Renowned EDP Award for bizhub PRESS 1250 series confirms Konica Minolta’s expertise in production printing

| 26 June 2013

Konica Minolta has once again being awarded a prize by the renowned European Digital Press Association (EDP), an alliance of Europe’s leading digital print magazines, which boast more than one million professionals as readers. The EDP jury selected the bizhub PRESS 1250 series, including bizhub PRESS1250/1250P, bizhub PRESS 1052 as well as bizhub PRO 1052, as a winner in the category “Best production cut-sheet printer – high production” 2013. Winning the EDP Award certifies Konica Minolta’s path to success in the European production printing market: the company is enjoying double digit market shares in Europe in this segment.

We are proud that our continuous efforts to add substantial value to our customers’ businesses are gaining international recognition. After having won EDP Awards in 2009 and 2011, we are pleased to have impressed the jury with our bizhub PRESS 1250 series this time as well,” says Ines Wennemann, Product Manager Monochrome, Production Printing Group, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe. All EDP Awards are nominated by a technical committee of digital print specialists, journalists as well as technical consultants and industry representatives. “It means a lot to us, particularly because market participants of the print sector are involved in the decision,” Wennemann adds.

The bizhub PRESS 1250 series represents outstanding professional solutions for industrial purposes: it combines a wide range of finishing functions with output speeds between 105 A4 / 60 A3 pages per minute (ppm) and 125 A4 / 70 A3 ppm. The bizhub PRESS 1250 is built for peak volumes of up to 3,000,000 impressions per month. Furthermore, all four models can be integrated into workflow solutions for efficient queue management in order to meet tight deadlines. Optimized hardware materials, high-capacity paper in- and output and unlimited toner supplies increase the reliability and help to reduce customers’ costs significantly.