About the Author: Alan Chua

Alan Chua

Alan Chua

Alan Chua is the Assistant Manager of Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd. Graduated from an electrical engineering background, he is mainly involved in sales, seminar, training and coaching in the field of light and color management. In his 18 years of experience in managing and providing solutions to the many industrial applications, he has also conducted color seminars and workshops to educate the industry on instrumentation technologies and color science. He was also invited as speaker for The Academy of Fashion Professions (TaF.tc) seminar which is the training arm of Textile & Fashion Federation (TaF.f). He was also the speaker for the Color Cosmetics Conference.

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Flavors & Fragrances Color Control

Flavors and fragrances are used in processed food, personal and consumer care products. With growing affluence, production of these consumer goods is rising and the use of flavor and fragrance ingredients is growing in tandem. To meet today’s demanding consumers’ … Continue reading

Green Buildings

Why Go Green? As the earth’s climate changes with the depletion of the ozone layer, countries and manufacturers are working towards a greener environment. The depletion of the ozone layer is mainly caused by halogen atoms which arise from man-made … Continue reading

How Does Orange Peel and Haze Affects Surface Finishing?

High gloss, deep finishing, smooth and homogenous are what consumers look for in a high quality product. To ensure these attributes in finishes, manufacturers ensures that the coating they use are free from orange peel and haze. Beside gloss evaluation, … Continue reading
Color Control of Spices

Color Control of Spices

Spices are generally used for flavouring of food but in some circumstances, it has also been used in perfume, cosmetic and medicinal application. When used in food application, besides flavouring, spices are also used for coloring and food preservations. With … Continue reading
Color Control in the Cosmetics Industry

Color Control in the Cosmetics Industry

Cosmetic or commonly known as makeup is the use of chemical substances or compounds which can be naturally derived from various sources to enhance the appearance of the human body particularly the facial area. Many cosmetic products come in various … Continue reading
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Spectrophotometric Study of Chlorophyll in EcoSystems

Chlorophyll is one of the major components involved in photosynthesis, the vital reaction that creates oxygen from sunlight. Most people easily recognize when “Chlorophyll a” is present, since it gives off the familiar green color associated with the pigment. Photosynthetic … Continue reading