an influential role in almost every aspect of life, that the PANTONE name is known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from design through production.

  Scotdic (colors Ltd.) :  is a collection of fashion colors dyed on substrate for use as a standard in the textile industry.   Divided into two major sets, 2020 cotton and 2450 polyester, SCOTDIC provides the most extensive library of color available in the market today.   SCOTDIC books do not change each season, they are a permanent resource of dyed color.  Address: 488 Seventh Ave. New York, Ny 10018  Phone # 212 643-9583 or 800 Scotdic  Fax # 212 736-1740

You may want to check out our Pantone Colors of the Year section.

You probably would not like my think tank article called Color Variance  Is the shade lot that critical?

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