Konica Minolta Wins IT Innovation Award at Everything Channel's Print & Imaging Summit

Konica Minolta won a 2009 Print & Imaging IT Innovation Award in the Hardware category as awarded by Everything Channel at the Print & Imaging Summit in Los Angeles on December 6-8, 2009.


Ramsey, N.J. - January 8, 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 announced that it has won a 2009 Print & Imaging IT Innovation Award in the Hardware category as awarded by Everything Channel at the Print & Imaging Summit in Los Angeles on December 6-8, 2009.

The Print & Imaging Summit offers a uniquely interactive forum that brings technology vendors, industry analysts as well as office and production print executives together to help them take a critical look into the technology expertise required to remain relevant and valuable in the printing and imaging market.

"Konica Minolta is honored to be selected as the top hardware solution manufacturer by industry executives and decision makers attending this one-of-a-kind industry event," said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  "This recognition further supports our company vision to ensure our customers can count on Konica Minolta to meet all their document and workflow management needs.  By offering innovative and leading industry products and solutions, we look to continue being a leader in the industry in 2010 and beyond."

The Print & Imaging IT Innovation Awards are the only industry awards voted on solely by the attending print executives. Winners were selected by attendees from among exhibiting manufacturers based on products and solution offerings showcased at the event.

For more information on the Print & Imaging Summit, visit: http://www.everythingchannelevents.com/pim09.

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 and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook and Twitter.

About Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)
Everything Channel, headquartered in Framingham, MA, is the one-stop shop for managing and accelerating technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)
United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries.  UBM's businesses operating in the US include CMPMedica, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.

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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