Konica Minolta launches AccurioShine 3600, an inkjet spot UV coater powered by MGI's varnish technology; AccurioShine enables spot UV varnishing, Digital Hot Foiling, from prototyping to full production, without need for screens, plates, dies

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LANGENHAGEN, Germany , October 3, 2022 (press release) –

Konica Minolta has today announced the launch of its newest inkjet spot UV coater, AccurioShine 3600, powered by MGI’s innovative varnish technology with Konica Minolta’s reliability to meet the demanding needs of today’s printing requirements.


The AccurioShine 3600 is a compact solution that enables spot UV varnishing and Digital Hot Foiling, from prototyping to full production, without the need for screens, plates or dies. Digital spot UV coating & Digital Hot Foiling adds that extra dimension to any project, helping print outs stand out from the crowd.


Built on the success of the MGI JETvarnish 3D One, this equipment has been added to Konica Minolta’s expanding portfolio under its own branding. Konica Minolta collaborated with MGI to improve the already proven technology, which led to further enhancement in the area of Stability, reliability and serviceability.


Fully digital, featuring industry-leading artificial intelligence registration technology and an eco-friendly LED curing system, all at an impressively compact size, the AccurioShine 3600 is a ground-breaking technology for adding 2D and 3D gloss effects and as well Digital Hot foiling tactile effect at a reasonable cost without the complicated steps of conventional

systems, allowing printers a range of high-impact finishing effects, while raising profit margins.


With a maximum supported paper size of B3+ (364mm x 750mm), the machine is perfect for enhancing commonly used printouts such as name cards, greeting cards, photo book covers, and even packaging on demand, creating an impactful and unique print experience for our customers.


The AccurioShine 3600 also supports Variable Data Printing (VDP), adding more impact to tickets, personalized packages and labels, invitations, one-to-one marketing, and the like. With the barcode scanner, one can make job changes as simple as changing a barcode. The AccurioShine 3600’s barcode scanner reads barcodes from a pre-printed sheet and instantly selects the corresponding TIFF file already stored on the workstation. Combining the VDP barcode scanner with the Automatic PDF File Converter provides a truly seamless workflow which takes files from PDF to the output tray in minutes.

“The launch of the AccurioShine 3600 is a testament to our commitment towards the print industry / premium embellishments market. “With the shift to digital printing, more emphasis is being placed on digitalising prepress and post-press processes, alongside on-demand short run printing. By combining AccurioShine 3600 with other Konica Minolta digital colour printers, our customers not only grow their business in new ways, but also add value to their customers, by providing cost-effective, impactful, premium short-run embellishments to their day-to-day print jobs.”

Tony Charlet

General Manager, MGI Global Business

Mr Charlet added: “In the printing industry, it is not enough to only offer quality and speed at low pricing anymore, but about the added value that makes prints truly stand out. The more you can differentiate, the better business growth can be achieved. . Now, thanks to the Konica Minolta AccurioShine 3600, printers can meet the demanding needs of today’s printing requirements.”

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe


Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. With its unique expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers - small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises and public sector - and solves issues faced by society.


As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation holds and reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. In support of an ‘Intelligent connected workplace’, Konica Minolta offers cloud, IT, managed print and video solution services for remote working, collaboration, workflow management and automation and security. The company’s success in driving transformation is also confirmed by IDC, since the ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment’ stated that Konica Minolta is ‘recognised globally as a leader in print transformation’. Konica Minolta has been a Microsoft Global Managed Partner since 2021.


Konica Minolta's Igniting Print Possibilities offering helps printers, converters and brand owners maximise workflow automation to increase efficiency. The company delivers consultancy in all communication matters as well as top-of-the-line production, packaging as well as label printers. Its finishing devices create print products that stand out and create added value. Konica Minolta has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource).


For an increasing number of organisations, success today is more than the narrow definition of financial prosperity – it also includes protecting the environment and having a positive impact on their workforce as well as the societies they are embedded in. With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals.


The company has been repeatedly recognised for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and supply chain. Konica Minolta is listed among “2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” and received the highest level in EcoVadis Sustainability Ratings.


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 Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With approximately 8,700 employees (as of April 2022), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 1.9 billion in financial year 2021/2022.


Worldwide, the company has over 39,000 employees and is operating in over 150 countries.


For more information, please visit https://www.konicaminolta.eu/eu-en/news and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook and YouTube.


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