Hewlett Packard Company - 5/12/2009
HP Unveils Expanded Range of Solutions at FESPA Digital 2009
HP today announced the latest additions to its portfolio of large-format printing solutions designed to provide
advanced, end-to-end systems for sign and display print service providers (PSPs) that allow them to profitably
grow their businesses and meet customer demand for versatility and quick turnaround times.
Demonstrated in HP’s stand C70 at FESPA Digital 2009, these new solutions strengthen HP’s position as the
leading provider of large-format printing solutions, and include:
Worldwide availability of the HP Scitex FB7500 Printer
The expanded HP Scitex FB6100 Printer series, including the new HP Scitex FB6050 Printer that produces
high-quality output on rigid media "FESPA Digital 2009 is a milestone and celebration for HP and for the analog
to digital evolution of the graphic arts industry," said Santiago Morera, vice president and general manager,
Large Format Printing Business, Imaging and Printing Group, HP. "This portfolio is our biggest ever, cost-effectively
delivering a wide range of printing applications that historically resided in the analog world. The digital revolution
will continue to demonstrate its advantages over conventional production in cost, productivity and environmental
Expanded offerings support the digital revolution
Beginning on May 12, the HP Scitex FB7500 Printer will be available for order worldwide. The printer, which
delivers industry-leading productivity with high print speeds and standard three-quarter automation, is positioned
to become a market leader in the analog-to-digital revolution.
Designed to provide screen printers with an easy transition into digital printing, the HP Scitex FB7500 Printer can
print 105 1.2 x 2.4m (4 x 8ft) sheets per hour (500m2/hr; 5,380 ft2/hr), delivering the highest productivity of digital
flatbed printers in its price class.(1)
With several successful beta sites and installations worldwide, the printer is already making an impact on PSPs’
businesses. One of the early beta sites, Dereumaux XL in Holland, is enthusiastic about the printer’s potential.
"We have spent a long time looking for a digital solution to print on rigid materials," said Marc Schoenmakers,
general manager, Dereumaux XL. "Dereumaux differentiates itself from other companies by fulfilling our customers'
orders within very short production times. Now that we have installed the new HP Scitex FB7500 Printer, we
can offer customers extended services, including longer runs and variable data work in addition to the production
of unique single items."
New solutions for industrial environments
The new HP Scitex FB6050 Printer, an addition to the HP Scitex FB6100 Printer series, delivers the speed and
robust performance required in industrial print environments and serves as an entry-level product for this market.
Providing high-quality output on a broad range of media, the HP Scitex FB6100 Printer series enables PSPs to
expand their customer offerings with the HP Scitex FB6050 Printer, which produces high-quality output on rigid
media, and the HP Scitex FB6100 Printer, which converts from a flatbed to a roll-fed printer to deliver greater
This versatile series shortens turnaround times and increases productivity with production print speeds of up to
100 m²/hr (1,070 ft²/hr), fast-drying UV inks and a print resolution of up to 1,270 x 800 dpi on a broad range of
media, including ceramic tiles, glass or acrylic boards, wooden doors and acoustic ceiling tiles. Robust, reliable
and with a heavy-duty frame, the HP Scitex FB6100 Printer series is designed for production environments that