Konica Minolta Unveils New DFEs Based on Fiery FS600 Pro Software

Fremont, California – Fiery, LLC, the largest independent provider of digital front ends (DFEs), and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (Konica Minolta) has announced the release of five new Fiery® digital front ends (DFEs) as part of their ongoing and long-term partnership. These new DFEs are based on the latest Fiery platform, Fiery FS600 Pro, and customized to drive maximum productivity for a wide range of Konica Minolta production presses, saving time and increasing profitability.

Fiery FS600 Pro is the most innovative and user-friendly Fiery DFE, providing unrivaled performance, superior color, and intelligent automation for digital printing. The new Fiery DFEs, fine-tuned to the Konica Minolta presses they serve, enable Konica Minolta customers to simplify and automate job preparation, color management, and processing while ensuring print production runs smoothly at maximum capacity.

According to John Henze, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Fiery he said “Print providers are increasingly seeking solutions that will help them automate their workflows in the face of rising operational costs, labor storages, and decreased margins,”

“With the new Fiery DFEs, Konica Minolta customers have the tools to automate prepress, makeready, and color management into one-step workflows, making it easier to take on new print jobs and grow the business with less experienced staff while still ensuring the highest quality, print after print.” He added.

Fiery IC-319 and IC-318L v3 DFEs that drive the Konica Minolta AccurioPress C7100/C7090 digital color presses.

Fiery IC-317 and IC-419 v3 DFEs that drive the Konica Minolta AccurioPress C4080/C4070 and AccurioPrint C4065 printers.

“We are pleased to offer these new DFEs to our customers,” said Dino Pagliarello, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management and Planning, Konica Minolta. “Print providers who are looking to increase performance will appreciate the combination of our outstanding presses with the new Fiery servers to get the most out of their investments. Customers will benefit from the Fiery workflow that further automates job preparation, helping operators produce color-accurate work, the first time, every time.”