Konica Minolta, Inc. Announces New ImagePilot Aero Delivers Performance, Exam Flexibility and Economic Value for Orthopedic Clinics
Nov 19 14
Konica Minolta announced the new ImagePilot Aero for Orthopedic Clinics, a simple, trouble-free and financially intelligent solution designed to meet the specific clinical and economic needs of orthopedic clinics. ImagePilot Aero for Orthopedic Clinics delivers the performance, exam flexibility and economic value required by today's busy orthopedic clinics with the durable AeroDR wireless flat panel detector and advanced orthopedic toolsets all backed by Konica Minolta's five-year Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) programs. ImagePilot Aero for Orthopedic Clinics meets the imaging needs of while allowing for future growth with an all-in-one scalability and an array of workflow options. With AeroSync automatic X-ray detection or a simple hand switch connection, it easily integrates with most X-ray systems. AutoPilot single click automatic image processing coupled with easy-to-use advanced orthopedic toolsets further enhances clinical confidence. Konica Minolta's intuitive user interface design streamlines the imaging process for efficient, productive exams so the user can minimize wait times and maximize patient satisfaction. Orthopedic clinics can rely on the ImagePilot Aero with the strongest, most resilient flat panel detector available that can hold up to 300 kg (660 lb.) distributed across the panel--it can image the patients trouble-free. The lightweight, 14" x 17" AeroDR wireless flat panel detector weighs just 5.7 lbs. and has convenient grip strips that make it simple to maneuver between diverse exams--from bucky to table to wall stand. Greater uptime is assured with drop tolerant construction and a long life rapid charge power cell.
Konica Minolta Promises Unrivalled Productivity with the Launch of bizhub PRESS C1100 / C1085
Nov 5 14
Konica Minolta announced that businesses can now meet their diverse needs with Konica Minolta's new colour production printer series -- bizhub PRESS C1100 /C1085. Ideal for digital and commercial print environment, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia ensures that the new two digital colour production printers deliver outstanding performance with first-rate quality and reproduction for professional use. With printing speeds of 100 ppm and 85 ppm, the bizhub PRESS C1100 and C1085 are fast Konica Minolta's colour production printers. Various types of printing jobs with tight deadlines can be completed more efficiently and punctually while cutting operating costs and work time. The bizhub series supports continuous high speed printing up to 350 gsm cardstock with automatic duplex printing, improving efficiency and preventing productivity loss. Designed to expand print capabilities, the bizhub PRESS C1100 /C1085 series boasts an enhanced paper feeding mechanism. Stable paper feeding is guaranteed by various paper feed units, with or without scanner functions. Up to three former paper feeding modules can also be connected to boost the printer's performance to a maximum of nine trays and a capacity of 13,890 sheets which greatly prevents downtime. The bizhub PRESS C1100 /C1085 series maintains stable top grade to satisfy customer demands and differentiate their businesses. The SIMITRI HD(E) toner guarantees improved image quality and energy-saving performance. To ensure long-term image stability, the series features the inline Colour Density Control (CDC) which delivers optimal image quality and consistent colour reproduction. Advanced Screen Enhancing Active Digital Processing (S.E.A.D. IV) image processing technology also improves reproducibility even to the finest details. The recently introduced combination of various features like paper alignment detection or auto adjustment has considerably improved paper alignment accuracy. Flexible production systems meet professional demands and fulfill a wide range of post-processing requirements to increase profitability by reducing operating hours, cutting costs and adding value. The bizhub PRESS C1100 /C1085 feature a wide range of finishing options such as booklet production, perfect binding, and high stacking capabilities of up to 10,000 sheets with an enormous variety of ways to connect and facilitate one-step printing and finishing without manual intervention. Engineered with the most advanced office solutions technology and built with utmost care and intelligence, the new Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C1100 /C1085 series effectively raises the bar for printing, presenting a powerful option to offices, which want to save cost and time without compromising on the quality of their prints. Backed by a dedicated team who are ready to render good service to help customers optimize their production environments, the new Konica Minolta bizhub series undoubtedly is the choice for the digital print professional who wants it all.
Konica Minolta, Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2014; Declares Second Quarter Dividend, Payable on November 27, 2014; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2015
Oct 31 14
Konica Minolta, Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported net sales of JPY 478.564 billion compared to JPY 450.454 billion a year ago. Operating income was JPY 29,173 million compared to JPY 24,180 million a year ago. Ordinary income was JPY 28,669 million compared to JPY 21,498 million a year ago. Net income was JPY 14,682 million compared to JPY 5,558 million a year ago. Diluted net income per share was JPY 28.79 compared to JPY 10.46 a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interest was JPY 27.460 billion compared to JPY 65 million a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities were JPY 44.461 billion against JPY 46.000 billion a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was JPY 18,087 million against JPY 13,616 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was JPY 3,589 million against JPY 4,243 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and minority interests increased significantly due to the recording of loss on withdrawal of the glass substrates for HDDs business in the previous fiscal year in the amount of JPY 16.8 billion. Net income was up significantly due to the effect of an improvement in income before income taxes and minority interests, despite recording tax effects in the amount of JPY 9.2 billion resulting from a review of deferred tax assets in line with reorganization of the Group's management system in the previous fiscal year.
The company revised consolidated earnings guidance for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. For the year, the company expected net sales of JPY 1,000,000 million, operating income of JPY 65,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 61,000 million, net income of JPY 30,000 million and net income per share of JPY 59.37 from net sales of JPY 1,000,000 million, operating income of JPY 62,000 million, ordinary income of JPY 57,000 million, net income of JPY 26,000 million and net income per share of JPY 51.51 provided earlier.
The company declared dividend of JPY 10.00 per share for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014 payable on November 27, 2014.
The company announced that it expects dividend of JPY 20.00 per share for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 against JPY 17.50 paid in fiscal 2014.