Me & My: Konica Minolta Accurio Press C3070

By 24 Jan 2020

Sanjeevi Kumar, co-founder, Print Spot, explains why the company decided to invest in a Konica Minolta digital press to Rahul Kumar

Kumar: “The press is a true mix of performance, productivity, and profitability"

Q: Please describe your company.
We are an online print and design company. Print Spot started in 2018 to make great designs readily available to all by combining skilled design with the availability and reach of the online. We wish to set a new benchmark for printing, with impressive new products.

Q: When did you start using the Accurio Press C3070?
We installed the machine in September 2018 and are using t since.

Q: What are the properties of the Accurio Press C3070 do you like?
There are many, including printing up to 350-gsm substrates, printing up to 13x48-inches sheets (banner size) and front and back registration adjustments.

Q: Why did you decide to use the KM Accurio Press C3070? How are you benefiting?
Our decision to invest in Konica Minolta was to deliver short-run multi-colour jobs with optimum quality and at the right cost.

Q: Did you look at other similar digital printing presses? Which were they?
Yes, we looked at all available options in the market. Finally, we settled for Konica Minolta because of its quality of print.

Q: What are the features that tilted the favour in this?
High quality printing, rapid performance, high productivity and depth in printing.

Q: How much have these features helped you in your print production?
The Accurio Press C3070 has helped us a lot in terms of jobs which require quick turnaround. Also, we have been able to achieve high precision printing with great results.

Q: For what applications is the KM Accurio Press C3070 used?
We use it for commercial, promotional and marketing, labels and stickers and stationery and gift jobs.

Q: Is there anything that you do not like or can be improved about this?
Front and back registration is one area where improvements can be achieved, but sometimes it can also be done at the operator level, because operation of the machine is easy.

Q: If there’s a critical print job that has come your way, would you rely on this to see it through?
Since we have an online presence, every job is critical for us and we are delivering them well in time. So definitely, we rely on our press.

Q: What’s the quality like?
If we compare the depth of colour with competition, it is far better and our customers like the print quality.

Q: How easy is it to use?
The Accurio Press C3070 is user-friendly with great performance and productivity and profitability.

Q: Would you say that it offers value for money?
The machine is a true mix of performance, productivity, and profitability. The after-sales service from Konica Minolta makes it more than worth the investment.

Q: Do you face difficulties in operating the machine?
Sometime the screen shows some lag but there is no effect on the printing per se.

Q: Who do you think the Accurio Press C3070 is right for?
The Accurio Press C3070 is right for printing short-run jobs with high performance and quality.

Q: Who do you think the Accurio Press C3070 is right for?
If someone is looking a product for short-run and multipurpose colour prints with attractive cost, this is the perfect machine.

User’s verdict    
Speed                      ★ ★ ★ ★ 
Quality                    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★​
Reliability                ★ ★ ★ ★ ★​
Value for money    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Supplier’s response 
Manish Gupta, general manager, PP and IP marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions India, says, “The shift towards short-run printing, ease of operations in production environment, and personalisation has led to a growing demand for printing and packaging solutions in India. The Accurio Press C3070/ 3080 is designed to cater to this exact need. It is extremely heartening to see futureoriented printing businesses like Print Spot are relying on our robust printing solutions. We are delighted with the business growth that Print Spot has registered since installing the Accurio Press C3070. It is indicative of the differentiation that this state-of-the-art product can deliver for other print and printing businesses across the country.”

Contact details  
Manish Gupta
General manager, PP and IP marketing, Konica Minolta
Business Solutions India
+91-9654099413, Manish.Gupta@konicaminolta.com

 

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