EWarna To Offer A And E Pantone Color Palettes
Malaysia-based eWarna has recently partnered with AmericanandEfird Inc. (A and E) and Pantone Inc.
to offer the companies color databases in eWarnas Internet-based color collaboration
technologies.Mount Holly, N.C.-based A and Es range of thread colors will be incorporated into
eWarnas Xmatch color collaboration software.Previously, Xmatch has offered only fabric color
palettes. It now features a trim search capability that allows users to access thread and other
trim supplies. As a result, A and Es Global Color Palette, comprising approximately 1,000 of its
most commonly used thread shades, will be available via the Internet to all users who select and
communicate thread color. A and E plans to introduce its entire range of more than 10,000 shades in
the future.Pantone Inc., Carlstadt, N.J., also will license its range of nearly 2,000 colors to
eWarna for use in Xmatch, as well as XDyes and LabWorks Pro Web-based color collaboration
technologies.Designers in the apparel, home furnishings and interior design industries use Pantone
colors to specify and communicate color, said Richard Herbert, president, Pantone. By integrating
Pantone colors into eWarnas cutting-edge color collaboration tools, our customers will be able to
use the same color standard from inception through production.