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  • Kyocera Reimagines Printing by Entering Inkjet Production Print Market with the TASKalfa Pro 15000c

    FAIRFIELD, N.J. – April 6, 2020: Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc., one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, today announced the launch of its first inkjet production print device with the TASKalfa Pro 15000c. This development is the next step in Kyocera’s diversification, building on a wealth of experience in the creation of inkjet printhead technology, and by using their longstanding heritage and expertise in the printing industry, where their collection of MFPs and printers are among the most respected in the market.

    The TASKalfa Pro 15000c offers you a cost-effective alternative to conventional printing in transactional, trans-promotional and direct-mail applications. Built for speed, versatility and reliability, the TASKalfa Pro 15000c features unique print heads and inkjet technology developed by Kyocera that ensure outstanding results with minimal maintenance.

    “The TASKalfa Pro 15000c represents a shift in ambitions for Kyocera, moving us into the innovative area of inkjet production printing, stated Doug Cole, Director, Production Print. It’s where the future of affordable printing lies, and our device is built with reliability in mind to ensure that down-time is kept to a minimum.”

    This product sees Kyocera move into a whole new area of business, the production print market. The TASKalfa Pro 15000c retains many of the key features that have made the Kyocera brand so successful. One such aspect is the device’s ease-of-maintenance, thanks to few moving parts that help reduce the risk of breakdown. And advanced users being able to perform maintenance, this helps optimize uptime and provides reliability for companies who require consistency from their printing services due to the high quantities of print demanded from each production job.

    Additionally, the TASKalfa Pro 15000c can enhance the productivity of any print job, with a warm-up time of 120 seconds or less, and a time to first print in black or color, of 5.5 seconds or less. This offers improved agility and flexibility to companies who cannot afford to wait for their print output.

    When combined with simple integration into existing workflows, this device can ensure that users always find a way to meet even the most demanding of deadlines without compromising on quality, control or costs.

    The TASKalfa Pro 15000c handles high volumes and critical processes. It enables secure, predictable workflows for a wide range of markets. Quick, reliable performance is combined with industry-leading energy efficiency to keep your costs down, while reducing the carbon footprint of your business. All of this is achieved while also protecting environmental sustainability, which is at the heart of Kyocera’s philosophy. With high efficiency and low energy consumption, the TASKalfa Pro 15000c provides solutions in an economical way for printing in high quantities. The Fiery® controller manages the print queue efficiently, and takes care of more complex workflows.

    Fred Morrone, Production Product Marketing Manager added, “Print speeds of 146 pages per minute make this ideal for transactional and direct mail printers, allowing them to print quickly and efficiently. In industries where agility and quick turnaround times are essential, this couldn’t be more important. The TASKalfa Pro 15000c is here to offer those businesses a solution.”

    Kyocera strives to provide optimized printing solutions to businesses of all sizes through their range of products. The introduction of the TASKalfa Pro 15000c helps extend this portfolio by providing print specialists and organizations with high printing demand the chance to optimize their processes in an efficient and reliable way.

    Some Highlights of the TASKalfa Pro 15000c include:

    • Speed: Color/Black – Letter: 146ppm, Legal: 98ppm, 11”x17”:86 ppm, 12”x18” 74ppm
    • Warm Up Time: 120 seconds or less (Power On)
    • First Page Out: Copy: 5.0 Seconds or less black/color Print: 5.5 seconds or less black/color.
    • Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi; 600 x 1200 dpi
    • Maximum Monthly Duty Cycle: 1 million pages per month.
    • Scalability: Modular design allows for different configurations, with storage for 14,310 sheets maximum paper capacity.


    Availability
    The TASKalfa 15000c is available through Kyocera’s direct sales channel, and will be available through authorized Kyocera dealers and resellers in April 2020. Please contact your authorized Kyocera dealer or reseller for details.

    About KYOCERA Document Solutions America, Inc.
    Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc. is a group company of Kyocera Document Solutions Inc., a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company’s portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a customer first culture, the objective of the company is to help organizations put knowledge to work to drive change.

    Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a core company of Kyocera Corporation, a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, industrial and automotive components, electronic devices, solar power generating systems and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2019, Kyocera Corporation’s consolidated sales revenue totaled $14.6 billion. Kyocera appears on the “Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19” list by Clarivate Analytics and is ranked #655 on Forbes magazine’s 2019 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies.