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Konica Minolta Receives 2013 "A3 MFP Line of the Year" Award From BLI

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RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2013) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces that Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) has named Konica Minolta 2013 "Line of the Year" award winner in the A3/Ledger MFP segment. Winning BLI's most coveted award for the third consecutive year, Konica Minolta's award-winning line of bizhub® Color and Monochrome Multifunctional Products (MFPs - print, copy, fax, and scan all in one system) also earned three additional "Pick" awards for the bizhub C364, C454 and C554 A3 Color MFPs.

Awarded annually to the OEM whose product line is determined to be the best overall in its category, the "Line of the Year" Award is based on the cumulative test results of all models tested in BLI's rigorous two-month laboratory evaluation. By assessing reliability, image quality, ease of use, productivity and a range of other criteria, the tests reveal the products that deliver customers the best value and most trouble-free performance. Also considered is the breadth of the vendor's line and the vendor's ability to provide quality products suitable to a broad spectrum of customer needs, from low-volume to high-volume.

"The Konica Minolta bizhub family proves exemplary year after year," says George Mikolay, senior product editor, A3/Copier MFPs. "Earning more 'Pick' awards than any other vendor for individual A3 MFPs, Konica Minolta's reliability throughout its line is a true differentiator."

"Konica Minolta is pleased to be recognized for this prestigious award for the third consecutive year, and we remain committed to strengthening the bizhub product line even further in 2013," says Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "Customers can continue to count on Konica Minolta for the award-winning technology and document management solutions they expect from us to remain productive and competitive."

Click here to view awards received by Konica Minolta in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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 as a 2013 "A3 MFP Line of the Year" award recipient for the third consecutive year. In 2012, Konica Minolta also received BLI's "Document Imaging Solutions Line of the Year" recognition for the company's award-winning line of bizhub MFPs. For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook (@Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A), YouTube (@KonicaMinoltaUS), and Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaUS).

Konica Minolta is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. bizhub is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.