4walls Grows Wallcovering Business with HP Designjet L26500 Printer


Las Vegas, NV
United States

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 19, 2012– HP today announced that Cleveland, Ohio-based 4walls is capturing new business opportunities in the growing wallcoverings market with the HP Designjet L26500 Printer.

Established in 1998, 4walls serves retailers, distributors, Fortune 500 companies and universities throughout North America as well as local small businesses for wallcovering needs. The company offers an extensive library of proprietary designs and custom creations on a variety of substrates, including HP PVC-free Wall Paper.

Installed in June 2012, the HP Designjet L26500 Printer provides accurate, consistent color reproduction across 4walls’ commercial and residential wallcovering offerings. The new system adds to 4walls’ existing portfolio of HP equipment, including HP Designjet 5500 and 9000 Printers, and helps the company meet demand from environmentally conscious clients.

“In only a few months, we secured new business with global brands as well as grown existing business with the impressive image quality and environmental benefits of the HP Designjet L26500 Printer,” said Patrick Walker, president, 4walls. “In today’s market, sustainable offerings are highly valued by our core customers. The HP Latex system helps us exceed these client expectations while also providing color fidelity.”

Delivering high-quality outdoor and indoor applications, the HP Designjet L26500 Printer offers unrivaled application versatility (1) for projects from retail ad campaigns to interior decor. Water-based HP Latex Inks produce odorless prints and require no special ventilation. Wallcoverings produced on FSC®-certified(2) HP PVC-free Wall Paper are GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certified, allowing customers like 4walls to offer bold, colorful indoor murals without distracting odors.(3,4)

“The HP Latex technology will be increasingly important for our company in the next few years as we grow our business,” said Walker. “We’re excited to see how it will continue to help us achieve our goals.”

More information about HP Latex printing solutions is available at www.hp.com/go/latex, through the HP Graphic Arts Twitter feed and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/hpgraphicarts. More information about HP PVC-free Wall Paper is available at www.hp.com/go/LFPrintingMaterials.

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(1) The HP Designjet L26500 Printer produces an extremely broad range of both outdoor and indoor applications from a single device, which surpasses the number of different applications that traditional eco-solvent printers or water-based printers can produce.
(2) Trademark license code FSC-C017543.
(3) PVC-free Wall Paper printed with HP Latex Inks is GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certified. Additional information is available at www.greenguard.org.
(4) Some substrates may have inherent odor.