Konica Minolta’s Inline Trimming Unit TU-510 hits milestone, selling more than 220 units since its 2021 launch; trimmer supports efficient production on all Konica Minolta AccurioPress systems, slits, trims up to 231 business cards per minute

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February 9, 2024 (press release) –

Konica Minolta has reached a milestone with its own-developed innovative Inline Trimming Unit TU-510 - more than 220 units have been sold since its 2021 launch.
 
The world’s only inline trimming unit in the printing industry was developed to fulfil today’s demands for versatile and creative print products. It was also created to save valuable operator time and reduce the cost of manual labour. Supporting efficient production on all Konica Minolta AccurioPress systems, the Inline Trimming Unit TU-510 can slit and trim business cards at a speed of up to 231 ready-made business cards per minute. It can handle extra-long sheets, offering attractive opportunities for business expansion. Ever since its launch, it has been sold to over 200 satisfied customers. 

The highly automated technology can seamlessly integrate with existing workflows and offers numerous configuration possibilities. When combined with the IQ-501 Intelligent Quality Care unit it ensures colour consistency and registration accuracy for every printed sheet.  

Among the TU-510’s happy customers is Anna Filacorda CEO of Grafiche Filacorda, of Italy. She said: “In addition to obtaining a finished product without the need for additional machine startups, we can perform operations that are useful for other departments and automate unprofitable manual processes.”  

Another customer Martin Becker, General Manager of Wub GMBH, Germany, expands on its versatility: “... especially if you have gimmicks such as a cover letter with a bank transfer form, then of course the TU-510 does a fantastic job, because the paper goes in, is ready-cut and ready-perforated at the back.”

“Konica Minolta is delighted that its drive to ignite new possibilities with innovative solutions for customers to rethink possibilities has proven to be so successful. The versatility and easy integration of the Konica Minolta developed Inline Trimming Unit TU-510 elevates the finishing capabilities of creative production environments. Its efficient operation minimises waste and maximises production times to ensure smooth and profitable operations for commercial printers and CRDs.”

Karl Friedrich Edenhuizen

Senior Product Manager Colour Devices, Production Printing Group, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

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About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

 

Konica Minolta’s journey started 150 years ago, with a vision to see and do things differently. We innovate for the good of society and the world. The same purpose that kept us moving then, keeps us moving now.

 

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 2023 Vendor Assessment’ has named Konica Minolta 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 received a GOLD Level Recognition Medal in the EcoVadis sustainability ratings for 2023.

 

For its remote services, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘Buyers Lab (BLI) 2023-2024 Pacesetter Award in Remote Service for the Western European market’ 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 more than 8,700 employees (as of April 2023), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 2.26 billion in financial year 2022/2023.

 

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, Instagram and YouTube.

 

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Contact

Contact

Silke Ehmann-Cotichini

Team Manager Brand Positioning & Architecture, Content Strategy & Development

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH

silke.ehmann-cotichini@konicaminolta.eu

+49 (0)511 7404-5604

 

 

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