Konica Minolta Strengthens Its Presence in Alabama

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. today announced that it has acquired White Industries Inc. of Bessemer, AL, strengthening its position as a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies in the Alabama marketplace.

Konica Minolta Strengthens Its Presence in Alabama
with Acquisition of White Industries

RAMSEY, NJ - July 31, 2007 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that it has acquired White Industries Inc. of Bessemer, AL, strengthening its position as a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies in the Alabama marketplace.  Founded in 1988 by Jack and Alycia White,
White Industries employs 35 employees in its Metropolitan Birmingham headquarters.

White Industries currently services some of the region's finest law firms, education and healthcare institutions, financial centers, and manufacturing companies.  Over the past 19 years, White Industries has established themselves as a premier provider of solutions designed to meet the needs of their clients' in document imaging, creation, storage, management and distribution.  Jack White will continue to lead the operation.

"To remain a world-class leader in the industry, we are always looking for opportunities to increase our market share across the U.S.," said Jun Haraguchi, president and CEO, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  "With over 19 years as a leading technology dealer, White Industries has built its business based on a reputation for consistently placing its customers first and delivering top quality products and services.  Konica Minolta is proud to have the opportunity to continue to bring this commitment to excellence to the dealership's customers who are located throughout Alabama."

"With the acquisition by Konica Minolta, we will have access to greater resources to expand on our customer base.  It also assures our existing customers the consistency of service that they have come to expect," said Jack White, President, White Industries, Inc. "We have based our business on respect for our customers, employees, vendors, and the competition.  Konica Minolta shares this business philosophy and will carry on the tradition."

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. (www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us
), a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, brings together unparalleled advances in security, print quality and network integration via its award-winning line of bizhub™ multifunction products (MFPs); bizhub PRO™ production printing systems; magicolor® desktop color laser printers and all-in-ones; and pageproTM monochrome desktop laser printers and all-in-ones.  Konica Minolta also offers advanced software solutions, wide-format printers, microform digital imaging systems, and scanning systems for specialized applications.

Headquartered in Ramsey, NJ, Konica Minolta delivers expert professional services and client support through an extensive network of direct sales offices, authorized dealers, resellers and distribution partners in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America.

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Konica Minolta is a trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.  bizhub and bizhub PRO are trademarks of Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.  magicolor is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  pagepro is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.