HP Indigo Installs 1,000th Press
ROSEMONT, Ill.—At the opening of Labelexpo Americas on September 14, HP announced it has achieved a milestone of 1,000 HP Indigo digital presses installed among labels and packaging customers.
"In the 10 years since Indigo and HP signed its first strategic agreement, we have grown our customer base from a small number of pioneers using Indigo technology for label printing to 1,000 HP Indigo presses worldwide using a broad range of labels and packaging applications form HP and our partners," says Alon Bar-Shany, vice president and general manager, Indigo division, HP. "This includes 130 installations of our higher-volume HP Indigo WS6000 in more than 30 countries.
HP's exhibit included new capabilities for its digital press portfolio, including:
• cut-and-stack label and folding carton production on a sheetfed HP Indigo press 5500 to handle short runs on a broad range of media;
• extended media gamut capabilities for the high-volume HP Indigo WS6000 digital press to help converters extend beyond digital labels into flexible packaging and folding cartons;
an optional dryer for flexible packaging production to expedite jobs from the digital press to finishing;
• technology upgrades for teh HP Indigo WS6000 that expand the press's range of compatible media, provide greater color consistency on long runs, and allow for higher levels of utilization; and
• new software and finishing offerings, including technologies from members of the HP Graphics Solutions Partner program.
To complement its portfolio of label and packaging solutions, HP also supports indigo customers through consulting, training, and other services that are part of the HP Capture Business Success business development program.
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