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Konica Minolta wins big at Keypoint Intelligence’s BLI 2019 PRO Awards; wins recognition for its innovative industrial printing solutions for the third time in a row

Konica Minolta Business Solutions, a global leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies, has been honoured with two Buyers Lab (BLI) 2019 PRO awards for its AccurioPress 6136 and AccurioPress C3080 Digital Presses by Keypoint Intelligence. Winning the prestigious award for the third year in a row, Konica Minolta further reinforces the value proposition its machines bring to printing businesses across the globe.

Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Laboratory (BLI) conducted rigorous production field tests on Konica Minolta’s production devices and other devices from different brands, and adjudged AccurioPress C3080 and AccurioPress 6136 series’ performance to be the best in their respective categories. Other factors that contributed to the Konica Minolta win included excellent media handling, outstanding productivity, convenient job management via AccurioPro Print manager, and ease of use of its printing solutions.

Buyers Lab has been the global document imaging industry’s resource for unbiased and reliable information, test data, and competitive selling tools for over 50 years. The PRO awards are given to the best performers in Buyers Lab’s production field tests, during which tens of thousands of pages are printed. The productivity of devices is tested with both coated and uncoated media in a wide range of weights and sizes, using various finishing options to simulate a mix of job scenarios. Buyers Lab technicians also evaluate the printers on their paper handling capabilities, ease of use, and image quality.

Mr. Kuldeep Malhotra , Vice President, Sales, Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt Ltd. , commented, “We are truly honoured to once again win Keypoint Intelligence’s distinguished BLI awards for our digital presses. Both AccurioPress 6136 and C3080 series characterise the power, versatility, and efficiency of our machines, offering a truly capable solution to our partners’ demand for greater productivity and enhanced workflow. The win also further highlights the superior capabilities of our printing devices and recognises the company’s commitment to achieving the highest levels of excellence through its vast range of products and solutions.”

The AccurioPress 6136 digital printing press provides high-quality, black-and-white output at high volume. Capable of printing 136 pages per minute with an 18,000 sheet paper capacity, it offers real-time, automated image density and registration adjustments that maintain image stability over long press runs. The AccurioPress C3080 excels at a number of digital press jobs including two-sided banner printing, professional finishing, and high productivity with an output of up to 80 pages per minute. It also offers real-time, automated adjustments to produce excellent image quality. Both printers feature 1200×1200 dpi resolution for smoother, more realistic images.