Headline Rollup for May 18, 2017

Group companies pulling money out of Toshiba Major Toshiba group companies are parking significantly less money with the troubled conglomerate, seeking to minimize potential risks and appease wary shareholders. Canon Announces uniFLOW Secure Public Print (SPP) License for Konica Minolta Devices Offering increased versatility through its products, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging…

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Headline Rollup for May 16, 2017

Leaders, Innovators, and Builders: The Difference Makers of the Document Imaging Industry For the past few months, ENX Magazine has been asking people in the document imaging industry to name individuals who they feel have made an impact on the industry. Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems Acquires MT Business Technologies; Expands Presence in Ohio Purchase furthers…

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Headline Rollup for May 11, 2017

Xerox releases cloud-based content management system Poor content management results in taking too long to find content, duplicated efforts and insufficient re-use Ricoh launches two new Direct to Garment printers Today Ricoh makes their official entry into the direct to garment printing industry with the release of the RICOH Ri 3000 and Ri 6000 printers.…

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Corrected Ricoh Financials

Today, May 2, 2017, Ricoh announced a favorable adjustment to their financials previously reported on April 11, 2017 for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. The good news for Ricoh is that revenue increased by about 29 billion yen which resulted in increases in both operating income and net income.  Q4 2016 revenue was…

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Headline Rollup for May 2, 2017

Ricoh announces a difference between their previous forecast and actual results Ricoh announced today the difference between its forecasted consolidated operating results previously announced on April 11, 2017 and the actual results ended March 31, 2017. Fuji Xerox monitored by Government procurement agency, SFO will consider any new information The Serious Fraud Office will consider…

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Headline Rollup for April 27, 2017

Apex releases new chips Apex announced the new chips on their website for the Ricoh’s series which was launched in the US and Russia November last year and Apex has released the first replacement chips for the SP C377 series. Print Volume Trends: The Facts May Surprise You While the concept of the paperless office was…

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Headline Rollup for April 25, 2017

HP Launches Subscription Printing Service HP has launched a new subscription printing service in Ireland, which works on a flat-rate monthly subscription fee based on how many pages a customer prints per month. Xerox Reports First-Quarter 2017 Earnings APR 25, 2017 – EARNINGS/FINANCIAL, CORPORATE Xerox Brings Together Channel Partners to Experience the Future of Work; Grow Revenue and Enter…

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From Printer Box selling to Workflow and Solution Consulting

It is interesting to see how printer manufacturers are continuing to transform from “box selling” to workflow/solution selling. I have attended a number of printer manufacturer events over the past few months and it is very clear that the focus is no longer on hardware.  Why is that?  Well, the top printer manufacturers all offer…

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Headline Rollup for April 20, 2017

Epson Introduces Powerful, High-Speed WorkForce Pro All-in-One Printers with Compact Space-Saving Design LONG BEACH, Calif., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the Epson WorkForce® Pro WF-4700-Series and WorkForce Pro WF-3720 all-in-one printers designed for small businesses. OfficeMax acquired by Platinum Equity Financial Review reported that this will make…

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Headline Rollup for April 18, 2017

Samsung-HP: The Long Hello and New Opportunities Ahead Samsung held its Printing Solutions National Dealer Meeting during the last week of March 2017 in sunny Chandler, AZ, with 254 attendees. It was the first opportunity for Samsung and HP jointly address to Samsung dealers and press laying out the roadmap as to what to expect…

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Headline Rollup for April 13, 2017

Earnings release fails to brighten Toshiba’s outlook TOKYO —  Toshiba’s earnings announcement on Tuesday for the nine months ended December has done little to assuage the doubts of the industrial conglomerate’s creditors, as its prospects remain murky. Toshiba sees long odds for Hon Hai’s ¥3 trillion chip bid, sources say Toshiba Corp. may forgo the…

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Headline Rollup for April 11, 2017

How Printer Cartridges Could Change Patent Law as We Know It Last month, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a suit between printer manufacturer Lexmark and a small business that makes its money refilling printer cartridges. The issue, on the surface, if fairly boring: Printer giant Lexmark sued small-time printer cartridge refiller Impressions Products on…

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Headline Rollup for April 6, 2017

HP Inc. Ships World’s Most Advanced and Secure A3 Printers Powerful multi-function printers deliver world-class security and accelerate office of the future Trump officials alarmed China may bid for Toshiba’s Westinghouse unit The Trump administration is so alarmed that Chinese investors may try to purchase Westinghouse Electric Co.’s nuclear business that U.S. officials are trying…

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Headline Rollup for April 4, 2017

Konica Minolta Showcased a Revolutionary Concept for the Workplace of the Future at CeBIT At CeBIT 2017, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe (Konica Minolta) was showcasing revolutionary concepts for the Workplace of the Future. As a representative of this year’s partner country Japan, Konica Minolta used the stage to give insights into what will drive…

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Headline Rollup for March 30, 2017

Largest Product Launch in Xerox History Delivers New Technology to Transform the Workplace Xerox (NYSE: XRX), the company built on innovating the way the world works, is leading another workplace revolution – today launching 29 ConnectKey®-enabled printers and multifunction devices with simple and secure on-the-go capabilities, cloud connectivity, and access to productivity boosting features and…

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Headline Rollup for March 28, 2017

Printer makers are fighting to make it illegal for you to refill their cartridges. Yes, it’s bonkers. By This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a patent dispute, Impression Products Inc. v. Lexmark International Inc. Unlike most patent cases, this one directly affects the daily lives of nearly every American. It requires the court…

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Headline Rollup for March 23, 2017

Product, programme, and profile information for Brother This Japanese-headquartered print vendor can trace its roots to the Yasui Sewing Machine Company, which was founded 109 years ago. These days it manufactures a range of printers, scanners, services and accessories. OKI Upgrades Wide Format with New Teriostar Multifunction Printers Egham – OKI Europe Ltd has launched two new wide…

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Epson Previews new 100 ppm Line-Head Inkjet MFP

On March 16, 2017, I had an opportunity to attend an Epson Technology event in Chicago with other industry analysts and potential channel and technology partners.  I did have some suspicions as to what Epson was going to demonstrate based on my March 14, 2017 article, “A Look at Epson’s Moves in the Office Printer…

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Headline Rollup for March 21, 2017

Epson Disrupts High Performance Corporate Printer Market with New WorkForce Color A3 Multifunction Printers LONG BEACH, Calif. – March 20, 2017 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today debuted its first corporate high-speed inkjet line head printer – the WorkForce® Enterprise WF-C20590 A3 multifunction printer – designed for SMB and corporate workgroups. Powered…

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Headline Rollup for March 16, 2017

Brother International Corporation Continues to Deliver Innovation to Businesses of All Sizes with Next-Generation Color Laser Printers and All-in-Ones BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Building upon its reputation as a leading provider of business-class document imaging technology and solutions, Brother International Corporation today introduced its expanded line of color laser printers and All-in-Ones. These devices have…

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Headline Rollup for March 14, 2017

Toshiba set to push back earnings release again TOKYO — Toshiba reportedly plans to postpone releasing earnings for the nine months ended December, currently due out Tuesday, amid continued disagreement over an investigation into U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric. Toshiba Tec shares rise more than 6 percent on sale report Shares in Toshiba Tec Corp (6588.T) rose…

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Headline Rollup for March 9, 2017

Lexmark patents magnetic anti-counterfeit particles Printer giant Lexmark has been awarded a US patent on a means of uncovering counterfeit ink and toner products. HP CEO Dion Weisler visits Seoul to finalize Samsung merger [THE INVESTOR] HP CEO Dion Weisler visited Seoul last week to finalize talks on the US printer and PC giant’s planned acquisition…

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Headline Rollup for March 7, 2017

Will the Samsung Scandal Threaten HP Printer Deal? The heir and de facto leader of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, was arrested on February 17th in connection to the corruption and influence peddling scandal that may remove impeached South Korean President, Park Guen-hye, from power. Lee and four other Samsung executives, according to The Washington Post, “will stand trial in the…

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Headline Rollup for March 2, 2017

Brother International Corporation Expands Its Award-Winning INKvestment Color Device Line Providing Small Businesses Full-Featured Printers That Are Cost-Effective And Business Ready BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Brother International Corporation, a leading provider of printing and imaging solutions, builds upon the success of its INKvestment line of color inkjet all-in-ones with two additions to…

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Headline Rollup for February 28, 2017

PrintFleet announces LINK partnership with Q2 Ontario, Canada – PrintFleet Inc., a global leader in managed print services and supplies automation solutions, announced today that they have partnered with Q2, LLC, a national distributor of compatible imaging supplies, to provide a PrintFleet LINK™ enabled just-in-time supplies fulfilment program for the imaging industry throughout the United States.…

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Headline Rollup for February 23, 2017

Lexmark announces new imaging solution to help hospitals reach HIMSS Stage 7 Solarity Connector links Lexmark MFPs to leading scanning and indexing software for medical records Canon U.S.A. Announces a New Approach to Premium-Quality InkJet Printing with Océ ProStream Series MELVILLE, N.Y., February 20, 2017 – Building on a decade of experience in inkjet technology,…

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Headline Rollup for February 21, 2017

IBM and Ricoh Transform Corporate Meetings with Industry-First, Watson-Powered Interactive Whiteboards MUNICH, February 16th 2017 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Ricoh have announced a major shakeup in the corporate meeting room with Ricoh’s new cognitive-enabled interactive whiteboard which uses IBM’s Watson intelligence and voice technologies to actively support people in meetings by responding to commands, taking notes and…

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Headline Rollup for February 16, 2017

Why K-12 Schools Need Managed Print Services Many of us know that public schools around the country are experiencing massive budget cuts, which limit students’ academic and extracurricular opportunities. These budget cuts also affect teachers, who often have to spend their own money on school supplies for their students. WiFi can screw up your printer!…

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Headline Rollup for February 14, 2017

Xerox: Inkjet Is a Reality for All Print Providers “Right Now” Early adopters of Xerox’s inkjet technology say they are seeing measurable business results such as increased page volumes, savings from printing on standard offset coated stocks, and faster turnaround on high-volume transactional print jobs. HP Inc. Protects Businesses from Web-Based Attacks with HP Sure…

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Headline Rollup for February 9, 2017

5 Ways Modern Print Technology Can Help Your Business Modern printing is more than just about pumping out pages a little faster. Today, printing is all about working smarter with the cloud and saving money on consumables. HP Inc confirms plans to close Leixlip operation with 500 job losses It has been confirmed that up…

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