Press Release: Hop-Syn Goes Bold with Vibrant P-O-P Displays Printed Live at SGIA Expo

October 10, 2017 — Lyndhurst, NJ — Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper, today announces that its synthetic paper will be printed as point-of-purchase  (P-O-P) displays live at SGIA Expo, October 10-12, in New Orleans. Bold, vibrant colors is the theme of the live P-O-P demonstrations at swissQprint’s booth #1253, and Expo attendees will learn how to achieve high-quality results with its Nyala LED printer and Hop-Syn XT synthetic paper.


Also at SGIA Expo, EFI booth #1501 will be creating backlit signage using the EFI VUTEk LX3 Pro and Hop-Syn BL synthetic paper. Samples from the swissQprint and EFI print demonstrations will be available at Hop Industries booth #4017.

“Bold colors show brilliantly on Hop-Syn”

“Bold colors show brilliantly on Hop-Syn, and we are excited to have SGIA Expo attendees experience it first hand at swissQprint and EFI’s booths,” comments Jack Smith,  Senior Vice President, Hop Industries. “With a durable substrate like Hop-Syn, the opportunities are endless.”


The durable Hop-Syn synthetic papers are 100% recyclable and environmentally-friendly. Hop-Syn XT is extra tear resistant, ideal for P-O-P displays, signs, banners, hang tags, book covers, and more. Its high dyne level and smooth matte finish delivers the printing performance of fine offset paper, yet its weather resistant properties meets demanding environmental conditions. Hop-Syn BL is used for back lit P-O-P signs, transit and airport displays, bus shelters, fine art, and more. It can be printed by flexography, offset, screen, thermal transfer and inkjet.


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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