SOURCE: Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc.

October 21, 2009 10:00 ET

Konica Minolta Business Center Opens Doors at Innovation Park at Notre Dame

Business Center to Provide Entrepreneurs, Businesses With World-Class Document Management Services and Support

SOUTH BEND, IN and RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwire - October 21, 2009) - Innovation Park at Notre Dame (Innovation Park) and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced today the opening of the Konica Minolta Business Center at Innovation Park, which will provide a full array of document management services for the innovators and entrepreneurs associated with Innovation Park at Notre Dame, as well as others in the Notre Dame community. An invitation-only ribbon-cutting ceremony has been scheduled for Friday, October 23, 2009 to mark the opening of Innovation Park's first building, where the world-class business center is located.

With the opening of the Konica Minolta Business Center, Innovation Park enhances its ability to accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies through an array of critical support resources and services. The Konica Minolta Business Center features Konica Minolta's award-winning product lines of multifunctional printers (MFPs -- print, copy, fax, scan all-in-one system) and digital presses.

Innovation Park's clients are expected to be regional, national and international organizations, including those ventures in their earliest stages as well as Fortune 100 companies. Clients will include innovators and entrepreneurs drawn from the University's faculty, student or alumni community, as well as other ventures that can benefit from access to expertise and resources available through the Park's network.

"Innovation Park is thrilled to be partnering with Konica Minolta, a company that is committed to innovation and exceptional client service," said David Brenner, President and CEO of Innovation Park at Notre Dame. "The Konica Minolta Business Center allows our clients to have the very best document management tools available to them, which will help them accelerate and strengthen their businesses. This kind of support is critical for new ventures. We look forward to a successful partnership with Konica Minolta, and thank them for their generous commitment to supporting business growth and innovation."

The mission of Innovation Park at Notre Dame is to help transform innovations into viable marketplace ventures. To accomplish this mission, the Park convenes innovators throughout the entire Notre Dame community, including faculty, students, alumni and partners in the region and beyond. By bringing together the University's intellectual assets, world-class market expertise and access to early stage capital, Innovation Park connects key ingredients essential to successful commercialization.

"The establishment of the Konica Minolta Business Center is an exciting, bold step in positioning Innovation Park as a preeminent center of technological innovation and product development in the nation," said Kevin Kern, Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "Konica Minolta is proud of our partnership with Innovation Park at Notre Dame, and we look forward to serving the document management needs of the community."

To schedule a tour of the Konica Minolta Business Center or an executive interview, contact James Norberto at 201.825.4000 or PR@kmbs.konicaminolta.us.

About Innovation Park at Notre Dame

Innovation Park at Notre Dame connects innovators, market experts and capital providers to help transform innovations into viable marketplace ventures. Located adjacent to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Innovation Park connects clients with key ingredients essential for commercial success. For more information, visit the Innovation Park Web site at www.innovationparknd.com.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. For the second consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com.

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