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Mammoth Media Enhances Super-Wide Capabilities with the Addition of HP Scitex Flatbed Printer

Press release from the issuing company

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2007 – HP today announced that Mammoth Media, a premiere Weymouth, MA-based digital printing company specializing in larger-than-life and transit media applications, has expanded its existing super-wide format capabilities with the addition of an HP Scitex FB6300 flatbed printer, creating a new market opportunity for 100-500 quantity production runs. On Wednesday, February 7, Mammoth Media will host an open house to showcase and demonstrate its latest HP printer. “Today’s competitive market requires machines with versatility that can serve a wide variety of applications,” said Gal Barak, director and general manager, HP Scitex Americas. “Mammoth Media realizes the benefits of the technology and has built its portfolio to meet the diverse printing needs of its customers and prepare the company for future growth.” With the addition of the new supreme-quality flatbed printer to its line-up, the company is able to deliver its customers speedy, economical solutions. Equipped with advanced, user-friendly front-end software and extensive color management and layout tools, the HP Scitex FB6300 streamlines workflow, and saves on pre-press processes and finishing time with online digital proofing and the ability to print directly to rigid substrates for short- and medium-runs, often a requirement in transit media. “It’s so rare to find a true flatbed machine that consistently delivers exactly what you are looking for,” said Mark Rowell, president of Mammoth Media. “As we evaluated our customer needs and the current offerings, it was a no-brainer to go with HP.” Bringing super-wide printing into the game Since 2004, Mammoth Media has produced billboards, banners, vehicle wraps, and many other super-wide format applications for its diverse customer base. With a portfolio that includes the HP Scitex Grand and HP Designjet 5500 in addition to the new high-quality flatbed printer, Mammoth Media has used HP technology to complete high-profile projects for the major-league sports teams based in Boston. Notably, the company used its HP Scitex Grand to produce two larger-than-life banners, each measuring over eight stories tall (25' W x 84' H) and weighing in at 200 pounds, for Boston’s NHL team in a promotion searching for its biggest fan. “We count on our technology, like the dependable HP Scitex Grand, to complete these unique projects and to keep our company running,” commented Rowell. “So far, the FB6300 has been running nonstop without a glitch since the final installation about three weeks ago. We can’t wait to show our customers firsthand how the new printer expands our offerings to help them achieve everything on their printing wish list.” For more details about the open house, call Mammoth Media at (781) 337-0012.