Rigid Media Certification Program for HP Latex inks

Get your media certified to open new growth and potential for your business.

Finding the optimal settings is a tedious process that can lead to a lot of trial and error, which many of you experience. This often results in high and unnecessary costs. Color Concepts has therefore teamed up with HP and developed a certification program for the HP Latex R Printer Series for rigid media. This program will ensure that your material is printed with the perfect settings to provide the best quality and gets the attention it deserves. Moreover, the program creates unbiased evidence your material performs according to the highest standards.

The steps you need to take

The first step is filling in the contact form. You can find the contact form here. After you filled in our contact form, our Global Sales Manager will reach out to you and will discuss the process. The third step is to apply for the certification. Then, you can send your material to one of our testing labs in the USA or Europe. Our lab technicians will perform a wide variety of tests on your material to make sure to provide the best quality. Note that in order for your media to be certified, every available thickness of that material needs to be tested. Once your media has been tested, Color Concepts will send you the results in a report. When your material is officially certified, HP will publish your materials onto the HP websites and the printer front panels. Color Concepts will subsequently send you the official HP Latex Certified logo, which you can use in your marketing and communications to increase your sales.

Click the button to see the wide variety of tests that will be performed!

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Give your customers peace of mind

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Sell your products easier to HP Latex users

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Support becomes easier

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Create one profile, which is suitable for all RIPs

Eliminate trial and error processes

Finding the correct settings for printer materials is not only time consuming, difficult and expensive, it also decreases your customers productivity and the overall solution you are able to provide your customers. Improving your bottom line and brand image.

Get your media listed worldwide 

With HP Latex Certification, you have the opportunity to get your media listed within every single HP Latex printer around the world! The process to become certified can be found here. It includes precise physical testing, as well as printability and handleability testing at a convenient price point.

Make support and complaint handling easy

Support and complaint handling will become a lot easier by having a clear understanding of the capacity of your media. Not only that, but having certified media will instantly boost the confidence of your sales teams and distribution channel. HP Latex Certified Media stands for quality, reliability and predictable results.

“Having your media certified gives confidence to your sales teams and channel, helps reduce the need for support and eases the use of your media by end-users.”

Certification process

  1. Fill in the contact form, which you can find here
  2. Our Global Sales Manager will contact you to get the process started
  3. Apply for the certification
  4. Within 48 hours you will receive a quotation for the certification of your material
  5. Ship your materials to your lab of choice
  6. We will test your materials and send you the results
  7. We will work with HP on publishing your materials onto the HP websites and printer front panels, which you can find at hp.com/go/mediasolutionslocator 
  8. We will send you the certificate as well as the official HP Latex Certified logos for you to use in your marketing and communications

* Note that in order for your media to be certified, every available thickness of that material needs to be tested.

Fair pricing

HP Latex R Series pricing

Certification Type and Description EMEA Americas
Full Certification: Designed for media that is not yet listed in the HP Media Solutions Locator for that specific ink/printer combination. This includes a Preliminary- and Certification Process.
Type 1: Opaque white media €1.100 $1,265
Type 2: Opaque colored media €1.200 $1,380
Type 3: Transparent/translucent media €1.300 $1,495
Backlit profiling surcharge €150 $175
Additional thicknesses (price per sheet)
Type 1: Opaque white media €100 $120
Type 2: Opaque colored media €150 $175
Type 3: Transparent/translucent media €150 $175