Press Release: Appointment of New Managing Director of Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd

APPOINTMENT OF NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF KONICA MINOLTA SENSING SINGAPORE PTE LTD

Singapore, 1 October 2021

Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd today announced the leadership updates to support the company’s continued investment and growth into the South East Asia, South Asia, and Oceania regions.​

Mr. Shun Tanaka will be appointed as Director and Managing Director of Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd with effect from 1 October 2021. Mr. Shun Tanaka will be responsible for overseeing Konica Minolta Sensing’s portfolio across 14 markets, including Singapore, Australia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, etc., leading the company’s digital transformation initiatives.

​His predecessor, Mr. Gilbert Tan, will continue to provide guidance and advice for Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd.

About Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd

Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc, is a leading provider of industrial color and light measurement solutions. Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore serves the industry in more than 14 countries in the Asia-Pacific region with qualified Distributors.

Konica Minolta’s Sensing Business offers various products and solutions in the fields of light source color measurement and object color measurement based on the optical technologies developed from its former camera business. The products and solutions offered by Konica Minolta contribute to the quality and productivity at the customers’ manufacturing sites, with many of its color measurement instruments being de-facto standards. Notably, Konica Minolta has more than 50% share in the global market for display image quality measurement and inspection (estimated by Konica Minolta) and has a solid presence as the market leader.

Konica Minolta has actively promoted investments to strengthen its competitiveness. In 2012, the company acquired Instrument Systems GmbH (Germany), which develops high-end optical measuring instruments and has an outstanding track record in the high-performance measurement of displays and LED lighting devices. In 2015, the company acquired Radiant Vision Systems, LLC (U.S.), which excels at high-resolution 2D measurement instruments for displays, image processing software, and automatic appearance inspection systems. In 2019, the company acquired Eines Systems (Spain), a market leader in automobile visual inspection. Most recently, the company acquired Specim, Spectral Imaging Ltd. (Finland), a leading company in the field of hyperspectral imaging (HSI*).

Konica Minolta remains committed to developing its measuring instrument business as a market leader with high value-added products and solutions that enable high-precision measurement of light and color for the ever-growing ICT, automobile, and materials supplier fields. The company strives to continue providing new customer value that surpasses the human eye in the areas of “safety,” “security,” and “hygiene” to contribute to the solution of global social issues.

*HSI is a method that uses a camera with narrow bandwidth over a wide spectral range from the visible to mid-infrared wavelength region to identify substances in an area. It is expected to be used for applications such as recycling, material/resource identification, food analysis, environmental safety, product surface condition analysis, etc.

Ng Wei Hua
Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd
+65 6563 5533
weihua.ng@konicaminolta.sg

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