Bemis Installs HP Indigo 20000 to Support Customers' Flexible Packaging Needs
PALO ALTO, Calif. — November 8, 2016 — HP Inc. has announced that Bemis Co., one of the world’s leading suppliers of packaging for food, consumer and industrial products, has installed an HP Indigo 20000 digital press in order to support the evolving needs of its customers and drive continued innovation with digital print capabilities.
“Evolving market conditions for shorter, customized runs and faster turnaround times compelled us to consider new technology that better addresses these needs. Digital printing provides cost-effective short-run print capabilities, accelerates speed to market, provides customization opportunities, reduces cost across the customer supply chain and has image resolution that is superior to flexographic printing,” explains Brian Sturgill, VP of marketing for the Bemis Co. “We believe that digital printing has application opportunities across all the food, beverage and consumer markets we serve today, and HP has served as an invaluable advisor to help us integrate digital printing into production and establish our brand as a digital packaging pioneer.”
Designed for mainstream flexible packaging production, the HP Indigo 20000 digital press offers improved economics with advanced color-matching capabilities across jobs, presses and sites, optimized production with multi-lane ganging, as well as expanded substrate compatibility. These features, in addition to advanced versioning capabilities, are enabling leading packaging printers and converters, like Bemis, to profitably address trending marketing demands for perfect color-matching, customization and localization, as well as faster time-to-market.
“We are constantly receiving high praise from converters and brands alike on the real impact of HP Indigo digital printing technology for packaging, whether customers are taking their first digital leap, or are growing their digital portfolio to expand their competitive edge,” notes David Leshem, head of global strategic accounts, HP Indigo Division. “We are proud to help global leaders like Bemis Co. establish their digital footprint and are excited about the immense opportunity in an industry that is on the cusp of real digital transformation.”
The market-proven HP Indigo 20000 digital press’s installed base has more than doubled since drupa 2016, with presses in production at customer sites stretching across six continents.