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Marketing Research Consultants, Inc. Honors Kyocera Mita with Black and White Multi-Functional Product of Year Award

Dealers in annual survey proclaim KM-4530 product of the year

Fairfield, New Jersey, July 8, 2003 – Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, was honored today with Marketing Research Consultants, Inc. (MRC) 2003 black and white “Multi-Functional Product of the Year” award for the KM-4530 imaging system, in its annual survey of independent dealerships.

“This award shows the dedication that Kyocera Mita has for its dealers and the products that it provides,” said Frank G. Cannata, president, Marketing Research Consultants, publishers of the Cannata Report. “During our survey, Kyocera Mita dealers told us that this was undeniably the product of the year. The KM-4530 is the first product manufactured by Kyocera Mita that has ever received this type of recognition.”

“Kyocera Mita is honored to be recognized with MRC’s 2003 black and white MFP of the year award,” said Tony Pater, president, Kyocera Mita America. “This award proves the value and confidence that dealers have in Kyocera Mita’s products and solutions. Our dedication to the dealer channel will continue as we support them through superior products, technology, an aggressive branding campaign and e-Business initiatives.”

MRC of Glastonbury, CT, provides consultative services to manufacturers and is also the publisher of such notable office equipment publications The Cannata Report, Copier Marketing Newsletter and LIVE WIRE.

Kyocera Mita is one of the world's largest manufacturers and leading providers of computer-connectable peripherals, including network-ready digital copiers/printers, laser printers, color copiers/printers, digital laser facsimiles, multi-functional and wide format imaging solutions. Kyocera Mita 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 $9.0 billion during the year ended March 31, 2002. Kyocera Mita's headquarters for the Americas are in Fairfield, New Jersey.

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