January 30, 2015

Better Buys for Business Celebrates Konica Minolta, Winner of Innovative Product of the Year 2014

MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwired - January 30, 2015) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta) has announced that they are the recipient of the BBB Innovative Product of the Year 2014 for its bizhub 654e and 754e models released last year.

The awards, presented annually, are evaluated based on specific features that make the product uniquely innovative. Konica Minolta's bizhub 654e and 754e have been recognized for embodying the upgraded features to the INFO-Palette design panel, as well as enhanced security features and security compliance.

"Konica Minolta is honoured to be a recipient of this distinguished award," says David Armstrong, Vice President, Marketing for Konica Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. "Developing the most innovative products and delivering hardware solutions for our customers is at the core of what we do. With some of the most efficient machines in the industry, organizations can dramatically increase business agility using Konica Minolta devices, all while reducing their costs."

There are six categories (scanners, high-volume machines, colour MFP, colour single-function printers, BW MFP, and BW single-function printers) with two winners per category. Both Konica Minolta bizhub 654e and bizhub 754e are placed in the high-volume category.

"Konica Minolta has continued to enhance their rugged production models, and these models are no exception," says Melissa Pardo Bunte, Editor with Better Buys for Business. "We especially want to recognize its upgraded INFO-Palette design functionality as well as its continued compliance to data security."

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is one of the world's leaders 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. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). KMBS has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for seven consecutive years. Konica Minolta has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.KonicaMinolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta on LinkedIn.

Konica Minolta bizhub® is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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