Headline Rollups for April 24, 2018
Xerox continues to hold a leadership position for channel managed print services (MPS) for its broad and accessible portfolio, according to the latest European-focused, worldwide market landscape report by analyst research group Quocirc.
The office printer market is continuing its shift away from single-function printers and toward multifunction printers (or MFPs), according to research firm IDC. MFPs bring together functionality including printing, copying, scanning and faxing — ultimately offering greater management efficiencies and reduced costs by combining so many formerly disparate capabilities into a single package.
TOKYO — Office equipment maker Konica Minolta‘s operating profit is expected to climb about 20% to a little over 60 billion yen ($557 million) this fiscal year, buoyed by a broader lineup of new products and strong printer demand in China.
M3D Launches Crane Quad 3D Printer, the World’s First Full-Color Palette Desktop 3D Printer Under $500
M3D, LLC, the top U.S. manufacturer of 3D printers, begins a new era of color 3D printing today with the launch of its Crane QuadTM 3D printer. Designed for enthusiasts, Crane Quad is the industry’s first multi-material desktop 3D printer that can produce true multi-colored objects. Building on M3D’s legacy of innovation in creating affordable and easy-to-use technology products that inspire consumers to make and create things, pricing for Crane Quad starts at $399.
Fuji Xerox’s Asia Pacific division has announced the regional launch of the new DocuPrint CP505 d and CP555 d A4 colour printers, as well as that of the DocuPrint P505 d A4 monochrome printer.
BEIJING—Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined an updated vision for China’s future as an internet and technology power, pledging more state support for sectors caught in the crosshairs of a trade fight with the U.S.
In measuring ROI on new manufacturing systems, many companies fail to use data analysis to improve performance. A panel at the June Robotics & AI Summit will discuss this and other ROI tips for manufacturers.