Ramsey, NJ – March 15, 2016 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced the acquisition of Meridian Imaging Solutions, a hybrid company with Managed Print and IT Services, in an effort to expand its footprint in the DC area. With strong government and commercial operations, Meridian has a 30-year record of success and a national reputation for service excellence and integrating office technologies.
The acquisition accelerates Konica Minolta’s main areas of growth — Managed Print and IT Services — and aligns with the concept of being a full service provider for the future of the workplace. As part of the agreement, Meridian’s headquarters will remain in Alexandria, VA, and will retain its 115 employees throughout various branch offices.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Meridian will continue to deliver innovative, high quality solutions in office automation and operate under the current leadership of President and COO, Matt Williams.
“The acquisition of Meridian aligns well with our vision of transforming the workplace of the future by providing solutions to drive efficiency and workflow across business operations,” says Rick Taylor, president and CEO, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “Meridian’s proven ability to solve problems for their customers along with their IT Services and Content Management capabilities are a perfect fit with our strategic direction.”
Meridian’s customers will have access to Konica Minolta’s award-winning line up of products, applications and services, including the All Covered IT division which offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals.
“Having worked with Konica Minolta over the last 12 years we know first-hand how well their culture, direction and commitment to customer service aligns with ours,” says Williams. “The Konica Minolta product line offers proven reliability and allows us to continue to service our customer base without interruption. We are very excited for this opportunity to expand our resources in the DC market and continue to make Meridian a great place to work.”
This is Konica Minolta Business Solutions’ 21st acquisition in the last four years.
With 8,000 employees, it is part of Konica Minolta Inc., a world leading global technology company investing more than $500 million annually in research and development.