Konica Minolta Garners 2017 BLI PRO Award
Mississauga, ON – November 4, 2016 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of information management, announces that bizhub™ PRO 1100 was named the winner of the Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) PRO Award. Following an analysis of the top performers, the PRO 1100 was recognized as best-in-class device in Outstanding Monochrome Light Production.
Acknowledged for its robust image quality control and media handling flexibility, the high-speed 100 ppm B&W dual colour scanner provides simultaneous double-sided colour scanning, 1200 x 1200 DPI resolution with advanced LED technology for smoother halftones.
“We are pleased to receive this recognition that highlights Konica Minolta’s commitment to providing world-class products to the market”, said Norm Bussolaro, senior director, Marketing, Konica Minolta.
“The Konica Minolta bizhub PRO 1100 is an ideal choice for breaking into the monochrome production printing market,” said David Sweetnam, BLI’s Director of Research and Lab Services, EMEA/Asia. “The unparalleled degree of image quality control lets operators enhance output to meet most any need. In fact, the device earned BLI’s 5-Star status for its ability to handle fine lines, fonts, solids and halftones under optimal settings. And with media support up to 300 gsm from all drawers, the device also offers a degree of media handling flexibility above and beyond many of its competitors.”
Having generated tens of millions of impressions on production devices from the leading vendors over several years, BLI’s production tests reveal the attributes that distinguish the most outstanding performers in a challenging evaluation covering productivity, image quality, media handling, ease of use and more.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. Our IT Services division, IT Weapons, offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for nine consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for five years in a row. For more information, please visit: konicaminolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta on LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter @KonicaMinoltaCA.
Rebekah Fougere, Director, Marketing & Sales Support
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd.
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