Ramsey, N.J. – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced that it has received the 2009 Sales Support Award from Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. (MBE), franchisor of The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. brands. This is the third time in four years that Konica Minolta has been recognized with this award.
With approximately 4,400 domestic locations, The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. network comprises the world's largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. Konica Minolta has supported The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. U.S. network for more than 30 years. In addition to placing its award-winning line of bizhub office systems and bizhub PRO production print systems, Konica Minolta offers The UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. network a wealth of corporate resources that enable franchisees, managers and associates to maximize the capabilities of their digital imaging systems and grow their print business.
"This latest award is another highlight of our 30-year relationship with the network and as with years past, we are again grateful for the recognition. Our association with MBE and its franchise network has been a long-standing relationship that is reflective of Konica Minolta's commitment to customer satisfaction," said Hampton Hale, Executive Corporate Account Manager, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "We are proud to receive the Sales Support Award again but even more satisfied to be in such a strong and mutually beneficial relationship with the entire franchise organization."
"Konica Minolta has been serving our franchise network since 1980," said Stuart Mathis, President of MBE. "They have consistently provided quality products and excellent support that help our franchisees grow their businesses."