MGI And Konica Minolta To Debut JETvarnish 3DS


MGI has announced that the JETvarnish 3DS will be revealed to the US at Graph Expo 2014, taking place From 28 September – 1 October in Chicago, IL at Konica Minolta’s 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.

Michael Abergel, Executive Vice President of MGI said, ‘We are proud of the collaboration between MGI and Konica Minolta, the JETvarnish 3DS reflects the teamwork. 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 4800 A3 sheets per hour in flat mode (2D) and up to 1500 A3 sheets per hour in 3D mode. With the ability to varnish up to 100m 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,’ said 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.’

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