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Konica Minolta Adds OpenText Fax Solutions to Its EnvisionIT Portfolio

Ramsey, NJ – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announces the addition of OpenText RightFax and Fax Appliance to its EnvisionIT vertical solution portfolio. The OpenText fax products work directly with Konica Minolta bizhub Office MFPs to provide both small and large customers with a complete networked fax solution that maximizes an organization’s productivity and cost-savings.

Video: TEC Lighting Inline UV Coater on display

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We're pleased to showcase the the TEC Lighting Digital Inline UV Coater at PacPrint.

The UV protective coating created by the Tec Lighting Inline UV Coater dries instantaneously and leaves a consistent, reflective finish that is dry-erase, glue-able and write-able – as well as preventing scuff and scratches. This impressive new device is proven to offer a high-gloss, professional finish that dries instantaneously, adding extra value to final product.

Customer News: Ulladulla Printing purchases a C7000 Professional

Congratulations to William Dury and Paul Zerbes from regional printer Ulladulla Printing on the purchase of a bizhub PRESS C7000 Professional on the second day of PacPrint.

The C7000 will replace the bizhub Pro C6501 that the company installed 36 months ago.

William Drury, manager of the seven-staff regional print company, said service and support was key to the decision to stick with Konica Minolta for its latest digital press.

Customer News: Tennyson Group orders first NexPress in Queensland

Congratulations to Karen Simpson and the Tennyson Group on the purchase of a Kodak NexPress!

The Tennyson Group will install the first Kodak NexPress in Queensland, ordering the five unit colour digital printer from Konica Minolta for its Shout Graphics digital division at PacPrint

Karen Simpson, managing director of the 52-year-old family owned business says, “The NexPress sets us apart and will enable us to better serve the market.”

Konica Minolta to Unveil New Inkjet Textile Printer "Nassenger PRO120" at ShanghaiTex 2013

Tokyo (May 16, 2013) - Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) will be unveiling for the first time a new inkjet textile printer, the Nassenger PRO120, at ShanghaiTex 2013, an international textile and garment machinery exhibition to be held at Shanghai, China, from June 10 through June 13.

As the third model in the Nassenger PRO series, the new, high-performance Nassenger PRO120 has the maximum print speed of 120m2 per hour, twice as fast as that of the popular model, the Nassenger PRO60 introduced last year. Equipped with high-density, independently-driven, water-based inkjet printheads, the Nassenger PRO120 is optimized for sample manufacturing to production in small lots. Konica Minolta’s unique Automatic Printhead Maintenance System supports smooth, continuous printing for long hours of or through night-time operation, contributing to stable print quality and labor-saving for operators. With optional dryer and textile winder, the Nassenger PRO120 offers comprehensive inkjet printing solutions from unwinding, printing, drying through winding. With a small footprint of approximately 15m2, the new model is compact to install within limited space in the manufacturing floor. The nine-color ink lineup has been designed so that the textile design and its brilliant colors will take advantage of digital printing into high-quality output.

BLI Presents Konica Minolta with 2013 A3 Line of the Year

By George Mikolay, Senior Product Editor, A3/Copier MFPs, April 19, 2013

BLI recently visited Konica Minolta’s U.S. headquarters to present the company with BLI’s highest award, 2013 A3 MFP Line of the Year.

This marks the third consecutive year Konica Minolta has won the honor, and the accomplishment is almost unprecedented.

“In the 26-year history of the award, Konica Minolta is one of only two vendors to earn the award three years in a row, and it is the only vendor to do so in the past decade,” said BLI Managing Editor Daria Hoffman.

BLI tested nearly all of Konica Minolta’s line, both color and monochrome, with 12 Pick winners among them, which is a higher number than any other vendor, and 14 Highly Recommended products.

Konica Minolta bizhub 4700P Series Offers Maximum Power in Minimum Space

Ramsey, N.J. – April 17, 2013 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces the launch of the bizhub® 4700P/4000P/3300P series of Monochrome Printers that combine maximum power with a compact design. Going beyond conventional desktop printers, the bizhub 4700P/4000P/3300P series is ideal for executive suites and small businesses with growing workloads as well as healthcare practices of all sizes.

This new series offers up to 50 ppm output in high-resolution B&W, fast warm-up/first-copy times, and 2,300-sheet maximum paper capacity, all in a compact, desktop-size design. In addition, the bizhub 4700P/4000P/3300P series can handle paper sizes up to 8-1/2” x 14” and weights from 16 lb. bond to 43 lb. cover stock. Along with 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution monochrome image quality, this series includes Konica Minolta’s standard print drivers, with a familiar interface for both Windows and Macintosh environments. Improvements in operating efficiency in the bizhub 4700P/4000P/3300P series helps reduce costs, including a special Eco-mode that minimizes power consumption, toner and paper use. In addition, a “hibernation” setting offers power consumption of as little as 1W of power when the printer is not in use.

Newest Color MFPs Feature Enhancements for Productivity, Efficiency and Low Energy Consumption

Ramsey, N.J. – April 10, 2013 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces the launch of the bizhub® C364e/C284e/C224e Series of Color Multifunctional Products (MFP - print, copy, scan and fax all in one system). Adopting Konica Minolta’s award-winning INFO-Palette design for multi-touch functionality, these latest MFPs are considered enhanced versions of their predecessors (bizhub C364/C284/C224) and include a variety of new features to increase productivity, overall versatility and energy savings.

With a range of print/copy speeds of 36 ppm, 28 ppm and 22 ppm (bizhub C364e, bizhub C284e, bizhub C224e respectively), Konica Minolta’s newest bizhub models are ideal for small- to medium-sized business environments and offer productivity to match user workflow. This series incorporates the latest evolution of the INFO-Palette design with enhancements including: improved swiping; drag and drop; tap and toggle; pinch in and pinch out; as well as image rotation operations. The control panel also offers direct access to downloadable apps from the Konica Minolta bizhub MarketPlace. In addition, security has been expanded on these new models, making them the first bizhub MFPs to comply with the IEEE 2600.1 international standard for MFP and printer information security. Furthermore, the bizhub C364e/C284e/C224e series offers Konica Minolta’s exclusive Emperon® print system for built-in print control and the next-generation Simitri® HD toner formulation for sharp, clear images.

Konica Minolta Breaks Ground on New R&D Labs in Tokyo

Tokyo (April 8, 2013) - Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that the company breaks ground on its new R&D building (SKT) in Hachioji, Tokyo.

Since 1963 Konica Minolta Tokyo Site Hachioji (Tokyo Site) has played an important role as an epicenter of cutting-edge laboratories, fostering a number of proprietary core technologies. With the addition of the SKT, Tokyo Site will house more than 3,000 employees and become a major driving force in Konica Minolta's research and development efforts. In the ever-changing business landscape, only innovations that bring out “new value” to improve quality of life and society can drive “strong growth” of the company. The new SKT is positioned as vital investment for the future of the Konica Minolta Group to enhance its innovative powers and skills in creating new values. The construction starts by the end of April 2013 and will complete in April 2014.

Konica Minolta Delivers Updated Version of its Free App for iOS Mobile Devices To Connect with Existing File Servers to Enhance Work Efficiency

Tokyo (March 25, 2013) – Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce that it has started offering an updated version of “PageScope Mobile” (Ver. 3.0) application for iOS mobile devices worldwide, to work with Konica Minolta MFP*1 “bizhub” (bizhub) through App Store, free of charge.

“PageScope Mobile” launched in April 2011, is an application that connects bizhub with mobile devices, allowing users to browse, read, scan and print selected documents and images.

This version upgrade enables “PageScope Mobile” for iOS app to connect to existing file servers*2 for the first time in the industry*3, in order to directly save scanned data from MFP to file servers seamlessly. Further, “PageScope Mobile” can directly access to file servers and print documents from mobile devices with no requirement to e-mail the data in advance to mobile devices, thereby enhancing business productivity.

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