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, Dallas and Irvine CA. After Tom O’Neill spoke he introduced featured guest speaker, Ed Crowley, who gave a very interesting presentation on managed print, where it’s going, challenges and opportunities for dealers. I heard several dealers behind me agreeing with many of Ed’s statements throughout his discussion.

Strengthening its position

CANON Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has merged two of its business units to strengthen its position as a total digital image provider.

The merger between its Imaging Communication Products (ICP) division and Consumer System Pro-ducts (CSP) division formed the new Consumer Imaging and Information (CII) division to create more synergised operations between both camera and printer units.

New Toshiba CEO faces stiff challenges to company turnaround

TOKYO — Toshiba announced on Friday that Corporate Senior Executive Vice President Satoshi Tsunakawa will replace President Masashi Muromachi at the helm of the struggling Japanese electronics giant.

Satoshi Tsunakawa has been tapped to be Toshiba’s next CEO.

Analysts said Tsunakawa, 60, may change Toshiba’s management style based on his experience heading Toshiba Medical Systems, which was sold to Canon in March.

Ricoh Eco Business Development Center Opens

The “Ricoh Eco Business Development Center”, established by Ricoh Company, Ltd. (President, Corporate Executive Officer: Zenji Miura) with the aim of creating and expanding new businesses based on environmental sustainability, opens today, April 15. Since the 1990s, Ricoh has focused its efforts on “environmental management” to simultaneously reduce environmental impact and create additional sources of revenue & profit.

HP Inc. Creates HP Tech Venture Group

Operating across teams in Palo Alto, Calif., and Tel Aviv, Israel, HP Tech Ventures will pursue strategic investments and partnerships in disruptive technology areas, including: 3D transformation, immersive computing, hyper-mobility, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and smart machines.

Xerox recalls laid off employees

Several hundred workers were recalled after being laid off at Colorado Springs call center.


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