ryobi printer

Providing exceptional printed products to discerning customers throughout New Zealand depends on having the print resources in-house to meet every print requirement. As the printer of choice for advertising agencies, international corporates and heritage New Zealand brands, we’re making the  investments in print machinery and technology to be the print partner  you can always depend on.

A broad spectrum of print services, including a large, in-house capacity in offset and digital printing.

Industry-leading colour management software

Variable data and personalisation capability

Absolute confidence
in colour matching and brand specification

Crucial Colour offers an end-to-end service capability, to ensure that every stage of the print process meets the highest standards. To achieve this, we have augmented our significant investment in printing technology with prepress capabilities that meet industry standards for colour management and design detail.

Latest technology for digital prepress services

Comprehensive software library for all major design and typographical applications

Digital Epsom Proofing

Digital and offset colour matching

Pre-print file
and troubleshooting

Crucial Colour operates a digital workflow system that checks all received files to ensure any issues are identified and corrected before the print process begins. This review stage captures any anomalies in file type or format so that our experienced prepress technicians can address the issue in a timely fashion, saving our customers time and money.

Pre print

24-hour customer access
to the workflow system

The Kodak Prinergy Workflow system that Crucial Colour utilises within our InSite Prepress Portal provides customers with secure 24/7 online access to their print projects. This enables status checking, detail checks and file reviews at your convenience.

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offset printing

Heidelberg Speed
Master 8-Colour
Perfecting Press

  • Common maximum sheet size 720mm x 1020mm
  • Produces high quality multi-colour, high speed, larger volume sheet-fed printed materials. Prints either 1-sided or 2-sided in a single pass through the press
  • Can print on paper stock weights from 65gsm through to 300gsm, coated and uncoated
  • The Speed Master press is flexible for printing multiple Pantone colours, as well as 4-colour process

Ryobi 920 A1 5-Colour +
Aqueous Coater

  • Common maximum sheet size 640mm x 900mm.
  • Produces high quality, multi-colour, sheet-fed printed materials that may also require a special Pantone colour
  • This press can also add aqueous coatings in either matt, satin, or gloss finish, which add value to the product’s appearance as well as reducing the drying time required before shipping
  • Designed to print on paper and most board products up to and including 600 micron in thickness

Ryobi 750 A2
10-Colour Perfecting

  • Common maximum sheet size 510mm x 720mm
  • Produces high quality, multi-colour, high speed, sheet-fed printed materials
  • This press gives us volume flexibility when manufacturing at peak periods because it can print on the same paper and board substrates as the A1 coating press and larger Heidelberg A1 perfecting press
  • Produces up to 5 colours on both sides of a sheet in a single pass

digital printing

HP Indigo 10000
Digital Press

  • Produces virtually any commercial job, with Indigo quality, substrate versatility, and production flexibility
  • Perfect for printing large volumes of high-value pages and a wide variety of applications
  • Variable data


  • Featuring an industry-first six-colour print engine, Iridesse™ is able to print different eye-catching specialty colours in a single pass, including the shine of gold, silver and metallic.
  • This is in addition to the common cyan, magenta, yellow and black (CMYK).

covid virus protection

Microbe Protect 2400

  • Antimicrobe varnish additive
  • A specially formulated, nano-silver additive that reduces viruses and bacteria on the surface of printed products by 99.99%
  • The first step in making printing products significantly healthier, with more lines to follow