OAKLAND, CA - January 20, 2004 - Go2Paper, a leading provider of e-business tools and services for the global paper industry, today announced the launch of the Go2Paper Winter Sweepstakes located online at Go2Paper's Paper Marketplace, www.go2paper.com. The winner of the Sweepstakes will receive a Konica 7820 Color Imaging System valued at $4,000.
The Sweepstakes, which ends on March 31, 2004, is intended to attract small to medium-size printing businesses and other companies in the graphic arts industry who could benefit from a new color productivity printer that delivers 20 color pages per minute, superb image quality, and vibrant and accurate color output.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. is dedicated to providing complete solutions for its customers document creation, production, and management needs. Its fast and reliable 7820 is an ideal solution for the graphic arts industry with media handling capabilities that enable precise output of presentations, spreadsheets, transparencies, labels and forms; as well as large format printing capabilities that enable high quality prints of complex documents such as engineering drawings, and signage and banners on up to 12? x 47.24? stock.
Go2Paper provides an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of printing paper and packaging. The Go2Paper Marketplace allows printers, mills, brokers, and end users to market their excess paper inventory to the thousands of potential buyers maximizing the value of their paper.
"Go2Paper's extensive network of printing companies and Konica Minolta's superior color imaging devices equal a powerful marketing opportunity," said William H. Brewster, Jr., vice president, marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "Go2Paper's Winter Sweepstakes brings together two leading brands, and represents a great vehicle for us to directly market the Konica Minolta brand to printing professionals."
Mike Conran, Go2Paper CEO, said, "We have had a lot of interest in creating a sweepstakes for our customers. Now, because of this co-marketing relationship with Konica Minolta, we are able to offer a product that is a perfect fit for our members as all of them are involved in the graphic arts industry."
About Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
By bringing together the strengths of its two founding companies, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., headquartered in Ramsey, New Jersey, is dedicated to providing its customers with complete solutions for their document creation, production, and management needs. Konica Minolta provides the essentials of imaging to companies and organizations ranging from the small office/home office to large production operations with its full line of digital color and black & white printers/copiers, multifunctional peripherals, desktop laser printers, plain-paper facsimile machines, software and network solutions, and professional services.
An industry leader in image capture, output and management, Konica Minolta provides world-class service through its extensive network of direct sales offices, authorized dealers, resellers and distribution partners in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America. For more information, please visit Konica Minolta on the World Wide Web at www.konicaminolta.us.
Go2Paper is a technology company providing technologies for the paper industry, including the Paper MarketPlace, an online source to buy/sell excess paper, the Private Web, the PaperManager, and Professional Services.