Konica Minolta Earns Recognition from IDEA

Singapore | 30 September 2020

Managed IT platform Workplace Hub and bizhub C360i named finalists in 2020 Competition. Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) is proud to announce both its enterprise IT platform Workplace Hub and bizhub C360i, a new-generation MFP, were selected as finalists for the globally authoritative design prize, International Design Excellence Award 2020 (IDEA 2020).

bizhub C360i/C300i/C250i

New-Generation MFP to Enhance the Creativity of Office Workers.

Konica Minolta’s bizhub i-Series offers a sophisticated design with functionality and operability appropriate for a new generation series that supports the intelligent connected workplace and more sophisticated IT security functions. These A3 color MFPs represent the new-generation MFP bizhub i-Series that are a key part of the digital transformation of businesses. The devices support new work styles and efficient IT utilization through a redesign of the operation panel from the ground up, based on research about the functions that are most important to users. The operation panel offers an intuitive and easy-to-understand user interface, with preferred functions now accessible with fewer touches. All other i-Series models, both color and monochrome, are based on this award-winning design.

The bizhub i-Series is a significant milestone in office print technology, and it is an honor to include the IDEA Award among its accolades. The i-Series meets a wide range of needs for businesses by offering a simple, convenient and secure smart technology to connect the workplace more effectively and securely, and ignite new opportunities for productivity and innovation towards the future of work.

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

Head of Marketing Communications & Corporate Branding