December 14, 2012
KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. today announced that its new monochrome A4 printer , the ECOSYS FS-4300DN series*, has been awarded the iF product design award 2013 for the office / business category and will now be recognized with the renowned iF label.
For over 50 years, the iF product design award has been an internationally recognized label for award-winning design and the iF brand has become a symbol for outstanding achievement in design.
* ECOSYS FS-4300DN / FS-4200DN / FS-4100DN
The ECOSYS FS-4300DN series, part of KYOCERA's well-respected ECOSYS range, was developed to highlight its significant IT features, high levels of reliability and robust durability through its exterior design.
The simple shape and impressive design, which looks sophisticated from every angle, was created by arranging all the user operational main elements, such as the operational panel, USB port, power switch and paper selection function, on the front right side.
iF Design is one of the most prestigious global design awards, adjudicated by leading design experts from all over the world. Operated by the iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hannover, Germany, the Awards have been running since 1953 and attract entries from all over the world as well as from Germany for the 4 categories, e.g., ´product´, ´communication´, ´material´, and ´packaging´. The Awards recognize internationally excellent design, being evaluated not only for originality and innovation in the design but also for ease of use, quality, and environmentally-friendliness.
KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. is one of the world´s leading office document solutions companies. Its range of products and services includes ECOSYS printers, reliable multifunctional systems, high-quality consumables, a comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and Managed Document Services (MDS). KYOCERA Document Solutions provides innovative products built on a foundation of long-life components. Its customers benefit from low total cost of ownership and high efficiency in any workplace. Its solutions portfolio and Managed Document Services division help customers to reduce costs and environmental impact at the same time as improving the efficiency and reliability of common business processes.
KYOCERA Corporation´s consolidated net revenues exceeded $15 billion. KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of KYOCERA Corporation, which marked its 50th anniversary in 2009. Ranked no. 604 on Forbes magazine´s 2011 "Global 2000" listing of the world´s largest publicly traded companies, KYOCERA is a leading manufacturer of high-tech ceramics, electronic components, solar cells and electronic office equipment. KYOCERA´s long-term growth strategy is to focus on business that supports telecommunications, information processing, environmental protection and the preservation of quality of life.