In an industry sales survey by, infoSource, Konica Minolta South Africa has taken the leading position for the local office automation market, with 18.9% market share for the full year of 2011. The survey includes both office and production segments of the sector.
“In the office market, we grew to a leading 18.7% market share, which is also a 24% growth from 2010. Last year, we occupied second place in the 2010 report, with 14.4% of the office market,” said Andrew Griffith, product manager for office products at Konica Minolta South Africa.
Griffith maintains that the company's improved product mix and broader range, as well as its service dedication, are to thank for this leap forward. “We've seen serious development in the entry-level A4 b&w and colour market, where Konica Minolta has taken the best of its A3 models – in terms of functionality, custom development and finishing capabilities – and made these features available in an A4 format. These new devices provide the best value for money for medium to large businesses in South Africa, while offering durability, versatility and reliability.”