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Konica Minolta and Solimar Systems Deliver End-to-End Workflow Management with Strategic Partnership

By CIOReview | Monday, September 14, 2015

RAMSEY, NJ: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., a leader in the Graphic Communications industry announced today its strategic partnership with Solimar Systems, a leading developer of Customer Communication Management and Delivery solutions. By blending the flexibility of Solimar Chemistry and the expertise of Konica Minolta Professional Services, clients benefit from centralized integration and management of production processes within a unified dashboard. This advanced workflow automation and control system delivers significant operational efficiencies and greater productivity for POD, direct mail and transactional printing environments.

Chemistry unites silos of technology under a universal dashboard delivering visibility, accessibility and mobility of entire operations. It harnesses principles of lean manufacturing to minimize waste, eliminate unnecessary touch points, reduce cross-training requirements and improve capacity and profitability. Service Level Agreement (SLA) management effectively aligns all tasks with regulatory and contractual requirements.

“Konica Minolta continually searches for cutting-edge ways to drive business efficiencies and this partnership will optimize workflows and improve the overall management execution,” said Gavin Jordan-Smith, vice president, Business Intelligent Services. “This will not only put our customers in better control of their business, but also provide them the tools to become a higher performing organization at a lower cost.”

“The strategic partnership will enable Konica Minolta and Solimar to more aggressively pursue opportunities in small and midsize businesses with production printers and needing broader workflow capabilities” said Mary Ann Rowan, CMO and Vice President of Solimar. “Our mutual focus is to increase our clients productivity while decreasing operational costs.”