BlueCrest, leading equipment supplier and manufacturer, has officially launched a rebranded avatar of the TASKalfa Pro 1500 cc inkjet production press by Kyocera for the market in the United Kingdom (UK). The EvoluJet Printing System comprises of the color-cut-sheet printer that is targeted for high-volume production and entry-level categories while ensuring optimal marketing mail and transactional mail applications for customers. Monthly printing volumes are estimated at more than 250,000 to 1 million and higher. BlueCrest has stated that the device is ideal for businesses making use of monochrome/color toner printing technologies and they will profit from shifting to more affordable and premier quality inkjet.
The Vice President for UK and Ireland at BlueCrest, Guido Rietti, stated that the solution is positioned perfectly for offering superior quality, affordable and effective inkjet printing solutions for operations in the transpromo and transactional market category. He talked of how BlueCrest is a one-stop solution for all production mail related workflow of clients and with the EvoluJet’s addition, the company will be able to fill up a major gap in the portfolio while offering more competitive scope of replacing/upgrading toner printers.
EvoluJet will ensure premier shorter print runs or reprints on the production floor while offering more capacity and flexibility along with speed. The marketing, sales and service operations for the new device will start instantly at BlueCrest. Buyers in the UK will now get the advantages of one source technical support along with service throughout both mail inserting equipment and inkjet printing. The pricing has been kept between £150,000-250,000. Kyocera UK head of production printing, Chris Matthews, stated that the company is looking forward to partnering successfully with BlueCrest. He added that BlueCrest has accounts ideal for this type of product and hence a partnership always made more sense. He highlighted the engineering network of BlueCrest while talking of 24-7 support that they offer for mailing houses and transactional entities throughout the UK. The original Kyocera TASKalfa Pro 1500c is retailed in the United Kingdom from various accredited partners for print production.