Headline Rollup for November 15, 2017
YSoft be3D eDee 3D print management solution for education available through Konica Minolta Australia
Unique 3D print management solution with comprehensive print management and accounting features to manage and recover 3D printing costs
New Canon imagePRESS C650 Digital Color Press Designed to Meet Print/Copy/Scan Needs of Demanding Marketing Offices, In-Plant and Printshop Environments
MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced the addition of the imagePRESS C650 Digital Color Press to its portfolio, designed to bring reliability, ease-of-use, productivity and a broad range of media support to a compact and budget-friendly engine for high-volume, color-centric office users such as marketing divisions, CRDs, franchise printers, and light-volume production environments.
More and more dealers are turning to their OEM partners to help fund their digital strategy. It’s a great way to help get your project off the ground.
One of the hidden benefits of having a great OEM partner is that you often accrue rebates, co-op marketing dollars, and market development funds (MDF) as part of your authorization that can be used to pay for initiatives to promote their products. In many cases, those funds don’t just accumulate and “roll over” year after year. You either use them or lose them. So why not use those vendor dollars to build an e-commerce website and inbound marketing program that helps promote OEM hardware, supplies, software, and services?
Will Christmas 2017 be the year that 3D printing takes a long anticipated hold in the homes of a wider audience? With more than 10,000 stores in 18 countries, and an estimated turnover of over €50 billion the global supermarket chain Aldi may be better positioned than most to make this a reality.
During Paperex 2017, held from 1 to 4 November 2017, Hall No 7 at Pragati Maidan housed the Handmade Paper Pavilion where the emphasis was on highlighting the indigenous art of papermaking, besides showcasing products made of handmade paper by artisans from across the country. Supported by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India, total 11 organisations showcased the possibility of handmade paper.
So what about Xerox’s Third Quarter spooked investors so much? Revenue was down 5% or 5.9% on a constant currency basis year-over-year (the decline actually improved sequentially) but that is to be expected and also in line with guidance provided by the company while operating margin and cash flow were also in line.
Managed print services providers are looking to take control of their customers’ entire accounts and are facing obstacles in quantifying customer needs.