Colourtone Press was formed in November 1954 and purchased by its current owners, the Bywater family, in 1988.
The process of turning a jobbing printer into a full colour commercial printer began.
1998 – Purchased Economic Printing Works
2002 – Acquired Ace Printers
2004 – Installed the 1st Eight Colour printing press in the Western Cape
2007 – Installed their 2nd Eight Colour Heidelberg Speedmaster
2008 – moved to their present location. The new 6700m2 site has custom designed workflows to maximize production to the high standards that Colourtone Press is renowned for.