Konica Minolta Helps Customers Earn G7 Master Qualification

Konica Minolta Helps Customers Earn G7 Master Qualification 
Marketing, Commercial Print and Education Customers Achieve Superior
Color Consistency with Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS Technologies 
RAMSEY, N.J.  -- (Marketwired) -- 09/11/13 --  Konica Minolta
Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces that
the following customers have earned G7® Master Qualification from
IDEAlliance® with the help of Konica Minolta's bizhub PRESS
technologies: IN Marketing Services, Riverside City College Printing
& Graphics Center, Apex Color and Digital Dog Direct.  
IDEAlliance, a not-for-profit association of leading print and
electronic media service providers and their technology partners,
manages the G7 Master Qualification which serves to identify print
service providers, prepress providers, and creative agencies that
excel in implementing the G7 Proof-to-Print Process. This process is
a calibration method that allows printers to achieve a visual
simulation across multiple print platforms. All G7 Master Qualified
companies can simulate color locally as well as globally, across all
types of print systems and devices.  
To receive G7 Master Qualification, print shop staff need to be
trained by a G7 Expert. Konica Minolta currently has the largest body
of G7 Experts in the industry and offers customers an onsite G7
Master Qualification Printer Program that provides training for
employees to prepare and monitor the color management process through
"By helping our customers achieve one of the highest global color
consistency standards, we are delivering on our promise of offering
market-leading innovation and performance," says Kevin Kern, senior
vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.,
Inc. "As a G7 Master qualifier, Konica Minolta ensures that customers
can count on us for superior color-quality solutions for all their
business needs." 
As a global association, IDEAlliance is dedicated to guiding media
production best practices, specifications, and standards, worldwide.
To learn more about G7 Master Qualification, please visit
To learn more about G7 Master Qualification, you can visit Konica
Minolta Booth #518 at PRINT 13 this week, or contact Naeran Rubio at
About Konica Minolta 
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in
advanced document management technologies and IT Services. The
company focuses on complete business solutions including production
print systems, digital presses, multifunctional products (MFPs),
managed print services, vertical application solutions and related
services and supplies. Konica Minolta has been recognized as a
leading supplier by the Allegra Network, International Center for
Entrepreneurial Development (ICED), The UPS Store, Inc., and National
Association of Quick Printers (NAQP). Konica Minolta's innovative
bizhub PRESS C8000 is the first digital press to receive the G7
Digital Press Certification from IDEAlliance® and the company
currently has the most G7 Certified experts in the industry. For more
information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow
Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. 
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Contact information 
Konica Minolta Contacts: 
Naeran Rubio
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
1 201.934.4759
Rachel Reed
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
1 856.381.0651
Alicia Libucha
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
1 857.205.0919
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