Headline Rollup for August 4, 2016

Anywhere, anytime printing: uniFLOW Service Apple AirPrint® certification LONDON, 3 August 2016 – uniFLOW, the integrated print and scan management solution, has received certification by Apple for AirPrint, extending secure and advanced printing services for iPad®, iPhone® and Mac® users. Canon’s acquisitions bearing fruit TOKYO — Canon on Tuesday cut its group earnings forecast for the fiscal…

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Headline Rollup for August 2, 2016

On the back of its strengths, printer giant keeps things humming Innovation is the driving force of an enterprise, which is unquestionably true for Minoru Usui, president and CEO of Japanese electronics company Seiko Epson Corporation, commonly known as Epson. Let your products do the talking: the rise of smart labels Smart labels tell a product’s origin story, right down to where it can be laid to rest responsibly. Software maps supply-chain journeys automatically, reducing the potential for counterfeit. Invisible, digital ink…

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Headline Rollup for July 28, 2016

Two Sides: The Majority of U.S. Consumers Value Paper and Disagree With Digital-Only Communications A new survey commissioned by Two Sides and conducted by Toluna Inc. reveals how U.S. consumers view corporate initiatives forcing people into digital-only communication by eliminating paper-based options. The survey also provides insight into consumer opinions on the environmental impacts of…

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Headline Rollup for July 26, 2016

Lexmark shareholders approve merger agreement Lexmark International Inc. shareholders approved Friday the merger agreement under which Lexmark is being acquired by a consortium of investors led by Apex Technology Co. Ltd. and PAG Asia Capital. Lexmark debuts AccuRead Automate 2.0 for MFPs Lexmark has enhanced its AccuRead Automate application for multi-functional printers (MFPs) with the…

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Headline Rollup for July 21, 2016

Is the End Looming for Razor-and-Blades Pricing? Companies might want to rethink the storied model of charging less up front to get more down the line — especially as e-commerce offers consumers ever greater flexibility, information, and selection. World’s growth engines fail to fire TOKYO — On his recent trip to Europe to discuss the…

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Headline Rollup for July 19, 2016

Canon launches new flagship, intelligent Multifunctional Printers for today’s modern working environment LONDON, 18th July 2016 Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, today announces the release of its next generation multifunctional devices, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5500 Series. New Lexmark A4 series of printers and MFPs from DCC Lexmark International’s new A4 700 and 800 series…

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Headline Rollup for July 14, 2016

Atos and Xerox Launch New Cloud-based Finance and Accounting Business Process as a Service Offering that Delivers Significant Savings BEZONs, France and UXBRIDGE, U.K. —   Atos, an international leader in digital services, and Xerox have launched a new cloud-based ‘Business Process as a Service’ (BPaaS) offering for clients streamlining their finance and accounting functions. Canon…

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Headline Rollup for July 12, 2016

Xerox in talks to buy financial printer RR Donnelley – sources Xerox Corp, which is on track to split into two companies by the end of the year, has been in talks to acquire financial printing firm RR Donnelley & Sons Co , according to two people familiar with the matter. The companies still have…

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Headline Rollup for July 7

10 HP Products that Changed History The OEM’s decades of innovations are said to have been revolutionary in influencing the world of technology. HP started out 78 years ago in a small “wooden Palo Alto garage” after its “first investment of $538” and has since grown into one the global leading technology companies, reported IT Pro.…

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Headline Rollup for July 5

21 Arrested in $126 million toner fraud scheme The Orange County Register has reported that an operation by federal agents and the Huntington Beach police department has resulted in the arrest of 21 people who were involved in a scheme to defraud charities and small businesses by posing as their toner supplier. HP Inc. Offers…

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Headline Rollup for June 30, 2016

Adobe forms consortium for secured cloud-based digital signatures With an aim to taking digital signatures mainstream, software major Adobe announced the Cloud Signature Consortium — a group comprised of industry and academic organisations committed to building a new open standard for cloud-based digital signatures across mobile and web. According to Adobe, this will bring the world’s…

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Headline Rollup for June 28, 2016

Jeff Jacobson to Become CEO of Xerox Corporation Following Completion of Separation Xerox announced today that its board of directors appointed Jeff Jacobson to be chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation following the completion of the company’s planned separation into two publicly traded companies. Jacobson currently serves as president of Xerox Technology and will continue…

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Headline Rollup for June 23, 2016

Epson to Acquire Italian Textile Printer Manufacturing Company Robustelli Epson Group company Epson Italia S.p.A. has agreed with the Robustelli family to acquire 100% of the capital of Fratelli Robustelli S.r.l. (“Robustelli”), a leader in the textile printing industry. The agreement aims to drive synergies and further increase customer value by expanding the scope of…

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Headline Rollup for June 21, 2016

EFI secures first textile software acquisition EFI has boosted its textile portfolio with the acquisition of 2D/3D fashion design and prototyping software developer Optitex. Partner Profile: From Hardware Reseller To Reaper Of Recurring Revenue Southern Solutions went from being a local reseller that sold only Xerox printers and copiers to one of the printer vendor’s…

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Headline Rollup for June 16, 2016

Xerox Announces New Business Process Outsourcing Company Will Be Named “Conduent”; Document Technology Company Will Retain the Xerox Brand Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today announced the names of the new companies that will be created following the completion of its separation into two publicly traded companies. The Business Process Outsourcing company will be named “Conduent, Inc.”…

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Headline Rollup for June 14, 2016

Best Drupa Since 2000 – KBA: Print Makes a Strong Comeback Claus Bolza-Schünemann, CEO and president of Koenig & Bauer (KBA) and Drupa president 2016, announced a decidedly positive closing verdict on this year’s industry’s leading trade show which closed its doors on 10 June after eleven days and some 260,000 visitors. “Print in all…

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Headline Rollup for June 9, 2016

drupa Continues Proven 4-Year Cycle drupa, the world’s largest and most important trade fair for print and crossmedia solutions, will continue its proven four-year cycle and take place again in Düsseldorf, Germany from June 23 -July 3, 2020. With this decision Messe Düsseldorf is responding to the numerous requests by the exhibiting industry. Xerox launches…

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Headline Rollup for June 7, 2016

Report finds wide-format ink market growing he opening up of new markets driven by developments in hardware will mean faster growth for the wide-format ink market, according to imaging industry market researcher Photizo Group. Kodak partners with Komori, Konica Minolta, Landa and Ricoh to add its Prinergy workflow Kodak has now integrated its Kodak Prinergy…

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Headline Rollup for June 2, 2016

Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Edward Crowley at The Photizo Group, Inc. In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference presentation, Predictive Analytics – What is 2% Worth, we interviewed Edward Crowley, CEO at The Photizo Group, Inc. View the Q-and-A below for a glimpse of what’s in store at the PAW Manufacturing…

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Headline Rollup for May 31, 2016

HP Unleashes Industry-leading Digital Printing Portfolio at drupa 2016 At drupa 2016, HP Inc. introduced a range of digital printing solutions designed to empower print service providers (PSPs) to reinvent their possibilities. With the largest exhibit space at the show (spanning the size of a football field in Hall 17), HP will feature more than…

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Headline Rollup for May 26, 2016

Xerox is making paperless office a reality Xerox believes that a great opportunity lies in India where it has started increasing its presence. The US-based printer and copier maker is strengthening its channel presence in sales and service so that it is able to cater to customer requirements. Vendor Q&A Series: Joseph Rayfield, Lexmark The…

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Headline Rollup for May 24, 2016

Partners Hopeful Xerox Will Continue Channel Focus After CEO Burns Steps Down Xerox solution provider partners said they are optimistic that Xerox will continue its open-arms approach to the channel after Ursula Burns steps down from the CEO role when Xerox becomes two separate companies. Epson Introduces Fast, Versatile WorkForce 2700-Series Business Printers LONG BEACH,…

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Headline Rollup for May 19, 2016

New HP Contraption Just Might Be 3-D Printing’s Big Moment HP announced its Jet Fusion 3D, which hopes to give the same transformative lift to commercial 3-D printing. HP’s Jet Fusion technology will be able to print electronics in a product Hewlett-Packard today began taking orders for its first 3D printer, the HP Jet Fusion…

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Headline Rollup for May 17, 2016

HP Delivers World’s First Production-Ready 3D Printing System With partners such as Nike and BMW, HP takes major step to reinvent prototyping and manufacturing industry with first commercial 3D printers based on open platform. Toshiba Launches 23 Newly-Engineered Multifunction Printers Toshiba America Business Solutions today introduces the addition of five new e-STUDIO™ series to its…

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Headline Rollup for May 12, 2016

Staples and Office Depot to terminate merger agreement  Staples has announced that on May 16, 2016, the company and Office Depot plan to terminate their merger agreement following U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s recent ruling granting the Federal Trade Commission’s request for a preliminary injunction to block the acquisition. Canon announces patent…

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Headline Rollup for May 10, 2016

What’s Happenin’ at the Canon imaging dealer road show Canon kicked off a five-city road show this week at their HQ in Melville, NY. Over 60 attendees from 24 dealers across the US attended this event to find out What’s Happenin’ with Canon. Besides this event in NY, this road show also visit Chicago, Atlanta,…

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Headline Rollup for May 5, 2016

25 Mother’s Day gifts with geek appeal [In honor of Mother’s Day, Photizo thought this might give you some gift ideas.] This isn’t a gadget-heavy list of Mother’s Day gift ideas. It’s a collection of gifts inspired by science, technology, engineering and math. The tech quotient is low, but the design bar is high. Each…

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Headline Rollup for May 3, 2016

OEMs and Aftermarket Leaders Urged to Address Fraud and Counterfeiting Issues “The imaging industry is in transition.” So says Allen Westerfield, former senior executive at Lexmark and currently President of the Imaging Supplies Coalition (ISC). The “industry in transition” theme has been picked up as the call to attend the ISCs bi-annual conference, which will be…

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Headline Rollup for April 28, 2016

Over one million solid ink machines in use Xerox reported on the successes of its solid ink ColorQube machines. What really motivates workers? (It’s not always money) What’s really driving employee engagement, job satisfaction and career advancement? According to a nationwide survey from BambooHR, money’s only part of the equation. LMI Solutions Announces New Company…

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Headline Rollup for April 26, 2016

Indonesia Epson opens new inkjet printer factory Epson has announced that its Indonesian manufacturing subsidiary P.T. Indonesia Epson Industry has begun production at a new inkjet printer assembly factory as part of the company’s strategic plans for its inkjet printer (printing solutions) business. Toshiba “got paid” before medical unit sale The OEM’s payment from Canon…

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