OKI Data Americas to Exhibit New Color A3 Multifunction Device at the BTA Mid-America District Event

Mount Laurel, NJ (April 30, 2015)OKI Data Americas announces its participation in the BTA Mid-America District Event taking place May 7-8, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. Exhibiting in booth four, OKI will demonstrate a groundbreaking new device available through the BTA channel – the ES8473 color multifunction printer (MFP). The ES8473 MFP offers a unique value proposition with its small footprint paired with the capability to produce A3/tabloid size output. It is designed for end-users seeking the flexibility to produce wide format output, and is a cost-effective alternative to larger, more expensive devices. Featuring an optional wireless connectivity, seven inch color, tilting touchscreen display, and standard print, copy, scan and fax functionalities, the ES8473 MFP provides extensive printing capabilities and revenue-producing opportunities.

Beginning in summer 2015, the ES8473 MFP will use the latest iteration of OKI’s smart Extendable Platform (sXP) to support an expanding suite of solutions and applications, including print management, document capture and document management solutions. This new open API will offer additional functionality for developers to build unique solution applications for OKI smart MFPs.

Tradeshow attendees who visit OKI’s booth can enter in a chance to win an Apple Watch™ or an ES5162 monochrome MFP. Drawings will take place at the conclusion of the two day event.

“OKI Data is pleased to be exhibiting at the BTA Mid America District event this year which provides us the best opportunity to demonstrate our ongoing commitment and support of all channel partners,” said Mike Garofola, Senior Marketing Manager of Channel Marketing for OKI Data Americas. “BTA District events have always been a premier channel event for OKI Data, giving us the opportunity to communicate one-on-one with our valued partners and potential prospects.”

Each year the districts of the Business Technology Association host education and networking events that are well-received by office technology dealership attendees. With more than 80 attendees expected, BTA’s district events provide many opportunities for dealers to interact with one another and with exhibitors.

OKI Data products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI Data’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color™ as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.

OKI provides live1, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.

About OKI Data Americas

OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI brand, including digital color and monochrome printers and multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. OKI Data Americas serves the graphic arts and production and specialty printing markets with the OKI proColor Series digital production printers. In addition, its Multimedia Production Platform category of production-quality A3 color devices meets a wide-range of graphic arts and commercial printing needs. Utilizing Genuine OKI toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data offers a broad portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer’s needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company’s innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $4.7 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2013 financial reporting. Keeping its customers’ needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR certified products.

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