Konica Minolta Targets Small and Mid-Sized Offices with Cost Efficient bizhubs
Efficient and energy saving multi-function products with a special focus on mobile printing
Ramsey, NJ – August 5, 2015 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services, announced today the launch of four new multi-function products (MFPs) intended for small and mid-sized offices and departmental use. These new products, which include the bizhub 287, bizhub 227, bizhub C368, and bizhub C308, can easily adapt to tackle diverse work styles, including standard web browser and Open API support to connect to specialized applications and easy access to mobile connectivity.
The featured mobile connectivity supports a wide range of devices, including smartphones and tablets that are NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. Konica Minolta’s award-winning INFO-Palette control panel design rounds out the package for a unified user experience across our office product line.
bizhub 287 & bizhub 227
Both of these monochrome MFPs are exceptionally cost efficient, bridging the gap between Compact (A4) MFPs and traditional mid-volume office MFPs. The bizhub 287, a 28 ppm machine, and the bizhub 227, which runs at 22 ppm, have many eco-friendly attributes that differentiate them from other products. These features include:
- Low energy consumption
- Use of recycled materials in the manufacturing of the machine
- Energy Star and EPEAT certifications
bizhub C368 & bizhub C308
The robust feature set and outstanding color output quality of these new color MFPs are only the beginning of the story. The new bizhub C368, a 36 ppm machine, and the bizhub C308, a 30 ppm machine, offer innovative solutions to address a wide range of customer needs. Newly added functions include a mobile connectivity area built into the control panel, detachable universal trays and a hard disk mirroring option. The C368 and C308 also feature:
- Standard web browser
- Open API
- 9” control panel featuring a mobile touch area with support for NFC (Near Field Communication)
- Optional Fiery controller
“With today’s new product launches, Konica Minolta continues its legacy of developing great products and offering a new level of efficiency and flexibility,” says Kevin P. Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “Konica Minolta continues to demonstrate its commitment to provide new tools that will empower our clients and optimize their workflow, the implementation of our next generation system architecture with standard browser functionality.”
About Konica MinoltaKonica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.
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Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
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