KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. Wins "iF DESIGN AWARD 2017" for four A4 MFPs and Printers
Osaka, Japan - February 15, 2017 - Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. (President: Takashi Kuki; herein "Kyocera"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of document imaging solutions and document management systems, is pleased to announce that its A4 multifunctional products (MFPs) and printers -- the ECOSYS M5526cdw, P5026cdw, M2640idw and P2040dw -- have won the "iF DESIGN AWARD 2017" sponsored by the iF International Forum Design GmbH (Germany).
These products pursued a compact design with low-noise operation allowing them to be set up in close proximity to the users at businesses such as retailers or distributors. Kyocera received the "iF DESIGN AWARD 2017" due to the evaluation of its long-life design as a feature of product development, waste and printing cost reduction, as well as simple design and operability considering the user. The same four models have also won the "Good Design Award 2016" hosted by the Japan Institute for Design Promotion (JDP), a public interest incorporated foundation.
Encouraged by the award, Kyocera will continue to develop reliable devices that promise high-quality not only in performance but also in design and usability, thus contributing to building office environments where users can efficiently manage their document workflows.
Kyocera's award-winning products are expected to be on show at the "iF DESIGN EXHIBITION" in Hamburg, Germany (Exhibition Part 1: March 11 - June 2017).
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About the iF DESIGN AWARD
Every year, iF International Forum Design GmbH organizes one of the world's most celebrated and valued design competitions: the iF DESIGN AWARD. Recognized as a symbol of design excellence around the world, the iF DESIGN AWARD welcomes over 5,500 submissions from 59 countries this year.
About KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. headquartered in Osaka, Japan is a leading manufacturer of document imaging solutions and document management systems, including color and monochrome multifunctional products and printers and wide format devices. Kyocera's products are renowned for their unique long-life imaging components that provide greater reliability and less waste - resulting in a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) over the life of the product.
The Kyocera Document Solutions portfolio does not stop at hardware. A full suite of business applications and consultative services allows customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, unleashing the full potential of their hardware investment. Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a core company of Kyocera Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced ceramics and associated products, including telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages and electronic components. During the year ended March 31, 2016, Kyocera Corporation's net sales totaled 1.47 trillion yen (approx. USD 13.3 billion).
KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc, Corporate Communication Division