The third annual Inkjet Summit wrapped up Wednesday night with an elegant awards dinner, a fitting celebration of another successful conference. The 100 printers in attendance spent three days at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club here, getting an in-depth education about high-speed production inkjet printing for book, direct mail, transactional and commercial printing applications. Current users of the technology shared their experiences with those still investigating it, and attendees networked constantly during the three-day event. Conference Chair Marco Boer, of IT Strategies, began the event on a positive note when he declared in his keynote presentation: “There’s probably no better (printing industry) market to be in than the production inkjet market.” He added that 164 billion pages were printed on inkjet presses in 2014, and that number will continue to grow rapidly.
PCI Graphics, a DC area Large Format print provider, has adopted the new HP Latex R technology to expand production capacity and boost application flexibility with new materials, enabling the printer to deliver the same look across rigid and flexible campaigns.
Two 98-inch wide HP Latex R 2000 Plus Printers, printing on both rigid and flexible materials, have joined the production line-up at the Rockville Maryland-based PSP, as the company expands its sustainable offering with the new water-based Large Format printing solution from HP.
PCI Graphics provides Large Format products for retail displays, conference exhibits, commercial building signage, and event graphics, including signs, banners, wraps, posters.
“The ability to run a more diverse product offering allows us to serve a wider market than we currently do. Latex offers so much more in the way of textiles, acrylic, styrene, and coroplast without the challenge of heat warp and other environmental issues of UV printing,” said Bob Green, president and owner at PCI Graphics. “We are capable of offering the client a full range of possibilities.”
The installation of the HP Latex R 2000 Plus Printers, replacing older HP models, has quadrupled production capacity for signage.
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