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New England Copy Specialists Joins Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.

NECS to offer Konica Minolta's Complete Line of Award-Winning bizhub and bizhub PRO Products and Solutions

New England Copy Specialists Joins
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.

NECS to offer Konica Minolta's Complete Line of
Award-Winning bizhub and bizhub PRO Products and Solutions

WOBURN, MA and RAMSEY, NJ - May 7, 2007 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that New England Copy Specialists, Inc. (NECS) of Woburn, MA has joined Konica Minolta's distribution network.  Founded in 1965 by Charles Tiernan, NECS - the largest independent office technology dealer in New England - will now offer Konica Minolta's complete line of award-winning bizhub™ and bizhub PRO™ lines of multifunction peripherals (MFPs), as well as its extensive document management and workflow solutions.  The official announcement came during NECS' organizational meeting at Cafe Escadrille in Burlington, MA on May 1st.

With 130 employees and six locations throughout New England, NECS currently services some of New England's finest law firms; education and healthcare institutions; government accounts; and technology firms.  Over the past 43 years, NECS 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.  In recognition of its efforts, NECS was recently named "Technology Champions of New England" by ImageSource magazine.

"To remain a world-class leader in the digital imaging industry and expand our market presence, we are continually seeking new relationship opportunities with top-caliber partners across the United States," said Stephen Jones, Executive Vice President, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "New England Copy Specialists shares Konica Minolta's vision and commitment to delivering the best quality products and services to its customers."

"We based our decision to partner with Konica Minolta on the quality of the company's management team, as well as its products and services. Konica Minolta is rich in resources that will lift us above the competition and help us in our efforts to continually bolster our customer roster," said Charles Tiernan, President, New England Copy Specialists, Inc.

The main office of NECS is located at 39 Sixth Road in Woburn, MA; and can be reached at 800.321.NECS.  Other NECS locations are located in the following cities throughout New England:  Boston, MA; Canton, MA; Westborough, MA; Manchester, NH; and Warwick, RI.

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. offers a broad range of multifunctional digital imaging solutions inspired by its bizhub brand of powerful solutions that serve as the central resource for document scanning, in-house printing, copying, faxing and electronic archiving and distribution. From high-quality color and monochrome bizhub systems for workgroups and small offices, to advanced high-volume bizhub PRO production printing systems for large corporations and print-for-pay services, is leading the industry toward integrated, networked hardware/software solutions that are more simple, reliable, and cost-effective. Complementing its bizhub solutions, Konica Minolta also offers desktop laser printers, microform digital imaging systems, wide-format printers and scanning systems for specialized applications.

Headquartered in Ramsey, New Jersey, Konica Minolta delivers expert professional services and experienced, responsive client support, in addition to the world-class service provided through its extensive network of direct sales offices, authorized dealers, resellers and distribution partners in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America. For more information, please visit Konica Minolta at www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us.

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