Board Converting News, March 29, 2021

Georgia-Pacific Acquires Third HP Press To Grow Hummingbird Printing Atlanta, Georgia based Georgia-Pacific, recently an- nounced the expansion of its Hummingbird digital print solutions with the purchase of an HP PageWide T1190 Press. In a move to extend the reach of digital services across the U.S., the new 110-inch wide web press for pre- print corrugated production will be installed later this year at a new Hummingbird site opening in Arizona. The HP T1190 will be the converter’s third inkjet web press in- stalled since 2015 when it launched digital print services with the HP T400S press and subsequently deployed a T1100 110-inch press. Georgia-Pacific’s Hummingbird provides a range of digitally printed corrugated packaging solutions for con- sumer-packaged goods, electronics, and food and bever- age brands across North America. Hummingbird’s digital


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offerings include corrugated shelf-ready packaging (SRP), food trays, large-format boxes, e-commerce solutions, and volume displays (POP). “Our brand and trade converting partners can now reduce their printed packaging inventory levels, shorten turnaround time, make frequent design changes and offer more graphic versions,” said Robert Seay, Vice President, Digital Print Solutions, Georgia-Pacific. “With our con- tinued investment and network of operations in 30 U.S. states, we have unparalleled digital print capacity with a national printing footprint to provide efficiency and redun- dancy that can fundamentally transform brands’ corrugat- ed supply chain across North America.” “Georgia-Pacific’s continued investment in digital print positions Hummingbird to enhance brands’ supply chain efficiency with easier inventory management and quick turnaround,” said Carles Farre, Vice President and General Manager, HP PageWide Industrial. The high-productivity HP PageWide T1190 digital pre- print press is a six-color (CMYKOV) inkjet press with a 110-inch (2.8 meter) web width that efficiently aligns with corrugator capacity and provides offset print quality, un- matched digital speed, economy, and flexibility. The press uses HP A30 true water-based inks. With the HP PageWide T1190’s throughput of up 305 meters (1000 feet) of corrugated liner per minute, up to 100 million corrugated boxes per year can be delivered.


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Corrugated Replacements, Inc. is a production powerhouse that manufactures high quality machine parts and replace- ment parts for the corrugated and paperboard converting industries. CRI can redesign, engineer, and manufacture any part while providing a rapid turn-around rate, keeping machines running at their peak performance and limiting down time.


March 29, 2021

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