Litho Printing


sm 102The Litho Printing department is fitted with three of the latest printing presses.

The company prides itself on its latest acquisition the eight-colour Heidelberg XL 106 which hit our shores in January 2016. It is the only one of its kind on the continent.

The department is headed by production managers Lain Schutte and Stewart Scott sharing over 40 years of experience in the print industry. Their passion for producing quality work and providing the best service for the company’s loyal and long-standing customers has been a great asset to the success of Typo Colour Printing Specialist.

Six fully qualified machine minders, work around the clock to allow the printing presses to run at full capacity 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Their support and expertise ensure quick turnaround times making sure the quality of work remains consistent throughout.  Between Lain, Stewart, the machine minders and support from dedicated suppliers, no print job is too big for Typo Printing Specialists to handle.

Introducing the Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106


An incredible world leader of a printing press it is undoubtedly Typo Colour Printing Specialists’ flagship machine.  This eight-Colour wide format perfecting press is the first of its kind in South Africa. The XL 106-8P can print up to 8 colour plus flood aqueous coat in a single pass, ensuring high productivity. It can also be configured to print on both side of the press sheet simultaneously in perfecting mode.

The Speedmaster XL 106 continues to set standards in terms of production speed, print stability and output. It represents a new performance class for industrial commercial, label and packaging printing. Operating at speeds of up to 18 000 sheets per hour in both straight and perfecting modes it achieves exceptional productivity and processes the widest range of substrates.

Komori Lithrone s29

In addition to exceptionally short makeready, the Lithrone S26 offers a high-speed (12,000sph) initial printing function, a maximum printing speed of 16,000sph with ultra-stable print quality, and a highs-peed pre-inking system. The A2 machine is a 4 colour machine with a coating unit allowing the minder to flood aqueous coat the sheet while printing. 

Heidelberg SM 102


The Speedmaster SM 102 is the all-rounder for a wide variety of applications.  The reasons for this are clear – exceptional and, above all, stable print quality throughout the run, straightforward operation, excellent stability in operation, and outstanding net productivity. The Preset Plus Delivery and attractive equipment packages offer far higher performance levels at a great price.

The machine meets the company’s need for environmentally friendly green production. New customers have been attracted to its sustainable production while it cuts energy and consumption costs. It is energy efficient  and has perfectly coordinated components – from drive and air supply to dryer technology.