Definitions for "PMS Colors"
Keywords:  pantone, pms, match, mixed, shades
A trademarked color scale used to precisely match colors for printing. Each color has a coded number indicating instructions for mixing inks to achieve it. PMS colors are used within the promotional products industry as the most common reference to ensure two parties are referring to exactly the same color. There are two versions of each color, one for coated (or glossy) surfaces and one for uncoated or “flat” colors.
Pantone Matching System; the brand name for a widely used color matching system.
Pantone Matching System is a standard color matching system where all colors are color coded.