HP Designjet L25500 Printer, HP Latex Inks receive BERTL top honors

Friday, January 28, 2011

Palo Alto, Calif. – HP today announced that the HP Designjet L25500 Printer and HP Latex Inks received three top honors from Business Equipment Research & Test Laboratories (BERTL), a leading authority on wide-format analysis.

These honors include:

- A Fall BERTL's Best Award for Best Eco-Friendly Wide Format Inkjet Printer awarded to the HP Designjet L25500 Printerfor its potential to help wide-format specialists succeed in a rapidly developing marketplace
- A Fall BERTL's Best Award for Best Innovation in Environmentally Friendly Ink awarded to HP Latex Inks, signifying BERTL's belief that HP Latex Inks will help shape the future market
- An Exceptional Certified Five Star rating for the HP Designjet L25500 Printer, citing its high versatility to deliver indoor and outdoor applications on a wide range of media with outstanding print quality, while meeting the needs of environmentally conscious customers
- "BERTL's Best Awards look not only at the speeds and feeds of devices, but also at end-user and market dynamics to identify the best products in the digital marketing industry," said Art Wynne, president, BERTL. "Offering a combination of versatility, ease-of-use and a lower impact on the environment, the HP Designjet L25500 Printer and HP Latex Inks stood out for their potential to make a major impact on the market."

The HP Designjet L25500 Printer offers print service providers unrivaled versatility with quality and durability comparable to eco-solvent inks, while reducing the impact of printing on the environment. Available in 42- and 60-inch models, the printer is ideal for small and medium-size digital print and sign shops, as well as copy shops and photo labs, interested in offering an enhanced range of applications. To generate new business opportunities with eco-conscious customers, HP Latex Ink prints on HP PVC-free Wall Paper meet the GREENGUARD Children & Schools standard for low emitting products and AgBB criteria for health-related evaluation of volatile organic compound emissions of indoor building products.

"HP is honored to be recognized by BERTL for our innovative sign and display technologies and dedication to reducing the impact of printing on the environment," said Santiago Morera, vice president and general manager, Designjet Large-Format Solutions, HP. "These awards and the five star rating from BERTL highlight the benefits that HP Latex Printing Technologies are bringing to our customers as a preferred alternative to solvent solutions."

More information about HP's sign and display printing solutions is available at www.hp.go/gsb or through the HP Graphic Arts Twitter feed.