Konica Minolta Announces Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Konica Minolta Resource Center at Innovation Park at Notre Dame

Konica Minolta Resource Center Welcomes New and Growing Customer Base to Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Innovation Park at Notre Dame


Resource Center Customers Including Memorial Hospital & Health System and Other Local Businesses to Attend Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on June 24, 2010

South Bend, Ind. and Ramsey, N.J. – June 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 official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Konica Minolta Resource Center at Innovation Park at Notre Dame which will take place on June 24, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. EST at 1400 E. Angela Blvd. in South Bend, Ind.  The resource center, which is currently providing a full range of document management services and support for those associated with Innovation Park at Notre Dame and others in the Notre Dame community, will welcome Memorial Hospital & Health System to participate as one of the business center’s newest customers.

Since the opening of Innovation Park's first building in October 2009, the Konica Minolta Resource Center offers innovators and entrepreneurs the full-functionality of its award-winning product lines of multifunctional products (MFPs – print, copy, fax, scan all-in-one system) and digital presses.  The expanded resource center will also provide new capabilities to regional, national and international organizations...  Among these organizations is Memorial Hospital & Health System, the largest local healthcare provider in the South Bend region.  Memorial Hospital will take part in the ribbon-cutting as one the local clients who is capitalizing on the document management services and support that the business center can provide.

"At Memorial, we have been building our innovation capabilities for over 10 years now and by working with Innovation Park at Notre Dame, we are further supporting our Innovation Everywhere! Culture,” said Greg Piper, Director of Supply Chain Services, Memorial Hospital & Health System. "The document management collaboration is an integral part of our ongoing relationship with Innovation Park and provides access to the best-in-class tools available which will sharpen our ability to develop materials we need for patients and physicians, and streamline the systems and costs associated with our printing.”

"Since Innovation Park at Notre Dame opened last fall, the Konica Minolta Business Center continues to focus on the customer’s needs for technological innovation advancement and product development," said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  "Konica Minolta is excited about this new partnership with Memorial Hospital that Innovation Park has enabled and we look forward to further growing this client base within the local and regional community by ensuring that all Konica Minolta’s customers at Innovation Park can count on Konica Minolta for their digital imaging needs."

To schedule a tour of the Konica Minolta Resource Center or learn more, contact Charlie Curl of Konica Minolta at 574.236.5500 or ccurl@kmbs.konicaminolta.us.

About Innovation Park at Notre Dame
Located adjacent to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Innovation Park provides client companies with first-class space, resources and services to help them identify and meet key commercialization milestones.  Innovation Park is designed to serve early-stage businesses in varying stages of development, including ventures with expected commercial applications from Notre Dame research areas as well as ventures that can benefit from access to expertise and resources available through the Park.  For more information, visit the Innovation Park Web site at www.innovationparknd.com.

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop.  For the third consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys.  For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on FacebookYouTube, and Twitter.

Innovation Park at Notre Dame Contact
Ann Hastings
Innovation Park at Notre Dame
+1 574.631.8825 Ext. 4
ahastings@innovationparknd.com

Konica Minolta Contact
James Norberto
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201.825.4000
PR@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

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