The HP Indigo 100K is a productive B2 digital press, printing up to 6000 sheets per hour, and allowing commercial printers to shift greater volumes from offset to digital. HP announced the delivery of the 100th HP Indigo 100K digital press, marking a milestone as customers continue to thrive on the breakthrough press.
Adding to their existing fleet of five HP Page Wide and Indigo products, award-winning print service provider Solopress continues in their digital transformation with the installation of the HP Indigo 100K.
Simon Cooper, MD of Solopress, commented, ‘We’re really pleased to see the market turn a corner and orders start to increase after a very tough period. During the last few years, we’ve spent time as a business making changes which deliver more value to our customers. And in of support of that goal, we recently added the HP Indigo 100K to our fleet, which alongside the introduction of HP Siteflow, complements our existing automation capabilities.’
Founded in 1999, Solopress has over 20 years of experience in digital printing, supporting tens-of-thousands of businesses and resellers. Following the lifting of Covid restrictions, a surge in demand has driven the need for additional capacity. Citing productivity and reliability in the HP Indigo 100K, Cooper continued, ‘As a business, we strive to maximise productivity at all times, and the 100K gives us the additional capacity, reliability and quality we seek for our customers.’
Haim Levit, Vice President and General Manager HP Indigo, commented, ‘I’m incredibly proud we have achieved such a significant milestone for the business. This is a credit to the team and also to our customers in joining us on a journey to launch, refine and build a portfolio that supports true digital transformation. The drupa portfolio, which we presented in 2020, was successfully adopted across all segments. The HP Indigo 100K not only delivers agility for our customers, but also performs above and beyond, something we have seen in particular from offset PSP’s that have found the 100K is a good solution to fit their needs. There are no doubt that this unique combination between quality and productivity enabling many of our customers to stand out during pandemic. I’m pleased to see our long standing collaboration with Solopress continue and develop in these exciting years to come.’
Also being celebrated is the 10 year anniversary of the introduction of the HP Indigo B2 portfolio. Since HP first introduced the HP Indigo 100c00 at drupa 2012, it saw a real revolution in this market. During the last decade, some customers have chosen to make long-term investments in new fleets, in order to continue to keep up with a surge in orders and customer needs, as the expansion in digital transformation continues globally.
Also announced is the global availability of the B2 HP Indigo 15K digital press. The B2 HP Indigo 15K is engineered to address the broadest variety of customer demands in a highly productive way, it features greater media support, including 15 electroinks and unlimited spot colours.
Continually evolving the platform, HP has also announced the availability of the Auto Pallet Replacement and 5th colour station for the HP Indigo 100K digital press. Ensuring the printing process doesn’t pause, users are able to utilise a new standby pallet which engages every batch and job as the user requires, pushing the printed stack outside the delivery unit allowing the operator to print, stack and unload as much or little as they need. This system will be available in 2022.