HP unveils digital printing solutions at Drupa 2016

HP Inc. on Tuesday introduced a range of digital printing solutions designed to empower print service providers (PSPs) at “drupa 2016” — the largest printing equipment exhibition in the world.

HP featured more than 50 digital printing solutions from across its portfolio highlighting the innovation, speed, performance and power of digital printing at the event.

The company unveiled the new HP PageWide C500 Press — a flexible and robust industrial post-print corrugated solution. It also showcased the new HP Indigo Digital Combination Press, enabling HP Indigo print and digital embellishments in a single pass.

HP also announced early customer adoption of its new HP Indigo 12000, 8000, 7900 and 5900 Digital Presses and a first beta customer for HP Indigo 50000.

“We have breakthroughs at ‘drupa’ that aim to surprise, delight and inspire print providers with the possibilities enabled by print,” Mike Salfity, general manager and global head, HP graphics solutions business, said in a statement.

With single-pass HP PageWide Printing Technology, the new HP PageWide C500 Press introduces a versatile, offset-quality cost effective solution for corrugated direct-to-board printing.

The company also showcased the new HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution that delivers superior quality physical parts up to 10 times faster and at half the cost than current 3D print systems.

HP Jet Fusion 3D printers are designed for rapid prototyping and production, producing functional parts at the individual voxel level (a voxel is the 3D equivalent of a 2D pixel in traditional printing).