Konica Minolta and Solimar Systems Deliver End-to-End Workflow Management with Strategic Partnership

Clients will benefit from centralized integration and management of production processes within a unified dashboard

Ramsey, NJ - September 14, 2015 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in the Graphic Communications industry, announced today its strategic partnership with Solimar Systems, a leading developer of Customer Communication Management and Delivery solutions. By blending the flexibility of Solimar Chemistry™ and the expertise of Konica Minolta Professional Services, clients benefit from centralized integration and management of production processes within a unified dashboard. This advanced workflow automation and control system delivers significant operational efficiencies and greater productivity for POD, direct mail and transactional printing environments.

Chemistry™ unites silos of technology under a universal dashboard delivering visibility, accessibility and mobility of entire operations. It harnesses principles of lean manufacturing to minimize waste, eliminate unnecessary touch points, reduce cross-training requirements and improve capacity and profitability. Service Level Agreement (SLA) management effectively aligns all tasks with regulatory and contractual requirements.

“Konica Minolta continually searches for cutting-edge ways to drive business efficiencies and this partnership will optimize workflows and improve the overall management execution,” said Gavin Jordan-Smith, vice president, Business Intelligent Services. “This will not only put our customers in better control of their business, but also provide them the tools to become a higher performing organization at a lower cost.”

“The strategic partnership will enable Konica Minolta and Solimar to more aggressively pursue opportunities in small and midsize businesses with production printers and needing broader workflow capabilities” said Mary Ann Rowan, CMO and Vice President of Solimar. “Our mutual focus is to increase our clients productivity while decreasing operational costs.”

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

About Solimar Systems, Inc.

Solimar Systems is a leading developer of Customer Communication Management and Delivery solutions. Our solutions provide clients visibility into their operations while driving costs down; track the lifecycle of jobs from receipt to multi-channel distribution; optimize and convert data and documents; manage production printing across the enterprise; ensure security access and compliance; and integrate composition, messaging and workflow tools into a universal web dashboard. With thousands of clients worldwide, including 70% of the Fortune 100, Solimar has integral, proven IT solutions that have benefited print and data centers for nearly 25 years.

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Press Contact:

Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

+1 201.236.4399



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