Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper, today announces that Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) will demonstrate how easy it is to produce high quality, backlit signage using the EFI™ VUTEk® LX3 Pro printer and Hop-Syn BL synthetic paper at its booth #1501 at 2017 SGIA Expo. At the Expo, which takes place in New Orleans, Oct 10-12, attendees are invited to visit the EFI booth to experience live demonstrations of the 3.2-meter LED inkjet printer creating backlit signage using the durable and environmentally friendly Hop-Syn BL 10mil. Free samples of the backlit signage will also be available at Hop’s booth #4017.
“The live demonstrations at SGIA Expo provide a wonderful opportunity to showcase high-value, backlit applications achievable with EFI inkjet technology and Hop-Syn,” comments Ken Hanulc, VP of marketing, EFI inkjet. “Attendees can take the samples and show their customers the new and innovate ways to use backlit signage in their advertising strategies.”
“We are delighted to collaborate with EFI again,” comments Jack Smith, Senior Vice President, Hop Industries. “SIGA Expo attendees can see the print quality of the VUTEk and Hop-Syn signage first hand.”
Hop-Syn BL is an environmentally friendly synthetic paper that is used for back lit P-O-P signs, transit and airport displays, bus shelters, fine art, and more. It can be printed by flexography, offset, screen, thermal transfer and inkjet. The VUTEk LX3 Pro is designed for high production throughput. It helps customers print high volumes with shorter lead times, while maintaining image quality.