Konica Minolta Appoints RHS Asia to Expand Market Presence in Singapore

Singapore | 27 October 2020

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia collaborate with RHS Asia to accelerate growth in Production and Industrial printing in the Graphic arts segment Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia, an integral value provider with customer-centric solutions, has appointed RHS Asia (RHS) as its channel partner to distribute its production and industrial printing systems in Singapore. This partnership is the first in Singapore where Konica Minolta collaborates with a renowned print solutions provider to accelerate growth in the core production and industrial printing portfolio in the graphic arts segment.

The new partnership will see RHS distributing Konica Minolta’s extensive range of digital production printers, and its strategic industrial printing solutions which include the AccurioLabel 230, MGI JetVarnish and the AccurioJet KM-1.

Konica Minolta continues to expand professional printing through a comprehensive and fully modular group of digital printing technologies and solutions. Automating operations, expanding the possibilities of on-demand offerings, and providing connectivity to pre-press and post-press systems, Konica Minolta maximises use of resources, reduces labour and costs, and raises accuracy and productivity.

One principal aim of the partnership is to capitalise on the digitalisation of the printing industry, where RHS’s expertise and its range of print software solutions will drive greater synergies and value for the printing industry when combined with the performance and quality of the long-standing Konica Minolta’s line of printers to further accelerate common go-to-market activities within commercial and industrial digital printing markets.

“RHS Asia’s experience, capabilities and portfolio provides the perfect synergy with Konica Minolta digital print technology. As a leading company in digital printing, Konica Minolta BSA is excited about this partnership with RHS Asia.” said Mr Osafumi Kawamura, Managing Director for Konica Minolta BSA. He further elaborated “I believe that RHS is well positioned to bring value to customers with Konica Minolta’s suite of solutions that goes beyond just hardware but also software solutions with a strong focus on improving product offerings and understanding customer requirements to address business needs. We look forward to growing our partnership with RHS Asia to drive Digital Transformation benefits to PMAS members together.”

Mr. Eric Lee, Regional Sales Director of RHS Asia, said: “We are excited about our new partnership with Konica Minolta. We see exciting opportunities for their production printers, especially their industrial printing solutions which differentiates Konica Minolta from competition.”

“We hope to bring our market leadership in print software solutions and our comprehensive experience in the graphic arts industry into this partnership and to transform printing companies to be strategically aligned and sustainable in the future,” he continued.

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia, based in Singapore, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. With its expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society.

As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation to help companies reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. 

Konica Minolta's Igniting Print Possibilities offering helps printers, converters and brand owners maximize workflow automation to increase efficiency. The company delivers consultancy in all communication matters as well as top-of-the-line production, packaging and label printers. Its finishing devices create print products that stand out and create added value. Konica Minolta has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade (InfoSource).

With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals. The company has been repeatedly recognized for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and is listed among “2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World”, also having received the highest level in EcoVadis Sustainabilty Ratings. 

Worldwide, the company has over 39,000 employees and is operating in over 150 countries.



Loon Jian Yew

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