On January 2021 we were acknowledged with the BLI 2021-2023 Most Colour Consistent A3 Brand Award, with devices standing out for reliability, quality and usability.
Konica Minolta has received 12 Buyers Lab (BLI) Awards from Keypoint Intelligence, the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging hardware, software and services. All devices acknowledged are from Konica Minolta’s new bizhub i-Series, underlining the successful relaunch of the company’s multi-functional print devices (MFP) range. In addition to 10 BLI 2021 Pick Awards for its bizhub A3 MFPs, Konica Minolta secured the BLI 2021 A3 Line of The Year Award. Based on long-term comprehensive testing, Konica Minolta was further acknowledged with the BLI 2021-2023 Most Colour Consistent A3 Brand Award.
Companies demand consistent quality, reliability and the highest levels of usability from their office printers; it is in exactly these areas that Konica Minolta’s A3 bizhub i-Series range impressed the testers from Keypoint Intelligence. Twelve Konica Minolta bizhub A3 MFPs received the highly recommended overall rating for outstanding performance in Keypoint Intelligence lab testing. Ten of those models earned Pick Awards in their respective segments: bizhub C250i; C300i; C450i; C550i; C650i; 300i; 360i; 450i; 550i; and 750i. This earned Konica Minolta the ‘BLI 2021 A3 Line of the Year’ award.
Mark Brown, general manager – marketing, Konica Minolta Australia, said, “Konica Minolta is proud to receive this acknowledgment and the awards are testament to the success of Konica Minolta’s newest generation of bizhub i-Series A3 MFP devices.”
Mark Brown said, “With smart MFPs like the bizhub i-Series, Konica Minolta continues to strengthen its position as a reliable partner for intelligent office printing with the needs of the customer at the centre of every device and service Konica Minolta creates.”
The BLI 2021-2023 Most Colour Consistent A3 Brand Award further demonstrates that Konica Minolta’s MFPs can deliver repeatable high-quality printing results. For this award, Keypoint Intelligence analysed colour consistency for more than 20 years and included the last five years of results in this evaluation. Technicians print IT8 colour charts at specific test points throughout a device’s reliability test, which are then measured using Xrite i1Profiler software together with the i1Pro2 spectrophotometer/iO table combination.
In January 2021 we received 12 BLI Awards for our bizhub i-Serie. All devices acknowledged are from our new bizhub i-Series, underlining the successful relaunch of our company’s multi-functional print devices (MFP) range.
Konica Minolta is proud to announce it has received a Buyers Lab (BLI) 2021-2022 PaceSetter in Production Print Applications: Output Variety award from Keypoint Intelligence, the world’s leading and independent evaluator of document imaging hardware, software, and services.
Konica Minolta’s bizhub i-Series A3 color MFP series and the bizhub A4 color MFP series have been awarded the Good Design Award 2019 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP).
The A3 and A4 color MFP series was recognised for a sophisticated design that blends advanced functionality with operability to cater to next-generation needs.
The Konica Minolta AccurioPress C3080 Series with EFI 417 Controller won BLI’s 2019 PRO award for Outstanding Light Production Colour Device for its excellent media handling, Automated registration and colour density control during printing, 5 star status for fine line and text reproduction and Outstanding job management.
The Konica Minolta AccurioPress 6136 Series with Internal Image Controller won BLI’s 2019 PRO award for Outstanding Light/Mid-Volume Production Device for its excellent media handling, outstanding productivity, convenient job management via, AccurioPro Print Manager and above average ease of use.
The Konica Minolta AccurioPress C6100 has won BLI's 2018 PRO Award for Outstanding Colour Mid-Volume Production Device for excellent, consistent image quality, superior productivity, media handling flexibility and outstanding job management capabilities.
The Konica Minolta bizhub PRO 1100 has won BLI's 2017 PRO Award for Outstanding Monochrome Light Product Device for its robust image-quality control, media handling flexibility, outstanding job management and high productivity with A3 and SRA3 media.
The EDP is an organization consisting of publishers of European magazines that focus on printing. It annually reviews products and technologies in the field of digital printing and confers EDP Awards to the best product or technology of the year that has received the highest rating in each category. The award ceremony was conducted on June 1, 2016 at drupa 2016, the world’s largest international trade fair for print and cross media solutions held in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Konica Minolta's digital monochrome printing system bizhub PRO 1100 won the Good Design Award 2016 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP). This product incorporates the universal design concept at a high level and is extremely user-friendly. The interface elements of the operational panel including the GUI, as well as the maintenance and paper setting methods, makes it easy to operate. The appearance of the product was designed to ensure high operational efficiency and to blend naturally with its surrounding environment.
We have been awarded the BLI Winter Pick Award 2016 for our A3 multifunctional printer bizhub C368 and bizhub 287. The MFPs stand out for diversity and durability and were honoured for their productivity, customisable drivers and printing via mobile devices. BLI is an independent company that evaluates office document equipment and solution products.
Konica Minolta has been awarded Platinum Partner, the highest level of OpenText partnership. We are a partner in three of five categories: Reseller, Services and Support. It is also amongst a select group of partners that have committed to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the OpenText solution portfolio for SAP through on-going training and blended delivery of services.
Konica Minolta’s A3 Monochrome MFP bizhub® 287/227 won the Good Design Award 2015 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP), and its mobile application bizhub® Remote Access. Both hardware and software were recognized for overall excellence in thoughtful design. Both products were evaluated based on criteria for concept, design and product features.
Konica Minolta received three Buyers Laboratory (BLI) 2015 Production PRO Picks for its bizhub series of production print devices. The bizhub PRESS C1100 received Outstanding Color Mid-Volume Production Device. The PRO awards go to the best performers in BLI’s production field tests. The bizhub PRESS 1052 was named Outstanding Monochrome Light- to Mid-Volume Production Device, the bizhub PRESS 2250P Outstanding Monochrome Mid- to High-Volume Production Device. These evaluations entail three full days of intensive testing during which tens of thousands of impressions are printed.
In 2014 we have been awarded the BLI Line of the Year award for an unprecedented 4 consecutive years. These awards prove our multifunction printers performance for reliability, image quality, productivity and ease of use across the A3 range.