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Dear Customers,


Christmas is just around the corner.


Have you already written your wish list? Don't forget your quality control - only a cutting-edge QC management system will insure that communicate your product quality objectively, transparently and efficiently with your entire supply chain.


In 2020 new innovative products from BYK-Gardner will be introduced providing objective measurement results with the highest accuracy for even the most critical requirements.

Together with BYK Instruments, you are ready for the next decade.

With this in mind we wish you and your family relaxing holidays to fully recharge for the challenges of 2020.


Your BYK-Gardner Team

Our family of portable color instruments is growing:

  • Mobile color control for on-site needs with NEW spectro2go.

  • Objective color control and guide for color stability with spectro2guide.

  • Color control at the highest level with NEW spectro2guide pro:
    How black is black - spectro2guide pro differentiates even deepest blacks …


haze-gard i pro: Crystal Clear View


Drop-, scratch-resistant and excellent readability are typical requirements for mobile phone cover glass.


haze-gard i pro allows objective control of haze < 3% with an unbelievable R&R = +/- 0.01%.

BYK-maci i pro: QC of anodized surfaces


The surface finish of anodized products is influenced by its sandblasting and anodizing process.


Multi-angle color measurement, Graininess and NEW SparkleANO index objectively evaluate process variations.


The NEW "BYK-Expert-Service" allows you to combine your product expertise with our expert knowledge in color and appearance control.

We have supported global accounts in various industries to introduce a quality management system (QMS):
Paint makers – automotive – aircraft – transportation – construction equipment – furniture - appliances – consumer electronics – cosmetics

We have experience in developing

  • customer specific color equations with color specific tolerances
  • appearance scales based on visual correlation studies
  • setting up standardized sampling procedures
  • easy-to-understand data reports

We have managed the global rollout of a standardized QMS for plants and suppliers around the world with local BYK experts.

Seamless communication across the entire supply chain.

The Blue Miracle

By Kai Kupferschmidt [1,2]


The favorite color of most people, however hardly common among animals and plants. It is very difficult to produce artificially. Consequently, scientists are eagerly working on creating new blue pigments.


Part 2: The Impossible Flower

Since romanticism the blue flower has been a symbol for longing and the unreachable. No matter what has been tried, the perfect blue flower is still far away.

BYK-Gardner GmbH
Lausitzer Strasse 8
D-82538 Geretsried

Tel +49 8171 3493 - 0
Fax +49 8171 3493 - 140



To contact your local BYK-Gardner Office please click here.

BYK-Gardner GmbH, Sitz: Geretsried, HRB 85188, AG München
Geschäftsführer: Frank R. Wagner, Dr. Christoph Schlünken


BYK-Gardner is a member of ALTANA.

Copyright © BYK 2019

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