Konica Minolta Poland acquires long-term associate Copy Partner

| 4 August 2014

To further assert its leadership in the office printing market and expand its customer base in the SMB sector, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Polska s.p. z.o.o. (Konica Minolta Poland) has acquired its long-term business associate Copy Partner Marek Szczytowski S.K.A. (Copy Partner).

Langenhagen/Germany, August 4th, 2014On 31 July 2014, Konica Minolta Poland finalized the acquisition of the Warsaw based office services provider Copy Partner. The purchase further strengthens Konica Minolta’s leading market position in Poland by acquiring Copy Partner’s solid customer base office assets and renowned reputation. Konica Minolta will take on 28 employees and thereby guarantee a smooth transition for former Copy Partner customers. The acquisition will be highly beneficial for the customers of all branches of Copy Partner, for example in Warsaw, Gdansk, and Katowice, as they will have access to the full service and sales portfolio of Konica Minolta.“The agreement with Copy Partner fits in perfectly with Konica Minolta’s SMB strategy on the Polish market. The transaction will strengthen our market position and will lead to a growth in market share. Copy Partner employees will not only be a valuable asset for us but will also ensure that all existing contracts and responsibilities are completed as assigned”, emphasizes Robert Hulej, General Manager of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Poland.Konica Minolta Business Solutions is a strong market leader and attractive partner in Europe: in 2013, the company reached the number one position in Europe in the colour segment (A3 + A4) of the office printing sector (20.5%, InfoSource) and has proudly defended its leading position on the small and mid-size production printing market for many years (41.3% in 2013, InfoSource). The leading and globally active enterprise is present in 30 European countries and currently employs nearly 9,000 people in Europe.Terms and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.ContactSilke Zühlke
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)511 7404-5604
silke.zuehlke@konicaminolta.euPaweł Grzyb
Marketing Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Poland
Phone: +48 604 240 184