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  • 16 Aug 2018

Hop Industries releases synthetic paper for HP Indigo digital presses

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper has launched Hop-Syn Go, a new grade specifically designed for all models of the HP Indigo digital press.

Environmentally-friendly and 100 percent recyclable, the Hop-Syn Go grade is a surface-treated, clay-coated, calendered polypropylene substrate. Its unique composition offers superb ink adhesion and high-quality graphic imaging unlike any other synthetic paper for the HP Indigo press.

Hop-Syn Go is 100 percent waterproof and is scuff resistant, marketed for for menus, identification cards, point of purchase signage, retail tags, and more. Competitively priced, Hop-Syn Go provides the durability, tear resistance, and weather resistant properties of polypropylene plastic with the print performance and efficiency of conventional paper.

‘Our customers have been asking for a Hop-Syn grade made specifically for the HP Indigo press, and we delivered a substrate that outperforms all other synthetic papers in the market, both in quality output and price,’ said Jack Smith, senior vice president of Hop Industries. ‘Hop-Syn GO grade has been put through our rigorous R&D and field-tests. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. HP Indigo customers rave about the Hop-Syn GO’s high quality and boast about how easy it is to run.’

Hop-Syn Go synthetic paper produces vibrant imaging with 85-90 percent opacity. Its smooth matte finish is printable on both sides. Hop-Syn Go is UV resistant up to three months outdoors and can be scored and grommeted. Hop-Syn Go is available in stock sheet sizes including 12 x 18 in, 13 x 19 in, 20.5 x 29.5 in, and 55 in stock roll width.

Hop Industries stocks its full line of Hop-Syn synthetic paper in its NJ warehouse; all grades can be shipped within 24 hours. The company also offers In-house converting, slit rolls from 1-in up to 54-in, and custom sized sheets and quantities.

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