Monthly Archives - January 2016

Konica Minolta Awarded RobecoSAM Silver Class Leading the Sector for Environmental & Economic Dimensions

Tokyo (January 25, 2016) - Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) has been awarded RobecoSAM Silver Class, a global distinction for corporate sustainability. In this year’s assessment, Konica Minolta has earned the highest evaluation in the Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics sector for its economic initiatives including innovation management and risk management, as well as for environmental initiatives on climate change strategies, environmental policy and its management, and information disclosure. RobecoSAM, based in Switzerland, is the investment specialist focused exclusively on [...]

Konica Minolta Ranked First Place for Two Consecutive Years at the 19th Nikkei Environmental Management Survey

Tokyo (January 25, 2016) - Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce that it was ranked first place for two consecutive years in the overall manufacturing sector at the 19th Environmental Management Survey conducted by Nikkei Inc. The annual survey assesses environmental management of Japanese companies and recognizes initiatives toward sustainability in terms of both environment and business management. 1,737 manufacturers were invited to the survey and 413 companies responded. In the survey Konica Minolta earned the top score [...]

Konica Minolta to Acquire Dactyl Buro and OMR Acquisition to strengthen customer base in France

Tokyo, Japan (January 18, 2016) – Konica Minolta, Inc. (hereinafter “Konica Minolta”) today announced that Konica Minolta Business Solutions France S.A.S. (hereinafter “KMBF”), its sales company of Business Technologies in France, signed a share purchase agreement under condition precedent on January 5, 2016, in order to acquire two French MFP (multi-functional peripheral) sales companies, Dactyl Buro du Centre (hereinafter “Dactyl Buro”) based in Bourges and OMR Impressions (hereinafter ”OMR”) based in Saint-Sebastian-Sur-Loire, currently held by their holding company, Finance [...]

2016 New Year’s Greetings from the President, Shoei Yamana

Introducing new technologies to drive innovation and accelerate the process of creating new values Allow me to wish you all a very Happy New Year! Despite the adverse impacts of the slowdown of emerging economies, the world economy is showing signs of gradual improvement, due mainly to the continued growth of the US economy backed by brisk domestic demand, a modest economic recovery that has been underway in Europe, and Japan’s robust capital investment that has contributed to the growth of [...]