Bay Cities has confirmed it has purchased an HP PageWide C500 digital corrugated press for its facility in Los Angeles, California. With this new addition, Bay Cities expands its sustainable packaging offerings as well as POP displays and subscription boxes to its brands and retailers.
Bay Cities is renowned for its innovative and experiential in-store displays and packaging, helping brands stand out on-shelf and online by creating retail ready packaging that drive foot traffic to live retail stores such as Walmart, Target. Costco and Kohl’s, and generate sales and loyalty. In addition to their innovation, Bay Cities focuses heavily on implementing sustainable practices and procedures during the production process to meet the growing demand of its customers for eco-friendly packaging, contributing to a circular economy.
The C500 industrial-scale press will enable Bay Cities to grow in retail packaging as a cost–effective alternative to litho label with mid to long runs. Utilizing this new equipment will allow Bay Cities to enhance its creative capabilities, while reducing production and lead times, obsolescence and costs — a win–win for both manufacturer and retailer.
“At Bay Cities we are committed to delivering the most innovative solutions and services to our customers. The decision to invest in the C500 press was taken in order to leverage HP’s advanced technology for operationalefficiency, and to offer high quality print and sustainable corrugated products fast,” said Greg Tucker, CEO of Bay Cities. “This addition to our product lines shows our commitment to enhanced service, continued innovation and growth.”
“We are proud to be selected once again by Bay Cities and to take part in their journey to a more efficient and sustainable future. The change in the print industry in inevitable , and now more than ever, we must be tuned to market challenges. HP Corrugated presses are always designed with market needs in mind and with forward–thinking technology to advance the success of our customers.” said David Tomer, General Manager post-print, HP PageWide Industrial Corrugated.