Konica Minolta Receives BLI PRO Award from Keypoint Intelligence
AccurioPress C7100 Wins Outstanding Mid-Volume CMYK Production Device
Mississauga, ON, (July 19, 2022) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta), a leader in industrial and commercial printing and packaging solutions, is proud to announce it has won a Buyers Lab (BLI) 2022 Colour PRO Award from Keypoint Intelligence for its AccurioPress C7100 with EFI Fiery IC-319 Print Server in the Outstanding Mid-Volume CMYK Production Device category. The AccurioPress C7100 was launched worldwide in July of 2021, and the company is pleased to capture this important accolade.
“At Konica Minolta, we pride ourselves on delivering great customer value through products, software and services that work smarter, and we are so pleased to be recognized by Keypoint Intelligence for the AccurioPress C7100’s performance,” said Dino Pagliarello, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Planning. “We designed this device with our clients in mind, providing a press packed with innovative technologies that let them reimagine print possibilities to create more profitable business opportunities.”
Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress C7100/C7090 toner press series runs at 100/90ppm. A range of technology and software innovations help customers to focus on agility, expansion and operational efficiency. Print service providers benefit through advanced automation, fewer human touchpoints and improved total cost of ownership (TCO).
“In a teeming market, we are very pleased to show how brilliantly this press performed to win one of our BLI 2022 Colour PRO Awards,” said David Sweetnam, Director of Research & Lab Services EMEA/Asia at Keypoint Intelligence. “We use an algorithm across multiple test attributes to judge overall performance. The devices must deliver at a very high level in the first place to even be eligible for a PRO Award, so it’s not just a case of being best in category.”
Learn more about Konica Minolta’s C7100 cut-sheet toner press online.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is reshaping and revolutionizing the workplace to achieve true connectivity through the Intelligent Connected Workplace. With our comprehensive portfolio, we deliver solutions to leverage mobility and cloud services and optimize business processes with workflow automation. Konica Minolta's IT Services Division offers a range of IT strategy, support and network security solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has been recognized by Brand Keys as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier market for 15 consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for nine years in a row. We partner with our customers to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit www.konicaminolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaCA), and Instagram!
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About BLI PRO Awards
Based on results from extensive production field testing, during which tens of thousands of pages are printed and hundreds of data points are analyzed, Buyers Lab PRO Awards celebrate the best performers on an annual basis. Keypoint Intelligence’s new Production 2.0 and 2.0 LITE test programs focus on today’s key issues, including best practice automation, output consistency over long run lengths, key operator maintenance capabilities, and a plethora of image quality and productivity analyses.
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