The New York-headquartered PPD&G serves leading global retail and cosmetic brands demanding high color and print quality. The two new HP Indigo 6900 presses were installed as part of an upgrade of digital equipment alongside HP Latex R2000 printers to boost visual impact for its display products, especially for the cosmetics industry.
“Our creative product offerings are driven by a portfolio of manufacturing technology that makes anything possible for our customers, including supplying unique items that are hard to source,” says Jonathan Rovner, president-PPD&G. The new HP Indigo presses were installed last month at PPD&G’s site in Hauppauge, Long Island, where the company is focused on custom-made, promotional product wholesale manufacturing.
PPD&G is also expanding digital printing to flexible materials for form-fill-seal sachets for cosmetics and personal-care items.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, PPD&G has stayed open and doubled up efforts to produce custom fabric masks, packaging for intubation kits for hospitals, in addition to labels for millions of bottles of hand sanitizer.
To manufacture its products, PPD&G combines HP digital printing technology with diecutting, mounting, various forms of decorating, including hot-stamping, embossing, screenprinting, pad-printing, acrylic, and metal fabrication, and dye-sublimation on fabrics.
The narrow-web HP Indigo 6900 press is capable of driving highly demanding data applications including 1:1 brand campaigns and security printing thanks to its high-performance print server, HP Production Pro for Indigo Labels and Packaging. The server offers up to five times faster RIP power for more jobs per day and faster turnaround.
Since 1997, PPD&G has been providing innovative manufacturing utilizing some of the most diverse and comprehensive manufacturing processes to achieve almost anything imaginable. PPD&G began with an HP large format industrial printing, grew its digital print business and capabilities with the HP Latex 1500 R2R printer, and more recently with two HP Latex R2000 hybrid flatbed printers. The new R Series Latex printers enable PPD&G to achieve offset quality and an expanded color gamut, while preserving the natural qualities of materials thanks to HP Latex water-based inks.
Two HP Indigo WS4500 digital presses were replaced with the HP Indigo 6900 solution.