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Press release Exceptional rating for Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C8000 Langenhagen, Germany, March 2011 Konica Minolta has received the BERTL “Exceptional certified five star” award for its production printing flagship the bizhub PRESS C8000. This honour is only bestowed on out-of-the-ordinary products. Among other features, the renowned independent test laboratory especially highlighted the device’s colour and print quality as well as its productivity, comprehensive media handling and user friendliness. “This is a real accolade for our work,” comments Karl-Friedrich Edenhuizen, Product Manager Production Printing Group at Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe. “When we designed the bizhub PRESS C8000, we wanted to unite all of our experience in one production printing system. For us, the BERTL ‘Excellent certified five star’ award means that we have obviously succeeded.” During the tests the bizhub PRESS C8000 reached five-star ratings in seven out of thirteen categories such as finishing, media handling, printing, image quality and features. BERTL also mentioned the device’s security and workflow capabilities as well as its ease of use and configuration options with three different image controllers. The 60-page test report concludes that “the bizhub PRESS C8000 delivers market-leading innovation in the areas of productivity, reliability and workflow enhancement, and raises the bar in the production print industry.” The Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C8000 processes media up to 350 gsm at a speed of 80 ppm in both colour and monochrome. It has a maximum monthly volume of 500,000 pages. The production printing system meets all demands of commercial offset and professional digital print environments.

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Konica Minolta has received the BERTL “Exceptional certified five star� award for its colour production printing flagship the bizhub PRESS C8000.

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About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc., Tokyo, Japan. The company delivers services and distributes products, systems and solutions that fulfil all the requirements of office and production printing over the entire document life cycle. Its product range extends from colour and monochrome multifunctional and production printing systems, laser printers and all-in-ones to management software that integrates devices seamlessly into work processes and IT environments. To support customers such as printing and industrial companies optimally with powerful and sustainable solutions, technology leader Konica Minolta continuously invests in research and development work and regularly sets new standards for the entire printing industry. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 50 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With over 27,200 employees around the world, Konica Minolta Business Technologies earned net sales of over EUR 4.8 billion in financial year 2009/10. For further information about the company, visit www.konicaminolta.eu. Product images are available at www.konicaminolta-images.eu. Terms and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.

Contact Karl-Friedrich Edenhuizen Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH Phone: +49 (0)511 7404-377 Karl.Edenhuizen@konicaminolta.eu Heiko Willrett Ketchum Pleon GmbH Phone: +49 (0)711 21099-425 KonicaMinoltaTeam@ketchumpleon.com

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