Konica Minolta Awarded OCEPC Contract for Security Cameras - Video Surveillance

Partnership Expands Offerings to Ohio Schools

Ramsey, NJ, (May 7, 2020) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce it has been awarded the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) contract #OCEPC2019-001 for Security Cameras, Consultation and Related Services.

Konica Minolta currently provides multifunctional printers, production print and managed print services on OCEPC’s “Copiers and Related Services” contract through the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA). With this new security contract, Konica Minolta furthers its commitment to the schools of Ohio by providing its MOBOTIX Intelligent Camera Solutions to create safer environments for students, teachers and staff. Local government agencies, higher education institutions and other eligible public entities will be able to utilize Konica Minolta’s OCEPC contract. Some key features of Konica Minolta’s security offering include:

  • Automatic event detection
  • Alarm messaging
  • Two-way audio messaging
  • Early fire detection (thermal imaging)
  • Video analysis with automatic alert notifications
  • Night-vision
  • Access control
  • Thermal camera detection station (human temperature radiation detection)

“Assisting schools and other public agencies to improve their security practices to ensure safety on school grounds or in places of work is a priority for Konica Minolta.” said Sam Errigo, Executive Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Konica Minolta. “We appreciate this opportunity to bring MOBOTIX technology and our professional services to the public sector through our long-time partnership with the OCEPC and its member organizations.”

Konica Minolta and OCEPC’s partnership is focused on allowing educators and public workers to execute on their missions. Providing a cooperative contract to deliver quick execution of security enhancements will ensure safer environments in which to teach, learn and work.

“On behalf of our Ohio member cooperatives, the OCEPC has properly procured a public bid for security cameras where the bid specifications were thoroughly vetted and then publicly advertised, bid and unanimously awarded to Konica Minolta,” said Ken Swink, Director of the Southwestern Ohio Education Purchasing Council (EPC). “We believe this award brings a superior product through a trusted vendor to our member districts that will provide years of dependable service and enhanced security.”

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Futurewith its expansive smart office product portfolio from IT Services (All Covered), ECM, Managed Print Services and industrial and commercial print solutions. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for thirteen consecutive years, and is proud to be ranked on the Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers list. The World Technology Awards recently named the company a finalist in the IT Software category. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for eight consecutive years and has spent three years on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. It partners with its clients to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit us online and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, Linked In and Twitter.

About OCEPC

The Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) is made up of six local educational cooperatives within the State of Ohio. Their mission is to enhance the role and effectiveness of the individual educational purchasing consortium through the collaboration for state-wide or regional purchasing, sharing of information, and education of its members. The six local educational cooperatives are:

  • Meta Solutions
  • Ohio Mid-Eastern Regional Education Service Agency (OME-RESA)
  • Ohio Schools Council (OSC)
  • Southwestern Ohio Education Purchasing Council (EPC)
  • Stark County Schools Council
  • Unified Purchasing Cooperative of the Ohio River Valley

Konica Minolta Contact

Maggie Grande
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 551-500-2659
mgrande@kmbs.konicaminolta.us