Konica and Minolta merge

October 8, 2003

Long-time collaborators Konica Medical Imaging and Minolta have merged to become Konica Minolta Medical Imaging, USA. The new company is expected to capitalize on broad assets previously held in the two separate firms, particularly in research and

Long-time collaborators Konica Medical Imaging and Minolta have merged to become Konica Minolta Medical Imaging, USA. The new company is expected to capitalize on broad assets previously held in the two separate firms, particularly in research and development, as well as manufacturing, marketing, and service capabilities, according to company president Terry Hasegawa. The merger will not affect existing relationships with sales and distribution partners. Headquarters for the newly combined company will be in Wayne, NJ. The company will continue to produce CR, laser imagers, and networking tools, as well as laser and specialty film and film processing equipment.