Konica Minolta and Focus Label Machinery have described their partnership a success, having supplied several AccurioLabel presses, including the AccurioLabel 230, to several UK customers such as: BSP Labels, Vista Labels and Arc Labels in the last year.

Focus Label Machinery company director, David Lee, said ‘Since partnering with Konica Minolta to supply the AccurioLabel 230 and AccurioLabel 400 digital presses, we have sold a number of these market-leading solutions to customers, all backed up by Konica Minolta’s class-leading service and support.’

Technical sales manager at Focus Label Machinery, Antony Cotton further commented, ‘There is truly a two-way collaborative partnership between Focus Label Machinery and Konica Minolta.

‘This has been a key part of our joint success over the last 12 months, and we are very excited to see what this year has in store for our close partnership.’

Focus Label Machinery also invested in an AccurioLabel 230 demonstration system at its facility in Bingham, Nottinghamshire, as stated by Mr Lee, to offer customers a ‘one-to-one hands-on demonstration,’ with both the Konica Minolta and the Focus Label Machinery team.

Label, packaging, and inkjet consultant at Konica Minolta, Jon Pritchard commented, ‘Focus Label Machinery has a wealth of experience and expertise, along with long standing relationships with label printers across the UK.

‘It is perfectly placed to help educate and advise commercial printers on the best solutions and technology combinations for their needs.’

The partnership has also broadened the scope of Focus Label Machinery’s business as Mr Lee concluded, ‘Being able to offer Konica Minolta’s digital solutions, with the full support of the team, has undoubtedly opened new business streams for us.

‘We have enjoyed a noticeable increase in demonstration requests and have an impressive pipeline of interest from commercial printers.

‘With new innovations such as Konica Minolta’s web-to-print solutions, there are considerable opportunities for commercial printers looking to open new revenue streams and we have the full demonstration facilities to showcase the options available.’