“ColorMasters’ clients now require customized, smaller-quantity packaging with faster speed-to-market, which is challenging to deliver efficiently and cost-effectively with our legacy equipment,” says Mark Pfeiffer, sales dir.-ColorMasters LLC. “The HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press offers increased ease of use with ‘art file-to-print’ capabilities and will allow us to improve margins with reduced waste and makeready, while opening up new high-value application opportunities.”
Other recent HP Indigo 20000 customer installations include:
- Japan-based Seikou, one of the largest flexible packaging converters in the region, installed its third HP Indigo 20000. The company is leveraging the press to continue addressing demands for high print quality, competitive pricing, short-runs and fast turnarounds, as well as to expand capabilities and capacity to tackle new market opportunities.
- China-based Green Love, a prominent candy manufacturer, installed the country’s first HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press, bringing previously outsourced customized candy packaging production in-house. The company is also looking to use the benefits of digital technology to evolve candy packaging into an advertising opportunity, which represents enormous market potential with its customer base.
- Mexico-based Nanogruppe, an international leader in flexible packaging for the food and medical industries, acquired an HP Indigo 20000 to address a range of challenges, including the ability to quickly test and launch new products, reduce substrate inventory, as well as enhance versioning capabilities such as localization. The company also has its sights set on business expansion into North and South America.
- South Africa-based REN-FORM, a 25-year-old commercial print house, acquired the first HP Indigo 20000 in Sub Sahara Africa for their REN-FLEX Flexible Packaging Division to expand their offering for specialized labels including in-mold labels, personalized branding and flexible packaging.
These customers, among others, are leveraging the HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press to produce a wider variety of labels and packaging applications while also shifting production timelines from weeks to days with just-in-time delivery in the exact quantities needed. The press also enables an expanded color gamut, automated color matching, as well as One Shot Technology for consistent, high-quality results.