Demand Increases for Hop-Syn Synthetic Paper Following Three Major Trade Shows

October 31, 2018 — Lyndhurst, NJ —  Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces that demand for its line of synthetic paper is at an all time high. Booth attendance at three recent trade shows, Labelexpo Americas, PRINT 2018, and 2018 SGIA Expo, also exceeded expectations. At the events, Hop Industries featured its line of synthetic paper, and attendees received free samples of the environmentally-friendly substrate. Hop-Syn experts also spoke with attendees about Hop-Syn’s numerous applications, which range from in-mold labels, manuals and tape measures to banners, backlit and point of purchase displays.

“It’s an exciting time for Hop Industries as demand for our environmentally-friendly substrate continues to grow,” comments Jack Smith, Senior Vice President, Hop Industries. “With each Expo, we meet more and more companies that choose to print on Hop-Syn for applications that require durability. They value the consistency and quality results they get from each sheet and roll of Hop-Syn.”

Special Attractions at Expos

At PRINT 2018, Hop-Syn synthetic paper expert John Risdon spoke at the Elite RMGT LED UV user group. Risdon educated attendees of the unique manufacturing process that distinguishes Hop-Syn from other synthetic papers and shared the attributes that make Hop-Syn so well suited for LED UV inkjet printing.

At SGIA Expo, Hop-Syn was printed live at Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI) and swissQprint’s booths.

Hop-Syn synthetic paper is a popular, environmentally-friendly substrate for a variety of applications. Waterproof, tear-resistant and 100% recyclable, the synthetic paper is toy-safety approved and is produced under ISO 9000 standards. Hop-Syn synthetic paper 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 inkjet 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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