Celebrating Earth Day with these HP Eco Solutions

There are several ways that HP makes it easy to reduce the environmental impact of wide-format printing.

Did you know that your HP inkjet cartridges can be recycled? What about your HP recyclable media printed with HP inks? Would you like to get cash to trade in an old printer? We’ll help you with all the answers:

HP has been involved with product recycling for more than 25 years and utilizes the materials in a “closed-loop” process, which means cartridge materials returned are transformed into raw materials used in the production of future cartridges. In 2017, HP included the use of recycled plastic and polypropylene in the creation of new original HP ink cartridges, which has had a significant reduction in overall environmental impact.

Many of HP’s medias are FSC®/PEFC™/REACH certified and can be recycled within local guidelines; however, to be properly recycled, any printed graphics must have been printed using HP printers and HP OEM ink. There are several options for DesignJet, Latex and PageWide technologies, and we’ve highlighted a few below:

Aqueous:

Latex:

PageWide:

Whether you are participating in the HP Supplies Recycling or the “Cash in Trade up” programs, HP has made it easy for you to recycle some of your most frequently purchased products, which means less waste piling up and more raw materials available for the production of new products.

If you have questions about these recycling initiatives or other available certified HP media, call 800-453-9538 or visit LexJet.com.

Consider Earth-Friendly Eco-Solvent Inks

As your customers’ and the industry’s attention continues to turn toward sustainable and eco-friendly print options, and with Earth Day right around the corner, it’s a good time to consider eco-solvent inks. Epson’s UltraChrome™ GS3 ink offers an alternative that addresses those concerns while also providing the print speed, durability and excellent color precision you demand from your solvent printer.

The new technology offered in Epson’s GS3 inks solve one of the biggest annoyances of solvent-based printing: the 24-hours needed for out-gassing. These inks will dry quickly and allow printers to add lamination when needed on the same day. And while the production speed of the Epson SureColor S-Series printers are a huge benefit for high-run projects, the GREENGUARD Gold certification adds another major benefit: Environmental responsibility.

GREENGUARD Gold is a nationally recognized certification that ensures that the tested product is safe to use in sensitive environments like schools and hospitals because they emit low chemical emissions while also complying with the State of California’s Department of Publish Health Services Standard Practice for Specification Section 01350. This gives designers and architects an edge to earn credits toward a LEED Green Building Rating — a big help when choosing canvas wrap materials and wallcoverings. The UltraChrome GS3 inks also meet the French-VOC A+ Class criteria for low chemical emissions.

Because Epson’s GS3 inks meet these stringent requirements, there is also no need for special ventilation or air purification required when operating the Epson SureColor S-Series printers.

“We’ve heard more and more from our print service provider customers that eco-friendly is in high-demand,” says our OEM product specialist, Shauna Malgieri. “I expect to see more sustainable products to come from our manufacturing partners this year, so stay tuned!”

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Sign up for a Free April Printer Webinar

There’s no need to hunt down your next printer! Hop on one of our free webinars to help you decide which printer is right for you.

John Stevens, HP’s leading Latex specialist discusses the benefits of latex technology. Pete Wright, Canon expert, and award-winning photographer, discusses the imagePROGRAF PRO-Series printers and applications. Attend the webinar and receive additional savings with the purchase of a qualified printer. Space is limited, so sign up for one — or both! — today.

HP Latex Webinar: Join us for a webinar on HP’s Latex printer technology on Thursday, April 18, at 11 a.m. ET. When you attend this webinar, you’ll save $1,000 on an HP Latex 315 Print & Cut Bundle or HP Latex 335 Print & Cut Bundle; or save $3,000 on an HP Latex 560 or HP Latex 570. SIGN UP NOW

Canon PRO-Series Webinar: Join us Monday, April 22, at 11 a.m. ET to learn about the features of the Canon PRO-Series printers and software, as well as print applications. Attendees will receive an additional 5% off their PRO-Series printer purchase. SIGN UP NOW

Sign up online or call one of our printer specialists at 800-453-9538 for additional information.

Don’t Miss the Free March Webinars

Don’t depend on luck to help you pick out a new printer! Instead, check out one of these free webinars to ensure you get the right equipment for your business. Our Canon expert will discuss the latest line of imagePROGRAF PRO-Series printers, and HP’s leading Latex specialist will cover the benefits of latex technology. Attend the webinar and receive additional savings with the purchase of a qualified printer. Space is limited, so sign up today.

HP Latex Webinar: Join us for a webinar on HP’s Latex printer technology on Tuesday, March 26, at 11 AM ET. When you attend this webinar, you’ll save $1,000 on an HP Latex 315 Print & Cut Bundle or HP Latex 335 Print & Cut Bundle; or save $3,000 on an HP Latex 560 or HP Latex 570. SIGN UP NOW

Canon PRO-Series Webinar: Join us Wednesday, March 27, at 11 AM ET to learn about the features of the Canon PRO-Series printers and software, as well as print applications. Attendees will receive an additional 5% off their PRO-Series printer purchase. SIGN UP NOW

Sign up online or call one of our printer specialists at 800-453-9538 for additional information.

February Webinars: You’ll Love the New Addition

This February, we’ve got webinar news you’re going to love! We have added an ImagePrint session for information on the latest workflow efficiencies: you will hear from our Canon expert about free software options for Canon customers and HP’s leading Latex specialist discusses the benefits of latex technology. Don’t forget, you will receive additional savings when you purchase a qualified printer. Space is limited, sign up today.

HP Latex Webinar: Join us for a webinar on HP’s Latex printer technology on Tuesday, February 12, at 11 AM ET. When you attend this webinar, you’ll save $1,000 on an HP Latex 315 Print & Cut Bundle or HP Latex 335 Print & Cut Bundle; or save $3,000 on an HP Latex 560 or HP Latex 570. SIGN UP NOW

Canon PRO-Series Webinar: Join us on Thursday, February 14, at 11 AM ET to learn about Canon software and layout tools available to Canon PRO-Series owners. Attendees will receive an additional 5% off their PRO-Series printer purchase. SIGN UP NOW

**NEW** ImagePrint Webinar: Join us on Tuesday, February 19, at 11 AM ET as ColorByte Software founder, John Pannazzo, discusses the advantages of ImagePrint RED and ImagePrint BLACK and find out which one will work best for your photographic or technical workflow. SIGN UP NOW

Sign up online or call one of our printer specialists at 800-453-9538 for more information.

LexJet Impresses at the FASTSIGNS Convention

The 2019 International FASTSIGNS Convention was held Jan. 17 in Orlando, Fla., and the S-One Signs & Graphics (S-OneSG) team from LexJet was on hand to discuss the newest products available to all LexJet customers, including the FASTSIGNS franchises.

The team spoke with FASTSIGNS representatives from all over the country about profitable new opportunities: the latex printable EnduraFab™ Fabrics and SignComp SEG-less framing systems, which create clean, easy-to-install soft-signage displays when partnered together.

While the fabrics and framing were a hit in the Now Trending booth, it was the new line-up of HP Adhesive Vinyl that was the real star of the show. LexJet Sales Specialist Brian Feeney – who is not a professional installer – was on hand to show everyone how easy these products are to install, due to the air-release liner.

The on-hand demonstrations certainly captivate an audience, but it is the cost savings per roll that always garners the most attention. With such a price difference – as much as $0.20/sf savings based on MSRP – many people were pleased to discover the HP Adhesive Vinyl products would perform as well, if not better than, the products they are currently using.

By the end of the show, the FASTSIGNS team members were excited to delve into new profitable markets as well as explore money-saving opportunities with LexJet and the S-OneSG team.

If you would like to find out more about EnduraFab and SignComp framing or see how much money you can save with HP Adhesive Vinyl, give us a call at 800-453-9538 or visit LexJet.com.