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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Media Spotlight: TEX-RA opaque self-adhesive fabric

| Comments (0) | Aug 08, 2019

When it comes to media, Perfect Colours is all about giving the widest possible choice, so we’re always expanding our range. The latest addition comes from InkTec – TEX-RA opaque self-adhesive fabric has been designed for easy application and even easier removal, and it comes with a host of benefits and a multitude of applications.

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​Perfect Colours Jetrix Event

| Comments (0) | Apr 25, 2019

Perfect Colours is having a Jetrix event – and you’re invited. We’re holding two Jetrix focus days at our Perfect Colours Innovation Centre in Sheffield, on 4th and 5th June, to highlight just how innovative and intelligent Jetrix printers are. We’ll have three of the range in action, so you’ll be able to see for yourself how one of these ground-breaking printers could benefit your business.


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Meet the Perfect Colours team at FESPA 2019

| Comments (0) | Apr 17, 2019

If you’re traveling to Munich for this year’s FESPA, we’d love to see you there. The Perfect Colours team will be inviting clients to join us on the HP, InkTec and Océ stands, and we’ll be happy to give you advice, answer any questions you have and take your orders – or simply stop by to put a face to a name and have a cup of coffee with us.

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A new environmental initiative from HP – Recycled Satin Canvas

| Comments (0) | Apr 11, 2019

In a bold move to turn trash into art, HP is introducing HP Recycled Satin Canvas, a new printable canvas made from 100% recycled water bottles. And given that between five and 13 million tons of plastic is being dumped in our oceans every year, and that 91% of plastic waste isn’t recycled, it’s not a moment too soon! HP believes that we all have the power to make a difference through our everyday actions and choices – but we need to act now.

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Drytac – the printer manufacturers choice

| Comments (0) | Apr 08, 2019

As Drytac materials continue to conquer the print market, more and more printer manufacturers are putting their trust in Drytac products to showcase the optimal quality of their printers. If you find yourself watching an Epson, Mimaki, Ricoh or Roland DG print demo, the chances are you’ll be seeing Drytac as the substrate. With such a vote of confidence for the products, Perfect Colours is delighted to carry the full range.

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Introducing the new HP Configuration Center

| Comments (0) | Apr 04, 2019

Looking for a new way to monitor and control your printer configurations across your entire HP Latex fleet? HP allows you to address your most common concerns by giving you complete control over all you print production operations. The new HP Configuration Center app in HP PrintOS allows you to achieve near real-time visibility across your fleet colour configuration status and gives you remote control over all your Latex printers’ substrate settings, across all your sites.

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Reinvent your printing with HP PrintOS

| Comments (0) | Mar 29, 2019

If you want to get the best out of your HP fleet, now’s the time to start using HP PrintOS. It’s a revolutionary print production operating system that incorporates web and mobile apps to simplify production, improve your operations and inspire your staff. HP PrintOS will help your team innovate, collaborate and grow, making all of your print operations more efficient and effective.

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Our first Perfect Colours Sign Show success!

| Comments (0) | Mar 27, 2019

A few months ago, we came up with a bold idea – we would hold our own Sign Show in the recently-opened Perfect Colours Innovation Centre in Sheffield. It was a new departure for us, very much a step into the unknown! We planned carefully and spread the word. Fast forward to last week and our vision materialised – from Monday to Thursday, we opened our doors. The showroom was packed and over the course of four days we did more than 40 demonstrations on a wide variety of printers, showing how workflow automation could benefit new and existing customers alike.

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The evolution of colour printing

| Comments (0) | Mar 27, 2019

From the cave paintings of prehistoric Europe to scribing on parchment in Ancient Greece, the process of reproducing text and imagery through printing itself can be dated back earlier than 3000 BC.

As for modern colour printing, the first successful job took place over 40 years ago. Thanks to advancements in printer technology, colour printing is now more sophisticated than ever before.

In this blog, we take a look back over colour printing history, how this medium has evolved and developed over time and explore how we’ve got to the sophistication and impressive quality we see today.

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