HP is showcasing its industry-leading portfolio of graphics arts technologies at the Korea International Printing Machinery & Equipment Show (KIPES) 2010.  

The next generation solutions being showcased at KIPES are designed to help graphics arts professionals achieve higher returns on their marketing investments while reducing their environmental carbon footprint.  

KIPES Highlights

HP will announce the winners of the 3rd Asia Pacific and Japan HP Digital Print Awards 2010. HP received more than 350 submissions from 14 countries for this year’s Awards.  

HP supports Digital Solutions Cooperative (Dscoop) in hosting their first ever conference for graphics arts professionals in this region held in conjunction with KIPES 2010 this year.  

HP’s latest range of digital printing solutions can deliver innovative applications as well as cost-efficient opportunities and capture new businesses for PSPs.  

Key digital print solutions showcased at KIPES 2010 include:  

HP Indigo W7200 Digital Press

  • Dual-engine continuous feed press that gives high digital productivity and offset quality to grow business with profitable applications
  • Combines the proven HP Indigo offset quality with the breakthrough productivity required to excel in a variety of production environments such as: 
    • On-demand and short-run book printing
    • High-volume personalised colour direct-mail campaigns
    • High-value trans-promotional statements

HP Indigo 7500 Digital Press

  • Intelligent Automation feature: Highly automated press elevates sheet-fed digital printing to new levels of quality, reliability and productivity
  • Enhancements include an inline UV Coater for the Asia Pacific market
  • Suitable for replacing small and midsized analogue offset presses
  • Can handle high-value applications such as variable-data-driven marketing collateral, photo books and personalised direct mail

HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press 

  • Low investment entry-level press
  • Delivers offset quality at a low initial investment
  • Suitable for customers taking their first step into digital print applications
  • Improved productivity and ease-of-use
  • Reduces environmental impact with an on-press oil recycling system

LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling System 

  • Designed to personalise CD/DVD covers
  • Label-making software helps PSPs personalise CD/DVD covers for their customers with no ink and paper label costs
  • Free downloadable templates from LightScribe website

HP Thermal Inkjet (TIJ) Technology

  • High-value ink jet printing solutions
  • Provides scalable high-resolution printing with low acquisition, operating and printing costs

PSPs and customers will also be able to view various compelling solutions from HP Speciality Printing Systems (SPS) at the HP booth, which are being showcased together with their partners. These include Variable Data Imprinting, Short Run Colour Label Printing, Product Identification and LightScribe Duplicators.    

HP’s industry-leading expertise in the graphics arts industry  

HP is constantly maximising its digital printing value proposition so that HP customers can leverage HP’s expertise and leadership position in the graphics arts industry to expand their business focus.  

HP customers will be able to leverage HP’s expert knowledge and leadership position in the industry as demonstrated by HP Indigo’s 76% market share in year Q1 2010. HP Indigo page growth numbers across Asia Pacific was 37% in 2010 over 2009.  

Dscoop Asia-Pacific

  • A user-driven community of HP Indigo Press owners
  • Offers industry members in the region with opportunities to empower their companies to capture new business opportunities and open new market channels
  • The Dscoop conference being held from 7 to 8 September 2010 offers over 700 participants a unique opportunity to learn from global graphic arts leaders including Indigo founder Benny Landa, HP executives and leading printers from around the world
  • Over 30 Workflow and finishing partners will showcase their solutions at the conference

HP’s environment-friendly digital printers

HP Indigo presses are designed with the environment in mind:

  • HP Indigo 7500 Digital Press uses up to 10% less energy per printed page than its predecessor and features an advanced on-press oil recycling system designed to eliminate the need for additional imaging oil  
  • HP Indigo W7200 Digital Press consumes up to 40% less energy per printed page than its predecessor and features an on-press oil recycling system that reduces usage of imaging oil by 50%

Customers visiting the HP Booth (240/250/260) at KIPES 2010 can preview various innovative digital printing systems that HP is making available to Asia Pacific customers.