GPA Highlights New Substrate Options in Booth 2047

Experience innovation at GPA’s space in a prime location at Booth 2047. GPA will present its brand new online store, which attendees can experience live for the first time during the show. It offers customers efficient purchasing power; product information, guidelines, and resources; progressive marketing tools; and product tips and solutions. GPA will also showcase its new substrates, marketing tools, and expanded service offering.

 

New magnet material

GPA introduces a product that makes printing magnets on HP Indigo presses easier: DigiMag PLUS by Magnum Magnetics. These magnets have more staying power than other products, which means they will stay put once applied.

These magnets are the popular choice for save-the-dates, sports schedules, calendars, photographs, puzzles, and special offers. It can be guillotine cut, perfed, die-cut, and foil stamped for a variety of finishing options. DigiMag Plus is stocked in 12x18" sheets with a 14 mil semi-gloss paper facestock or 14 mil matte polypropylene facestock. It is also HP Indigo certified.

 

T-shirt transfer material

GPA announces Ultra Digital Heat Transfer Paper for HP Indigo presses. Designed for application to white and light-colored fabrics, this material offers superb ink adhesion for true-to-life image reproduction and it is HP Indigo certified for guaranteed performance.

The advanced liner of Ultra Digital Heat Transfer Paper releases from the printed side at a lower temperature than similar products and requires less time on the heat press, which translates into faster turnaround times and lower energy costs. It is also very soft to the touch and leaves no polymer outline around the printed image.

This material is excellent for creating personalized t-shirts, mouse pads, coasters, baby bibs, aprons, and beyond. It stands up to multiple washings when applied to cotton or cotton/polyester fabrics. Stocked in 12x18" sheets, it is readily available for same-day shipment.

 

Marketing tool

GPA will introduce the Print Trial Process 3.0 Express, a new marketing tool designed to help you test drive and showcase substrates on the HP Indigo press. It lets you quickly and easily produce printed pieces for your sales team to present to new and prospective customers. It also helps build confidence in running any substrate by providing instant internal validation with marketing pieces that have been printed in-house. It was designed to keep press time at a minimum and help keep you running at maximum efficiency.

The Print Trial Process 3.0 Express can help you get your customers thinking about what your company has to offer them, and keep you on the cutting-edge of substrates and printing technology.

 

HP-certified substrates

GPA will showcase new Ultra Digital Double Opaque and Near Dead Opaque Styrene for HP Indigo presses. Styrene is a durable substrate offering added stability and resilience over papers while serving as a less expensive alternative to other hard working films.

Styrene will not curl in humidity, is FDA approved for indirect food contact and can be easily die-cut and thermo-formed for maximum application versatility. It makes excellent temporary POP signage, shelf wobblers, durable menus, back-lit signs, plant identification stakes, temporary ID cards, and formed packaging. Ultra Digital Styrene is HP Indigo and RIT certified for guaranteed flawless performance on HP Indigo presses.

GPA offers 10 mil Styrene a matte/matte finish in 12x18" sheets in either Double Opaque or Near Dead Opaque.

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