HP to Unveil 10 Digital Presses, Including 29″ HP Indigo at drupa
Worldwide, HP now has installed more than 60 HP Inkjet Web Presses, more than 6,000 HP Indigo presses and more than 10,000 HP Latex systems. HP also has invested more than $1 billion in research and development of new graphics solutions.
“With the extraordinary scope and scale of today’s announcements, we are fueling an unstoppable industry transformation from analog to digital printing,” said Christopher Morgan, senior vice president, Graphics Solutions Business, HP. “Our new digital solutions strike at the core of the printing market and are able to meet the toughest requirements of world-class brands, publishers and print service providers.“
New, larger format for HP Indigo presses
Three new larger-format HP Indigo models allow PSPs to expand into applications not previously addressable by digital printing, as well as to print more productively and economically for increased profitability.
• The HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press is a 29″/75-cm sheet-fed press that prints at speeds of 3,450 sheets per hour in full color, and up to 4,600 sheets per hour in EPM. It combines HP Indigo offset-matching print quality with up to seven-color printing and duplex and substrate flexibility.
• The HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press is a continuous-feed press designed for flexible packaging, capable of gravure-quality printing on films as thin as 10 microns with a printing frame of 29×43″/73.6 x110 cm and in-line priming unit for industry-leading substrate flexibility.
• The HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press is a sheetfed press designed for folding cartons, supporting substrates up to 24 points/600 microns and an in-line priming unit.
Industry’s fastest digital sheetfed press
The new model of the flagship HP Indigo 7600 Digital Press has a top speed of 160 pages per minute (ppm) in EPM – a 33 percent increase over the previous top speed, making it the fastest two-page digital sheet-fed press available on the market.