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Digital Transformation in the Printing Industry

Digital transformation is the new buzz word in the technology industry, but what does it exactly mean and more specifically, what does it mean for the printing industry?

Let’s start by looking at the term Digital Transformation; Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers.

It's also a cultural change that requires organizations to continually challenge the status quo, experiment, and get comfortable with failure. In business, digitizing usually involves turning paper-based information into digital information.

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Konica Minolta South Africa releases new bizhub PRO 1100

JOHANNESBURG – May, 2016 – Konica Minolta South Africa, a division of Bidvest Office (Pty) Ltd, has introduced the bizhub PRO 1100, an entry-level black and white digital press that paves the way for new business opportunities.

The bizhub PRO 1100 series is a workhorse monochrome digital printing press, ideal for central in-house printing departments, external print-for-pay services, education, government agencies and high volume statements printing.

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Konica Minolta wins two Summer 2016 BLI Pick Awards

JOHANNESBURG – October 2016 – Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging products and solutions, recently awarded two Konica Minolta multifunction printers (MFPs), namely the bizhub 227 and C308, with ‘Pick Awards’ for the Northern Hemisphere Summer (June–August) 2016 season.

BLI is an independent company that evaluates document imaging software and solution products. The awards are presented twice a year to acknowledge industry offerings that measure up as the best in BLI’s rigorous and comprehensive lab testing, which assesses a wide range of factors that are most important to buyers.

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Konica Minolta scoops two EDP 2016 awards for digital printing

JOHANNESBURG – September 08 – The European Digital Press Association’s (EDP) recent 2016 awards have shone a spotlight on two Konica Minolta products; the AccurioJet KM-1 digital inkjet press and the bizhub PRESS C71hc digital printing system.

An organisation consisting of publishers of European magazines that focus on printing, the EDP annually reviews products and technologies in the field of digital printing, awarding those products or technologies that have received the highest rating in each category. The award ceremony was conducted on at drupa 2016, the world’s largest international trade fair for print and cross media solutions held in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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