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6 Aug 2020

HP Inc. announced today its inkjet production printing solution, PageWide Web Press, has reached a milestone of 500 billion printed pages.

“PSPs operating HP PageWide Web Presses are finding new success and opportunities for more sophisticated and profitable digital print applications, as well as transferring more pages from offset to di...

24 Jul 2020

HP is rolling out a new printhead design for HP PageWide C500 Press customers. The new printheads are expected to extend performance with ink savings per board to deliver improved economics as well as enhanced print quality. The printheads are now being installed as an upgrade for all HP C500 digital corrugated customers worldwide.

The n...

26 Jun 2020

Print service providers can now more easily provide businesses and public facilities social distancing signage through free online library.

HP Inc. and 3M announced a new collaboration to share large format graphics for commercial signage applications.

The 3M Graphics COVID-19 Related Signage library for HP is an online resource providing...

12 Jun 2020

HP Indigo’s general manager and global face Alon Bar-Shany will be leaving the company after 25 years at its helm. HP has additionally confirmed that Bar-Shany has left the company.

Bar-Shany has been a critical part of the HP Indigo, taking over from Indigo founder, Benny Landa. He has been responsible for HP’s Indigo’s worldwide digita...

12 May 2020

Around the world, restaurants have closed their doors to dine-in patrons, leaving delivery or curb-side takeout as the only option to survive through these difficult times. 

CompanyBox, a US-based converter printing on the HP PageWide C500 Press with water-based ink compatible for food applications, developed a takeout box and bakery box...

11 May 2020

HP Inc. together with its global network of print service providers (PSPs) continue to innovate printing applications to help medical teams, businesses and the public adapt in the ongoing effort to combat COVID-19.

“We are living through a time that is very unique to our human experience. The COVID-19 pandemic creates a new paradigm in h...

30 Apr 2020

HP Inc. recently announced the winners of the HP Digital Print Excellence Awards 2020. Now in their 13th  year, the awards celebrate the invaluable contribution print service providers (PSPs) from Asia Pacific make to advancing the print industry through HP Indigo digital presses.

Entries were scored based on overall aesthetics, imp...

24 Apr 2020

HP Inc. announced the winners of the HP Digital Print Excellence Awards 2020. Now in their 13th year, the awards celebrate the invaluable contribution print service providers (PSPs) from Asia Pacific make to advancing the print industry through HP Indigo digital presses. With winners hailing from 14 countries across 25 categories, the j...

2 Apr 2020

Xerox has withdrawn its offer to acquire HP in light of the current COVID-19 situation. In an earlier statement Xerox said that it would only be postponing the takeover bid. 

With the announcement, Xerox drops its US$34 billion bid for HP Inc. 

In a statement it said:

“The current global health crisis and resulting macroeconomic and market...

18 Mar 2020

Xerox has issued a statement that it is putting its HP pursuit on hold amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, the company is postponing meetings with HP shareholders.

“In light of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, Xerox needs to prioritize the health and safety of its employees, customers, partners and affiliates over and abo...

9 Mar 2020

HP unanimously rejects Xerox’s official tender. 

Last week, Xerox officially launched a tender offer HP’s outstanding shares at $24 per share.

HP’s board has already returned with its unanimous recommendation to shareholders to not tender shares in the Xerox offer. HP returned with the recommendation in three days, initially asking for 10...

6 Mar 2020

Canon will cut off ties with HP should Xerox’s acquisition happen, according to its CEO and Chairman Fujio Mitarai in an interview with Nikkei Asian Review.

Canon has a 35-year partnership with HP, of which Mitarai said that the foundation has been based on a “relationship of trust between top management” of both companies and “is not so...

6 Mar 2020

HP Indigo 30000 digital presses can be modified to print on substrates with a thickness of 660 microns.

The HP Indigo 30000 can originally take substrates that are up to 600 microns thick. In a development project run by Green Gift Cards, HP Indigo, Transcend Packaging and Iggesund Paperboard, that thickness has now been raised to 660 mi...

3 Mar 2020

Xerox has officially made a tender offer to acquire all of HP’s outstanding shares. The deal values HP share at $24 each, or about $34 billion in total. The value comprise of $18.40 in cash and 0.149 Xerox shares for each HP share. HP shareholders are invited to tender their shares before 5pm New York City Time on 21 April 2020.

“Our pro...

28 Feb 2020

HP Inc. and ePac Flexible Packaging announced that ePac hit a new production record at the start of 2020 on its fleet of HP Indigo 20000 digital presses operating globally, driven by a doubling of its customer base in the past year.

ePac expanded to Asia in December last year after it established ePac Holdings Asia Pacific. The manufactu...

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