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A new staff member!

Today marks another milestone in the re-growth of the company. Mike Griffiths has joined us as a Production Manager. Mike used to work for us many years ago as a pre-press Mac operator, and then furthered his career with stints at Allied Reprographics, LaserGraphics...

Our QMDI arrives…

The installation of Colours’ Heidelberg QMDI went off without a hitch. It was 5am, Tuesday 3rd October. Rain had just started to fall. And a 10 tonne truck pulled up in May Street, St Peters, carrying our QMDI. Because the laneway is so narrow, the press was...

Power outage causes only minor disruption

At 9.45am today, after a motor vehicle accident a few kilometres away, all the power supply to St Peters and surrounding suburbs was cut. When the lights and the air-conditioning, all the computers, presses and processors suddenly stopped it was quite frightening....

Have we really gone to ink-on-paper?

Colours has made the decision to expand its digital operation into offset printing. With more and more of our customers asking for offset quality, but still wanting fast turnaround, Colours has invested in a Heidelberg Quickmaster DI 46-4 digital offset 4-colour...

New web-site up and running at last!

After months (or is it years) of planning, Colours’ new website is finally operational. It took only a week to actually do it, but the planning stage seems to have taken almost exactly four years! At least we never went through the embarrassment of having an...

VOIP activated

VOIP is a reality at Colours. All outgoing telephone calls are now routed through our VOIP connection. Using NetComm V85 handsets that simply plug in to our existing high-speed network cabling, we are now able to make all outgoing calls to anywhere in Australia or...