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The Right Wide Format Partner for You

Athens is an authorized dealer for HP latex role printers and Scitex flat-bed UV printers, and many others of the best-known equipment manufacturers in the wide format industry. We stock supplies and are one of the largest distributors of substrates in the Southeast with over 3500 available SKU’s.

Before and after the sale, we consult and advise. Our team of experts can install equipment, train your team, and provide ongoing technical support.

To see HP equipment-in-action, visit our Charlotte North Carolina demo and training center. Discover for yourself why HP is the recognized leader in wide format printing technology.

The HP Advantage

HP is the recognized leader in wide format technology because set up times are fast, quality is superb and equipment is easy to operate. Other benefits include versatile output, efficient production, and eco-friendly inks that dry instantly.

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Athens sells and supports all of these models:

  • HP Latex 110 Printer – 54” Printer
  • HP Latex 310 – 54” Printer
  • HP Latex 330 – 64″ Printer
  • HP Latex 360 – 64″ Printer
  • HP Latex 560 – 64″ Printer
  • HP Latex 570 – 64″ Printer
  • HP Latex 1500 – 126″ Printer
  • HP Scitex FB550 UV Cure Printer – 64” Printer
  • HP Scitex FB750 UV Cure Printer – 98” Printer

HP Latex printers offer many advantages.

  • Produce high quality results with 1200 dpi resolution and a wide color gamut
  • Versatility to handle a wide range of coated and uncoated substrates
  • Smooth, scratch resistant, and flexible ink layer
  • Inks can last up to 3 years outdoors unlaminated, and up to 5 years when laminated
  • HP printheads are user-replaceable
  • Prints come out completely dry and ready for finishing
  • Water-based latex inks are eco-friendly Green Guard Certified

The advantages of HP Scitex hybrid printers include:

  • Versatile and reliable
  • Quick set-up for both rigid substrates and flexible role media
  • Fast print speeds with highly durable, scratch resistant inks
  • Print on virtually any rigid or flexible media
  • Scalable, modular and upgradable

Complete Equipment Solutions

Athens distributes and installs the full range of wide format equipment including:

  • HP Latex roll printers and Scitex flat-bed UV Cure Printers
  • Cutting systems from Graphtec and Colex
  • Laminating solutions from Seal, GBC, Royal Sovereign, and Gfp
  • Onyx, Caldera and SAi FlexiPRINT RIP Software
  • Banner Welding and Finishing Systems from Miller Weldmaster
  • Grommet Systems from Hiker USA
  • Graphic Trimmers from Fletcher Terry & Foster KeenCut

Our experts take the time to understand the type of work you produce. Then, we recommend equipment and software solutions to fit your workflow, so you can get jobs done quickly and efficiently.

Supplies in Stock

Athens keeps all the supplies you need in stock including:

  • HP Ink, printheads and cleaning kits
  • Banner stands and mounting hardware
  • Banner tapes and grommets
  • Cutting blades
  • Lamination and mounting materials
  • Application and transfer tapes
  • Straight edges, roll caddies and cutting mats

When you need something, we’re always glad you called and always glad to help.

Substrate Experts

Our experts help you select the right material for your project. We ask questions to understand the application, and suggest good-better-best options for sheets and rolls. With over 3500 SKUs, we have substrates for every indoor and outdoor application including:
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  • Tradeshow graphics
  • Window graphics
  • Magnetic sheeting and magnetic receptive wall systems
  • Point-of-sale posters and displays
  • Wallcoverings and canvas
  • Indoor and outdoor signage and banners
  • Vehicle graphics
  • Temporary textiles
  • Floor and sidewalk graphics
  • Dye sublimation paper

A sampling of the materials we stock includes:

  • Paper
  • Foamcore
  • Flexible plastics
  • Vinyls
  • Canvas
  • Textiles of all kinds
  • Rigid substrates
  • Magnetic materials
  • Eco-friendly materials
  • Aluminum and aluminum composites