Konica Minolta Donates Printer Engines and Multi-channel Marketing Software to Support CalPoly’s Graphics Communications Program

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services, announced that it has donated bizhub printing systems and multi-channel marketing software to California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly), one of the nation’s premiere comprehensive polytechnic universities, to benefit the institution’s graphics communications program.

Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc. said: “as an industry leader, Konica Minolta is committed to supporting the development of the future leaders in the graphic communication business,” he added, “this donation will enable CalPoly students to experience our innovative products and services that are currently shaping the industry and prepare them to be leaders in the world of graphics communications.”

“We are elated to have this state-of-the-art Konica Minolta technology at our fingertips. Our students have been using the bizhub exclusively from design and publication output, Variable Data Publishing experimentation, and for test sheet color comparisons between other competitive machines and sheetfed lithography. It is remarkable output and we are glad to have Konica Minolta as an educational access provider to our technologists of the future!” says Kenneth Macro, Ph.D., professor and chairman, Graphic Communication Department, California Polytechnic State University.

The donated products include: Konica Minolta bizhub C1100 PRESS, bizhub C754e, FD-5BT Spectrodensitometer and EngageIT XMedia.

Since its founding in 1901, Cal Poly has transformed from a primarily vocational school to one of the nation’s premiere polytechnic universities. Money magazine ranked Cal Poly 70th in the country out of nearly 1,500 schools it evaluated for its 2014 Best Colleges ranking.

Source: http://kmbs.konicaminolta.us/

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