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Kyocera Mita Announces Five New Awards Showcasing Technological Excellence Across Product Portfolio

Unprecedented Number of Product Honors and Awards Caps Year of Innovation

Fairfield, New Jersey, October 31, 2002 – Kyocera Mita, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, today announced five recent industry awards and accolades for its superior network printers, color/monochrome multi-functional products and wide format imaging system product lines. The awards are:
    BERTL’s “Best of the Best 2002” Digital Office Award and “Editor’s Choice 2002” from Better Buys for Business for Kyocera Mita’s FS-9500DN stand-alone corporate/departmental network printer.
    Buyers Laboratory’s “Pick of the Year 2002” for the Kyocera Mita KM-1810 print system, the Outstanding Segment 1 Multifunctional Imaging System.
    “Best in Class” from the 2002 Office Products Analysts MFP Reliability survey for Kyocera Mita’s KM-3530 and KM-4530.
    CADENCE Magazine’s “Show Stopper Award” for Kyocera Mita’s wide format, print, scan, copy system, the KM-4850.
“Earning these prestigious awards proves that Kyocera Mita is well on its way to providing the broadest portfolio, both product and software, of targeted end-user solutions in the industry,” said Michael Pietrunti, vice president, marketing for Kyocera Mita. “From our recently announced integrated wireless LAN product, our leading edge suite of drivers and utilities, to our wide format imaging systems, broad line of black and white, color MFP’s and printing systems, Kyocera Mita is quickly taking over a leadership position.”

The new awards cap a year of honors and accolades that have included:


    “Recommended” or Highly Recommend” ratings citations from Buyers Laboratory for multi-functional products and monochrome laser printers tested.
    "Recommended” and “Exceptional” ratings from BERTL for products ranging from color and monochrome multi-functional products to network printers.
    “Most Reliable” ratings from engineers and technicians for Kyocera Mita copiers and MFPs in surveys conducted by Office Products Analysts.
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 part 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 $7.78 billion during the year ended March 31,2002. Kyocera Mita’s headquarters for the Americas are in Fairfield, New Jersey.

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