MGI and Konica Minolta to Preview the JETvarnish 3DS Digital Spot UV 3D Coater at GRAPH EXPO 14
MELBOURNE, FL—September 25, 2014—MGI Digital Graphic Technology is honored to announce the JETvarnish 3DS will be revealed to the United States at GRAPH EXPO 14 on Sept. 28-Oct. 1, in Chicago, at Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.'s booth #1231.
The newest addition to the JETvarnish Digital Spot UV Coating line, the JETvarnish 3DS digital spot UV 3D coater is the first achievement of MGI’s strategic alliance with Konica Minolta. The JETvarnish 3DS was designed by MGI exclusively for the Konica Minolta sales network; the third generation JETvarnish has all the tactile effects and advantages of the original JETvarnish 3D with only half the size.
“We are proud of the collaboration between MGI and Konica Minolta, the JETvarnish 3DS reflects the teamwork,” stated Michael Abergel, executive vice president of MGI. “The JETvarnish 3DS has strong market potential—it will allow users to gain new customers and explore lucrative new market opportunities. These stunning, tactile pieces will allow them to differentiate themselves from their competition.”
Designed primarily for the digital print market, the JETvarnish 3DS will make the popular 3D tactile varnish finish available to all digital printers in the market today printing on widths up to 36 cm (14"). The JETvarnish 3DS can turn regular printed jobs into high margin spot UV jobs, or even higher margin 3D embossed jobs. The JETvarnish 3DS has speeds Up to 4,800 A3 sheets per hour in flat mode (2D) and up to 1,500 A3 sheets per hour in 3D mode. With the ability to varnish up to 100 μm for 3D raised effects and a tactile finishes, the JETvarnish 3DS is sure to impress.
“We are excited to deliver the results of this strategic collaboration with MGI to develop an innovative, customer-driven solution that addresses the evolving needs of our graphic communication customers,” noted Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. “We look forward to showcasing the JETvarnish 3DS at GRAPH EXPO 14 and the future results of this key partnership.”
MGI will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m. CST Sunday, September 28th in the Press Briefing Room at McCormick Place (S502a).
To schedule a demo and/or executive interview at the MGI Booth (#3013) during GRAPH EXPO 14, please contact Holly Haley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. is a leader in advanced document management technologies and IT Services. The company focuses on complete business solutions including production print systems, digital presses, multifunctional products (MFPs), managed print services, vertical application solutions and related services and supplies. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition including being recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for six consecutive years, and “A3 MFP Line of the Year” award winner from Buyers Laboratory LLC for four consecutive years. In 2012, Konica Minolta received “Document Imaging Solutions Line of the Year” recognition from BLI. Konica Minolta has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for two years in a row.
About the MGI Group
The MGI Group is composed of MGI Digital Graphic Technology, headquartered in Paris (Ivry-sur-Seine), France, and KÖRA-PACKMAT, located in Villingendorf, Germany, and CERADROP, located in Limoges, France. MGI USA, based in Melbourne, Florida, is MGI’s fully owned subsidiary that services the North and South American, Caribbean and Asia Pacific markets.
Source: MGI USA.