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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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Transparency Printing Guide

Sep 06, 2023

Transparency printing has become an essential technique in various fields, from creating presentation slides to producing artwork and even crafting DIY projects. With the right knowledge and tools, you can achieve professional-looking results using transparency paper. This guide will walk you through the process of transparency…

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Introducing HP 3D as a Service

Feb 07, 2020

Out with the old and in with the new – and never more so than with this new high concept offering from HP. With the advent of the new decade, 3D print is really taking off, and now HP has combined it with the latest way of marketing products. Voila! HP 3D as a Service, or HP 3DaaS, is an innovative way for you to move forward into the big market of the future.

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Connect with your customers using Xerox XMPie

Jan 31, 2020

Are you looking for a new way to connect successfully with your clients? XMPie is the future of personalised communication software – a new technology that creates customer interaction seamlessly, efficiently and at scale. You’ll be able to combine the power of variable data one-to-one marketing with web-to-print solutions and cross-media campaign management at the touch of a button.…

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Introducing the Epson SureColor SC-F6300

Jan 29, 2020

If you’re looking for an entry-level wide format dye sublimation printer, you should definitely cast an eye over the new Epson SureColor SC-F6300. This newly-available printer comes top of the heap for versatility – you’ll be able to use it to produce soft signage, promotional goods, and short runs or samples of garments. More robust and accurate than its predecessors, it represents…

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Welcome to HP’s 3D Center of Excellence

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…

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Surface Print: mixing digital and traditional for beautiful wallpaper

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!

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?

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

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?

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

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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