Press Release: Hop Industries Declares PRINT 17 a Success

September 28, 2017 — Lyndhurst, NJ — Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper, today announces that PRINT 17 was a resounding success for the company. Printers and big brands visited Hop’s booth during the show, which took place September 10-14 in Chicago, to learn new and innovative ways to use the durable and environmentally-friendly synthetic paper. Hop handed out free samples of Hop-Syn and shared expert advice about printing on the durable substrate.

“PRINT 17 was an excellent event for Hop Industries”

“PRINT 17 was an excellent event for Hop Industries,” comments Jack Smith, Senior Vice President, Hop Industries. “We had a large number of attendees tell us that Hop-Syn is their #1 choice for a durable substrate. They value quality output and appreciate that the environmentally-friendly synthetic paper is in line with their sustainability criteria.”


At PRINT 17, Hop Industries demonstrated its full line of synthetic paper, which includes Hop-Syn XT, BL, TO, G1, G2, and DL grades. Hop-Syn synthetic paper is a single-layered mineral filled polypropylene that is waterproof, tear resistant and 100% recyclable. Each Hop-Syn paper grade is developed for specific applications such as P-O-P displays, banners, blockout and backlit signs. It’s also used for packaging, hang tags, book covers, manuals, maps and more. Hop-Syn is easily printable by offset, screen, flexo, and UV inkjet processes. The substrate comes in a wide variety of thickness, from .0025 up to .035 gauge, and is easy to fold, diecut, and score.


For more information, contact Hop Industries at 1-800-524-0757 or visit


About Hop-Syn
Hop-Syn® is a division of Hop Industries Corp. based in Lyndhurst, NJ. Hop-Syn is a synthetic paper constructed from polypropylene (PP) resins and calcium carbonate (CaCO3), which provide extra durability and weather resistance over traditional pulp-based papers. Customers use Hop-Syn to print high quality graphics via offset litho, uv offset, flexo, screen, uv ink jet or thermal transfer equipment. Each Hop-Syn grade has unique characteristics to match the application, hence the phrase, “The Application Specific Synthetic Papers.” If customers need foldability for a map, there’s a grade for that. If customers need thickness for a P-O-P sign, there’s a grade for that. If customers need translucency for a light box, there’s a grade for that. If customers need extra opacity for a block out window sign, there’s a grade for that. For more information, visit or call 800-524-0757.


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