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30th March 2006
Konica Minolta withdraw from the Photo Industry

Release Issued by Konica Minolta:

Konica Minolta UK closes 31st March 2006

As previously announced within our press release dated 19th January 2006, Konica Minolta will withdraw from the photographic market as of 31st March 2006.

Please find below essential information relating to the ongoing support of Konica, Minolta and Konica Minolta products.

Servicing of Photographic Hardware and Accessories
Servicing of Konica, Minolta and Konica Minolta branded products either within or outside of warranty, including;
Digital Still Cameras (DSC)
Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras
Analogue SLR cameras
Analogue LS
Flashguns, lenses and accessories
Film Scanners is to be handled by the sole appointed servicing agent;

JP Service Solutions
Johnsons Photopia Ltd
Hempstalls Lane
Newcastle under Lyme
Tel: +44 (0) 1782-753366
Fax: +44 (0) 1782-753340


Binocular Servicing
Servicing of Minolta and Konica Minolta binoculars will be provided by; Tokina Service Europe B.V.

Address: Olstgracht 1 1315 BG, Almere The Netherlands
Tel: +31(0) 36 53 4 69 67
Fax: +31(0) 36 53 0 55 61


Both-way shipping cost of products under warranty will be covered by Tokina Service Europe BV.

Technical Support
Konica Minolta will expand our Technical Support assistance to additionally include Analogue Compact, Analogue SLR and Meters within our existing digital technical support number, e-mail and website contact.

Tel +44 (0) 8700 104 107 (National Rate)
Website -

Konica Minolta will retain presence within our existing websites, however additional information will be included to inform of our withdrawal from the market.

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