Konica Minolta

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Giving Shape to Ideas

History

CORPORATE INFORMATION

Our goal is to know what our customers think; to understand their needs from their perspective; to solve the challenges their businesses face – by giving shape to ideas that contribute to a better future for all.

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Milestones in our History

2011BLI Line of the Year Award
2010Released digital printing system "bizhub PRESS C8000"
2005The first device equipped with the Emperon controller: bizhub C450
2004The first product of the bizhub line-up is released: bizhub C350
2003Established a holding company Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc., by integrating the management of Konica Corporation and Minolta Co., Ltd.
2000Launch of the first polymerised toner with biomass for MFPs and printers
1983Development of the world's first copier with zoom magnification and reduction, the EP 450Z.
1977Release of the world's first 35mm compact autofocus camera, the "Konica C35 AF"
1960Release of the company's first copier, the "Minolta Copymaster"
1929Release of the company's first camera, the "Nifcalette"
1928Kazuo Tashima establishes Nichi-Doku Shashinki Shoten (Japanese-German Photo Company), the predecessor of Minolta
1873The pharmacist Rokusaburo Sugiura begins selling photographic materials at his store in Tokyo - the birth of Konica.