Konica Minolta’s JETvarnish 3D Bags Diamond Award In DuPont Awards For Packaging Innovation
The company in the year 2016 also witnessed a historic deployment of its bizhub digital industrial printing solutions across India
MGI’s JETvarnish solution has earned a Diamond Finalist Award in the DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation. The JETvarnish 3D Digital Print Decoration Process for Folding Cartons & Labels is set to enable companies to achieve a premium branded look for their folding cartons and labels without the time, cost and expense of using traditional dies, screens or plates.
According to MGI, the French company has simplified the production decoration process for manufacturers, printers and converters. The JETvarnish 3D solution increases the speed and ability of consumer and commercial firms to bring new products to market at a lower cost. According to the company the workstation software offers rapid prototyping for new product launches and full high-volume production management.
The MGI innovation achieves 2D, 3D and Variable Foil Embossing on cartons and labels on a single line. The technology shall facilitate printers, converters and finishers to produce special effects with variable data personalization and customized short-runs faster than other printing technologies. According to MGI, the solution is suitable for brand owners who are looking for more multi-sensory packaging to attract consumers at the point of sale. MGI Jet varnish 3D enables businesses to garner a premium branded look for their printed documents without the time, cost and expense of using traditional dies, screens or plates.
DuPont awards program is an international, independently-judged competition that honours innovations in packaging design, materials, technology, and processes across the entire packaging value chain.
The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation reflects how creative, committed and scalable the packaging industry is in catering to global issues and changing consumer demands. The other participants in Diamond Award included Fritz™ Water Vest, Zume Pizza, Cryovac® OptiDure™ Abuse Bag, Dow AgroSciences and Plantic™ R.
MGI is being represented by Konica Minolta in India. The industry leading JET Varnish 3D takes digital spot UV coating to an entirely new level with increased throughput for flat spot UV jobs and astounding 3D raised effects.It allows for fast start-up without plates, screens or waste, producing anything from one to several thousand sheets per hour easily. On the same document, the JETvarnish 3D can alter the coating thickness from 3 to 200 microns, depending on the user’s defined areas.
With extended formats ranging up to 52x105cm (20×42’’) and weights up to 600 Gsm, the JETvarnish 3D can be used to convert your every regular printed jobs into high margin spot UV jobs. The 100 percent digital JETvarnish 3D also enables businesses to take a few sheets from a job and spot UV coat it, creating a sellable proof so your customers can see the potential and additional visibility and impact that their jobs could have.
MGI’s exclusive inkjet technology also offers you the quality you deserve, from the first page to the very last. Precise piezo (drop-on-demand) print heads allows for lines as small as 0.5 mm (1/144”) or as wide as the sheet (max. width 515 mm/20”). With MGI’s patented coating formula, consumers can also switch from one job to another with no equipment cleaning required.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions comes as a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies. The Japan headquartered company is the global developer, manufacturer of multi-functional peripherals (MFPs), printers, equipment for production print systems and graphic arts, equipment for healthcare systems, measuring instruments for industrial and healthcare applications, inkjet print heads and textile printers for industrial use, and related consumables and solution services. The company with its high quality printing solutions, particularly for SMBs, offers unmatched customer service in India. With ‘Digital Printing’ being the next big thing in the country’s printing space, the company is committed to fetch help businesses transit smoothly from conventional printing to digital printing.