KYOCERA MITA America's Awarded 2011 Monochrome Printer Line of the Year by Buyers Lab
FAIRFIELD, N.J.--Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, today announced it has been honored with the 2011 Monochrome Printer Line of the Year by Buyers Laboratory, Inc. (BLI), a leading provider of product intelligence for the imaging industry. In achieving this award, all Kyocera monochrome printers and multifunction printers (MFP) tested by BLI in the last year received “Highly Recommended” ratings, and four devices garnered individual “Pick of the Year” awards.
“Kyocera’s monochrome printers and MFPs have outperformed all others, not only providing strong reliability in BLI’s thorough lab testing, but delivering superb value as well”
“Kyocera’s monochrome printers and MFPs have outperformed all others, not only providing strong reliability in BLI’s thorough lab testing, but delivering superb value as well,” said David Sweetnam, BLI’s European Lab Manager. “After rigorously evaluating the performance, features and value proposition of a broad range of monochrome models, Kyocera products proved to be strongest in the value and performance they offer the end user. Kyocera’s monochrome printers and MFPs are highly reliable and robust workhorses that can easily withstand the stresses of busy workgroups, while being easy on the wallet.”
The Kyocera devices that have contributed to this win include the FS-3140MFP, “Outstanding A4 MFP for Mid-Size Workgroups,” Winter 2011; FS-1320D, “Outstanding A4 Printer for Mid-Size Workgroups,” Winter 2011; FS-1370DN, “Outstanding A4 Printer for Mid-Size Workgroups,” Winter 2011; and the FS-1128MFP, “Outstanding Personal Monochrome Multifunction Printer,” Summer 2010.
"Kyocera aims to offer its customers best-in-class products with the durability, print quality and low total cost of ownership that today’s business require, said Peter Hendrick, vice president, marketing, Kyocera Mita America. “We’re honored to have received BLI’s Printer Line of the Year award for our monochrome printers, and this recognition reaffirms our mission to deliver high value total document imaging solutions to our customers all over the world.”
This prestigious award is given to manufacturers whose printers demonstrate excellence across the entire product line after being subjected to months of rigorous product testing by BLI’s highly-experienced staff of technicians and editors. Factors considered by BLI in selecting “Line of the Year” include reliability, overall economy, ease of use, print quality and productivity, among others.
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Since 1961, Buyers Lab has been the leading independent office-equipment testing lab and business consumer advocate. In addition to publishing the industry's most comprehensive and accurate test reports on office document imaging devices, each representing months of exhaustive hands-on testing in BLI's US and UK laboratories, the company has been the leading source for extensive databases of specifications and pricing on copiers, printers, fax machines and multifunctional products. The company's databases cover over 13,000 products and have a long-standing reputation for being the industry's most trustworthy and complete source for global competitive intelligence. They are available to BLI subscribers online via the company's bliQ competitive information service. This encyclopedic resource also provides quick and easy access to BLI's First Look Reports, Field Test Reports, Lab Test Reports, Solutions Reports, and BLI-produced articles.
ABOUT KYOCERA MITA AMERICA
Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (www.kyoceramita.com/us), 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 the 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 $15 billion for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2011.