Konica Minolta appoints Yuji Nakata as the new MD

konica minolta-Aims to take Indian printing market to new heights: Starts with launching new revolutionary Printer-



New Delhi May 26, 2014: Yuji Nakata has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Konica Minolta India. He has been associated with Konica Minolta for over 25 years and previously was serving as company’s Chief Representative in Thailand.

  Mr. Kuldeep Malhotra EGM and Mr. Yuji Nakata MD Konica Minolta Mr. Kuldeep Malhotra EGM Sales  Mr. V BAlakrishnan EGM Marketing  Mr. Yuji Nakata MD Konica Minolta at the press conf_ Mr. Yuji Nakata  MD Konica Minolta

Commenting on the appointment, V. Balakrishnan Executive General Manager Konica Minolta India, said, “Mr. Yuji Nakata has played a significant part through strategic and operational areas of Konica Minolta for many years now and has done an exemplary job as Chief Representative, Minolta Beijing Office (China). His visionary approach first as Managing Director, Konica Minolta Hong Kong and later as Managing Director, Konica Minolta Shenzhen, China, helped in consolidating the brand’s dominance in those markets.”

Stating further he remarked, “As we move towards taking Konica Minolta to the next level of growth, we are privileged that a person of his calibre is there to guide us through. He is one of the original members of Konica Minolta management team and has been instrumental in driving the fastest growing areas of the company’s business.”

Mr. Yuji Nakata has replaced Mr. Tadahiko Sumitani who has been promoted and has assumed a new role as the Global Sales Head in Japan HQ.

Konica Minolta also launched its most promising production printer bizhub PRESS C1070 and bizhub PRESS C1060 that will further build on the achievement of the previous models. The new series runs at 71 and 61 ppm respectively in A4. It provides enhanced productivity through its new improved “quality mode” and high end Image Quality with the 4th Generation Simitri HDE toner.

“The printer is for the customers who are looking for the ability to scale, perform and deliver On-demand across diverse needs with a faster turnaround time while maintaining superior colour reproduction. The new intuitive and intelligent bizhub PRESS C1070 / C1060 offers the perfect solution,” said Mr. Yuji Nakata, Managing Director , Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt Ltd .

The printer is ideal for those who want to save cost and time without compromising on the quality of their prints.

Speaking at the launch Mr. Kuldeep Malhotra Executive General Manager Konica Minolta India said “We are the market leader in Production Printer segment and the latest series will further strengthen our position in this segment. Konica Minolta has always provided innovative and technologically advanced products and our latest series will not only stand out in the crowd but will take the production printing market a step further.”


About the Product C1070/C1060

The bizhub PRESS C1070/C1060 series comes with advanced paper handling technologies for smooth print runs with the newly developed Air-Suction Paper Feed option (PF-707) and proven Air-Assisted Feeder option (PF-602, LU-202) to eliminate paper jams and have longer print runs . Konica Minolta exclusive IC-602 print controller helps to streamline workflow management, and provide powerful print queue control and intuitive on-screen job editing capabilities to simplify work and speed output. The easy integration into existing offset workflows and the comprehensive range of in-line finishing options enable customers to meet complex demand and fast turnaround.

Engineered with the most advanced production solution technology and built with utmost care and intelligence, the new Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS range effectively raises the bar for digital printing, presenting a powerful option to digital printing service providers, who want to save cost and time without compromising on the quality of their prints. Backed by a dedicated team who are ready to render the best service to help customers optimize their production printing environments, the new Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS range undoubtedly is the choice for the digital printing service providers who want it all.


About Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.:

Konica Minolta Business Solutions is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies from the desktop to the print shop. Konica Minolta is the global developer and manufacturer of multi-functional peripherals (MFPs), printers, production print systems, healthcare systems, measuring instruments for industrial / healthcare applications, inkjet print heads / industrial textile printers, related consumables and solution services. It is also engaged in the development, manufacturing and sale of electronic materials (including TAC films), lighting source panels, functional films (including heat insulation films), and optical products (including lens units).

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