Are You On Top Of Cosmetic Industry Regulatory Change?

by Neil Gleghorn, CEO and Founder, Kallik I recently attended a very useful conference on how regulation change is going to impact on the cosmetics sector. If you didn’t have a chance to get to the London event, then here are a few important items of information that you need to be aware of –…


What Makes Kallik So Often ‘First’?

by Dave Tarbuck, Chief Technical Officer, Kallik. I am used to unconsciously thinking about what a pioneer Kallik has been in Artwork Management, but it was only when I had to describe our company to a prospective client the other day that I really did start to quantify that. I want to spend a little time detailing…



It’s Time To Leave The ‘Cell’

by Neil Gleghorn, CEO and Founder, Kallik Industry estimates tell us more than 40% of product suppliers still store their vital packaging and labelling artwork assets in Excel spreadsheets, using this platform as the basis for manually creating new output. That’s crazy. Possibly harmful. Why? What’s wrong with Excel? I hear you cry. Everyone knows…


Does Efficiency = The ‘Appliance’ of a Bit of ‘Science’?

by Dave Tarbuck, Chief Technical Officer, Kallik. Efficiency is very much the priority in business today. Corporations, big governments, charities and educational establishments are all determined to root out waste, streamline process and automate whenever possible. Given this imperative, it is still nonetheless the case that there are definite gaps in the system – missing…


Make Data The Centre Of Your Artwork Process

by Neil Gleghorn, CEO and Founder, Kallik. We spoke last time about why a document approach to your content can end up leaving you with a big, complex mess to deal with, simply because it’s all about chasing copies of various things all over the place. What would a different approach look like? We imagined…


Document Versus Data: Why The Difference Matters

by Neil Gleghorn, CEO and Founder, Kallik. People often ask why we stress the difference between a document-oriented way of looking at managing your product and brand information and a ‘data’ one. It’s a great question, and can best be answered like this: you’re a manufacturer of a single product line. Let’s say you’ve had…


ERP Is Great. But It Won’t Solve All Your Problems

by Neil Gleghorn, CEO and Foiunder, Kallik. My company, Kallik is a dedicated supplier of Labelling Content Management and Artwork Generation for important markets like pharmaceutical, medical devices and cosmetics. We operate by offering clients in these sectors proven solutions that produce accurate, print-ready artwork for their packaging and labelling, in a very short time,…


Why The World Isn’t Speaking English Back To You

by Ashley Goldie, Sales and Marketing Director, Kallik Given the predominance of Hollywood in entertainment and English as the international language of business, it’s fair to assume we are moving to a monoglot world, surely?


Taming The Twin Challenges To Successful Labelling

by Neil Gleghorn, CEO and Founder, Kallik. I wonder if I could spend a moment or two talking a little bit about my company Kallik  and about the market and the choices available for delivering efficient, global labelling and content programmes. We are a UK-based company with very strong roots in the artwork/pre-press origination sector….