Konica Minolta Strengthens Its Presence in Alabama with Acquisition of White Industries7 Aug, 2007
Konica Minolta Strengthens Its Presence in Alabama with Acquisition of White Industries
RAMSEY, NJ – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that it has acquired White Industries Inc. of Bessemer, AL, strengthening its position as a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies in the Alabama marketplace. Founded in 1988 by Jack and Alycia White, White Industries employs 35 employees in its Metropolitan Birmingham headquarters.
White Industries currently services some of the region’s finest law firms, education and healthcare institutions, financial centers, and manufacturing companies. Over the past 19 years, White Industries has established themselves as a premier provider of solutions designed to meet the needs of their clients’ in document imaging, creation, storage, management and distribution. Jack White will continue to lead the operation.
“To remain a world-class leader in the industry, we are always looking for opportunities to increase our market share across the U.S.,” said Jun Haraguchi, president and CEO, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “With over 19 years as a leading technology dealer, White Industries has built its business based on a reputation for consistently placing its customers first and delivering top quality products and services. Konica Minolta is proud to have the opportunity to continue to bring this commitment to excellence to the dealership’s customers who are located throughout Alabama.”
“With the acquisition by Konica Minolta, we will have access to greater resources to expand on our customer base. It also assures our existing customers the consistency of service that they have come to expect,” said Jack White, President, White Industries, Inc. “We have based our business on respect for our customers, employees, vendors, and the competition. Konica Minolta shares this business philosophy and will carry on the tradition.”