OfficeWare Changes Name to Konica Minolta Business Solutions9 Aug, 2012
Ramsey, NJ– August 1, 2012– Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce that all business operations for Kentucky-based OfficeWare have been integrated into Konica Minolta Business Solutions. OfficeWare, a regional full-service business equipment dealership, was acquired in October 2011 and with the integration completed will change its name to Konica Minolta.
OfficeWare’s Louisville, Lexington and Bowling Green, Kentucky; Evansville, Indiana; and Marion, Illinois offices now serve the newly created Kentucky/Indiana Market for Konica Minolta Business Solutions. Craig Miiller, formerly the OfficeWare Vice President of Sales, is now the Market Vice President and is responsible for all Konica Minolta operations within the marketplace. In addition, all of the local market sales and service managers will remain in place as Konica Minolta employees.
"For the past 18 months, we have embarked on an aggressive growth strategy designed to increase our customer base and market share through organic growth, partnerships and acquisitions where there is clear value for our customers and the company,” said Rick Taylor, President and Chief Operating Officer, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “Integrating OfficeWare into the Konica Minolta family ensures that we have a strong presence across the Midwest and talented people who understand the needs of local customers. As we continue to grow, customers can count on Konica Minolta to provide them with innovative office technology, solutions and managed services.”
OfficeWare was founded in Evansville, Indiana and has been providing leading office technologies to a broad range of companies since 1957. OfficeWare has been recognized with multiple industry awards – including the "Dealer of the Year" from the Business Technology Association – and its 95 percent customer referral rating reflects the company's commitment to be a trusted business partner while improving customers’ productivity and reducing operational expenses.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced document management technologies and Managed IT Services for the desktop to the print shop. For the fifth consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. BLI has named Konica Minolta 2012 “Document Imaging Solutions Line of the Year” and “A3 MFP Line of the Year” award winner for the company’s solution portfolio and award-winning line of bizhub Multifunctional Products. For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com.