Hop Industries releases quality assurance tips for offset printing on plastic

December 06, 2018

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces the availability of a new tips guide for offset printing on plastic substrates. “Quality Assurance Tips for Offset Printing” is a handy reference guide for press operators to ensure consistent results throughout the printing process.

"Printing on durable substrates requires attention to certain aspects, such as humidity, ink adhesion and friction, to ensure consistent results. Our newest tips guide gives operators the information they need to keep systems in check,” comments Jack Smith, Senior Vice President, Hop Industries.

Printing on plastics like Hop-Syn synthetic paper has numerous advantages, especially for applications that require durability with high impact. The latest guide helps press operators avoid common printing challenges relating to ink drying, color sequence, poor ink/water balance, and more.

Hop-Syn is one easiest synthetic papers to print on via offset, which is why many print service providers prefer it. It’s also one of the top substrates specified by big brands because of the high-quality output and environmentally-friendly properties.

Hop-Syn comes in multiple grades to suit every printing application such as P-O-P displays, banners, blockout and backlit signs, as well as hang tags, book covers, maps and more.

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