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20 year successful working partnership

Although Martin Stern and Jan Prokop only joined Optichrome in 2017, they brought with them a wealth of experience and recently celebrated twenty years of working together. In a recent Linkedin post Jan said “Though we are … Read More

40 years of John Heywood at Optichrome

It is not often these days that you get to celebrate long service awards.  Some companies might see the odd 10 or 15 year anniversary on occasion. but not Optichrome, long service awards are the norm around … 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

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