Konica Minolta announces first steps for drupa 2020

| 5 February 2019

Konica Minolta will have a major presence at drupa in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 16-26 June 2020, the world’s largest print fair. It will showcase latest innovations in printing and applications in a customer-centric approach.

Real-value business opportunities for customers in Konica Minolta’s extensive commercial and industrial printing portfolio – including markets such label and packaging, as well as consultancy, marketing automation and services – will be at the heart of its stand in Hall 8b. The stand will feature live demonstrations as well as customer testimonials and numerous presentations.

Olaf Lorenz, General Manager DX Branding Division at Konica Minolta, Inc., said: “Given our heritage of being a world leader in commercial printing, we continue to expand into industrial printing solutions for our professional printing business across the world. Once again, drupa will provide us with the perfect platform to engage with our customers, as well as meet new ones.

“We have a sustained commitment to innovation and on our extensive stand in Hall 8b we will be demonstrating our unique approaches in the high-end commercial print and industrial markets. These enable us to help customers with expertise and business tools to capture new market opportunities and grow profitability through meaningful solutions. Ongoing dialogue with our customers at drupa will also help them to recognise change and developments in markets.”

Konica Minolta works in close partnership to openly explore the challenges and opportunities faced by customers to keep them ahead of the competition. Providing practical help and support, Konica Minolta anticipates customer needs and then turns them into innovative solutions in a collaborative, partnership approach.

Konica Minolta’s stand at drupa will be one of the largest at drupa.


About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. With its unique expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers - small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises and public sector - and solves issues faced by society.

As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation holds and reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. In support of an ‘Intelligent connected workplace’, Konica Minolta offers cloud, IT, managed print and video solution services for remote working, collaboration, workflow management and automation and security. The company’s success in driving transformation is also confirmed by IDC, since the ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2023 Vendor Assessment’ has named Konica Minolta a “Leader” in print transformation. Konica Minolta has been a Microsoft Global Managed Partner since 2021.

Konica Minolta's Igniting Print Possibilities offering helps printers, converters and brand owners maximise workflow automation to increase efficiency. The company delivers consultancy in all communication matters as well as top-of-the-line production, packaging as well as label printers. Its finishing devices create print products that stand out and create added value. Konica Minolta has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource).

For an increasing number of organisations, success today is more than the narrow definition of financial prosperity – it also includes protecting the environment and having a positive impact on their workforce as well as the societies they are embedded in. With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals.

The company has been repeatedly recognised for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and supply chain. Konica Minolta received a GOLD Level Recognition Medal in the EcoVadis sustainability ratings for 2023.

For its remote services, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘Buyers Lab (BLI) 2023-2024 Pacesetter Award in Remote Service for the Western European market’ from Keypoint Intelligence.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With more than 8,700 employees (as of April 2023), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 2.26 billion in financial year 2022/2023.

Worldwide, the company has over 39,000 employees and is operating in over 150 countries.

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