Focus and Konica form sales partnership
Published: 28 April 2021 | No comments yet
Konica Minolta Business Solutions has formed a reseller partnership with Focus Label Machinery to bring the AccurioLabel 230 to a wider market.
David Lee, technical sales director at Focus commented, ‘Our new partnership with Konica Minolta brings together the product excellence and support of this highly respected manufacturer, along with our own considerable labels industry expertise. This partnership will open up exciting new avenues for our UK customer base looking for an affordable way to provide production digital print services alongside traditional label print solutions.’
Focus also specialises in supplying and manufacturing narrow web flexographic and integrated digital printing presses and innovative solutions for digital finishing equipment.
Working in partnership with Focus provides Konica Minolta with the opportunity to reach a new customer audience, as Jon Hiscock, head of production & industrial print BGB at Konica Minolta Business Solutions UK elaborated, ‘This is an ideal partnership for us as Focus has a well-deserved reputation for label technology expertise and trusted customer support. With almost 40 years of experience in the industry, the team at Focus are very well placed to introduce new and existing SME customers to the AccurioLabel 230, which delivers considerable output and value for money benefits as a professional quality digital label solution. We are excited to be working together to provide market-leading products and expert support that customers need and deserve.’
The AccurioLabel 230 is perfectly designed for label printers who are looking to move into digital, or who have existing digital technology such as inkjet. The press is able to achieve 23.4 m/min print speeds, with a native 1200 x 1200dpi. It is able to run standard 330mm width coated, uncoated paper and polypropylene label materials with no special pre-coating.
Mr Lee concluded, ‘The AccurioLabel 230 provides a simple business model that makes perfect sense to small and medium sized print businesses competing in a changing market. The considerable benefits include on demand full colour printing, sampling, variable data and graphics, fixed price printing, no special substrates, and low-cost investment – all fully serviced, and inclusive of consumables and components. Being a Konica Minolta expert reseller enables us to deliver an exciting new product option at the right price, which is perfect for customers looking to adapt to an ever-evolving market.’