KYOCERA MITA America and U.S. Bank Forge New Leasing Partnership
Dealers Benefit with Strong Financial Options from Nations Fifth Largest Commercial Bank
FAIRFIELD, New Jersey – November 12, 2010 – Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document solutions companies, and U.S. Bank Equipment Finance today announced a new leasing partnership that will support Kyocera Mita America dealers’ growth initiatives.
The leasing program with U.S. Bank brings additional financial tools and services to Kyocera’s family of dealers. The partnership provides financial offerings for independent dealers that include competitive lease rates, guaranteed portfolio protection, and seamless portfolio access. Kyocera’s dealers will also benefit from U.S. Bank’s strong competency in bundled contract administration, software and professional services financing, and invoicing flexibility.
“Our partnership with U.S. Bank brings enhanced financial opportunities to our family of dealers, representing another strong financial choice for our dealers to grow their businesses in this competitive business environment,” said Ed Bialecki, senior vice president, Sales, Kyocera Mita America. “The strength and stability of U.S. Bank brings an excellent leasing option to serve our dealers’ most important assets – their customers. This partnership is yet another strategic step we are taking to strengthen our dealer-based programs and to support their sales and growth efforts.”
ABOUT U.S. BANK
With its focus on delivering value-added solutions, U.S. Bank Office Equipment Finance Services is among the top three finance providers in the document imaging industry and part of U.S. Bank Equipment Finance. U.S. Bank Equipment Finance, one of the largest equipment finance providers in the nation, has been providing quality equipment finance solutions for more than 35 years. It’s a major funding source for companies in virtually every industry sector nationwide.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $291 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, 2010, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,013 banking offices in 24 states and 5,323 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
ABOUT KYOCERA MITA AMERICA
Kyocera Mita America, Inc. headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of computer-connectable document imaging and document management systems, 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 Mita Corporation. Kyocera Mita Corporation is a core 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 exceeded $11 billion for the year ending on March 31, 2010.