HP Unveils Color Inkjet Web Press Technology, Showcases New HP Indigo Portfolio
Capturing new applications with higher-speed color inkjet printing HP Inkjet Web Press technologies—first unveiled at drupa 2008—have helped customers achieve significant advancements in publishing, production mail and other applications. The new HP T410, T360 and T230 Color Inkjet Web Presses feature new advanced inkjet printhead technology and nanotechnology pigment inks, supporting higher speeds without compromising image quality.
"With the improved productivity and quality of HP printing systems, we see inkjet presses now extending beyond direct mail and publishing applications to penetrate the market for high-volume general commercial print," said Morgan.
To provide customers with greater access to HP Exstream Customer Communications Management, HP also announced new, specially priced bundles for HP Inkjet Web Press customers. The combination of HP Exstream software with HP Inkjet high-speed production solutions delivers industry-leading production capabilities for direct mail and transactional print applications.
HP is working with leading suppliers to expand the range of HP Inkjet Web Press-compatible coated and glossy papers. This includes the first glossy paper with ColorPRO Technology, available from Appleton
Coated, as well as new papers in development from Arjowiggins Graphic, Metsä Board and Sappi.
The new HP Inkjet Web Press models also are available as part of Pitney Bowes' IntelliJet 20, 30 and 42 Printing Systems for transactional print and mail production. Pitney Bowes is showing the IntelliJet 20 Printing System-featuring the new 558-mm (20-inch) HP T230 Color Inkjet Web Press with a print speed up to 400 feet per minute at full color density for maximum quality-at its exhibit adjacent to the HP stand.
Strong rollout for the new HP Indigo Digital Presses The first beta installations for the HP Indigo 10000 will be made in late 2012, with commercial availability scheduled for early next year. Beta users will include Consolidated Graphics (United States), Elanders (Germany), Old City Press (Israel), Precision Printing (U.K.) and Wing Hung Group (Hong Kong).