OKI's Printers Recognized by Key Media and Industry Analysts for Remarkable Performance and Innovation

PC Magazine, Inc. Magazine, PC World and Better Buys for Business in the USA all give OKI recent honors

TOKYO, February 7, 2012 - OKI Data Corporation announces that its printers have recently earned a number of awards and top rankings from prominent industry publications, including PC Magazine's Extreme Performance Award for Fastest Color Laser-Class Business MFP - a recognition given to products that "push the limits of the impossible and do what no others can." The award was given to OKI's MC561, which was praised for its exceptional speed and broad range of features. The MC561 and MC361 were also selected for PC World's list of Top 10 Color Laser MFPs, placing at number five and number six, respectively.

Inc. Magazine ranked OKI's B730dn - part of the B700 series of full-featured monochrome printers - at number two in the publication's Top Six Gadgets of the Year, recognizing the B730dn for its extraordinary print speeds in a busy office environment.

The B710, B720 and B730, also part of the B700 series, received the "2011 Innovative Product of the Year Award" in the black and white laser printer category by Better Buys for Business. The industry analyst group praised the OKI printers for being "strong machines" and for their ability to deliver impressive print speed. Each device in the B700 series is designed to increase productivity in demanding workplaces by providing powerful, cost-effective results.

"OKI is thrilled that its single function color and monochrome, and multifunction printers have been recognized by these top technology publications and industry analysts," said Carl Taylor, Director of Marketing for OKI Data Americas. "Each award demonstrates the functionality, speed and value of our printers. OKI continues to deliver high quality custom printing solutions to the marketplace through its broad portfolio of award-winning printers, and these accolades serve as testimony to
that commitment."

OKI's full line of color and monochrome single- and multi-function printers provides reliable performance ideal for small- and medium-sized businesses. With high printing speeds, advanced printing capabilities and impressive results, each printer delivers exceptional performance and maximum efficiency.

All OKI products are built on OKI Data Corporation's history of leadership and innovation in color printing, such as digital LED technology and Single Pass Color(TM). This technology allows OKI Data to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability.

OKI provides live(*1), toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America.

About OKI Data Americas, Inc.
OKI Data Americas Inc., headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized document management solutions under the OKI brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label printers and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI® toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts & Production market with the OKI proColor(TM) Series. 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 $5.2 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2010 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.

About OKI Data Corporation
OKI Data Corporation specializes in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of business printing solutions that empower organizations to communicate more effectively. A subsidiary of Tokyo-based OKI Electric Industry (established in 1881 as Japan's first telecommunications manufacturer), OKI Data fields representatives in 120 countries to offer innovative, leading-edge products and services worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.okiprintingsolutions.com/


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