New Game-Changing Digital Label Press Expands Konica Minolta Capabilities in Label Printing Market

Ramsey, NJ – April 6, 2016 –Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc., (Konica Minolta) today proudly announces that the company will be leveraging its proven, world-class printing technology by introducing a new digital solution for the label and packaging industry. The bizhub PRESS C71cf will benefit businesses as they transition from conventional printing to digital technology. This digital press is the first of many new products that supports Konica Minolta’s strategy in the label and packaging industry market. 

As the market for digitally printed packaging and labels continues to expand rapidly, driven by factors such as customization and regionalized products, Konica Minolta builds on its reliable dry-toner technology platform. As one of the market leaders in the print space, Konica Minolta is defining what true disruptive technology is by providing a way to make digital better than it has ever been done before. 

By offering a simple, uncomplicated, low-risk model for short-run digital, the new C71cf allows the customer to make an easy choice. Designed with low maintenance in mind, the press offers high quality and significant productivity. The digital press’ simple electrical requirements and its small footprint makes for easy installation; the press can be setup in just one day. The Konica Minolta’s digital label solution provides for off-the-shelf material for substrate, varnishes and slitting/die-cutting.  Substrates used on today’s conventional press can also be used with the C71cf.

The company’s commitment to the label industry is demonstrated by the substantial amount of research and development to create a new and unrivaled label manufacturing solution. Konica Minolta will leverage its direct North American distribution and service organization, ensuring an unmatched experience for its customers.

“We are excited to be bringing forward a new, cost-effective and productive digital press option for the label industry,” said Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Services and Product Planning, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc. “With its substrate flexibility and efficiency, the C71cf delivers a new level of value to the industry.”  

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for nine consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.countonkonicaminolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.



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Press Contact:

Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

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