FUJIFILM Business Innovation Asia Pacific Wins BLI 2021 PRO Award from Keypoint Intelligence  

Hong Kong, June 30, 2021 — FUJIFILM Business Innovation Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. won a BLI 2021 PRO Award from Keypoint Intelligence for the Versant 3100i Press efficient production workflow capabilities, strong colour matching performance and automated setup with minimum user intervention. The Versant 3100i Press has already started sales in the Asia Pacific region.

With a swift print speed of 100 pages per minute Note 1 and 2,400 dpi true/real output resolution, this robust yet versatile production press not only delivers vibrant images with various creative finishing options, it can also handle a wide variety of paper types (long, heavyweight) and cater to diverse customer’s needs on fast turn-around when handling multiple applications, colour consistency and uncompromised colour accuracy. The ability to conduct image quality correction and auto-registration greatly reduced the need for manual checks and help to optimise production workflows and boost productivity in printing business, especially during urgent jobs and job disruption due to unforeseen events or circumstances. 

According to Keypoint Intelligence, the GX Print Server 2, which powered the press in their tests, proved to be intuitive to use and feature-rich, with an excellent media stock library, timeline viewer, and variety of remote management options. The Versant 3100i Press performed very impressively, delivering high levels of engine efficiency while still maintaining an average mean DeltaE00 colour drift of only 1.8 across more than 46,000 clicks over their six production-length test runs spanning coated, uncoated, and textured stocks from 80 gsm up to 300 gsm. The device also stood out with excellent colour matching, and on the reproduction of memory colours, where it gained their highest 5 Star rating.
“We are elated and proud of the recognition given to the Versant 3100i Press. It has proved its mettle since the launch in October 2020 with its outstanding performance of 37% growth in the Entry Production Colour High category,” shared Scott Mackie, General Manager, Graphics Communication Services Business, FUJIFILM Business Innovation Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. “This recognition has further affirmed our commitment to deliver value and unlock our customer’s potentials in the region and cemented our market leader position Note 2 in this segment.”

Note 1 - When using 52 to 300 g/m 2 A4 non-coated paper
Note 2 – Ranking based on IDC HCP Tracker 2021Q1