SOURCE: Konica Minolta Business Solutions

Konica Minolta Business Solutions

May 13, 2016 09:52 ET

Konica Minolta Launches SheetFeeder Roll Feed System Partnership for on Demand Printing to Its bizhub PRESS Production Printer

RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - May 13, 2016) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce today the availability of the Tecnau SheetFeeder KM 2250. The SheetFeeder roll feed system cuts sheets from a large 50" diameter roll and feeds them on demand to the bizhub PRESS Monochrome Digital Production Printer for up to 14 hours of uninterrupted time. The SheetFeeder KM 2250 sits next to the input side of the printer and includes a quick-change unwinder and precision cutter. 

The Tecnau SheetFeeder KM 2250 enhances the performance of the bizhub PRESS, providing the following benefits:

  • Long-run Productivity: increases output, reducing downtime and minimizing the need for operator intervention.
  • Lowers Paper Costs: purchasing paper in rolls instead of sheets can save 20% or more on non-commodity papers.
  • Handle Multiple Job Specs: SheetFeeder options allow for run pre-printed forms, perform hole-punching and more -- allowing additional run applications inline for faster, more cost-effective print output.
  • Eco-Friendly Reliability: reliable sheet transport, with a patented single sheet feeding mechanism, feeds sheets to the print engine on demand.

SheetFeeder KM 2250 creates all form sizes the printer can handle, right up to a large 13x19.2" sheet, over the printer's basis weight range of 40 to 350 gsm.

Currently the Tecnau SheetFeeder KM 2250 is compatible with the following monochrome bizhub PRESS models:

bizhub PRESS 2250P

bizhub PRESS 1250/1250P

bizhub PRESS 1052

"The Tecnau SheetFeeder KM 2250 offers customers the best solution to meet their needs making this a great addition -- users print more in less time while lowering paper and labor costs," said Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Solutions. "Users may switch between 8.5 x 11" and 11 x 17" applications without changing rolls delivering maximum performance and image quality."

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the#1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for nine consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.countonkonicaminolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on FacebookYouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

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