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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

Optichrome commissioned to produce Matthew Boulton’s Naval Medals Book

Optichrome was honoured to be commissioned by the author Sim Comfort to produce this very special limited edition publication which¬†provides a comprehensive collection of seven St Vincent, 34 Davison Nile and 33 Boulton Trafalgar medals. The book … Read More

History in Film – Banging Out Ceremony

Last summer we blogged about the rather bizarre tradition of the¬†Banging 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

19,000 Brochures for the Cultural Travel Co

The uncoated stock used for this Cultural Travel Co brochure really gives it a tactile elegance that highlights the quality of the print itself. The Cultural Travel Co is part of award winning specialist in innovative cultural … Read More

Heidelberg Stahlfolder in action

Folding is often a significant part of the print finishing process, and when we have tens of thousands of pieces to complete, speed, accuracy, and reliability are paramount. This video shows the folding of 20,000 financial reports … Read More