Headline Rollup for October 17, 2017
Today at HP Inc.’s 2017 Securities Analyst Meeting (SAM), the company provided details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth, coupled with its financial outlook for fiscal 2018.
Xerox has initiated the beta user rollout of its new High Fusion Inks (HFI) for its Trivor digital inkjet press.
Xeikon announced today that it has terminated its Trillium liquid toner development project. The technology, first demonstrated at drupa 2016 in the Trillium One press, has encountered several challenges in bringing it to market as a commercial product. As a result, the decision has been made to re-focus resources and efforts where the company can add the most value and leverage its strengths in delivering exceptional customer solutions.
HP CEO Dion Weisler told Wall Street analysts that the company is accelerating its 3D printing march with an industry first – a new low-cost, full-color model and a breakthrough metals manufacturing capability.
The channel is set to benefit from improved IT budgets in 2018, according to latest research from Spiceworks. The firm’s 2018 State of IT report indicates that worldwide IT budgets will stabilise, and in many cases, increase next year.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions, a division of the eponymous global tech company, has announced that it will be launching a free 30-day trial 3D printing program for schools across the United States. Through a partnership with tool and 3D printer manufacturer Dremel, Konica Minolta is aiming to make additive manufacturing in the classroom more accessible.
Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of digital imaging solutions, today announced its new Epson Advantage Partner Program, designed to provide channel partners with cost-effective technology solutions coupled with specialized resources to help increase sales and maximize profits. The Epson Advantage Partner Program is comprised of six specialized categories by market focus, and provides Epson with the flexibility to offer channel partners customizable solutions based on a customer’s individual needs.