HP Inc. and ePac Flexible Packaging, have announced the purchase of 50 new HP Indigo digital presses to be deployed in existing and new sites around the world, as part of ePac's continued global expansion plan. It's the largest deal ever for HP Indigo. Earlier this year ePac's Melbourne Australia operation was officially opened.
|An HP 25K digital flexible packaging press at the May opening of ePac's Melbourne plant|
ePac Flexible Packaging is a digitally based, flexible packaging company driven by its mission to help brands and businesses of all sizes remain competitive with a variety of flexible packaging solutions. ePac leverages the latest in digital print technology, providing its customers with a quick and easy way to purchase custom printed flexible packaging.
ePac has been a principal adopter of HP Indigo digital presses since the company’s inception in 2016 and has since upheld a strong and deeply rooted collaboration with HP. Over the past six years, the company’s fleet of HP Indigo digital presses has grown enormously, overseeing large-scale investments of HP Indigo 20000 and HP Indigo 25K digital presses.
|(LtoR )Virag Patel (ePac) and Haim Levit (HP)|
Expanding global footprint and business growth
The new wave of 50x HP Indigo digital presses, the largest single order in HP Indigo’s history, will accelerate ePac’s record-breaking production capacity as it continues to disrupt the global flexible packaging market.
Focusing on global expansion, this new fleet will be distributed within 36 new and existing sites across 5 continents. These presses, which incorporate HP Indigo’s latest technologies, will also support ePac’s strategy to expand its share and business in existing markets
“As we recently announced, ePac aims to accelerate its growth and expand its global footprint. Our 50-press acquisition will enhance ePac’s record breaking flexible packaging production on HP Indigo Digital Presses, further rooting our longstanding collaboration with HP. This transition will leverage ePac’s vast market experience together with HP’s unique digital printing technology,” said Virag Patel, COO, ePac.
“ePac Flexible Packaging is leading the global digital flexible packaging movement as it continues to replicate its HP Indigo-based business model in new locations around the world. ePac’s vision to utilize digital print to give a voice to small and medium brands and revitalize local communities exemplifies our joint values and demonstrates the power of digital to have a meaningful global impact,” said Haim Levit, GM of HP’s Industrial Print Business.
ePac Flexible Packaging’s latest investment in HP Indigo technology is an example of how HP is continuing to promote the advantages of digital printing and serving more brands and communities around the world.
Australia's packaging giant Amcor recently increased its investment in ePac.
HP Indigo digital presses are sold and serviced in Australia and New Zealand by Currie Group