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Revenue, Income up for Epson’s Third Quarter; Ink-Tank Printers Lead Revenue Growth

January 30, 2014 – Seiko Epson of Japan today reported results for its fiscal third quarter, with revenue up 9 percent, and total income for the quarter up 71.9, both versus third-quarter 2013. Revenue for the first nine months of the Epson’s fiscal year was ¥814.8 billion ($6,759,062 thousand U.S.), up 7.9 percent year-over-year. Business profit […]

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Latest Financials from Lexmark, Canon; $29.99 Laser Printer; More

This week in the New York City metropolitan area will probably best be remembered for all the weather analysts who predicted that we’d be buried under several feet of snow and media saying that we’d barely make it out alive. Alas, they were quite wrong – something to also keep in mind when it comes […]

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Epson Officially Announces Print Audit Print-Management Support for Epson WorkForce Pro Models

January 29, 2015 – We’ve been aware of this for some time, but today Epson America officially today announced its partnership with Print Audit, a provider of device and print-management solutions. Epson’s certification of Print Audit applies to the entire line of Epson WorkForce Pro commercial printers and All-in-Ones, including models powered by Epson’s PrecisionCore color inkjet-printing technology. As […]

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First Memjet-Powered JFlex870 Label Printer Sold in Canada

January 26, 2015 – RDP digital and Norther Graphic Solution report the first sale of the Memjet-powered JFlex870 label printer in Canada. A JFlex870 envelope printer, engineered and manufactured by RDP digital, a division of RDP Marathon of Montreal, will be installed next month at The Label Factory, one of Canada’s leading trade-only label-printer providers. Once operational, the IPT […]

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This Week in Imaging: Epson’s Revolutionary RIPS Inkjets; Ricoh Europe Goes 3D; More

Epson brings it on to the U.S. with a new high-volume PrecisionCore-based color inkjet MFP with complete A3 capabilities, maximum 1,830-sheet media capacity, and ink packs that yield up to 75,000 pages. The flagship WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 starts at $5,999 and has an optional 2×500-sheet paper deck that converts it into a free-standing console unit. This product […]

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EFI Previews New LED Inkjet, More at EFI Connect Users Conference

January 22, 2015 – At this year’s EFI Connect Users Conference held in Las Vegas, Electronics for Imaging (EFI) previewed a number of new offerings for the production-print market, including the firm’s new EFI Productivity Suite, which EFI says is the next step in its productivity software-portfolio evolution. EFI says the suite expands on its existing […]

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Epson Brings Business Inkjets with Replaceable Ink Packs for Printing Up to 75,000 Pages to the U.S.

January 20, 2015 – Epson is introducing its most ambitious and business-oriented inkjets to date to the United States, all three of which feature Epson’s Replaceable Ink Pack System (RIPS), which is designed for high-yield, low-cost, uninterrupted printing.  The three new units consist of the A3 Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 MFP, A4 WorkForce Pro  A4 WF-R5690 MFP, […]

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This Week in Imaging: HP Battles Patent Infringers; Upcoming Conferences & Expos; Smallest AiO; More

In a slow news week, there’s at least one odd piece that makes you go “hmm” – Sharp sells its U.S. headquarters. but will lease it and stay put. We’re used to posting virtually every week news of Canon Inc. waging war against alleged toner-cartridge patent infringers across the globe, but this week HP made […]

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Exploring Inkjet and 3D-Printing Opportunities at the Ink Jet Printing World Conference 2015

January 14, 2015 – Inkjet and 3D-printing professionals are invited to explore inkjet and 3D-printing opportunities – from office-document printing, to large-format graphics printing, product decoration, 3D printing, and more – at the IMI’s Ink Jet Printing World 2015 conference being held February 3-6, 2015  at the Florida Hotel  and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. The conference’s schedule is […]

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HP Filing Bevy of Ink-Cartridge Patent-Infringement Lawsuits Against Companies in Europe & U.S.

January 9, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard is stepping up its game in protecting its ink-cartridge patents, with the company announcing a series of worldwide legal actions in its ongoing fight to combat the sale of third-party inkjet cartridges that it says infringe upon its patents. In the Netherlands, HP has initiated three separate litigation cases against […]

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This Week in Imaging: Next-Generation A4 MFPs from OKI, Canon; Epson Sets Sights on Ink-Cartridge Clones; More

This week, jumping right into 2015, Canon U.S.A. and OKI Data Americas both stepped up their game in the A4 desktop MFP category. Canon added two new Color imageCLASS MFPs that are the first in the imageCLASS family with touch screens. The two new Color imageCLASS units also feature a number of other upgrades, including user […]

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Meet the Primera Trio, the World’s Tiniest All-in-One Printer

January 8, 2015 – There’s mobile printing, then there’s the bring-it-with-you mobile printer. The latest addition to the mobile-printer category is the Primera Trio ($399.95), a color inkjet-based All-in-One with print, scan, and copy. Primera Technology of Plymouth, Minnesota, says it’s the world’s smallest and lightest portable printer among $399 or less portable color inkjet printers currently […]

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Canon Launches hdAlbum, a New Service for Creating Custom Photo Albums

January 6, 2015 – Canon U.S.A. is introducing hdAlbum, a new service for both professional and consumer photographers that enables them to create lay-flat photo albums designed. The photo albums are printed exclusively using Canon’s DreamLabo 5000 production color inkjet printer. After downloading the free Canon hdAlbum creation software to their computer, users can layout each photo […]

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Epson Files Complaint with U.S. ITC for Alleged Ink-Cartridge Patent Infringement by 19 Companies

January 5, 2015 – On December 23rd, Epson Portland and Epson America, both in the United States, and Seiko Epson of Japan filed a complaint requesting that the U.S. International Trade Commission investigate various companies for allegedly infringing upon Epson ink-cartridge patents. In its complaint, Epson argues that the  19 companies unlawfully import into the United States, and […]

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New Canon PIXMA MX472 Fits Tight Spaces, Provides Mobile Print & Scan, Cloud Connectivity

January 5, 2015 – Canon U.S.A. is launching its newest PIXMA color inkjet All-in-One, the PIXMA MX472 ($99.99 estimated retail price), which it says features a compact design that’s 30-percent smaller than its predecessor, the PIXMA MX472 printer. Designed for home offices, it features wireless connectivity and a 30-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF), borderless printing, fax, […]

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2014 Year in Review: Improving Sales & Market; Inkjet in the Office & Print Shop; 2D Vendors Go 3D; More

We’ve been hard at work in 2014 keeping on top of  the many important events and trends in the printer and copier/MFP industry. Overall, the major trends and developments in 2014 include: a modest overall worldwide recovery for sales and shipments of printers and copier/MFPs; much improved financial results from many Japanese vendors; and the […]

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This Week in Imaging: Canon’s Maxify Strategy; New Sharp MFPs; HP Instant Ink via Staples; More

We like what Canon’s doing with its new Maxify line of inkjet printers for business. While we initially wondered why customers would choose Maxify over the more glitzy Canon Pixma inkjet products, Canon did a yeoman’s job of answering our questions during their recent Webinair. Although similarly priced, the main differentiators are high-yield ink cartridges […]

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Staples Now Offering HP’s Instant Ink Ink-Cartridge Subscription Program

December 9, 2014 – Hewlett-Packard reports that it’s formed an agreement with office-supplies store Staples, with Staples becoming the newest U.S. retailer to provide HP’s Instant Ink replacement service, the HP program that HP says can save customers up to 50 percent on the cost of ink. HP’s Instant Ink services will now be available at more […]

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