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Digital Monochrome MFPs " bizhub 423/363/283/223" Win the Good Design Award 2010 BEST15 And Four Lineups in categories of Laser Printer to Production Print System Receive Good Design Awards 2010

<p><strong>Tokyo (October 22, 2010)</strong> – Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that the following products received the honor of Good Design Awards 2010, organized by Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JIDPO).</p> <p>Konica Minolta's digital monochrome MFPs &quot; bizhub 423/363/283/223&quot; won the Good Design Award Best 15. This year 3,136 products and services were submitted from many industries. Appraisal of the screening committee selected recipients of Good Design Awards. Amongst the Good Design Awards, only 15 entires are honored with the Good Design Award Best 15 for their superb excellency within the entire submissions. Winners of Good Design Award of Best 15 are also nominees of the Good Design Grand Award 2010, the greatest achievement of the year, which will be determined during the award ceremony scheduled on November 10, 2010.</p>

New High-End Range of Scanners Offers Depth of Features and Functionality

<p>Ramsey, N.J. – October 21, 2010 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, has announced the availability of the latest KODAK Document Imaging Scanners and KODAK Capture Pro Software as part of the Konica Minolta product and solutions line. Comprised of 20 new models ranging from small business/workgroup scanners to high-volume production scanners, the new KODAK scanners fall within nine different series and offer a wide range of speeds and daily volume capacities to meet the ever-changing needs of customers.</p> <p>Grouped into five segments, the new series of scanners are as follows:</p> <p>-- Workgroup Scanners – KODAK i1200 Plus Series Scanners</p> <p>-- Departmental Scanners – KODAK i1300 Plus Series Scanners</p> <p>-- Low Volume Production Scanners – KODAK i1400 Series and TRUPER Series Scanners</p> <p>-- Mid Volume Production Scanners – KODAK i4200 and i4600 Scanners, and KODAK i700 Series Scanners </p> <p>-- High Volume Production Scanners – KODAK NGENUITY Scanners</p> <p>“This announcement represents an expanded relationship between Konica Minolta and Kodak as well as Konica Minolta’s continued drive to offer their customers best in class solutions,” said Don Whaley, Director, Channel and Key Account Development, Americas Region, Eastman Kodak Company.</p>

Konica Minolta Helps Florida Heart Move to Electronic Filing; Cuts Costs by 66 Percent

<p>Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, announces a successful partnership with Florida Heart and Vascular Associates (Florida Heart) to consolidate its digital imaging fleet with Konica Minolta bizhub® C451 and bizhub C353 MFPs, and integrate electronic document management solutions across the medical practice. With Konica Minolta’s help, Florida Heart has improved overall productivity, eased HIPAA compliance and realized a 66 percent savings in overall print costs.</p> <p>Addressing the medical needs of over 100 patients daily, Florida Heart sought the help of Konica Minolta to address inefficiencies in digital imaging practices and address ongoing and increasingly demanding HIPAA regulations. While the office is slowly adopting electronic document management processes and digitizing new medical records, there are still existing paper-based medical records to manage. By moving from a combination of 11 inkjet and laser printers to one Konica Minolta bizhub C451 and three bizhub C353 MFPs, Florida Heart not only condensed multiple vendors and maintenance contracts into a single source provider, but also increased the organization’s electronic filing capabilities. Among the many benefits, Florida Heart has reduced their paper inventory, eliminated the use of external vendors for higher quality printing and most importantly, enabled electronic back-up of existing paper-based records with electronic documentation, saving the practice nearly $600 per month in storage costs.</p>

Konica Minolta Unveils bizhub C35P

<p>Ramsey, NJ – October 11, 2010 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced the availability of the bizhub® C35P A4 Color Printer. Perfect for office workgroups that rely on high performance, Konica Minolta’s newest color printer prints at 31 ppm in color and B&amp;W, delivers a first page in less than 12.9 seconds and can produce up to 120,000 pages each month. End-users will enjoy bright, vibrant, jump-off-the-page color from the bizhub C35P thanks to its 600 x 600 DPI resolution.</p> <p>Minimizing the overall printer size by approximately 30 percent from previous models, Konica Minolta has simultaneously minimized the impact on the environment by delivering printers with significantly fewer parts. At a height of only 13 inches, the bizhub C35P seamlessly fits into any workgroup and because of its compact size, can be placed on either a desktop for individual printing or a busy workroom for networked users.</p> <p>“For high-definition color, the bizhub C35P will make a significant impact on office workgroups and bring further value by offering an unmatched compact size that is convenient for work environments of all sizes,” said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “The newest addition to our A4 color line-up raises the bar for performance as a cost-effective solution that ensures customers can always count on Konica Minolta to meet their full range of digital imaging needs.”</p>

Konica Minolta Extends Flagship Product Line with bizhub PRESS C7000/C6000 Series of Color Digital Presses

<p>CHICAGO – GRAPH EXPO 2010 – October 3, 2010 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today at GRAPH EXPO 2010 will introduce the next three systems in the bizhub® PRESS Series of color digital presses. With the bizhub PRESS C7000, bizhub PRESS 7000P, and bizhub PRESS C6000, Konica Minolta is introducing disruptive, industry-leading technologies that further strengthen its market-leading position in the production print arena and enhance print professionals’ return on investment (ROI). Building upon the advanced imaging technology in the award-winning bizhub PRESS C8000, customers will immediately recognize how the product line’s innovative new engine improves image quality while reducing costs.</p> <p>Konica Minolta’s powerful trio of new digital color presses, along with the recently launched bizhub PRESS C8000, raises the bar in color quality, providing customers with world-class imaging at up to 70 color ppm to meet the needs of fast-paced production environments. The bizhub PRESS C7000 (70ppm) and bizhub PRESS C6000 (60ppm) provide high-speed print professionals with built-in print/copy/scan capability, while the bizhub PRESS C7000P offers a high-speed color print system that users can count on to stay ahead of rising and unpredictable workloads. Thanks to Konica Minolta technology innovations that improve throughput speed and output quality, customers will experience outstanding color stability from the first print to the last print of any job.</p> <p><strong>Setting New Color Standards <br /></strong>With the growing bizhub PRESS line of color digital presses, Konica Minolta is setting a new color standard in light production printing while also reducing overhead costs. The bizhub PRESS C7000/C6000 Series will create extraordinary color images with 1200dpi resolution and automatic Image Density Control (IDC) that ensures consistently outstanding image fidelity over long runs. By employing true 8-bit data compression, Konica Minolta has minimized RIP time while keeping color production in high gear from start to finish. An air assist paper separation system provides enhanced support for heavy and coated stocks and powerful print control combined with flexible in-line finishing options let users build a system customized to their production environment. The bizhub PRESS C7000/C6000 Series will integrate with a host of third-party workflow solutions. Additionally, in another Konica Minolta first, the Series will offer the home-grown IC-601 color image controller, which was uniquely designed for the high-demand needs of print professionals.</p>

Konica Minolta Launches the KIP 700 and KIP 7100 Wide Format Multifunction Systems Set New Standards for Professional Quality

<p>CHICAGO – GRAPH EXPO 2010 – October 3, 2010 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced the availability of the KIP 700 and KIP 7100 Wide Format Multifunction Systems, the latest additions to the next-generation of Wide Format Production Print Systems from KIP America (KIP), a leading manufacturer of wide-format printing and imaging technology.</p> <p><strong>KIP 700 – Precision Imaging</strong> <br />The KIP 700 is the highest-value, lowest-cost wide format multifunction system available today. It sets new standards for professional quality results, and offers users an exceptional multifunction wide format system with integrated touch screen controls. Its single footprint, space-saving-console design produces prints up to 3 'D' size prints per minute. The KIP 700 boasts sophisticated features previously found only in high-end multifunction systems, and addresses the entry-level market space once dominated by inkjet products, which are slow and have a high cost per square foot. Its compact design provides front access to the touchscreen, auto roll paper loading, system operation and copy/print delivery.</p> <p>The KIP 700 offers users a wide variety of features at a low-entry level price point, including the powerful KIP 7.2 Print management, integrated USB, optional color scan to file and color copy to inkjets, all in an easy-to-use device. The device was designed to meet the wide format needs for industries that require large amounts of printing of half-size drawings architects, engineers, construction, government, utilities and municipalities, and many other businesses.</p>

New Konica Minolta Digital Presses Driven by EFI Fiery Technology, Providing Powerful Functionality and Greater Productivity

<p><b>CHICAGO - GRAPH EXPO 2010</b> - October 3, 2010 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, and EFI™ (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that Fiery® technology is powering the new bizhub® PRESS C7000/C6000 Series of Color Digital Presses from Konica Minolta.&#160; Designed to meet the unique needs of commercial print, print for pay and in-plant customers, the Fiery IC-306 server delivers the highest performance in its class for demanding operator-led environments, superior image color and consistency, intuitive job management, and powerful Variable Data Printing (VDP) capabilities to increase return on equipment investment for customers.</p> <p>&quot;Customers in demanding production print environments now have additional outstanding, Fiery-driven bizhub PRESS systems to address their needs for greater productivity, brilliant color and easy to use job management features,&quot; said John Henze, vice president of Fiery marketing, EFI.&#160; &quot;The Fiery server is synonymous with high performance and exceptional color, which translates into reliable production, higher profits and more customer wins.&quot;</p> <p>&quot;Our innovative bizhub PRESS product line delivers tremendous results for high-volume environments and we are excited to have the support of EFI's Fiery server as part of making these new color digital presses a success,&quot; said Kevin Kern, senior vice president, marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.&#160; &quot;The Fiery IC-306 server is a perfect match for our presses, supporting superior throughput speed, excellent output quality, time-saving tools and reliable workflows - all great reasons why print professionals can count on the Konica Minolta-EFI partnership to meet their needs.&quot;</p> <p>The Fiery server has intuitive and integrated make-ready tools so that document management and preparation can be performed quickly and effectively with minimal waste. The Fiery Command WorkStation® 5 job and device management console centralizes the entire print workflow, connecting to all Fiery servers on the network. It eliminates bottlenecks and maximizes engine utilization, raising the productivity and profit potential on every job. </p>

Konica Minolta Launches The Perfect Digital Alternative for Print Professionals

<p>Ramsey, N.J. - September 23, 2010 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announces the availability of the bizhub® PRESS C8000, the first system unveiled in Konica Minolta's bizhub PRESS production print product line.&#160; Featuring big-iron reliability, world-class color output, and market-leading innovation, the bizhub PRESS C8000 is the ideal alternative to offset presses in the digital era.</p> <p>Combining output speeds of up to 80 pages per minute (ppm) and a 500,000-page monthly duty cycle with a variety of advanced finishing and media handling capabilities, the bizhub PRESS C8000 promises impressive overall productivity for commercial offset and high volume digital environments.&#160; Among the bizhub PRESS C8000's enhanced features are true 1200 x 1200 dpi print resolution; Konica Minolta's Simitri® HD+ color polymerized toner for offset-like image quality; an Image Density Control (IDC) sensor for real-time color adjustments; a new Dual Fusing system to maintain productivity even when running heavy stocks; and a vacuum belt paper feeding system for reliable substrate handling.&#160; Additionally, powerful in-line finishing options satisfy the most demanding production print jobs including saddle stitch booklet making, perfect binding, and multi-folding.&#160; Driving the bizhub PRESS C8000 is the powerful IC-306 image controller from EFI, featuring the Fiery System 9.</p> <p>The bizhub PRESS C8000 has already been deemed an award-winner for its innovative technologies including a &quot;Best of Show&quot; Award at the 2010 ON DEMAND Conference and Exposition in the Color Digital Printing Equipment category.</p>

STOP THE PRESSES... Konica Minolta Launches The Perfect Digital Alternative for Print Professionals

<p>Ramsey, N.J. – September 23, 2010 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announces the availability of the bizhub® PRESS C8000, the first system unveiled in Konica Minolta’s bizhub PRESS production print product line. Featuring big-iron reliability, world-class color output, and market-leading innovation, the bizhub PRESS C8000 is the ideal alternative to offset presses in the digital era.</p> <p>Combining output speeds of up to 80 pages per minute (ppm) and a 500,000-page monthly duty cycle with a variety of advanced finishing and media handling capabilities, the bizhub PRESS C8000 promises impressive overall productivity for commercial offset and high volume digital environments. Among the bizhub PRESS C8000’s enhanced features are true 1200 x 1200 dpi print resolution; Konica Minolta’s Simitri® HD+ color polymerized toner for offset-like image quality; an Image Density Control (IDC) sensor for real-time color adjustments; a new Dual Fusing system to maintain productivity even when running heavy stocks; and a vacuum belt paper feeding system for reliable substrate handling. Additionally, powerful in-line ?nishing options satisfy the most demanding production print jobs including saddle stitch booklet making, perfect binding, and multi-folding. Driving the bizhub PRESS C8000 is the powerful IC-306 image controller from EFI, featuring the Fiery System 9.</p> <p>The bizhub PRESS C8000 has already been deemed an award-winner for its innovative technologies including a “Best of Show” Award at the 2010 ON DEMAND Conference and Exposition in the Color Digital Printing Equipment category.</p>

bizhub PRESS C8000 Delivers Big-Iron Reliability, Outstanding Color Quality, and Exceptional Productivity at an Extraordinary Value

<p>Ramsey, N.J. - September 23, 2010 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announces the availability of the bizhub® PRESS C8000, the first system unveiled in Konica Minolta's bizhub PRESS production print product line. Featuring big-iron reliability, world-class color output, and market-leading innovation, the bizhub PRESS C8000 is the ideal alternative to offset presses in the digital era. </p> <p>Combining output speeds of up to 80 pages per minute (ppm) and a 500,000-page monthly duty cycle with a variety of advanced finishing and media handling capabilities, the bizhub PRESS C8000 promises impressive overall productivity for commercial offset and high volume digital environments. Among the bizhub PRESS C8000's enhanced features are true 1200 x 1200 dpi print resolution; Konica Minolta's Simitri® HD+ color polymerized toner for offset-like image quality; an Image Density Control (IDC) sensor for real-time color adjustments; a new Dual Fusing system to maintain productivity even when running heavy stocks; and a vacuum belt paper feeding system for reliable substrate handling. Additionally, powerful in-line finishing options satisfy the most demanding production print jobs including saddle stitch booklet making, perfect binding, and multi-folding. Driving the bizhub PRESS C8000 is the powerful IC-306 image controller from EFI, featuring the Fiery System 9. </p> <p>The bizhub PRESS C8000 has already been deemed an award-winner for its innovative technologies including a &quot;Best of Show&quot; Award at the 2010 ON DEMAND Conference and Exposition in the Color Digital Printing Equipment category. </p>

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