In a special worldwide launch event featuring customers from 22 countries at its facility in Poing, Germany, Canon unveiled the new Océ ProStream series. This new series features a new approach to high-coverage, high-quality inkjet printing that takes continuous-feed inkjet technology beyond its current limits and deeper into the commercial printing and graphic arts mainstream. The Océ ProStream prints uncoated, inkjet-optimized, gloss and matt-coated papers at a rate of 262 ft./min. It will have an initial price tag of 1.6 million Euro (approximately US$1.7 million). Canon has plans to build 25 Océ ProStreams in 2017, placing at least three by the end of the year. The first six machines are already accounted for, according to Christian Unterberger, chief marketing officer and executive VP of production printing products, with customers from around the globe including Poland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany. click Read More below for additional detail
Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce the addition of Konica Minolta Business Solutions to its National Buying Program. Building on the existing partnership of the two organizations, Konica Minolta will now offer considerable discounts to PIA members on more than two dozen of its bizhub and Accurio digital production printers.
“For many years, Konica Minolta has been associated with Printing Industries of America–as a member, as a sponsor, and most recently, as a Premier Partner. We have shared some great strides within our industry, and now Konica Minolta is excited to share discounted, master agreement pricing for all PIA members on our groundbreaking AccurioPress technology,” said Hampton Hale, Director, Business Intelligence Services with Konica Minolta Business Solutions, USA.
“Adding Konica Minolta to the National Buying Program roster fortifies our commitment to providing Printing Industries of America members with valuable benefits to enhance their growth potential and profitability,” said Michael Makin, President and CEO of Printing Industries of America. “This partnership demonstrates the shared vision of PIA and Konica Minolta toward the evolution and continued success of the printing industry.”
Konica Minolta sales representatives working with PIA members will be able to access the discounted pricing upon verification of membership status. The agreement is effective as of July 1, 2018. For more information about membership in Printing Industries of America, please visit www.printing.org/join. For more information about the numerous digital production printer options offered by Konica Minolta Business Solutions, please visit https://kmbs.konicaminolta.us/kmbs/technology/production-print.