Konica Minolta Receives Multiple 2009 BERTL's Best Awards

Entire Product Line Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

Entire Product Line Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

Ramsey, N.J. - July 23, 2009 - 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 announced BERTL® Inc ( BERTL ) has awarded multiple 2009 BERTL's Best Awards to Konica Minolta; including the following awards:

Additionally, Konica Minolta was awarded product line awards for both the  bizhub® line of office systems  and the  magicolor® line of color printers .  Other Konica Minolta products winning awards include the  bizhub PRO® 2500P bizhub C200 , and  bizhub C20 .

Keeping with the times and the demands of its end users, BERTL left behind the simple speed and feed productivity, artificial reliability tests and theoretical SRP pricing lists and focused on the user and the business dynamics when putting together their 14th annual "Best of the Best."  The fact that Konica Minolta's complete product line was honored in several different categories ranging from Color Printer Range to Monochrome Production MFP showcases the true value, breadth and depth of Konica Minolta's award-winning technology.

"Congratulations to Konica Minolta on winning multiple prestigious and well-deserved BERTL's BEST Awards," said Margie Davis, Managing Director, BERTL, Inc.  "The BERTL team of analysts found exceptional results across all of Konica Minolta's product lines, and in both color and monochrome categories, with all outperforming competitive products available to the enterprise and SMB users."

"Earning awards across our entire product line - from printers to office systems to production print systems - showcases the extensive depth of our product offerings and ability for our customers to count on Konica Minolta for all their printing needs," said Kevin Kern, Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  "These key industry awards represent our ongoing, strong commitment to the enterprise and SMB customers."

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 second 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 .

BERTL® Inc. is a leading source for objective, independent product evaluation reports and comparative analyses on digital imaging devices and workflow solutions.  BERTL's evaluation reports, customer satisfaction research, awards and product ratings are undertaken entirely at BERTL's expense for the benefit of its international subscriber base.

At all times, BERTL's primary focus is the end user.  Covering all major digital imaging manufacturers, BERTL publishes the world's most extensive Web site of evaluation reports, comparisons data, vertical market research, news and more on copiers, printers, MFPs, production and workgroup scanners, fax machines, color and production equipment and wide format devices. BERTL reports, research and other industry informative services are available in a range of specialized subscription services. To learn more about BERTL, visit www.BERTL.com , or telephone +1 973.882.0200.

Konica Minolta Corporate Contact
James Norberto
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201.825.4000

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