Perfect Colours is now an authorized Océ Colorado dealer

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The wait is over and we can share the news! Perfect Colours is pleased to announce that it’s now an authorized Océ Colorado dealer and we’ve just taken delivery of an Océ Colorado 1640 at our Innovation Centre in Sheffield. Why’s this so exciting? The Colorado 1640 is the first ever large format printer to feature Canon’s revolutionary UVgel technology – and it delivers unprecedented roll-to-roll productivity of exceptional quality.

Poli Etch Polymeric 5052 Silver Frosty Window Films

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As winter starts to bite, what better time than this to introduce these versatile Polymeric Etched Glass Films with sand blasting and frosty effect surfaces. They’ve been specially developed to achieve a frosted effect on glass and mirrors as well as transparent plastic sheets and they’re suitable for mid- to long-term application.

Perfect Colours Innovation Centre has now launched

Did you come to one of our Innovation Centre Open Days in September or October? If you missed them, you definitely missed out. Our new Sheffield showroom was the place to be over six days of printing demonstrations and workflow solutions – while a stream of enthusiastic customers were able to meet the team and pick our brains for some expert advice.

Media Spotlight: Digifilm® Ferrous Media

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Anchor Magnets’ digifilm® is the ideal substrate for creating eye-catching graphic displays and signage for retail, offices, exhibitions and even vehicles. It’s great for showrooms and shops, and can be installed and updated by your regular team without the need for specialist installation.

Nuance Ethernet Card Reader

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Were you aware that your HP DesignJet and HP PageWide XL printers are compatible with pull-printing solutions? With a Nuance Ethernet Card Reader, you can install an ID card system into your printer and securely release documents from the print queue. What’s more, this high-security solution is easy to install and simple to use – it’s the cost-effective way of ensuring secure document release to all your devices.

Summa’s F Series cutters just got better!

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It’s time to reintroduce you to Summa’s F Series flatbed cutters, because there’s an upgrade available that means they’re better than ever. Welcome to a new world of increased performance, new firmware, and faster up, down and turning motion. The new F-Performance upgrade is available as a free unlock on new machines and a payable unlock on pre-2018 F series models, so get it now!

Media Spotlight:InkTec Optically Clear Flat On® Film

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InkTec Optically Clear Flat On Film is a reverse printable and easy-to apply-film that is both versatile and cost-effective. This ultra-clear transparent polyester film is coated with a silicone adhesive, making it particularly suitable for indoor window decoration. It affords high-quality image reproduction with an outstanding colour spectrum and is repositionable and removable without leaving any residue. Furthermore, it’s suitable for both front and reverse printing.

Six reasons to upgrade to Caldera V12

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October sees the launch of the latest version of Caldera’s award-winning RIP software – are you ready for Version 12? This time around, Caldera has switched its focus to the user experience, providing new tools to give easy access to applications, new technologies to deliver faster processing speeds and better colours, and an extended range of applications that will see users being able to venture into textiles and vehicle wraps.

Welcoming the HP Latex 1500 and the Summa F1832

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On Monday, 24th September 2018, two large lorries arrived at the Perfect Colours Innovations Centre in Sheffield. Each contained an exciting new grand format solution. One was an HP Latex 1500, which features a 3.2m print width, production speeds of up 74 sqm per hour and inkjet quality of 45 sqm per hour

The cheaper you buy things, the better?

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John Ruskin once wrote: “It's unwise to pay too much, but it's worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money - that's all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do.