Kyocera Enters Production Print Market

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – July 12, 2018 – KYOCERA Document Solutions America, Inc., one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, today announced the launch of the TASKalfa 13600 Series, a production printing system that marks their entry into the black & white high speed, high volume, exceptionally high image-quality segment of the market.
“We’ve built an impeccable reputation with a wide range of businesses,” said Ed Bialecki, Senior VP of Sales. “With these new production devices, we’re ready to serve an entirely new class of customers.”
The TASKalfa 13600, TASKalfa 11100, and TASKalfa 9600 black & white production MFPs offer print, copy, and scan functionality, with print speeds up to 136, 111, and 96 ppm respectively, and scan speed up to 220 images per minute (ipm) in color across the board. At 1200 x 4800 dpi, the superior resolution achieves professional results, due to the granular toner particle size, accurate registration, and VSCEL Technology.
All three devices offer a large 10.4” color touchscreen with animated guidance, and enhanced security features including, data encryption, and user authentication. According to Bialecki, “They’re fast, they’re reliable, they’re secure, they’re designed for intense work environments. This is an exciting addition to our line-up.”
Affordable & Professional
Education, Healthcare, Government, Legal, Finance – these vertical markets are looking for cost-efficient production printing solutions with quick-turnaround times. The TASKalfa 13600 Series offers just that, bringing professional print production in-house, an affordable alternative that businesses can access – and control – 24/7.
“The advanced finishing options further elevate these devices,” said Terry Knopsnyder, Vice President of Engineering. “Customers can opt for a 3,000-sheet staple finisher that can staple up to 100 sheets, or even a 2,500-sheet booklet finisher that can saddle-stitch 20-sheet booklets.”
The optional multiple fold unit can deliver letter fold-in, letter fold-out, half-fold, gate-fold, z-fold, and double parallel. The dual-scan document processor comes standard on every model.
Versatile & Accessible
The TASKalfa 13600 Series supports a wide range of media. The optional large capacity trays, vacuum feed trays, and multipurpose tray support thin, thick, heavy, NCR, pre-printed, textured, and coated stocks, up to 350 gsm and up to 13” x 19.2”. Paper supply will not be an issue: each MFP comes with a standard paper capacity of 3,300 sheets, upgradeable to 12,650 sheets.
This series features the Trained Customer Replaceable Units (TCRU) modular design system. End-users trained in TCRU can easily replace the most commonly accessed service items necessary to keep the system up and running, without service intervention, , dramatically reducing maintenance costs.
With its unique combination of exceptional image quality, media versatility, cost efficiency, and ease-of-use, the TASKalfa 13600 Series is designed for businesses, such as commercial printers, seeking professional, production-level results on their own terms.
Pricing and Availability
The TASKalfa 13600 Series is available through authorized Kyocera dealers at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of:
            TASKalfa 13600: $66,499.00
            TASKalfa 11100: $55,499.00
            TASKalfa 9600: $44,499.00