OPTICHROME BLOG Category: 50th Anniversary

History in Film – Hand Finishing

In today’s automated world, there seems to be a machine to complete almost any task. However, in our Finishing Department there are some jobs where there is no replacement for the human hand. Since 1963, when Optichrome … Read More

History in Film – Press Delivery

Since Optichrome was founded in 1963, we have always invested in the lastest technology to enable us to print the highest quality product in the most efficient time scales. This is why the delivery of any new … Read More

History in Film – Banging Out Ceremony

Last summer we blogged about the rather bizarre tradition of the┬áBanging Out Ceremony. Upon the completion of their rigorous training, print apprentices were doused with various kinds of ink and print waste materials by their colleagues, before … Read More

History in Film – People

Since its formation in 1963, Optichrome has relied heavily on the expertise and dedication of individuals employed within the organisation. In this third instalment of our History in Film video series, we have pulled together a collection … Read More

Optichrome History in Film – Premises

While Optichrome has continued to expand in Woking over the years, the best space for our equipment and machinery has always been a priority. A small former dental surgery on Chobham Road helped us get started, but … Read More