About Konica Minolta

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1. KONICA MINOLTA Enterprises Advantage

(1) Technical advantage reinvented core businesses

  • Konica Minolta, with 140 years history, was a leading company of photo-films and cameras. We cultivated 4 core technology fields, continuing to leverage our brand and rich technological heritage to reshape our business model toward higher value, more profitable technology fields and market opportunities.

Konica Minolta core technologies





  • We have pursued a continuous transformation.

(2) Globally active and leading enterprise

graph: Globally active and leading enterprise

  • We operate in 150 countries.
  • Net sales outside Japan almost 80%.
  • We are positioned as a global leader in US, EU and China's office markets.
  • Assembling processes in business technologies products were 100% transferred to overseas.

(3) Sound corporate governance

image 1: Sound  corporate governance

  • Our business strategy and affairs are overseen by our Board of Directors comprised of three executive directors, three non executive directors and four independent directors. Independent directors make up majority of our three standing board committees: Nominating, Audit and Compensation.

image 2: Sound  corporate governance

  • Our CSR activities are highly rated by SRI rating bodies and a variety of other organizations around the world.

2. Our Strategy

(1) Genre-top strategy

  • We advance our "Genre-top" strategy to expand the scale of business in growth fields, achieving the top position through further selection and concentration.
  • Our major products with global top class are as below.

A4 Color MFP (Multifunctional Peripherals)
- Business Technologies -

Color Production Print System
- Business Technologies -

VA-TAC film
- Industrial Business -

Primary light-source Color Measuring
- Industrial Business -

Display measurement system

- Healthcare -

AeroDR Fine

Diagnostic ultrasound system

(2) M&A strategy

  • We incubate and strengthen the non-hard solution, shifting to high-value services such as consulting and suggestions for our customers to improve their business processes.
  • We leverage M&As to acquire higher value-added businesses.

Konica Minolta's Core Business

Major M&As

Office & Professional Print Business
  • Seiians S.A.A
  • Raber + Marker GmbH
  • Charterhouse PM Limited
  • All Covered inc.
  • FedEx Kinko's Japan Ltd.
  • FedEx Kinko's Korea Ltd.
Industrial Business
  • Instrument Systems GmbH
  • Radiant Vision Systems
Healthcare Business
  • Ultrasonic diagnoses business of Panasonic Healthcare
New Business
  • Ambry Genetics

Strategic partnership

Office & Professional Print Business
  • Komori Corporation
Industrial Business
  • Pioneer for OLED Business
Healthcare Business
  • GE Healthcare

Generating Higher Value
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3. Growth Drivers

  • Our transformation for shifting to higher value-added businesses will never end.
  • Key initiatives have been launched to capitalize on global trends and step up resourcing for growth.

Textile Inkjet printer - Business Technologies -

For the print-on-demand textile inkjet printers, where we leads the market, expand sales of high-end in earnest from fiscal 2013.

Industrial Ink-jet - Business Technologies -

Joint development of high-speed inkjet printers for production printing is progressing with Komori Corporation. Officially launched at Drupa May/2016.

Function films - Industrial Business -

In OLED lighting, we are currently developing R2R production technology toward commercialization of flexible panels. The business started in fiscal 2012.

Precision medicine - New Business -

Advances Konica Minolta strategy to establish a leadership position in precision medicine contributes to diagnostic solutions in oncology and drug discovery through a combination of Konica Minolta and Ambry Genetics technologies.
Introduces the world’s most comprehensive genetic-diagnostic solutions to Japan and other markets.

WPH: Workplace Hub - New Business -

Workplace Edge

Workplace Hub

Workplace Spoke

Workplace Hub, an innovative new enterprise IT solution that unifies all of an organisation’s technology via a single centralised platform. Designed to future-proof workplaces of every size as they work towards digital transformation and directly addresses growing IT complexity by providing more efficient and effective management of the disparate array of tools, services and devices used by modern organisations.

4. Forecast for Fiscal Year ending March 31, 2018 (IFRS)

(Billions of Yen)

  Revenue Operating profit Profit* Dividends
(Yen per share)
FY2017(F) 1000.0(+4%) 48.0(-4%) 31.0(-2%) 30.0
FY 2016 962.6 50.1 31.5 30.0

(Announced on October 30, 2017)
*Profit attributable to owners of the company

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