Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Commences the Sale of Instrument Systems Products in North America

   Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Commences the Sale of Instrument Systems
                          Products in North America

PR Newswire

RAMSEY, N.J., Sept. 16, 2013

RAMSEY, N.J., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Konica Minolta Sensing Americas,
Inc. (KMSA) announces today that following the acquisition of Instrument
Systems GmbH (IS) by Konica Minolta Optics, Inc. (KMOP), the companies will
enter into a collaborative arrangement regarding the sale of Instrument
Systems portfolio of products in North America.

Konica Minolta Sensing Americas will commence the marketing, sale, and
distribution of the Instrument Systems line of optical test and measurement
instruments including spectrometers, imaging photometers and colorimeters,
goniophotometers and integrating spheres. Customers will benefit from unique
and innovative products, services, and turnkey solutions available through a
global network. The addition of Instrument Systems product portfolio further
expands Konica Minolta measurement capabilities from UV (ultraviolet) to NIR
(near infrared).

"Konica Minolta Sensing holds leading market share in the display measurement
industry. We are now able to enter new markets and expand our reach offering
customers an even broader product line in light and display industries, with a
strong presence in high-end markets" according to Hal Yamazaki, President of
KMSA. "With Konica Minolta Sensing Americas we have a strong distribution
partner in North America at our side and we look forward to successful
cooperation" commented Richard Distl, President of Instrument Systems.

Instrument Systems products sold throughout the United States and Canada are 
backed by Konica Minolta's world-class reliable service and support. To find
out more about Konica Minolta Sensing's full line of light and display
measurement solutions, visit sensing.konicaminolta.us.

About Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc.

Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Konica Minolta Holdings USA, Inc., is recognized as the international leader
of industrial color, light and shape measurement. The company is responsible
for product lines that continuously revolutionize how visual perception is
measured by the world. An industry pioneer, as well as innovator, Konica
Minolta Sensing developed and introduced the first portable color measurement
units to the world. Presently, their catalog contains instruments such as
portable colorimeters as well as portable and benchtop spectrophotometers for
color measurement, spectroradiometers and lux meters for light/display
measurement and 3D non-contact scanners for shape measurement.

About Instrument Systems GmbH

Instrument Systems was founded in 1986 and is based in Munich. The company
develops, manufactures and markets turnkey solutions for light measurement.
Instrument Systems delivers a comprehensive range of light measuring products
for industrial and research applications. These include high-performance array
and scanning spectrometers, imaging photometers, and colorimeters. Key
applications include LED and display measurement, as well as spectroradiometry
and photometry. Instrument Systems is one of the leading manufacturers in this
area. The associated Optronik Division develops and markets photometric test
equipment specifically for vehicles and the traffic sector. 85% of sales are
generated from export business.

Darlene Giordano
Marketing Manager
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc.
+1-201-818-3526
Darlene.Giordano@konicaminolta.com
http://sensing.konicaminolta.us

SOURCE Konica Minolta

Website: http://www.konicaminolta.com