Kirkwood Expands with Two HP Devices
WILMINGTON, Mass. - November 27, 2018 - Kirkwood, one of the East Coast’s largest full-service integrated communications providers, announced the expansion of its digital printing platform with the installation of an HP Indigo 12000 digital offset press and the HP Latex R2000 wide-format printer.
“Founded over 45 years ago, Kirkwood, has always understood the need to adapt to industry changes and recognizes the omnipresent shift to inkjet,” Mark Nappa, Chief Sales Officer said. “Understanding these dramatic industry changes and being nimble enough to drive increased and consistent growth positions Kirkwood as a forward-thinking leader in the industry, while best servicing our customers for decades to come.”
The HP Indigo 12000 Digital Offset Press brings breakthrough printing capabilities that extend unique, high-value opportunities to grow business. The press features the 29˝ format, brilliant full-color output using HP Indigo ElectroInk - delivering crisp line work, attractive images and smooth vignettes. “With the Indigo expansion, we will triple our capacity and output. We invest in the future, and for us, the future involves sustained growth with partners such as HP. The HP technology combined with unique capabilities that reduce paper waste and increase productivity, efficiency and sustainability are unprecedented in digital printing,” comments Nappa.
The HP Latex R2000 wide-format printer is the solution to quick-turn needs for roll and rigid media. Rigid substrates: paper foamboard, plastic foamboard, PVC foam, plastic corrugated, acrylic, polycarbonate, polystyrene, compressed cardboard, corrugated board, honeycomb board, aluminum composite panel, wood, glass, ceramic; Roll substrates: PVC banner, self-adhesive vinyl, coated paper, polypropylene, polystyrene, polycarbonate, polyester, textile (non-porous), canvas. Water-based inks eliminate exposure to traditional materials with hazard warning labels and high solvent concentrations, simplifying ventilation, storage, and transportation requirements. “Digital applications for wide-format is growing, and designers and buyers need more sophisticated solutions to differentiate themselves and effectively add value to brands,” said Nappa.
Known throughout the country for providing a vast and diversified customer base with exceptional quality and turnaround time, Kirkwood provides its customers with offerings that include offset, digital, wide-format, grand-format, database management, mailing services, fulfillment & pick ‘n pack services, all enhanced by the recent investments and commitment to long-term excellence.
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