Headline Rollup for September 5, 2017

Global PrintSites to Debut Fastest Web-to-Print Solution at Print 17

LAS VEGAS, NV – Graph Expo newcomer and Must See ‘Ems nominee in the Sales and Order Entry category, Global PrintSites (GPS), a web-to-print solution for print providers, will be exhibiting at Print 17 for the first time. Debuting its quick-launch e-commerce print site, GPS will set up at Booth #837 for the annual graphic communications industry conference from Sept. 10-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago.


Canon U.S.A. Unveils the Next Generation Monochrome Digital Presses of the Océ VarioPrint 6000 Series Platform

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Addressing the market demands for increased productivity and extended media capabilities, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, unveils the Océ VarioPrint 6000 TITAN Series of sheetfed monochrome production presses at PRINT 17.  Set to be available in the Americas in 2018, the TITAN Series builds off the success of the Océ VarioPrint 6000 Series featuring a range of technology innovations designed to help further enhance productivity, quality and media versatility, while maintaining best-in-class environmental performance.1


Cartridge World Germany files for bankruptcy

Cartridge World Germany (CWD) recently filed for bankruptcy after more than twelve years of trading.

CWD was established in April 2005 and focused on the refill shop strategy.  In December 2011 CWD announced that ten new stores were to open in 2012.


Canon settles with Amazon reseller

Canon is awarded damages as part of a cease-and-desist declaration regarding the illegal distribution of laser toner cartridge models


Dubai is Going to Be Home to the World’s First 3D Printed Skyscraper

Dubai-based construction firm Cazza Technologies has announced plans to build the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper.


HP unveils newest printer using popular 1980’s spoof

Youtube hit ‘Computer Show’ promotes HP’s A3 multifunction printer; the second time the brand has appeared on the program.

Created by Giant Spoon and the production company Sandwich Video in 2015, ‘Computer Show’ is a 1980’s spoof that has become a firm favourite in the technology world. This “passion project”, a remake of an actual 80’s PBS production called “Computer Chronicles”, is fronted by American comedian and actor Rob Baedeker, who has taken on the role of TV host Gary Fabert.


Want to Grow Your Office Equipment Business? You’d Better Start Liking Frogs

I just got back from a week off.  I wish I could tell you that I was on some grand adventure filled with excitement and unforgettable vistas, but alas, not the case.  I was home doing some renovations. Our upstairs bathroom was in desperate need of a do over and instead of hiring somebody to do it I thought I would tackle it myself.  I should state for the record that I’m not the handiest person in the world and this project included adding a new subfloor, plumbing alterations and ceramic tiling.  I knew it was going to be a long week.  A friend of mine who does renovations for a living was shocked that I was going to do it as he said that the bathroom is the hardest room in the house to tackle.  In hindsight I can say that he is 100% correct.

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