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MGI and Konica Minolta to Preview JETvarnish 3DS at GRAPH EXPO

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

First Collaborative Achievement between MGI and Konica Minolta, the JETvarnish 3DS, introduced to U.S. Market for the first time at GRAPH EXPO

MELBOURNE, FL – MGI Digital Graphic Technology is honored to announce the JETvarnish 3DS will be revealed to the U.S. at GRAPH EXPO 2014 on September 28th – October 1st in Chicago, IL atKonica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) Booth #1231.
 
The newest addition to the JETvarnish Digital Spot UV Coating line, the JETvarnish 3DS digital spot UV 3D coater is the first achievement of MGI’s strategic alliance with Konica Minolta. The JETvarnish 3DS was designed by MGI exclusively for the Konica Minolta sales network; the third generation JETvarnish has all the tactile effects and advantages of the original JETvarnish 3D with only half the size. 
 
“We are proud of the collaboration between MGI and Konica Minolta, the JETvarnish 3DS reflects the teamwork,” states Michael Abergel, Executive Vice President of MGI. “The JETvarnish 3DS has strong market potential- it will allow users to gain new customers and explore lucrative new market opportunities. These stunning, tactile pieces will allow them to differentiate themselves from their competition.”
 
Designed primarily for the digital print market, the JETvarnish 3DS will make the popular 3D tactile varnish finish available to all digital printers in the market today printing on widths up to 36 cm (14 inches).  The JETvarnish 3DS can turn regular printed jobs into high margin spot UV jobs, or even higher margin 3D embossed jobs. The JETvarnish 3DS has speeds Up to 4,800 A3 sheets per hour in flat mode (2D) and up to 1,500 A3 sheets per hour in 3D mode. With the ability to varnish up to 100 μm for 3D raised effects and a tactile finishes, the JETvarnish 3DS is sure to impress.
 
“We are excited to deliver the results of this strategic collaboration with MGI to develop an innovative, customer-driven solution that addresses the evolving needs of our graphic communication customers,” says Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “We look forward to showcasing the JETvarnish 3DS at Graph Expo 14 and the future results of this key partnership.”
 
MGI will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m. CST Sunday, September 28th in the Press Briefing Room at McCormick Place (S502a) to further discuss the JETvarnish 3DS.

To schedule a demo and/or executive interview at the MGI Booth (#3013) during GRAPH EXPO, please contact Holly Haley at h.haley@mgiusa.com.

 

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