Headline Rollup for November 7, 2017

Epson announces plans to expand into industrial 3D printing market

Japanese technology giant Seiko Epson Corporation has announced plans to expand its business operations worldwide. By 2025, Epson hopes to have increased its global revenue by more than 50 percent, and it is intending to whole range of new products and services to fulfil this aim. A new industrial 3D printer will be one of the main new product releases that can be expected in the next few years, as Epson hopes to capitalize on the continuing growth of the market.

Hewlett-Packard moving out of Palo Alto

– It was one of the original Silicon Valley companies. Now Hewlett-Packard Enterprises is packing up and moving out of Palo Alto.

It’s Just Print

According to a 2017 Uniprint online article, the average organization spends between 1 and 3% of their annual operational budget on print. At my last organization, a decision had been made to consolidate the management of print services from three groups to one. The organization realized it needed help to understand its overall output and annual spend. As a subject matter expert on print, with a proven track record of saving money in print services, I was engaged to investigate the newly consolidated print service and suggest ways to save money and improve efficiencies. A senior manager said to me “It’s just print” but I knew that there was a huge opportunity!

Toshiba International reports 128 percent profit increase for FY2017

Toshiba International Corporation has reported an after-tax profit of AU$740,000 for the 12 months ending March 31, 2017, up 128 percent from a loss of AU$2.7 million recorded in the previous corresponding period.

Selling Print into the Aftermarket

When we think about selling non-transactional print, we think about using it for lead generation and direct sales. But what about the aftermarket? Is this an overlooked opportunity that printers should be selling into?

Why businesses must embrace mobile platforms to appeal to millennials

There are no two ways about it; today’s consumer world is almost constantly on the move, and when customers are looking to make their next move, they tend to be using mobile devices to help them get there.


Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation has announced that it will be moving into 3D printing as part of its Vision 2025 Strategy to make sales revenue to grow by 50% from 2016. It was also announced that Epson’s robotics, AR, and AI businesses would be expanding.

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