Konica Minolta Acquires Meridian Imaging Solutions
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. (Konica Minolta) has announced the acquisition of BTA member Meridian Imaging Solutions in an effort to expand its footprint in the Washington, D.C., area.
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, Virginia, 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 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," said Rick Taylor, president and COO, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. "Meridian's proven ability to solve problems for its customers along with its IT services and content management capabilities are a perfect fit with our strategic direction."
Meridian's customers will have access to Konica Minolta's lineup 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 firsthand how well their culture, direction and commitment to customer service aligns with ours," Williams said. "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 D.C. market and continue to make Meridian a great place to work."
This is Konica Minolta Business Solutions' 21st acquisition in the last four years.