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Konica Minolta announces new inline saddle-stitch booklet maker

May 26, 2022  By PrintAction Staff

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), extends its partnership with the Plockmatic Group to launch the SD-435/450 booklet maker.

Plockmatic Group’s inline platform introduces architecture that enables new features for the first time in the low-to-mid volume market segments across Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress mono and colour production machines. The inline versions of the SD-435/450 will be exclusively sold by Konica Minolta throughout 2022.

The new system architecture enables customers to produce high-quality booklets including 8.5 x 11 in. landscape and has all the key processes needed to produce corner and edge staple, folding, spine forming and full bleed trimming, all combined in one single, easy-to-use system.


“Konica Minolta’s continued alliance with the Plockmatic Group enhances and further differentiates the offering of inline and offline options across Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress colour and mono production machines,” said Dino Pagliarello, senior vice-president, product management and planning, Konica Minolta. “This latest extension of our partnership ensures all finishing needs of CRDs and commercial printers are now being met, and Konica Minolta’s finishing portfolio is complete.”

“We are delighted to be extending our successful partnership with Konica Minolta with an exclusive agreement that benefits both companies,” said Johan Mikaelsson, vice-president, business unit inline and group technical support, Plockmatic. “Customers recognize that the finishing of any document has never been more important. The SD-435/450 Series use the latest patented Plockmatic technologies to deliver top quality output in a wide range of print applications that can be tailor made for customers and will enable them to grow business in their territories.”

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