LSC Invests in HP Digital Production Technology to Support Book Publishing
CHICAGO — January 23, 2017 — LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) announced today that the Company has entered into agreements to expand its digital book production platform. The key deliverables of the expansion include an HP PageWide Web Press T490 HD, HDNA upgrades to existing HP PageWide presses and HP priming technology.
This strategic investment to support the Company’s growing client demand will significantly increase LSC Communications’ digital capacity and create one of the world’s largest digital book production platforms. “The additional growth of HP’s world-class scalable printing technology to our digital platform supports our industry-leading inventory management model, helping us to continue providing custom supply chain solutions for book publishers that increase their speed-to-market, produce high quality products and decrease their total cost of ownership,” commented Dave McCree, President Book Division, LSC Communications.
Chairman and CEO of LSC Communications, Thomas J. Quinlan III, further commented, “We are committed to driving innovation in the publishing supply chain. Our focus will continue to be on investing in technology solutions that help propel our publishing clients to the forefront of their business.”
HP High Definition Nozzle Architecture (HDNA) on HP PageWide Web Presses transforms quality and productivity, extending application range for new digital possibilities.
“Today’s high-quality book publishing increasingly requires a combination of offset-class print quality, productivity, and media versatility, along with the unique versatility and efficiency of inkjet printing,” adds Eric Wiesner, general manager, HP PageWide Industrial division. “LSC’s investment will enable its clients to benefit from the HDNA capabilities and create new digital possibilities.”