Six KYOCERA Products Awarded “Summer 2017 Pick” from BLI

Sydney, Australia - July 20, 2017

Six Kyocera products have been awarded coveted "Summer 2017 Pick" commendations from  Buyers Lab (BLI), one of the world's foremost printing product testing providers, Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

BLI, the world-renowned testing body which conducts in-depth, unbiased research into the document imaging industry, named both color and monochrome products as outstanding products by BLI in their Summer Pick awards 2017, with Kyocera's color MFP models (TASKalfa 2552ci, 4052ci, 5052ci, 7052ci and 8052ci) and monochrome printer, ECOSYS P3055dn, all achieving recognition. The prizes acknowledge the hardware and software offerings that measure up as the best in their respective categories, following rigorous lab testing.

BLI were also quick to acknowledge Kyocera's products for their high reliability and value propositions.

"Kyocera's Summer 2017 Pick winners proved to be true workhorses, with exceptional reliability," said George Mikolay, Associate Director of A3/Production at BLI. "On top of that, the devices have robust feature sets, very good usability, and seamless integration with business software and applications, making them a strong value proposition."

CategoryModelSummer Pick
MFPTASKalfa 2552ciOutstanding 25-ppm Color Copier MFP
TASKalfa 4052ciOutstanding 40-ppm Color Copier MFP

TASKalfa 5052ciOutstanding 50-ppm Color Copier MFP
TASKalfa 7052ci
Outstanding 65- to 70-ppm Color Copier MFP
TASKalfa 8052ciOutstanding 70- to 80-ppm Color Copier MFP
PrinterECOSYS P3055dnOutstanding Printer for Large Workgroups

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For over 50 years, Buyers Lab has been the global document imaging industry's resource for unbiased and reliable information, test data, and competitive selling tools. What started out as a consumer-based publication about office equipment has become an all-encompassing industry resource.

About Buyers Lab Pick Awards

Buyers Lab (BLI) Picks stand alone in the industry and are hard-earned awards as they are based on rigorous testing, including an extensive durability assessment and evaluation of key attributes such as usability, image quality, and value. Each product that passes our lab test earns Buyers Lab's Recommended or Highly Recommended seal and our Certificate of Reliability, with the best performers qualifying as Pick contenders.

About KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.

Kyocera Document Solutions, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is a leading manufacturer of document imaging solutions and document management systems, including color and monochrome multifunctional products as well as 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 allow 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 2017, Kyocera Corporation's net sales totaled 1.42 trillion yen (approx. USD 12.7 billion).