HP, RRD announce major deal for HP Indigo high-definition presses

RRD first to adopt HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press solution in US

PALO ALTO, July 24, 2018 — HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) today announced R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE: RRD), a leading global provider of multichannel business communications services and marketing solutions, is expanding its market-leading digital printing footprint with a strategic investment in the HP Indigo 12000HD Digital Presses across its nationwide network of commercial print facilities.

The addition of six HP Indigo 12000HD Digital Presses—the first units purchased in the US—is designed to enhance RRD’s ability to deliver high-quality print products for its customers, and significantly bolsters its capacity to more responsively meet their communications needs.

The HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press supports the widest range of commercial print applications in the industry, servicing virtually any substrate up to 29 inches with sophisticated variable data capabilities, and high-definition image printing setting a new benchmark for digital print quality.

“RRD is committed to leading the way in print technology innovation and continuously meeting the dynamic needs of our customers,” said Craig Roberton, Group Vice President of Commercial Print at RRD. “The HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press’ cutting-edge technology substantially broadens the creative possibilities for our clients to efficiently produce breakthrough print communications at scale that strengthen the impact of their brand messaging.”

The installations, to be completed this summer, will also provide the broader RRD organization and its more than 50,000 customers direct access to the HP Indigo 12000 HD’s high-performance capabilities, Roberton added.

The HP Indigo HD Imaging System, a new high-definition writing head solution, doubles print resolution and uses high screen sets up to 290 LPI for the smoothest photo and high-end commercial print, including art gallery-quality pieces with extensively detailed reproduction specifications.

“HP Indigo technology is playing an important part in the growing transformation of the print industry from analog to digital printing, offering a more profitable and sustainable solution in addition to enabling brands to more effectively communicate with consumers,” said Dave Prezzano, vice president and general manager, Graphics Solutions Business, Americas, HP Inc. “HP is a longtime technology provider in RRD’s multi-channel transformation, and is both excited and honored to play an integral role in RRD’s journey for years to come.”

More than 800 units of the market-leading1 HP Indigo 29-inch format solution have been installed worldwide.

HP Indigo B2 commercial printing technology offers digital printing of virtually any commercial application, unique inks, specialty media, and powerful variable data printing technology to increase engagement through next-level customization.