LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2018 – HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) at SGIA 2018, will demonstrate new large format printing solutions and technologies designed to create new business opportunities for sign, banner, display, and wall décor printers with high-value applications.
“New HP large format printing capabilities radically enhance the customer experience and printing versatility for signage and décor focused print service providers, helping to ignite business growth and adapt to future needs,” said Dave Prezzano, vice president and general manager, Americas Graphics Solutions Business, HP Inc. “We continue to innovate across our large format portfolio with new products and solutions to enable our customers to say ‘Yes!’ to nearly any print job imaginable.”
Debut of first HP Latex R Printer Series
At SGIA 2018, HP debuts the HP Latex R Series Printers in the Americas for the first time – both the HP Latex R2000 Plus Printer and HP Latex R1000 Plus Printer - HP’s first truly hybrid latex printer. With break-through capabilities for printing on both flexible and rigid materials, the latex printers use HP’s environmentally friendly HP Latex inks and attendees will see its innovative White Latex Ink and unique ink recirculation system that allows it to consistently print high-quality “true white” without creating waste.
Expanded durable textile portfolio for high-value applications
HP expands its durable textile portfolio for both indoor and outdoor signage and décor enabling large format printers to capture new business and say “Yes” to higher margin applications. Taking printing to the next level, HP Latex can print on polyester and natural fibers, including uncoated substrates, unlike solvent based printers.
At SGIA 2018, see the expanded durable textile portfolio including:
Lastly, the portfolio expands into polyester coated textiles for indoor architectural applications for paneled walls and tensioned ceilings among others.
New HP Adhesive Vinyls and Printable Laminates Portfolio
HP announces a new portfolio of HP Adhesive Vinyls and Printable Laminates to enable consistency, performance, and uncompromising image quality. Engineered for HP’s ink, media, and printer ecosystem, large format print shops will have a seamless solution at an affordable price while delivering high-quality applications for signage and décor. HP Adhesive Vinyls are made in the U.S.A. and are REACH compliant for environmental and health safety assurance.
HP Latex Certified for Traffic Signage
HP also announced the expansion of the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for Traffic to include yellow on top of the six traffic colors1 using the HP Latex 360 and HP Latex 365 Printers. HP Latex is a versatile printing solution that creates new business opportunities and for the first time is certified to produce permanent color1traffic signs. By the end of the 2018, 3M™ will include Traffic Yellow on top of Traffic Black, Traffic Blue, Traffic Green, Traffic Red, Traffic Brown, and Traffic Purple meeting ASTM D4956 requirements for the HP Latex 360 and HP Latex 365 Printers2 using SAi FlexiPRINT Authorized 3M™ Traffic Edition software.
Smart printing experiences with new solutions and services to improve print production
Innovative Print Service Providers (PSPs) can help grow their business, gain visibility and automate processes to continuously improve their print operations from anywhere at any time with HP PrintOS, the industry-leading secure cloud platform for print professionals.
New PrintOS features for PSPs:
New PrintOS features for HP Latex printers:
In addition, HP is offering new HP DesignJet software to simplify design and print job management. New solutions include:
HP at SGIA 2018: Welcome to Yesville
Visit HP’s “Yesville” themed booth at SGIA (#1147) made possible by the company’s innovative HP Latex technology and be confident to SAY YES! to nearly any job. Enjoy free coffee or juice and see fresh samples and displays encouraging sign, banner, display, and décor printers to open their minds to the possibilities available to them. Find out how you can take your business to a place where YES! is the only answer. Attendees will also for the first time get to experience the new HP DesignJet Z Series at SGIA. Attendees can stop by for happy hour on October 18 from 4-5 p.m. PT.