The uses of the Hop-Syn XT synthetic paper are seemingly endless when it comes to print promotions by big brands. From P-O-P displays and banners to hang tags and manuals, the Hop-Syn XT synthetic paper grade is the market’s most versatile substrate for durable, tear-resistant print promotions.
Environmentally friendly, Hop-Syn synthetic paper is constructed from polypropylene (PP) resins and calcium carbonate (CaCo3), which provides extra durability and weather resistance over traditional pulp-based papers. Across the U.S., printers are stocking the synthetic paper substrate in quantity because of its flexibility to be used for a variety of clients’ projects.
“Printers stock up on the Hop-Syn XT grade because it’s a multi-purpose, durable substrate.” – Jack Smith, Senior VP
“Printers stock up on the Hop-Syn XT grade because it’s a multi-purpose, durable substrate. It offers extreme durability for printing diverse applications,” comments Jack Smith, senior vice-president, Hop Industries.
Why Hop-Syn XT is so Versatile
There are several factors that contribute to the tremendous versatility of the Hop-Syn XT synthetic paper grade. It’s manufactured to give maximum sheet brightness and opacity up to 94% for two-sided printing. Its high dyne level, which is necessary for adhesion, and smooth matte finish also gives the XT grade the excelled printing performance.
Another contributing factor to Hop-Syn XT versatility is its manufacturing process. It’s produced using a calendering process that delivers the tightest tolerance for gauge control and uniformity, resulting in a higher quality results.
Because of these factors, Hop-Syn XT is used by national restaurant chains for menus and big-box retailers for shelf talkers, among others. The XT grade withstands tears and scuffs, and is UV resistant outdoor for up to one year. This is ideal for banners, which is significantly more environmentally friendly than PVC-based vinyl and is comparable in cost. The XT grade is durable, and can withstand tear resistance in both directions.
Hop-Syn XT Availability
Because of the popularity of Hop-Syn XT, the grade is always stocked in the Hop Industries warehouse. The master rolls come in 55” and 61” width, and stock sheet sizes come in 25 x 38” and 26 x 40”. Custom sheet sizes are available up to 60 x 83”. Hop Industries’ in-house convertering services also makes it possible to provide customers with custom finish rolls, with a minimum width of 7/8”.
Print partners are invited to try free samples of the XT grade. For more information contact Hop-Syn technical sales at 800.524.0757 or fill out the online form.