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Konica Minolta Premiers New Wide Format Press Technology At SGIA Expo

AccurioWide 200 Makes Its Debut At Leading Graphic Imaging Show

Ramsey, NJ – October 18, 2018 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is excited to announce its expanded offerings for the Graphics and Imaging industry, further demonstrating the company’s commitment to excellence in this space. Toward the goal of consolidating Konica Minolta’s value proposition, several, new wide format printers are being displayed and demonstrated at the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) 2018 Expo in Las Vegas, October 18-20, at Booth # 3769.

Additionally, sign and display workflow software, designed to increase owner/operator efficiency and lower overhead costs, will be on the floor. Together, the printers and software exhibited will demonstrate the superior image quality produced using Konica Minolta-branded technology. For the AccurioWide 200 hybrid UV LED inkjet printer - this will be the first time this printer had been publicly displayed.

“This is Konica Minolta’s first participation at SGIA, and we’re looking forward to the feedback we receive from our current and potential future customers, said Dino Pagliarello, vice president, product management & planning at Konica Minolta. “Our wide format printers, using our industry-leading inkjet printhead technology, produce superior quality images while reducing the cost of ownership through features that yield considerable savings on reduced consumables,” Pagliarello added.

The AccurioWide 200 hybrid UV LED printer offers the flexibility and ease of printing on rigid and flexible materials up to 1.77 inches in thickness and 6.7 feet wide. Utilizing Konica Minolta 1024i printhead nozzle technology, images can be produced in six colors including white, maintaining perfectly vivid and bright colors throughout a print run.

For Konica Minolta, the SGIA Expo is an ideal venue to demonstrate wide format technology. At SGIA, an estimated 20,000 graphic industry professionals, many of whom are leaders in this field, are looking to grow their business in new market segments through the adoption of the latest printing technologies.

In addition to the AccurioWide 200, Konica Minolta is proud to showcase the following at SGIA:

  • The AccurioWide 160 – the first Konica Minolta UV wide-format printer was first displayed last month at Print 18. Using Konica Minolta’s renowned inkjet printhead technology, this press prints using a six color process and white ink on a variety of roll, board and sheet substrates up to 1.6 meters wide.
  • The PLS-475i Digital Inkjet Label Press – represents the latest Memjet Versapass ink and printhead technology. This press supports continuous-roll and pre-die cut media up to 9.5 inches in width. It’s designed for users with production requirements including convertors, brand owners and commercial printers.
  • The COLEX SharpCut – can precisely cut out multiple images printed on a single substrate, including foam board, wood and textile/fabric. A short video demonstration of this print and cut technology can be viewed here.
  • The AccurioPRO WideDirector Production Workflow solution software is a compressive, end-to-end production workflow for Sign and Display jobs. With built-in “Preflight and Correction” for reliable, accurate first-time-out prints, this solution is a true workflow hub for multiple engines and operators.

Lastly, visually stunning print samples from Konica Minolta’s impressive AccurioJet KM-1 inkjet press will be displayed and made available at the booth. Konica Minolta representatives present at the expo are eager to share the capabilities of this outstanding digital press.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future™ (www.reshapework.com) with its expansive smart office product portfolio from IT Services (All Covered), ECM, Managed Print Services and industrial and commercial print solutions. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for 11 consecutive years, and is proud to be ranked on the Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers list. The World Technology Awards recently named the company a finalist in the IT Software category. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for six consecutive years. It partners with its clients to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit: www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on FacebookYouTube, and Twitter.

Konica Minolta Contacts

Stacey Sujeebun
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201-236-4272
PR@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

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