Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has premiered the AccurioPress C14000, its new high-volume, toner-based production press, a new digital label press, digital embellishment press, desktop multi-purpose embellishment solution and a corrugated box printer at PRINTING United in Dallas, Texas.
“Our new product offerings represent the continued evolution of our strategy to offer our clients products and solutions covering the entire graphic communications and industrial print market ꟷ from the smallest local print shops to highest-volume industry giants,” said Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Services and Product Planning, Konica Minolta. “By developing new products in key application areas for businesses of all sizes, we are investing in what our customers need to create new opportunities to increase and diversify their revenue streams.”
Konica Minolta’s AccurioLabel 230 is the latest version in its toner-based digital label press portfolio. The AccurioLabel 230 is built on Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress engine technology. The AccurioLabel 230 is targeted at print providers, brand owners, packaging companies and commercial printers. The AccurioLabel 190, includes a faster speed (23.4 meters/min), shorter warm-up time between jobs and overprinting capabilities.
The Precision Packaging Series PKG-675i
The Precision Packaging Series PKG-675i is a corrugated box printer for the customized short-run packaging market. Designed for use by folding carton/corrugated box manufacturers and printers, co-packers, packaging marketing and design firms, in-plant printers, manufacturers, commercial and franchise printers, the printer prints on a variety of media including brown craft, white uncoated folding cartons, flats, and pre-die cut corrugated media.
The AccurioShine 101 offers specialized embellishment finishing effects in combination with Konica Minolta production printers. Special effects include toner foiling, metallic color foil, lamination films and spot gloss highlights.
MGI JETvarnish 3D One
This new press utilizes components of the 4x PIA InterTech JETvarnish technology – including the AIS SmartScanner registration system.
The all-purpose patented varnish formula allows both flat 2D Spot UV highlighting and sculptured 3D raised special effects on a range of substrate stocks and media such as paper, synthetics, and plastics. Sheet sizes range from 14×29” and the LED 2D/3D effects reach 116 microns in a single pass.
This expansion of MGI’s JETvarnish 3D Series digital print enhancement technology offers a full spectrum of 2D/3D spot coating and dimensional textures.
The 140 ppm AccurioPress C14000, along with the 120 ppm AccurioPress C12000, was designed to be digital print factories.
With resolution equivalent to 3600×2400 dpi and enhanced media capability up to 450 gsm. Paired with Konica Minolta’s IQ-501 Intelligent Quality Optimizer, the new presses automatically and continuously measure and correct color so the first print in a run matches the last. Two-dimensional registration correction has also been improved through the higher output resolution.
“We are excited to introduce so many new technologies at PRINTING United. The convergence in the market space has brought together such an important, diverse audience and this new venue reflects our mission to rethink and rejuvenate the print market,” said Dino Pagliarello, vice president, Product Management and Planning. “These new product announcements demonstrate Konica Minolta’s mission to support the transformation of its clients’ companies by sector and industry, predicting potential challenges and creating solutions together.”
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