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Maine KYOCERA Dealer Awarded Prestigious BTA Excellence Award

Budget Document Technology Recognized as Reseller of the Year for 2005

Fairfield, New Jersey – April 4, 2005 – Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, today announced that the Business Technology Association (BTA) honored Budget Document Technology, a Kyocera dealer in Lewiston, Maine with the 2005 Award of Excellence for Reseller of the Year in Category I—Under $3 Million in Annual Revenue. Nominees for Reseller of the Year are evaluated on financial performance, operations and marketing innovations, company vision and community involvement.

“Demonstrating excellence is our members’ main initiative,” said Bert Darling, BTA Executive Director. “BTA is continually impressed with the nominees and this year was no exception. Budget Document Technology represents one of the most successful independent resellers for 2005.”

“Budget Document Technology is honored to be recognized by BTA as being one of the most progressive dealerships,” said Tom Ouellette, president of Budget Document Technology. “Our dealership has made a commitment to providing our customers with superior products, service and support. We have maintained this commitment through our knowledgeable sales force, as well as our relationship with Kyocera. As a result, our company grew by almost thirty percent in 2004.”

The nominations are assessed by an independent evaluator who reviews the applications, scores them and notifies BTA of the winners in each of the three revenue categories. For industry comparisons, the evaluators use BTA’s financial benchmarking report, which details median performance of independent dealers by size of business. In addition to financial performance, they evaluate the dealerships’ operations, such as employee and customer programs and business growth patterns, strategic vision, and community and industry involvement.

“We are honored that one of our Kyocera dealers was recognized as a premier reseller,” said Ed Bialecki, Senior VP Sales, of Kyocera. “We take pride in knowing that our dealers understand the needs of their customers and the communities to which they serve. Budget Document Technology demonstrated that quality service is their utmost priority, and being recognized for their vision is extremely rewarding.”

About Business Technology Association
Business Technology Association (BTA) is an international not-for-profit trade association serving independent dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, manufacturers and distributors in the business equipment and systems industry. BTA helps its members profit through a wide variety of services, including free legal advice and guidance; business benchmarking studies and reports; information on the latest news, trends, and products in the industry; strong educational offerings; and industry specific publications Office Technology magazine and BTA Hotline Online. To learn more about the BTA, visit www.bta.org.

About Budget Document Technology
Budget Document Technology (BDT) is an independent owned and operated company providing advanced solutions for digital copying/printing including black/white and color, scanning, faxing and wide format needs. Serving Maine from two locations, in Lewiston and Hermon, BDT can be reached via phone at 207.782.7247 or 207.942.0001 respectively. To learn more about BDT, visit http://budgetdocumenttech.kyoceramitadealers.com/index.html.

About Kyocera Mita America, Inc.
Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (www.kyoceramita.com/us), headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of computer-connectable peripherals, including network-ready digital copiers/printers, laser printers, color copiers/printers, digital laser facsimiles, and multifunctional and wide format imaging solutions. Kyocera Mita America, Inc. is a group company of Kyocera Corporation, the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of advanced ceramics and associated products, including telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages and electronic components. Kyocera Corporation’s consolidated net revenues totaled $11 billion during the year ended March 31, 2004.

Press Contacts
Denise Dagnino, Kyocera Mita America, Inc., (973) 882-4483, denisedagnino@kyoceramita.com
Sarah Ely, Waggener Edstrom for Kyocera Mita America, (203) 353-7028 sarahe@wagged.com


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