Konica Minolta Partners with Mindray to Further Expand MSK Ultrasound Portfolio

WAYNE, NJ --(Marketwired - November 21, 2016) - Konica Minolta Healthcare announced today it has entered into a partnership with Mindray, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, to bring exclusive musculoskeletal (MSK) portable ultrasound solutions to the market. Konica Minolta solidifies its leadership position in MSK imaging by continuing to establish partnerships and develop solutions that enable specialists to deliver the best care possible to their patients.

"The unique relationship with Mindray further underscores Konica Minolta's commitment to being a market leader in MSK ultrasound," said Brian Noyes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, Ultrasound Division. "Mindray's dedication to improving patient care complements Konica Minolta's cutting-edge technologies and award-winning customer satisfaction."

Konica Minolta is committed to providing physicians with solutions that assist with more accurate assessment and treatments of musculoskeletal ailments. "It's important to place excellent technology in the hands of MSK experts who can support orthopedists, sports medicine physicians, rheumatologists, podiatrists and beyond," said Glen McLaughlin, Chief Product Officer of Mindray Ultrasound. "Konica Minolta has extensive experience in this field and is a longstanding provider of MSK solutions to this group of specialists."

The partnership with Mindray addresses the need for cutting-edge ultrasound technology in out-of-hospital settings like MSK, and demonstrates Konica Minolta's commitment to develop strategic relationships, Noyes explained.

"By working together, industry experts bring value to musculoskeletal providers by giving them the best tools at the point of care," he added.

About Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc.
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. is a world-class provider and market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and healthcare information technology. With over 75 years of endless innovation, Konica Minolta is globally recognized as a leader providing cutting-edge technologies and comprehensive support aimed at providing real solutions to meet customer's needs. Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., headquartered in Wayne, NJ, is a unit of Konica Minolta, Inc. (TSE: 4902). For more information on Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., please visit www.konicaminolta.com/medicalusa.

Headquarters JP TOWER, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Founded December 1936
FY 2015 Revenue $8.6 Billion
Number of employees Approx. 41,600 (2015)
Business Lines The Konica Minolta Group operates in sectors ranging from business technologies, where our products are typified by MFPs (multi-functional peripherals), and Industrial Business (former Optics Business), where our products include pickup lenses for optical disks, and TAC film, a key material used in LCD panels, to healthcare, where we make digital X-ray diagnostic imaging systems.

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