Shown, from left: Don Schroeder (C.P. Bourg), Din Lapidot (HP), Rick Trapilo (C.P. Bourg), Gershon Alon (HP), Daniel Vande Poel (C.P. Bourg), Bob Raus (HP).
C.P. Bourg has announced that its US operating group, C.P. Bourg Inc., will work with HP to offer end-to-end solutions to HP Indigo users.
Under the terms of the signed reference sales agreement, the HP U.S. sales force can refer current and prospective HP Indigo users to C.P. Bourg to purchase C.P. Bourg finishing equipment. This agreement is underscored by the fact that C.P. Bourg is now a global HP Indigo Business Partner and that HP has qualified several of C.P. Bourg's products for use with HP Indigo presses.
C.P. Bourg products that have been qualified by HP include the innovative Bourg BSF Sheet Feeder, versatile Bourg BCM Bleed Crease Module, award-winning Bourg BME Booklet Maker for making quality finished products from booklets and brochures to oversized calendars, and the proven BB3002 EVA and PUR Perfect Binders to produce perfect-bound books and catalogs measuring up to 15.15 inches wide by 12.6 inches high and up to 2.36 inches thick.
"Our team and dealers have come together with the HP Indigo sales force to deliver end-to-end solutions and value, all the while retaining our respective customer relationships," said Richard F. Trapilo, Executive Vice President and General Manager of C.P. Bourg, Inc. "HP Indigo users will continue to have access to comprehensive, factory-quality service and support for the C.P. Bourg products they purchase."
"We are helping HP Indigo users connect with industry-leading partners whose products can increase overall efficiency and add value to what they produce for their customers," said Robert W. Raus, category manager, Smartstream Workflow and Solutions Partner Programs, Americas Indigo Division, HP. "Our customers will be introduced to leading finishing products while engaging with C.P. Bourg's trusted and knowledgeable partners to help sell and service digital finishing solutions that are well-matched to HP Indigo presses."
James Tressler, C.P. Bourg Inc. Director of Marketing and Branch Operations notes, "This agreement opens the door to tremendous opportunities and possibilities for all concerned -- especially in helping HP Indigo users to gain full access to C.P. Bourg print finishing innovation, quality and efficiency."
"Over many years C.P. Bourg Inc. has established an excellent distribution network with many digital providers, distributors and national representatives. Our agreement with HP Indigo marks an important step in our relationship because it lays a solid foundation being built on trust for the sales process and confidence in serving HP Indigo customers," adds Mr. Trapilo.
A Dscoop global Platinum Partner, C.P. Bourg will be showing its HP-qualified finishing products in its booth at the Dscoop8 conference in Nashville, February 21-23, 2013.
At its Dscoop8 Platinum Partner Session in Bayou E on Feb.21 from 1:15 to 2:15 pm, C.P. Bourg also will host a panel discussion open to all attendees entitled, "Transformers: How PSPs, MSPs and a FPP are Meeting Marketing Challenges in the Digital Age."