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We provide you: IT infrastructure consultancy, implementation and management. Plus document management processes and production printing solutions.
Inkjet printheads / Inkjet textile printers / Inkjet ink
Digital X-ray diagnostic imaging systems (CR, DR) / Digital mammography / Diagnostic ultrasound systems / Medical imaging filing systems / Medical management ICT service
Colorimeters / Luminance meters / Spectrophotometers / Photovoltaic reference cells / Pulse oximeters
TAC film for LCD polarizers / High-precision photo plates
Rokusaburo Sugiura begins selling photographic and lithographic materials at Konishiya Rokubeiten in Kojimachi, Tokyo (the beginnings of Konica Corporation)
The Cherry Hand Camera — the first Japanese branded camera is marketed
Sakura X-ray Film — the internally developed and produced X-ray film is released
Sakura Natural Color Film — the first Japanese-made color film is announced
U-Bix 480 — the first Japanese-made indirect dry type electrophotographic copying machine is launched
Konica C35EF — the world's first 35mm camera with built-in flash is launched
Konica C35AF — the world’s first 35mm compact autofocus camera is launched
Ultra-high-precision aspheric plastic lens for CD players is developed
Fully launched business for TAC films for LCD polarizers
Konica Minolta Supplies Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is established as a joint venture for the production of polymerized toner
Kazuo Tashima establishes Nichi-Doku Shashinki Shoten (Japan-Germany Camera Company, later known as Minolta Co., Ltd.) to produce cameras in Japan, and launches Nifcalette, its first camera product, the following year
The company's first planetarium unit is completed and opened to the public the following year at a science exposition in Hanshin Park
Minolta Copymaster (a wet-process diazo copier) — the company’s first wet-process diazo copier is completed
Minolta Hi-Matic camera is used on Friendship 7, the first US manned spacecraft to orbit the Earth. Later, Minolta’s exposure meter, Space Meter, is used during Apollo 8, 10, and 11 missions.
TV Color Analyzer — a device to analyze and adjust the colors displayed by TVs is launched
OXIMET MET-1471 — the world's first finger-measurement type pulse oximeter is launched
EP450Z — the world's first copier with stepless zoom magnification/reduction function is launched
Minolta 7000 — SLR camera with an autofocus function is launched
CF70 — a digital full-color copier is launched
Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. is established by integrating the management of Konica Corporation and Minolta Co., Ltd.
Nassenger V — a next-generation inkjet textile printer is launched
Konica Minolta withdraws from the photo and camera business
bizhub PRESS C8000 — a digital printing system is launched
AeroDR — a cassette-type digital radiography system is launched
Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) — the world's first light panels using only phosphorescent materials are released
The group management system is reorganized and the company name changed to Konica Minolta, Inc.
AccurioJet KM-1 — a B2 digital inkjet press is launched
Konica Minolta Precision Medicine, Inc. is established