Perfect Colours Blog

Welcome to the Perfect Colours Blog section, we use our blog to write about the latest industry developments, provide useful hints and tips about large format printers and keep you up to date on whats happening in the world of Perfect Colours.

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Welcome to HP’s 3D Center of Excellence

| Comments (0) | Jan 24, 2020

HP has embraced 3D printing in a way that is changing the digital manufacturing industry – and it’s all driven from the company’s new 3D Center of Excellence based near Barcelona. Here, a team of engineers are working on HP’s cutting-edge industrial Jet Fusion 3D printers. Last month, Metal Jet programme manager Carmen Blasco gave some insight into the amazing projects that the company is spearheading.

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Epson introduces standard 2-year warranty for SC-T3100 and SC-T5100

| Comments (0) | Jan 21, 2020

This month, Epson UK has introduced 2-year warranties as standard for its SC-T3100, SC-T3100N, SC-T5100 and SC-T5100N wide format printers. Rather than being a promo, this is the new normal and it means that now all of the company’s entry and mid-range cartridge models come with a standard 2-year warranty.

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Surface Print: mixing digital and traditional for beautiful wallpaper

| Comments (0) | Jan 16, 2020

We’re thrilled at Perfect Colours to have sold Surface Print their third HP Latex 3000 printer, which they’re now using to create outstanding and unique wallpapers that will be on show at Heimtextil. The secret of their success? Devising a way of combining digital and traditional analogue print technologies to boost production.

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HP Original Ink and Toner – there’s no substitute!

| Comments (0) | Jan 09, 2020

Of course, we understand the temptation, really we do. But. Don’t. Do. It. There’s no substituting HP Original Ink and Toner for cheaper alternatives. HP’s inks and toners are especially designed to work with HP printers and are the result of substantial research and development. Other inks might claim to be good for HP printers, but they’re not. You’ll save money in the short-run,…

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Do you use the HP Media Solutions Locator?

| Comments (0) | Jan 06, 2020

If you use HP printers, you probably already know that they are compatible with thousands of certified graphic arts media solutions – but perhaps you’re only using yours with a handful of your favourite media types. The HP Media Solutions Locator uses HP PrintOS to help you discover the different options that will best fit your creative and business needs – giving you the chance…

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A new range from Kernow

| Comments (0) | Dec 20, 2019

Cornwall-based media manufacturer Kernow has invested substantially in developing a range of new products to add to the more-than-2,000 range of self-adhesive media that it already produces.

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Are contractual sales models the next big thing?

| Comments (0) | Dec 16, 2019

As HP continues to reinvent itself, the company’s shift from a transactional to a contractual sales model continues apace – and here at Perfect Colours, we’re all for it. The way the industry works is changing fast, and HP’s self-declared move is a reflection of how we see the future. So what does it mean for print providers and why will it be a good thing for print providers and…

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Perfect Colours installs the UK’s first Inktec Jetrix LXi7

| Comments (0) | Dec 13, 2019

It’s been an exciting few weeks at the Design Xpress site in Consett, Country Durham. Not only has Perfect Colours supplied the UK’s first Inktec Jetrix LXi7, but they’ve also taken delivery of one of Canon’s cutting-edge Océ Colorado 1650s. This is all part of an aggressive new growth strategy which has been supported by the County Durham Growth Fund with a £50k grant towards the…

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Perfect Colours’ Nick Martin scoops top HP prize

| Comments (0) | Dec 06, 2019

It came as no surprise to us when one of our sales team was announced a winner in HP’s Magical Marrakech 2019 competition. Nick Martin qualified as one of the top performing sales people in the top three resellers for PageWide XL and DesignJet XL products for the last quarter.

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HP R Series Latex Inks – the sustainable choice

| Comments (0) | Dec 03, 2019

HP has long shown an outstanding commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its printers and peripherals, and the R Series Latex Inks are no exception. These aqueous-based ink formulations have been developed to meet worldwide regulatory requirements and to address a wide range of health and environmental considerations across the entire life cycle of your print – from production…

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Upgrade to ONYX Thrive and save £1,900

| Comments (0) | Nov 27, 2019

There’s still time to grab this amazing autumn offer – upgrade your ONYX RIP or OEM RIP to ONYX Thrive today, and you could save up to £1,900 on the list price. This offer features the Thrive 221 Special Edition, which includes two RIPs, two printers, a job editor, ICC profiling and step & repeat. In other words, it’s an offer that’s simply too good to miss.

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