Pantone is the creator of the Pantone Matching System and Pantone Plus Series, worldwide color systems for spot colors that have widespread use in graphics and printing industry, but also in the field of plastics and textile. The “Pantone Matching System” has been renamed “Pantone Plus Series” in 2010.
The Pantone Plus Series includes since 2014 1755 “Pantone +” colors, mixed from 18 basic colors.
In printing and proofing area following variants are important:
Pantone Solid Coated for coated paper
Pantone Solid Uncoated for uncoated paper
Pantone Pastels and Neons Coated and Uncoated
Pantone Metallics and Pantone Premium Metallics for Coated Paper