OKI Data Americas Earns Summer Pick Award for Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency for its C831 Series

Buyers Laboratory LLC Praises these Color Tabloid/A3 Single Function Printers from OKI Data for Low Energy Consumption Rates and Fast Recovery Times

Mount Laurel, NJ (July 17, 2014) — OKI Data Americas announces receipt of the prestigious Summer 2014 Pick award for Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency from Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) for its C831 Series of A3 single function color printers . BLI recognized the C831 Series for its variety of features to help reduce waste and energy, including its toner-save and auto color modes which help to minimize toner use.

When comparing these units against competitive A3 printers, BLI noted that the C831 Series from OKI Data exhibits an estimated 56 percent lower than average annual energy consumption rate1 for its peer group. BLI applauded the C831 Series for many attributes which included faster than average recovery times from energy-save and sleep modes.

“BLI strives to bestow awards only to top performers based on internal testing,” said Lisa Reider,

Senior Product Editor for Environmental at BLI. “To date, only a fraction of devices energy tested by BLI earned its Outstanding Achievement award for energy efficiency. We are proud to name the C831 Series from OKI Data as one of the select group of winners.”

BLI noted that the C831 Series meets the requirements for RoHS2 compliance, offering a variety of features to help reduce waste and energy. Toner-save and auto color modes help reduce toner usage. N-up mode, which prints multiple pages onto a single side of paper, and available automatic duplexing helps reduce paper consumption. Tested toner yields also exceeded rated yields during BLI’s evaluation.

“OKI Data Americas is pleased that the C831 Series has been recognized for outstanding achievement in energy efficiency by Buyers Laboratory,” said Hiroyuki Fukushima, director of Non-Impact Printer Product Marketing for OKI Data Americas. “As one of the newest families of color tabloid/A3 single function printers in our broad product portfolio, the C831 Series boasts several eco-friendly attributes, including deep sleep mode, auto power off and toner-save function, plus available duplex capabilities.”

Fukushima continued, “The C831 Series devices deliver energy efficiency and enhanced functionality within a compact design to optimize workplace performance for busy, small workgroups.”

OKI products are built on a history rich in leadership and innovation, originating with its parent company, OKI Data Corporation. Most of OKI’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, greater media handling versatility and outstanding color output quality.

OKI Data provides live3, 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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1 BLI Environmental Test Report

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3 Available in the U.S. and Canada

Contact:

Amy Whilldin

Domus, Inc.

(215) 772-2162

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Susan Kirvan

OKI Data Americas

(856) 222-7258

sue.kirvan@okidata.com

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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