Press Release: March 13, 2012
Topics: Graphic Arts

HP Helps Print Service Providers Improve Versatility, Productivity and Quality

Company unveils 10 digital printing systems, including first 29-inch-format HP Indigo press

TEL AVIV, Israel -- HPtoday introduced 10 digitalprinting systems that offer print service providers (PSPs)greater versatility, productivity and quality for commercial andindustrial printing applications such as labels and packaging,direct mail, marketing collateral, and book publishing.

The improved performance ofthe new portfolio will help PSPs extend the advantages of digitaleven further into traditional analog print markets, and to producemore high-value personalized and custom materials for theirclients. The 10 new systems include:

  • Three next-generation 29-inch-format HP Indigo presses capable ofproducing almost any commercial print job and a much broader rangeof packaging applications.
  • Three updated models of the current HP Indigo portfolio withhigher speeds for significantly increased productivity.
  • Three high-productivity HP Inkjet Web Pressmodels featuring advanced ink and printhead technology forexcellent print quality at increased print speeds.
  • HP Print Module Solutions for adding monochrome or full-colorcontent to preprinted offset materials.

HP also announced newoptions for HP Scitexindustrial presses, which are used for large sign and displayapplications, and a range of new services and solutions tocomplement HP’s broad portfolio of digital systems.

“With the extraordinaryscope and scale of today’s announcements, we are fueling anunstoppable industry transformation from analog to digitalprinting,” said Christopher Morgan, senior vice president, GraphicsSolutions Business, HP. “Our new digital solutions strike at thecore of the printing market and are able to meet the toughestrequirements of world-class brands, publishers and print serviceproviders.“

HP will display the newsolutions May 3-16 at drupa 2012in Düsseldorf, Germany, where HP will be the largest digitalprinting exhibitor and will have the second-largest booth at theshow.

At drupa 2008, HPintroduced a revolutionary color inkjet web press, a new series ofHP Indigo presses and the industry’s first latex inksfor wide-format printers. Widespread market acceptance of thosesolutions has driven the graphics transformation and strong growthof high-value digital pages.

Worldwide, HP now hasinstalled more than 60 HP Inkjet Web Presses, more than 6,000 HPIndigo presses and more than 10,000 HP Latex systems. HP also hasinvested more than $1 billion in research and development of newgraphics solutions.

New, larger formatfor HP Indigo presses  

Three new larger-format HPIndigo models allow PSPs to expand into applications not previouslyaddressable by digital printing, as well as to print moreproductively and economically for increased profitability.

New models of the currentHP Indigo platform include the flagship HP Indigo 7600 Digital Press, which offers a top speed of 160pages per minute in Enhanced Productivity Mode – a 33 percentincrease over the previous top speed, making it the fastesttwo-page digital sheet-fed press available on the market.

New HP Inkjet WebPress models

The new high-speed HP T410 and T360 Inkjet Web Press systems offer increased print speeds ofup to 800 feet per minute (fpm) in monochrome – up to 25 percentfaster than previous models – while continuing to offer color printspeeds of up to 600 fpm. To achieve this improved performance, thepresses feature new advanced inkjet printhead technology andnanotechnology pigment inks that can support higher speeds with nocompromise in image quality.

The HP T230 Inkjet Web Press incorporates the new printheads andinks to increase print speed up to 400 fpm for both color andmonochrome, with full color density for maximum quality.

More information isavailable at www.hp.com/go/HPPredrupa12,www.hp.com/go/drupa andthrough the HP Graphic Arts Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/hpgraphicartsand YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/hpgraphicarts.Join or follow the conversation using the #HPdrupahashtag.


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