HP Inc. announced the growing adoption of flagship HP Indigo 12000 HD digital printing technology, with more than 100 presses chosen by print service providers around the world to deliver breakthrough digital print quality for the commercial and professional photography, further accelerating the transformation of digital printing.
HP printing suppliers around the world can benefit from the HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press, opening up new digital business opportunities in professional and wedding photo printing, as well as high-end commercial and gallery applications utilizing the broadest range of printing, substrate and ink applications in the industry.
“The HP Indigo 12000 HD offers new growth opportunities with higher value, higher margin printing, as well as the productivity and automation customers need to streamline operations and stay competitive,” said Alon Bar-Shany, Managing Director, HP Indigo, HP Inc. “HP Indigo digital printing also enables customers to reduce their environmental footprint and reduce waste through print-on-demand and shorter runs for printers. printing applications.
The HP Indigo 12000 HD B2 sheet digital press achieves exceptional smoothness and clarity with the HP Indigo HD Imaging System, a high-definition writing head that doubles print resolution and outperforms offset quality with extended gamut screening capabilities. More than 750 units of Indigo’s B2 sheet-fed platform are already installed, including the Indigo 10,000, the Indigo 12000 and now the Indigo 12000 HD.
Any HP Indigo 12000 digital press can upgrade to HD technology offering a range of LPI displays – 220 LPI, 250 LPI and 290 LPI. HDFM screen mode, available on the HP Indigo 12000 HD, uses smaller, randomly placed print dots to create a new level of sharpness, ideal for applications with detailed images.
“HP remains the clear leader in user-friendly B2 format production digital printing systems for commercial printing,” said Mark Hanley, president of IT Strategies. “The Indigo 12000 HD system is helping commercial printers navigate high growth, high value-added print markets among commercial printers, which are becoming the basis for a future of fully personalized print communications on demand. Indigo’s print performance parity with offset printing continues to set the digital standard.
Customers expand their possibilities with HP Indigo 12000 HD
Global print service providers include District Photo, Druckverlag Kettler, Duggal Visual Solutions, Jinan Double 100 Photo, Pureprint, RR Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), and Suvi Color Lab.
District Photo of the United States has an extensive fleet of HP Indigo digital printing presses, including the HP Indigo 12000 HD, has made the brand one of the largest digital printing companies in the world. “We are constantly looking for ways to improve the quality of our solutions, and investing in state-of-the-art equipment like the HP Indigo 12000 HD has enabled us to print superb quality jobs at scale,” said Benjamin Lamparter, vice -President of operations at District Photo.
Druckverlag Kettler from Germany purchased an HP Indigo 12000 HD for book production, due to the increasing demand for high quality, but smaller and economical prints. “With the higher resolution HD printhead, we can now offer even better quality to our customers while meeting demand,” said Gunnar Kettler, Managing Director of Druckverlag Kettler GmbH.
Duggal Visual Solutions of New York purchased an HP Indigo 12000 and upgraded to the HP Indigo HD. Today, it is moving some of its gallery-quality prints from large format machines to the HP 12000 HD B2 format, expanding the possibilities for new applications. Duggal recently printed the world’s first sustainably printed fashion magazine through HP’s partnership with Elle Magazine.
Jinan Double 100 Photo from China, engaged in photo book printing, recently upgraded its press to HD. “Our high-end photo customers have recognized the unique color and applications available since we adopted the HP indigo 12000 HD press, which has grown our business,” said Chang Mingwang, CEO.
Pureprint from the UK won a Dscoop Edge Inkspiration Award for the HP Indigo 12000 HD printing of “Art of Light” by Brian Clarke, published by Hurtwood Press. Produced on a tight deadline for an exhibition, the book printed on uncoated paper in stunning colors.
RRD was the first printing supplier in the United States to adopt the new technology a year ago. “We were the first to adopt the HP Indigo 12000 HD press because we saw an opportunity to put new printing technology directly into the hands of our customers,” said Craig Roberton, president, RRD Commercial Print. “Since adding six HP Indigo presses to our platform, we have helped our customers improve the efficiency of their print communications programs while providing them with a wider range of creative execution possibilities. Through this investment and others, we are improving our customers’ ability to better connect with their customers through personalized communications, delivered at scale. “
Suvi Color Lab of India, one of the leaders in the photo printing industry, has installed the press at its factory in Changanacherry, Kerala. “Innovations in the photo printing segment at HP were key considerations when we purchased the HP Indigo 12000 HD digital press, setting a new benchmark for our business across Kerala,” said EM Wilson, CEO . “We are always eager to innovate our products for our customers using advanced technology from HP. “
Learn more about the HP Indigo 12000 HD at hp.com/go/hpindigo12000HD.
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