Forbes Names Konica Minolta as one of America’s Best Employers of 2016
Technology leader ranked top employer in the electronics, electrical engineering, technology hardware and equipment category
Ramsey, NJ – April 25, 2016 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) proudly announced today that it has been named to the prestigious list of U.S.-based companies in Forbes magazine’s 2016 “America’s Best Employers.” Forbes surveyed 30,000 employees at large companies. Respondents were asked to rate their employer on the quality of the work environment and whether they would recommend their company to potential employees as one of the most important factors in the assessment.
“Our six values: honesty, customer-centric, innovative, passionate, collaborative and accountable have been Konica Minolta’s management philosophy from the beginning, and represents the very value of the company’s existence,” said Rick Taylor, president and chief executive officer.
“We are committed to hiring and retaining the best and brightest employees from a variety of diverse backgrounds. We find it important to continuously promote team spirit, motivate and develop our employees and foster employee engagement. Our Step Forward program has proved to be highly instrumental in that process as well.”
Konica Minolta is an established player in the print industry and is known for innovative solutions in office hardware, information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. The company’s Business Innovation Center identifies and works with leading technologies and solutions and has an established investment portfolio in Robotics, Healthcare, IoT, Big Data, Workplace of the Future, and Enterprise Solutions. The company currently employs more than 8,000 employees in the U.S, has made over 20 acquisitions in the last four years, and has made significant investments on an annual basis in research and development.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for nine consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.countonkonicaminolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.
Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.