Datacolor Acquires Color Software Company

MONDAY, MAY 22, 2023

Color management solution company Datacolor AG recently announced the acquisition of technology company Matchmycolor LLC. The consolidation was effective as of Jan. 1, 2023.

According to the emailed press release, the acquisition aligns with Datacolor’s vision to invest in strengthening its product portfolio of hardware and software solutions, as well as its global service and sales organization aiding customers “get color right.”

“We welcome all employees of matchmycolor in the Datacolor family. This acquisition enhances our ability to deliver innovative color management solutions, strengthening Datacolor's comprehensive software offering. Together, we will empower customers to achieve accurate and consistent color performance across the globe,” said Albert Busch, CEO at Datacolor.

“We are looking forward to be joining forces with Datacolor. As one company, we will be able to offer an even wider range of solutions that will help customers achieve their color management goals,” said the owners of Matchmycolor, Michael Jakobi and Judy van de Langkruis.

Created in 2009, Matchmycolor specializes in color formulation and communication software. The company reportedly achieved sales of about 3 million Swiss Francs (about $3.3 million) in fiscal year 2022.

The company has about 20 employees, which are noted to mainly be software specialists and will continue to work out of its Basel offices.

Datacolor reports that the costs for the acquisition and the integration will affect its 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 fiscal years.


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