Konica Minolta Launches All New Pagepro 1580MF A4 Printer Event images

As a core company of the Konica Minolta Group, we are in India for deployment of office equipment, centering on monochrome / color multi-function Printers and Production Printers. We provide the products, systems and solutions that satisfy demands of the office and production print markets. In Production printing, demand continues to expand for printing systems that meet the need for high and small-lot print runs. In response, we offer an extensive line-up of highly durable machines with enhanced finishing features.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd offers a broad range of multifunctional digital imaging solutions to serve document scanning, in-house printing and copying requirements. Complementing its bizhub solutions, Konica Minolta also offers desktop laser printers and software solutions to improve business processes.

Headquartered in Gurgaon (Haryana), Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. delivers expert professional services and experienced, responsive client support, in addition to the world-class service provided through its authorized distributors and dealers, spread across India.

In the short span of three years of operation in India, Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., has touched new heights. As per latest research company reports, Konica Minolta is positioned No. 1 in A3 Colour MFP and No.2 in A3 Monochrome MFP market. The company also enjoys market leadership in Digital Production printing.

With a clear focus on Solution Selling approach to the market, Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., has introduced “Optimized Print Services” as one of the business verticals. The company has tied up with local partners to customize the solutions based on market requirement.

The company has recently invested USD One Million in its first Digital Imaging Square (DIS) at its Gurgaon corporate office with an area of 5777 square feet. The Digital Imaging Square (DIS) houses the latest Multi-Function Printers (MFP) and Production Printers (PP) for the corporate and commercial sectors respectively. The end customers who want to check the latest innovations in the field of IT can walk into DIS directly to get a feel of the various capabilities of Konica Minolta Printing solutions.

Mr. Tadahiko Sumitani is the MD of Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. (100% subsidiary of Konica Minolta, Inc, Japan) with more than 30 years of experience in the printing industry. Mr. Sumitani started his career with Minolta in Japan and has been instrumental in strengthening the business in various parts of the world. He has spent more than 13 years in Europe with 7 years as European Head of Sales & Marketing.

Mr. Sumitani has experienced various transition phases in the digital printing industry from the start which was predominantly dominated by Offset. After the integration between Konica and Minolta in 2003, KM became much stronger with Konica’s chemical technology and Minolta’s colour management know-how.  After the service in Europe, he shifted back to Japan as GM of Overseas Sales.

Mr. Sumitani took the challenge to start the operations in India and started Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd in 2010, thereafter it has been achieving milestones quarter on quarter and currently Konica Minolta operations in India are looked upon as a benchmark within Konica Minolta worldwide.

Mr. Sumitani has been instrumental in enabling the India operations to touch new heights. With No.1 position in Colour MFP and No.2 position in monochrome MFP, the company has come a long way under his leadership. In Production Print segment the India operations is leading and has highest market share among the industry players. 

As part of its continued commitment towards offering superior consumer experience, Konica Minolta the market leader in printer industry has expanded its A4 printer family by launching all new Pagepro1580MF which is a monochrome laser multifunctional printer. The product is equipped with printing speed of 20 papers per minute, supports 16 MB memory and can be used for A4, letter, B5, A5, A6, executive size printing. An easy-to-use printer, it allows functions such as copy settings colour scanning and job cancel at the touch of a button. The compact printer has an in-built colour scanner and can be easily integrate into any small office or home setting.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tadhahiko Sumitani, MD Konica Minolta Business Solutions India, says “We are expanding the Konica Minolta’s range of A4 printers. We forayed into the A4 segment in India last year, and we have done reasonably well. We are now eyeing a greater share of the market and are optimistic about our growth in the A4 segment. This is because our products are world class and the superb quality has helped establish our presence in a short span of time. We have a keen understanding of our customer’s requirements and constantly endeavour to deliver what our customers want from us.”

Mr. Balakrishnan EGM Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd, pointed out that the company has been doing well even though there is a general economic slowdown. “Our competitive price range and the high quality have helped us win the customer’s confidence and establish our brand. We always focus on customer requirements and strive to work closely with our customers. This is our differentiator and has helped us to build quickly the channel network & address the market.”

Mr. Kuldeep Malhotra, EGM Sales, Sales & Managing Division, Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. Said, “The newly launched range is remarkable because of the high image quality and consistent results through the entire print run which enables easy printing.”

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.:
Konica Minolta Business Solutions is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies from the desktop to the print shop. Konica Minolta is the global developer, manufacturer of multi-functional peripherals (MFPs), printers, equipment for production print systems and graphic arts, equipment for healthcare systems, measuring instruments for industrial and healthcare applications, inkjet print heads and textile printers for industrial use, and related consumables and solution services. It is also engaged in the development, manufacturing and sale of electronic materials (including TAC films), lighting source panels, functional films (including heat insulation films), and optical products (including lens units). To know more please visit http://www.konicaminolta.in