Best of Show Awards

28 Apr 2010 – Awards & Recognition

Sydney – April 28, 2010 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced the company has been recognised at this year’s ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition (April 20 through April 22) at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre in Philadelphia, with three “Best of Show” awards in digital imaging product and solution categories.

Konica Minolta has received the following awards:

Colour Digital Printing Equipment – bizhub PRESS® C8000
Monochrome Digital Printing Equipment – bizhub PRO® 950
Web To Print Solutions – Printgroove® v1.5
“These awards are meant to recognize exceptional innovation in the digital printing industry,” stated Jeff Hayes, President, InfoTrends. “Konica Minolta is one of the leaders in our industry, and we are pleased to acknowledge their accomplishments.”

bizhub PRESS C8000 – The flagship of Konica Minolta’s next generation of digital presses. Combining stable, high-resolution output with uncompromised full-color quality at fast output speeds of 80 pages per minute (ppm); the bizhub PRESS C8000 introduces the new brand to print professionals as an ideal replacement for full-color offset systems.

bizhub PRO 950 – This monochrome digital press can print, copy, and scan documents at up to 95 ppm, and is ideal for high volume departmental use, corporate in-plant printing, data centers, pay-for-print – even short-run commercial print applications.

Printgroove – In light production printing, CRD and small to mid-sized print shop applications, Printgroove is the key to greater output power and increased satisfaction for customers and corporate clients. It can accept input in any format, including text, graphics, photos, even presentations and multimedia. And it can be configured to fit your workflow like a glove, handling rising traffic volume and accommodating as many printing steps and stations as your business processes demand.

“We are honoured to receive the Best of Show awards that recognize our innovation and leadership at such an important industry event,” said David Procter, National Marketing Manager, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia “Konica Minolta is committed to providing ongoing product innovation for our customers in the digital imaging market.”

InfoTrends, a leading market research and consulting firm in the digital imaging and document solutions industry, partnered with the ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition to produce the awards program. ON DEMAND, the digital printing & automated production event, is the largest conference and exposition dedicated to the technologies that personalize, manage, print, and deliver content.

For more information regarding Konica Minolta’s Production Printing Group, please contact: Alan Thompson, on +61 (0) 7 5528 6663 / 0419 673 939 or by email: