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Konica Minolta launches Accuriopress C4080 Series

Konica Minolta has today announced the launch of a new line of versatile colour digital production presses, the AccurioPress C4080 Series. These combine the outstanding quality and performance of previous models with additional features and options to help customers further adapt to changing market requirements and develop new revenue streams.

As a successor to the AccurioPress C3080 Series, the fully configured entry-level presses provide infinite production possibilities to rethink graphical communication. The new capabilities of the AccurioPress C4080 Series include extensive inline finishing options, real-time automated quality adjustments and streamlined workflows that seamlessly integrate into software applications.

The AccurioPress C4080 running at 81 pages per minute, AccurioPress C4070 (71ppm) and the AccurioPrint C4065 (66 ppm) are respective successors to the C3080, C3070 and C3070L versions. With deliveries starting now, the AccurioPress C4080 Series provides an easy transition into digital printing and includes important new features that enable ready-made print products for commercial printers and CRDs with high volume demands.

The AccurioPress C4080 Series offer comprehensive media processing and provide improved thick paper support for a wide variety of media types, including embossed and coated paper up to 360gsm in simplex and duplex. The press processes sheets of 1300mm paper length in simplex and 864mm in duplex print mode. A new optional media sensor estimates paper weight and type, while an envelope print function and support for embossed paper applications are part of the standard package.

A wide range of finishing and other functions are also offered in addition to booklet making, stapling, perfect binding and wire binding. Konica Minolta’s TU-510, the world’s first inline cutting finisher, successfully introduced with the AccurioPress C14000 high-volume production printer, is now available for the AccurioPress C4080 Series. The TU-510 is a four-edge trimmer and creaser that allows full bleed finishing support for banners, booklets, direct mail and dedicated business card cutting options.

The machines feature a simple setup, reliable paper path and productivity of up to 4,399 A4 pages per hour together with automated image stability. Up to 700 possibilities to configure the AccurioPress C4080 Series make sure you get the options required exactly for your daily work.

The Konica Minolta exclusive IQ-501 Intelligent Quality Care delivers automatic and real-time colour and registration adjustment and the creation of profiles without the need of specialised skills. This reduces input time and errors.

Other simply efficient capabilities include automated engine linearisation, automated duplex registration, automated profiling, and a purge function. The AccurioPress C4080 Series also use Konica Minolta’s advanced colour processing technology Screen-Enhancing Active Digital Process (S.E.A.D). This combines an array of technical innovations to guarantee exceptional colour reproduction at top speed.

Konica Minolta offers its own controllers with the IC-609 for the AccurioPress C4080 and AccurioPress C4070, and the IC-607 for the C4065. Other third-party controllers are the IC-419 Internal Fiery Image Controller or the external IC-317 Fiery Image Controller. The AccurioPress 4080 Series also benefit from the AccurioPro Suite, Konica Minolta’s powerful suite of digital solutions for professional printing, one of the industry’s most versatile and powerful tool to optimise print operations and workflows.

Ines Wennemann, Production Printing Manager, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, said: “The AccurioPress C4080 Series is an important pillar in our expanding portfolio of production printers. The possibilities are endless. Anything from two-sided banner printing, professional finishing opportunities and the highest quality and productivity, as well as real-time automated quality adjustments, fully integrated workflows, and so much more.

“We help shape ideas for our customers in a partnership approach, as we continue to advance within commercial and other print markets. The world of work constantly evolves, and we help our customers with imaginative approaches and innovative technologies such as our AccurioPress C4080 Series. It’s time to rethink what’s possible.”

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd

Konica Minolta’s innovations help businesses to shape the future, today, changing the way people conduct business and use technology to work smarter, faster and better. As a leading Smart Data and Digital IT Services company, we meet the changing needs of customers with our Digital Print, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality solutions.

As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta also delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with intelligent workflow automation, and implements solutions in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments. With regard to its office printing solutions, ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment’ stated that Konica Minolta is ‘recognised globally as a leader in print transformation’. As a strong partner for the professional printing market, Konica Minolta offers business consulting, state-of-the-art technology and software and has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource). Its Business Innovation Centre in London and four R & D laboratories in Europe enable Konica Minolta to bring innovation forward by collaborating with its customers as well as academic, industrial and entrepreneurial partners. For its innovative service approach that complements their devices perfectly, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award for Serviceability and Support 2020/2021’ from Keypoint Intelligence.

Konica Minolta’s solutions are proven to improve quality, reduce cost, eradicate risk, increase accuracy and streamline business processes. Recognising there are no two businesses the same, we pride ourselves on our customer partnerships and tailor our solutions to our customer needs, giving them the competitive edge they need to remain at the forefront of their markets.

Combining our market leading, award winning and easy to integrate technological platforms, with our strategic partnerships, business solutions and services portfolio, Konica Minolta is continually improving quality, reducing cost, eradicating risk, increasing accuracy and streamlining business processes for our customers. Our strategy has our customers at its core. With strong and mutually beneficial customer partnerships, our aim is to achieve mutual sustainable growth through technological innovation – giving shape to our customers’ ideas. We bring flexible solutions that not only meet our customer expectations, but exceed them, time after time.

Part of the global Konica Minolta Group, Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd is headquartered in Basildon, Essex and operates out of 10 offices across the UK, employing over 750 people.

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