Konica Minolta Celebrates Industry Recognition in 201331 Jul, 2013
Ramsey, NJ – July 31, 2013 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is proud to celebrate award-winning performance in the first half of year 2013 including recognition in the areas of environmental sustainability, product and solution innovation, and overall industry leadership.
Konica Minolta has received the following solution awards thus far in 2013:
• 2013 Better Buys for Business “Editor’s Choice” Awards
o bizhub 654/754 series
o bizhub C364e/C284e/C224e series
o bizhub C554e/C454e series
• 2013 Brand Keys #1 Brand in the "MFP Office Copier" category (sixth consecutive year)
• 2013 Buyers Lab, Inc. "Line of the Year" award winner in the A3/Ledger MFP segment (third consecutive year)
• 2013 Buyers Lab, Inc. “Pick” Awards
o bizhub C364
o bizhub C554e/C454e series
o bizhub C284 (the foundation for the enhanced bizhub C284e) “Energy Pick” Award
In recognition of its economic, environmental and social performance, Konica Minolta received the following corporate awards:
• EPEAT added 14 Konica Minolta bizhub MFPs to its product registry with “Gold” status
• Three Konica Minolta executives were named among the 40 Most Influential People in the Imaging Industry for 2013 as selected by The Week in Imaging:
o Rick Taylor, President and COO
o Alan Nielsen, Executive Vice President, Dealer Sales and Administration
o Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing.
• 2013 FTSE4Good Global Index by FTSE International Limited (FTSE) in the U.K., included Konica Minolta for the tenth year in a row
• Industry Analysts, Inc. rated Konica Minolta first in 21 of 39 performance categories in its annual “MFP Service Manager Study”
“Thus far, 2013 has been a tremendous year for Konica Minolta across our entire organization and these awards demonstrate our commitment to technology innovation, industry leadership, and corporate social responsibility practices,” says Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “Customers can count on Konica Minolta to deliver market-leading performance in all areas of our business.”
About Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced document management technologies and IT Services. The company focuses on complete business solutions including production print systems, digital presses, multifunctional products (MFPs), managed print services, vertical application solutions and related services and supplies. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition including being recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for six years in a row. For the third consecutive year, Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) has named Konica Minolta as the winner of its “A3 MFP Line of the Year” award. In 2012, Konica Minolta also received “Document Imaging Solutions Line of the Year” recognition from BLI – and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in recognition of the company’s economic, environmental and social performance. For more information, please visit http://www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.