Capabilities team

With an in-depth knowledge and understanding of imaging applications, colour science, digital printing, and coating technology, the team at ILFORD has been instrumental in making the company one of the world’s leading developers of intricate coating layers for a range of final applications.

The multi-disciplinary ILFORD development team includes skilled and experienced chemists, engineers, designers, lab technicians and project managers, with a long experience in imaging, complex media design and manufacturing technology.

With extensive experience in the joint development of new technologies, ILFORD is also committed to promoting international standards and co-operation. ILFORD employees actively participate in international standards committees: ISO TC 42 (Photography); ISO TC 229 (Nanotechnology) via the Swiss national body for standardisation (SNV). ILFORD is a donor member of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T), and a Member of the Board of Advisors at the Image Permanence Institute at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).

Well placed on the Swiss plateau, ILFORD has partnerships and professional contacts with universities and world-class scientific institutions throughout Switzerland to ensure that the latest technologies and techniques are adopted.

ILFORD offers toll coating, toll finishing and tailor-made product development for coatings in photo, inkjet, functional and optical layers.