HP Announces 500th Install of a Series 4 Press; Inkspiration, Rod Key Winners
PALO ALTO, Calif. — March 8, 2017 — At Dscoop Phoenix, HP Inc. announced a milestone of 500 Indigo Series 4 presses sold, amid continued HP printing momentum, with HP Indigo customers enjoying double-digit page growth and hitting a new record for peak season 2016. Additionally, in less than a year, since drupa 2016, more than 200 HP Indigo 7900 units have been sold.
“We are proud to see the ongoing growth of our customers around the world, as well as the innovation in applications and business models they develop,” Alon Bar-Shany, general manager, HP Indigo, announced at Dscoop, the annual North America users conference showcasing HP’s latest digital press portfolio and applications for Graphic Arts. More than 2,000 participants attended in this year’s event.
Bar-Shany announced GLS/NEXT Precision Marketing as the 500th installation for a Series 4 press, the B2-sized platform unveiled at drupa 2012. GLS/NEXT Precision Marketing was an early adopter of the HP Indigo 10000, and this latest addition is its third Series 4, enabling the company to create tailored solutions for its clients, and helping them secure the growth they are looking for.
“At GLS/NEXT Precision Marketing, we have used HP Indigo technology to offer innovative solutions that are tailored and customized for our clients to help them secure the growth they are looking for,” says Jayme Wisely, president and CEO, GLS/NEXT Precision Marketing. “The B2 sheet size and high-quality output have been a real game changer, and we expect our new HP Indigo 12000 to enable our company to raise the bar even higher.”
Installed in 46 countries, the Series 4 press platform includes the HP Indigo 10000 and 12000 for commercial printing, HP Indigo 20000 for labels and flexible packaging, and HP Indigo 30000 for folding cartons, as well as duplex oversized 30 inch, roll-fed HP Indigo 50000, which just completed its first customer installation at Digital Lizard, Las Vegas.
At the Dscoop North America annual conference in Phoenix, HP showcased its latest digital press portfolio for Graphic Arts, including solutions for Sign & Display, Corrugated, Flexible Packaging, Folding Cartons, Photo specialty, Labels and Commercial Printing.
This year, the Jetcomm 2017 conference was integrated into Dscoop Phoenix, allowing the community of PageWide Web Press users to benefit from a combined experience. At Hunkeler Innovationdays, HP unveiled the HP PageWide Web Press T235HD, a low total-cost-of ownership platform for publishing, production mail and commercial needs.
HP and Dscoop Announce Winners of 2nd annual HP Inkspiration Awards for the Americas and Rod Key Marketing Excellence Awards
HP Inc. and Dscoop announced the winners of the 2nd annual HP Inkspiration Awards for the Americas, recognizing the most innovative work produced with HP digital printing technology, and Rod Key Marketing Excellence Award recipients, recognizing companies with the most creative marketing campaigns to promote their own businesses.
The 2017 HP Inkspiration Awards for the Americas and Rod Key Marketing Excellence Award winners are:
General Commercial Printing:
- Direct Mail: P+E
- Publishing: Prestone Press LLC/Group SJR
- Judges’ Choice: P+E
- Collateral: Perfect Communications
- Collateral: Cockrell Enovation
- Judges’ Choice: DigiWrap Inc.
- Photography: P+E
- Rod Key Marketing Excellence: O'Neil Printing
- Rod Key Marketing Excellence: Hodgins Engraving Co.
Labels and Packaging:
- Health & Beauty: Tap Packaging Solutions
- Flexible Packaging: Ercus Packaging
- Folding Cartons: P+E
- Alcoholic Beverages: DIGTALLABEL
- Alcoholic Beverages: Phoenix Label Company
- Food & Beverage: Rush Graphics
- Rod Key Marketing Excellence Award: GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions
- Books: King Printing Co., Inc.
HP Indigo Technology Fair
The HP Indigo Technology fair continued its world tour at Dscoop Phoenix. Launched for pre-drupa 2016, projects in development at HP Indigo labs by scientists and engineers were presented at various stages of research and development, some closer to coming to the market while others were experimental in nature, focusing on the versatility of Indigo LEP technology.
At Dscoop Phoenix, tech fair “graduates” included those products and solutions that today are being successfully used by our customers. Among those are the green, yellow and orange Fluorescent ElectroInks, currently being field-tested on the HP Indigo 7000 Digital Press at customer sites around the world, as well as Mosaic 3.0, Edge and Spine printing, and PrintBeat Mobile edition.