Konica Minolta Launches AccurioPress 7136 Series to Elevate Monochrome Digital Print Production

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd is taking monochrome digital print production to the next level with the introduction of the AccurioPress 7136 series. Building upon two decades of proven technology, this latest release offers enhanced automation and greater production flexibility with various paper types, making it the ideal choice for mid-sized commercial printers and educational CRDs seeking to revamp their operations and expand their business offerings.

A New Era of Monochrome Printing: AccurioPress 7136 Series

Konica Minolta’s commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction is evident in the AccurioPress 7136 series. Serving as the successor to the AccurioPress 6136 series, this new generation of monochrome digital presses is designed to meet the evolving needs of commercial printers, print-for-pay services, and in-house printing facilities.

Malcolm Smith, Professional Print at Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd, explains:

“Konica Minolta continues its pioneering industry approach and drive to ignite new possibilities for customers with this latest evolution of our next generation series of monochrome products. Built upon the successful AccurioPress 6136 series, it is focused on delivering high performance print quality, production speeds, and application versatility that responds to evermore demanding market needs.”

Key Features of the AccurioPress 7136 Series:

  • Impressive Monthly Peak Volume: Like its predecessor, the AccurioPress 7136 series can handle a monthly peak volume of up to 3.24 million A4 pages, ensuring uninterrupted productivity.
  • Media Flexibility: This series offers the highest media flexibility in its class, allowing print providers to explore a wide range of essential digital printing applications. It supports coated and embossed paper, ranging from 40 gsm to 350 gsm.
  • IQ-501 Intelligent Quality Optimiser: The optional IQ-501 ensures error reduction and high-quality output by providing automatic and real-time density and registration adjustments. It also creates printer profiles with ease.
  • Sustainability Focus: The AccurioPress 7136 series boasts an Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool gold rating and exceeds Typical Energy Consumption (TEC) values for version 3.2 of the international ENERGY STAR Program.
  • Seamless Operation: OpenAPI facilitates high scalability between Konica Minolta production printing devices, AccurioPro workflows, and third-party solutions. User-friendly interfaces, including AccurioPro Flux and AccurioPro Dashboard, optimise print workflow efficiency.
  • Finishing Flexibility: With 728 different configuration possibilities, including finishing options from Konica Minolta as well as partnerships with GBC and Plockmatic, this series offers the highest finishing flexibility in its class.

Malcolm Smith emphasises:

“Efficient operation that minimises waste and maximises production times enables commercial printers and CRDs to ensure they are running as smoothly and profitably as possible. IQ-501 aids consistent production of perfect print while intelligent workflows can be effortlessly created. The print production process is then completed responsively by a versatile choice of high-quality finishing equipment.”

The launch of the Konica Minolta AccurioPress 7136 series represents a significant milestone in the world of monochrome digital print production. With its cutting-edge features, sustainability focus, and unmatched finishing flexibility, this series is set to empower commercial printers and in-house printing facilities to reach new heights of efficiency and profitability. Stay tuned as the AccurioPress 7136 series hits the market in September, opening up a world of possibilities for businesses looking to expand their horizons in the digital printing arena.