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Konica Minolta to Showcase Latest Product and Solutions Offerings at 2007 ON DEMAND Conference and Exposition

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RAMSEY, NJ - April 11, 2007 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies, has experienced unprecedented growth in the light production printing market with its bizhub PRO product line of color and monochrome multifunctional products (MFPs). The company will showcase at a press conference on April 17, 2007, at the 2007 ON DEMAND Conference and Exposition in Boston, its latest offerings designed to enhance its market share position and to provide customers with the additional tools and solutions needed to optimize the performance of its bizhub PRO devices. The latest bizhub(TM) and bizhub PRO products and solutions will be discussed at the press conference and will be demonstrated in the Konica Minolta booth, number 1215, including: Printgroove - The result of a global development program by Konica Minolta, Printgroove provides an affordable, automated production print system that costs far less than large-scale legacy production and print management software. This innovative new technology offers users a streamlined workflow process that makes print jobs run more smoothly, including: 24/7 job submissions automated job ticketing and quoting; print queue management, device status monitoring; and even finishing, shipping and billing. Printgroove's modular design allows for an exact configuration to target a specific need with the right solution set, including the ability to handle any traffic volume and accommodate as many printing steps and stations as business processes demand. bizhub C550 - The first in the recently launched next-generation bizhub product line to debut, the bizhub C550 provides all-in-one functionality for high-end office workgroups and applications that require 45 pages per minute (PPM) color and 55 ppm black and white document production. This solution delivers on the customer's need for a true, secured networked solution for document workflow management. bizhub PRO C6500 - Launched in late 2006, the bizhub PRO C6500 Digital Printing System offers spectacular color printing with the speed, reliability and cost-efficiency that light- to mid-volume production applications require in this competitive marketplace. Dynamic advancements in security features - The industry's first Biometric Authentication Unit, in which the vein patterns of a finger are scanned, encrypted and stored, and are used to distinguish individuals, will be showcased. bizhub OpenAPI - Attendees will see the next version of Konica Minolta's bizhub OP architecture that enables control of both a device's print and scan functions from external applications. IC-304 Print Controller - Now available for the 65 ppm Konica Minolta bizhub PRO C6500 digital printing system. Based on CREO Color Server technology, this exclusive and robust print controller offers Konica Minolta customers advanced features for productivity, high-quality image and color control, support for variable data printing (VDP), and ease-of-use. Press Conference Tuesday, April 17, 2007 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM EST On Demand Conference and Exposition Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA Press Conference Room# 51 For invitations to the press conference and/or to schedule booth tours, contact Rachel Reed at 781.782.5785, or [email protected]