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KYOCERA Color MFP Awarded Best-In-Class in Industry Analysts’ Annual Product Color Reliability Study

In addition, four KYOCERA MFPs and Printers Recognized For Excellence In Industry Analysts’ Office Products Analyst


FAIRFIELD, N.J. – January 30, 2007 – Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, is proud to announce that Industry Analysts, Inc., a marketing and management consulting firm, recognized the Kyocera KM-C3232 network color multifunctional product (MFP) as the market’s ‘overall most reliable color MFP in the 26–35 page-per-minute (PPM)’ speed category. This achievement was noted in Industry Analysts’ recent Office Product Analyst (OPA) Color Product Reliability study.

Kyocera also received Industry Analysts’ prestigious “Technician Recommended” distinction for an additional five color devices, including the FS-C5020N, FS-C5030N printers, and the KM-C2520 and KM-C3225 MFPs. This recognition is reserved for products rated 8.5 or higher (out of 10).

“Each year, we conduct a study where we ask service managers and technicians from copier/MFP dealers and resellers to rate the color copiers, MFPs and printers they work with on a daily basis,” said Andy Slawetsky, president, Industry Analysts, Inc. "This study shows that Kyocera’s commitment to provide its dealers and customers with high-quality, durable office products is being seen in the field.”

This recognition emphasizes Kyocera’s commitment to delivering highly reliable, affordable and user-friendly business color solutions to their dealers and customers. Kyocera’s color printers and MFPs are designed to efficiently manage the output demands of fast-paced organizations. These benefits, coupled with ease of implementation and straightforward network integration, help identify Kyocera solutions as attractive alternatives within the competitive document and imaging market.

“We're proud that our new line of color MFPs were recognized as industry leading and dependable in Industry Analysts’ product reliability study," said Peter Hendrick, vice president, Marketing at Kyocera Mita America. “This distinction underscores our ability to bring document imaging solutions to market that focus on what our customers and dealers demand – strongly engineered products that are cost-effective and easy to deploy."

Kyocera’s award-winning line of monochrome and color MFPs and printers are available through authorized dealers. For more information on pricing and availability, please visit Kyocera’s web site, at:

Industry Analysts, Inc., founded in 1974, is a marketing and management consulting firm with offices in Rochester, NY and Fairfield, NJ. We specialize in research and training program development for the office automation industry. Industry Analysts, Inc. is a veteran member of the Business Technology Association (BTA) and has exhibited at the annual BTA show and convention for many years.

The Office Products Analyst is one of the longest running imaging-industry publications. Published by market research and consulting firm, Industry Analysts, Inc. (Rochester, NY), the OPA conducts thousands of end-user and office equipment dealer surveys each year.

Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (, headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of computer-connectable peripherals, including network-ready digital MFPs/printers, laser printers, color MFPs/printers, digital laser facsimiles, and multifunctional and wide format imaging solutions. Kyocera Mita America 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 Mita America, the first document solutions company with third-party certified sales data, has earned numerous honors for its products’ high performance, reliability and cost efficiency. Kyocera Corporation's consolidated net revenues totaled $10 billion during the year ending on March 31, 2006.