Press Release: 01. June 2012

HP and CWE Solutions announce Glasgow open house event

Exclusive discounts available on wide range of HP large format printers

BARCELONA, Spain, 01 June2012 - HP today announced that it will showcase a range oflarge-format printers for the first time in Scotland at an openhouse on 20th and 21st June at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall(register online at www.cwesolutions.co.uk/scottishopen). 

An exclusive cashbackpromotion of up to £3,000(1) will be available to those customerspurchasing an HP printer from the extensive product line-up at theshow, which will be held in conjunction with CWE Solutions. As wellas the HP Scitex FB500 and LX850 Industrial Printers, these willinclude the two latest HP Latex solutions, the HP Designjet L26500and L28500 Printers; and the HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer.

"Visitors will get tosee the latest HP large-format printers first-hand and one of theopen house highlights will be a textile printing demonstrationusing HP Latex technology," said Anne Sharp, HP category andmarketing manager, UK and Ireland. "In addition, the cashbackpromotion will be a nice treat to HP customers coming to the showand purchasing on the day. The offer will also be redeemableagainst certain other large-format printers in our portfolio up to31st July."

The new HP Designjet Latexprinters are capable of handling a broader range of indoor andoutdoor signage applications with better durability thaneco-solvent inks.(2) The HP Latex Inks provide an odourless(3) anda consistent and reliable performance across a variety ofsubstrates, including textiles.

Experts from CWE Solutions,an HP Gold Preferred Partner and a UK reseller for HP Designjet andHP Scitex Industrial Printers, will be at the event to demonstratethe HP large-format technology and to answer questions fromvisitors. Presentations on both days will discuss how print serviceproviders (PSPs) can make use of the HP sign and display solutionsto increase their business opportunities. 

"The CWESolutions Scottish open days will be the perfect opportunity forprinting and signage companies based in Scotland and northernEngland to see the latest innovations in large format printingequipment," said Peter Winter, marketing manager at CWE Solutions."They will also get to see examples of signage, banners and POSdisplays, printed on all kinds of substrates that demonstrate theamazing applications achievable with the HP large-formatprinters."

The very latest additionsto HP's growing latex printing portfolio - the 2.64m (104in)-wideHP Designjet L28500 Printer delivers speeds up to 70 percentfaster(4) than the HP Designjet L25500 Printer, while the 1.55m(61in) HP Designjet L26500 Printer is ideal for customers enteringthe growing soft-signage(5) market.

The 3.2m (126in) HP ScitexLX850 Industrial Printer delivers maximum versatility andproductivity with multiple workflow features, including dual-roll,roll-to-free fall and roll-to-collector handling, and an inkcollector.

The HP Scitex FB500Industrial Printer is a robust and versatile device enabling indoorand outdoor applications using both rigid and flexible media. With1.63m-wide printing at speeds of up to 37m2/hr, and optional whiteink capability, the HP Scitex FB500 is ideal for PSPs who want toexpand into new markets.

Completing the productline-up at the open house, the HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printeruses HP Vivid Photo Inks to deliver photo-quality prints at2,400dpi and versatility for indoor applications from line drawingsto photographic output to signage.

Also on display will befinishing lines from Summa and Neolt. 

To register for the HP OpenHouse event please go to www.cwesolutions.co.uk/scottishopen.  

For more information pleasevisit www.hp.com or www.cwesolutions.co.uk.

More information isavailable at www.youtube.com/hpgraphicartsor follow HP on www.twitter.com/hpgraphicarts.

(1) Terms and conditionsapply
(2) Durability comparison based on testing of representativeeco-solvent inks including eco-sol Max inks on Avery SA vinyl fordisplay permanence and scratch, rub/abrasion and chemicalresistance. HP image permanence and scratch, smudge and waterresistance estimates by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of mediaincluding HP printing materials. Additional information availableat www.hp.com/go/supplies/printpermanence.
(3) Some substrates may have inherent odour
(4) The HP Designjet L28500 and L26500 Printers produce anextremely broad range of both outdoor and indoor applications froma single device, which surpasses the number of differentapplications that traditional eco-solvent printers or water-basedprinters can produce. The HP Designjet L28500 Printer achievesspeeds up to 70 percent faster than the HP Designjet L26500 andL25500 Printers.
(5) For best results, print on media that does not let the inktrespass onto the printer. Performance may vary depending on media.Users should consult their media supplier for compatibilitydetails.

Editorialcontacts

Vanessa Ribeiro, HP
+34 682 794 816  

Jonathan Wake
Bespoke for HP
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+44 (0)1737 215 200
jonathanw@bespoke.co.uk 

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