Headline Rollup for January 10, 2017

  Lexmark cuts may hit Lenexa unit Lexmark International will lay off 320 employees from its enterprise software unit, which may include jobs in Lenexa, a Lexmark spokeswoman confirmed on Thursday. Lexmark will reduce about 10 percent of its enterprise software employees. Konica Minolta invests to show commitment to production print Konica Minolta has opened a Digital…

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Headline Rollup for January 5, 2017

Xerox Launches with a Modern Day Version of the Iconic Brother Dominic Commercial NORWALK, Conn. —  Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today unveiled a new ad – led by a contemporary twist on a beloved commercial – to usher in its next chapter as an $11 billion leader in digital print technology. The commercial describes Xerox’s focused direction to innovate the…

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Headline Rollup for January 3, 2017

HP records double-digit installations of its PageWide portfolio As the calendar year comes to a close, HP has announced a double-digit growth in installations for its PageWide portfolio of printers across the country. It’s been a year since PageWide was introduced in the Indian market. Xerox Completes Separation of Conduent, Begins New Chapter as Focused…

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Headline Rollup for December 22, 2016

Xerox Names Steve Hoover Chief Technology Officer NORWALK, Conn. — Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has named Steve Hoover, as chief technology officer, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Hoover currently serves as chief executive officer of PARC, A Xerox Company. Brother Mobile Solutions Charts Record Growth Fueled by High Demand for Mobile Printing in B2B Markets WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brother…

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Headline Rollup for December 20, 2016

Ricoh Remains in Top Shape Proud to be the leading company in Ricoh’s Asia Pacific region Another solid sales year and a continued focus on innovative technology are two key themes to emerge from Ricoh New Zealand’s 2016 Sustainability Report, its ninth such report. Xerox printers discussed for SMBs Small Business Trends talked to Bradley Allan,…

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Headline Rollup for December 15, 2016

Further details on HP Inc-Samsung deal Samsung has shared further information on the acquisition, including details about warranties, cartridges, MPS and more. The OEMs agreed on the deal in September, with HP Inc acquiring Samsung’s printing business for $1.05 billion (€932.8 million). The Recycler reported beforehand that Samsung was mulling over a $1.8 billion (€1.6 billion) sale to HP…

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Headline Rollup for December 13, 2016

HP tackles weak printer firewalls through Managed Print Services updates Hewlett Packard is on a mission to protect corporate print environments against cyberattacks, and it has redesigned its Managed Print Services to do it. Lexmark announces commencement of change of control offer to purchase its Senior Notes due 2020 LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lexmark International,…

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Headline Rollup for December 8, 2016

Xerox Outlines Strategy at Investor Conference Leader in an $85 billion market with focus on driving continued strong cash flow, margin expansion, and improving revenue trajectory ISO print standards not just for paper any more When ISO 16759 for calculating the carbon footprint of print media products was under development, we mostly had in mind…

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Headline Rollup for December 6, 2016

HP Inc. Redefines Security Practices in Managed Print Services for World’s Most Secure Printing Palo Alto, Calif. Dec. 5, 2016 — HP Inc., the global leader in printing, today announced it has redesigned HP Managed Print Services (MPS) to help protect corporate print environments against cyberattacks with the world’s most secure printing1. Ricoh’s new high-volume,…

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Headline Rollup for December 1, 2016

Ricoh launches Pro 8200 series Ricoh has launched its new Pro 8200 series of mono digital printers as direct replacements for the Pro 8100 series. Xerox Launches Multifunction Printer Designed for Smaller Healthcare Providers MFPs step in as an efficient, affordable, compliant approach to sharing basic patient data securely across the healthcare ecosystem Brother extends…

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Headline Rollup for November 29, 2016

Lexmark announces completion of acquisition by Apex Technology and PAG Asia Capital Lexmark International, Inc. today announced the successful completion of the acquisition by a consortium of investors (Consortium) led by Apex Technology Co., Ltd. (Apex) and PAG Asia Capital (PAG). Under the terms of the merger agreement, which was announced on April 19, 2016, Lexmark…

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Customer Experience Study – EMEA

In an HP sponsored study, conducted by Photizo Group, users of HP monochrome and color LaserJet devices were surveyed about their experience using HP and non-HP toner cartridges. Survey participants were from seven (7) separate European Countries: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Turkey, and United Kingdom. At least 129 users from each countries participated in the study. For…

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Customer Experience Study North America

In an HP sponsored study, conducted by Photizo Group, users of HP monochrome and color LaserJet devices were surveyed about their experience using HP and non-HP toner cartridges. Survey participants were from two (2) North American Countries: Canada, and United States. A total of 2,030 HP monochrome and color LaserJet business users were surveyed. For participants to qualify…

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Headline Rollup for November 17, 2016

Fuji Xerox Announces 16 Multifunction Devices Based on Smart Work Gateway Concept to Innovate Business Processes TOKYO, November 15, 2016 – To realize its new Smart Work Gateway concept, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. announces 16 models of digital color multifunction devices—eight models for each of ApeosPort-VI C and DocuCentre-VI C series—which have evolved to link with its…

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Headline Rollup for November 15, 2016

Lexmark Healthcare Launches New Solutions to Better Enable Patient-Centered Care Healthcare Delivery Organizations now have greater access, visibility and control over content that lives outside core clinical systems. Why HP Inc. Needs to Win the 3D Printing Market The PC king’s Achilles’ heel is its printer division, which could be remedied by its full-fledged foray…

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Headline Rollup for November 10, 2016

New Photizo 2016 Printer Hardware Forecast and Perspective Today, Photizo Group announced the availability of a new 2016 Printer Hardware Forecast and Perspective. The hardware forecast includes both laser and inkjet printer data, spanning the period 2013 through 2020. The forecast is available as a global forecast covering North America, EMEA, Latin America, and Asia…

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Headline Rollup for November 8, 2016

Konica Minolta Opens a Strategic Business Base in France to Strengthen Its Industrial Printing Business Tokyo (November 7, 2016) – Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that it has opened a strategic business base in France to facilitate the growth of its industrial printing business. Established as part of a global management strategy, this is…

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Business Intelligence Digest – October 2016

Download the business-intelligence-digest-october-2016 Enjoy all the articles that we published in October … in one convenient PDF document.

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Headline Rollup for November 3, 2016

HP Inc. marks one year of reinvention PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 1, 2016 – One year ago today, HP Inc. was created as a result of the largest separation in corporate history. At that moment, the Silicon Valley pioneer began a journey of reinvention as a new company with the heart and energy of a…

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Headline Rollup for November 1, 2016

Samsung’s printer employees to receive 60 mln won each in competition SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) — About 6,000 employees of Samsung Electronics Co.’s printer business will receive about 60 million won (US$52,378) each in compensation, an industry source said Saturday, as Samsung agreed to sell its printer business to HP Inc. Epson Marks Construction of…

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Headline Rollup for October 25, 2016

Lexmark Offers Printer Guarantee Through Channel Four-year guarantee available to customers buying certain printers through partners Design Patents: Redrawing the boundaries of ownership Imagine the situation where the manufacturer of your car restricts you to drive your car only on weekdays or compels you to fill fuel at a specified fuel station. Yes, this could…

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Headline Rollup for October 20, 2016

Xerox Services Survey Finds Retention Tops Cost Management for Employers’ 2017 Priorities Employers appear to be loosening their purse strings as they shift their focus from cost control to rewarding top performers. Fifty-three percent of respondents in Xerox (NYSE: XRX) HR Services’ 2017 Compensation Planning Survey report that their highest priority in the coming year…

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Headline Rollup for October 18, 2016

Hewlett Packard Laying Off up to 4,000 Employees HP Inc. expects to lay off between 3,000 and 4,000 employees in the next three years amid slumping demand for its products, the company said Thursday. Xerox – Yeah, Xerox – Has Found a Way to Bust Carpool Lane Cheaters JOSEPH AVERKAMP COLLECTS stories about how people break…

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Headline Rollup for October 13, 2016

Sharp Corporation Appoints Doug Albregts as President and CEO of Sharp Electronics Corporation MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Sharp Corporation today announces the appointment of Doug Albregts to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), their wholly owned subsidiary that manages the Americas business. As part of Sharp Corporation’s recent strategic alliance…

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Headline Rollup for October 11, 2016

Why HP Thinks 3D Printing is the Future CEO Q&A: George Brasher, the hardware firm’s UK boss, discusses innovating as a big business, disrupting manufacturing and mastering first time management. OKI Data reveals newest ColorPainter printer OKI Data Infotech Corp., announced an addition to their line-up of high end printers with the new 64-inch wide-format ColorPainter 3-64s printer.…

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Headline Rollup for October 6, 2016

HP Inc. Introduces New ScanJet Scanners for SMBs and Enterprise Customers PALO ALTO, Calif., October 5, 2016 — HP Inc. today announced four next generation business scanners that meet a wide range of scanning needs from general office to complex workflows. Significantly faster and more robust than previous models – with optional mobile capability –…

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Headline Rollup for October 4, 2016

Launch Digital Transformation from an MPS Foundation Have you started your paper-to-digital transformation yet? If the answer is no, you’re not alone. Many organizations put this off because they just don’t know where to start. The whole idea of digital business is overwhelming – but urgent. HP to Stop Blocking Some Third-Party Ink Cartridges HP…

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Headline Rollup for September 29, 2016

Canon Launches New imagePRESS C65 Color Digital Press for the Creative Community MELVILLE, N.Y., September 23, 2016 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new imagePRESS C65 Color Digital Press. Ideal for the creative community, including advertising agencies, graphic design studios, packaging design, marketing departments and more, this model builds…

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Headline Rollup for September 27, 2016

Epson underlines focus on high-tech development Seiko Epson Corporation, Japan’s leading imaging equipment and computer printer manufacturer, has reinforced its commitment to the development of industrial inkjet printers, visual communication, wearable devices and robotics over the next 10 years in a bid to maintain its leadership in the areas Canon Celebrates a Decade of Industry…

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