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Hop-Syn GO synthetic paper for HP Indigo digital presses


August 17, 2018
By PrintAction Staff

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Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper, today announced the availability Hop-Syn GO, a new grade specifically designed for all models of the HP Indigo digital press. Described as environmentally-friendly and 100 percent recyclable, the Hop-Syn GO grade is a surface-treated, clay-coated, calendered polypropylene substrate.

According to the company, the new offering enables superb ink adhesion and high-quality graphic imaging.

Hop-Syn GO is described as “extremely” scuff resistant and waterproof, and ideal for menus, identification cards, P-O-P signage, retail tags and more.

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“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,” says 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 imaging with 85 to 90 percent opacity. Its matte finish is printable on both sides. Hop-Syn GO is UV resistant up to three months outdoors and can be scored and grommeted, explains Hop Industries. Hop-Syn GO is available in stock sheet sizes including 12 x 18 inches, 13 x 19 inches, 20.5 x 29.5 inches, and 55-inch stock roll width.