OKI and SII Exchange a Memorandum on Wide Format Printer Business Transfer

Japan- May 20, 2015 -OKI Data Corporation, an OKI Group company specializing in the printer business, today announced that OKI Data Corporation and Seiko Instruments Inc. ("SII" hereinafter) exchanged a memorandum to transfer the wide format printer business of Seiko I Infotech Inc. ("SIIT" hereinafter), a subsidiary of SII, to OKI Data Corporation. Both companies will pursue negotiations based on the memorandum with a view to completing the business transfer by October 1, 2015, by executing a definitive agreement.

OKI, in its Mid-term Business Plan 2016 announced on November 12, 2013, positions the high-value-added printer business domain it entered, as a major growth area. OKI Data Corporation earns a strong reputation for introducing highly reliable printers based on exclusive LED technologies with a high-resolution, compact design and the capability of printing on special-purpose media for professional markets including the print industry and the design industry.


OKI Data Americas Introduces the ES8473 Smart, A3 Color Multifunction Device to the BTA Channel for Small to Mid-Sized Workgroups

Mount Laurel, NJ (April 1, 2015) – Today, OKI Data Americas announces introduction of the new ES8473 color multifunction device (MFP) to the BTA channel. Featuring standard print, copy, scan and fax functionality, and available in three different configurations – one desktop (ES8473 MFP) and two floor-standing models (ES8473c MFP/ES8473x MFP), this compact and robust device produces professional documents quickly and affordably, and is ideal for small to mid-sized workgroups. The ES8473 MFP offers a unique value proposition with its small footprint paired with the capability to produce A3/tabloid size output. It is designed for end-users seeking the flexibility to produce wide format output, and is a cost-effective alternative to larger, more expensive devices.


OKI Data Americas Announces Attendance and Platinum Sponsorship of the ITEX 2015 National Conference and Expo

Mount Laurel, NJ, (March 4, 2015) – OKI Data Americas announces its platinum sponsorship and participation in the ITEX 2015 National Conference and Expo taking place March 10-12, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, FL at the Broward County Convention Center. Exhibiting in booth 905, OKI Data will showcase devices from its broad product portfolio including two new A4 printers available through the BTA channel. In addition, OKI will demonstrate the recently launched C941e - five plus digital color printer - from the Multimedia Production Platform. Featuring functionalities such as enhanced levels of white and clear toner density and expanded media handling capabilities, the C941e provides extensive printing capabilities and revenue-producing opportunities.

ITEX attendees who visit OKI’s booth can enter in a chance to win an iPad® Mini, FitBit® or OKI’s ES5162 monochrome multifunction printer (MFP). The drawings will take place at the conclusion of the three day event.


OKI Data Americas Expands its Product Portfolio with the Introduction of New Monochrome Single and Multifunction Printers

Mount Laurel, NJ (January 5, 2015) — Today, OKI Data Americas announces the availability of enhanced monochrome single function and multifunction printers within the U.S. and Canada. The B412dn, B432dn, B512dn, MB472w, MB492 and MB562w models combine a powerful feature set with high print volumes, large paper capacity, Wi-Fi® print capabilities, increased memory and low total cost of ownership (TCO). At competitive acquisition costs, these devices are ideal for demanding small workgroups, offering cost-effective and multipurpose printing capabilities. Furthermore, these monochrome printers offer notable advantages in productivity and media flexibility versus their competitors.

Each of the new devices offer mobile printing capabilities for tablets and smart phones by providing Apple® AirPrint™ for iOS™ devices and Google Cloud Print™ and OKI Mobile Print application for Android devices. OKI’s broad portfolio of office printers and solutions provides the high level of quality, reliability, performance, value and competitive advantages that small workgroups require.


OKI Data Americas Announces Participation in the 35th Annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and Expo

Mount Laurel, NJ (June 16, 2014) – OKI Data Americas announces its participation in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and Expo taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA from June 28 through July 1, 2014. In booth #1842, OKI will demonstrate single function and multifunction color devices, and customized education solutions. From its broad and award-winning product portfolio, OKI’s single function and multifunction printers (MFPs) are ideal for the education setting, delivering cost-effective versatility and enhanced performance to streamline workflow processes and optimize productivity.
During the ISTE Conference and Expo, OKI Data will exhibit banner and wireless printing capabilities, the Remark® Test Grading solution, PaperCut MF™ print and copy control software solution, and the Drivve® Image™ document capture solution. These software solutions will be demonstrated with OKI color printers and MFPs that give educators the ability to bring a vibrant color experience into the classroom while being able to control the cost of print, copy, scan and fax.


OKI Data Americas Expands A3 Portfolio, Introduces ES9465 and ES9475 Smart Multifunction Devices and Announces New Solutions

Mount Laurel, NJ (June 16, 2014) — Today, OKI Data Americas introduces the ES9465 and ES9475 – two high performance, LED-based, smart A3 digital color multifunction devices which are available exclusively through the dealer office equipment channel. Part of the OKI Executive Series, these feature-rich, copier-based devices deliver high quality performance in a lightweight, compact design. With their introduction, OKI Data further expands its broad and award-winning portfolio of printing solutions available through the channel – offering a complement of A3 and A4 devices within the mid to large workgroup segment.

For the customer, the ES9465 and ES9475 are among the smallest footprint, lightest weight and quietest of any comparable devices within their product segment. With up to three optional finishing capabilities – including inner finisher, multi-staple finisher and saddle-stitch functionality – these devices expand their range and desirability for busy workplaces.


OKI Data Americas Announces Compatibility of DocuWare Content Management Solutions with OKI smart Multifunction Devices

Mount Laurel, NJ (June 5, 2014) — As part of a recently-executed co-marketing agreement between OKI Data Corporation and DocuWare Corporation, OKI Data Americas announces development of DocuWare® Module Connect to OKI® which provides seamless connectivity between DocuWare content management solutions and OKI multifunction devices (MFPs) featuring the smart Extendable Platform.  The integration of DocuWare’s solutions with OKI smart MFPs allows paper documents to be digitized and stored quickly and easily, and to be made available immediately to authorized users.

DocuWare solutions enable companies to organize and manage the flow of information both internally and externally from any MFP anywhere within the organization. One-touch automated scan workflows ensure accuracy and consistency of document digitization, and improve business processes. In particular, DocuWare Module Connect to OKI: simplifies scan-and-capture tasks using OKI smart MFPs; facilitates document storage in a centralized location; personalizes scanning destinations and indexing options for ease of filing and retrieval; and eliminates the need for fax phone lines which reduces monthly long distance charges.


OKI Data Americas Earns 2014 Channel’s Choice Award

Mount Laurel, NJ (May 28, 2014) — OKI Data Americas announces receipt of the 2014 Channel’s Choice award for Outstanding Performance as a Secondary Product Line Provider from the Business Technology Association (BTA). The award was presented earlier this month at the BTA Mid-America 2014 District Event in Chicago, IL.

The awards were determined by online ballots cast by BTA dealer members and dealers outside the organization’s membership. The ballot, in part, asked dealers to rate their hardware vendors in key performance categories; balloting results determined the Channel’s Choice award winners.

“OKI Data Americas is honored to receive the 2014 Channel’s Choice award,” said Jackie Paralis, Senior Marketing Manager of BTA/MPS for OKI Data Americas. “This award recognizes OKI Data’s channel-centric business model, and underscores our continued commitment to BTA dealer success.”


OKI Data Americas to Exhibit On-Demand White Printing Capabilities at the National Stationery Show

Mount Laurel, NJ (May 06, 2014) — OKI Data Americas announces its participation in the National Stationery Show taking place May 18-21, 2014 at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Located in booth #1636, OKI Data will demonstrate the capabilities of its impressive digital color printer – the C711WT featuring white toner– in conjunction with professional invitation software and stationery from Mountaincow.

The C711WT from OKI Data is a desktop A4 digital color printer featuring white toner. Within the C711WT, the black toner cartridge and image drum are replaced with a white toner cartridge and image drum, resulting in a CMYW four-color configuration. The C711WT is compatible with most design software applications, and expands companies’ capabilities to include white.

Using the OKI C711WT combined with the latest PrintingPress Pro Extreme™ 8.0 software by Mountaincow, invitation designers can now offer fast, affordable in-house printing using white text, motifs and addresses onto dark media – a capability that previously needed to be out-sourced, adding to production time and costs.


OKI Data Americas Introduces LED-based, Smart A3 Digital Color Multifunction Devices for Mid-Large Workgroups

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 8, 2014 - OKI Data Americas announces a new series of high performance, LED-based, smart A3 digital color multifunction devices in the mid to large workgroup segment. The new, feature rich, copier-based ES9465 and ES9475 deliver high quality performance in a compact design and will be available exclusively through the dealer office equipment channel beginning June 16, 2014.

The ES9465/ES9475 boast competitive color and monochrome print and copy speeds, allowing busy workplaces to generate professional-looking documents quickly, easily and at a competitive cost per copy. These devices offer one of the smallest footprints, lightest weights and lowest noise levels in their class. They feature the smart Extendable Platform flexible architecture that enables dealers to develop customized solutions to meet the unique business needs of their customers. Additionally, these new LED-based multifunction devices provide many advantages such as superior print quality, faster output and greater reliability.



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