Archive | Océ RSS feed for this archive

This Week in Imaging: More on HP’s SureSupply Auto Toner Delivery; New Epson Solvent Ink Printers, Other News

A rose is a rose by any name, but Lexmark’s new logo announced this week is certainly eye-catching. What’s more eye-catching is how far the company has come – from the little printer company spun-off of IBM in 1991 – to a company operating in 170 countries and with more than 13,000 employees worldwide. Lexmark […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
icy trees

This Week in Imaging: More on the Production-Print Market; Sharp Seeks Help from Lenders; New High-Volume Toshiba MFPs

Last week, we discussed the state of the production-printing industry as it relates to inkjet technology (see here). This week, we have some interesting news from International Data Corporation (IDC), which reports that the worldwide production-printing market enjoyed double-digit gains in fourth-quarter 2014. The sweet spot in the production-print market appears to be color, with […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
winter sunset

This Week in Imaging: The Case for Inkjet-Production Print, and New Offerings from Canon, Xerox, Kodak

We’ve long extolled the value of ink-on-paper and proposed that some “old school” production-print shops may be willing to transition to ink-on-paper technology and skip right over toner-based imaging due to all of its inherent weaknesses in terms of hardware cost, energy consumption, image permanence, and the nuances of image quality. On the other hand, […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
swan 2

This Week in Imaging: Memjet Rising; Holiday Gift Guide; Smart MFP Ecosystem; Impika; More

It’s getting cold around these parts. Cold enough to huddle around your laser printer in order to soak up some of that wasted energy in the form of dissipated heat. However, if the powers that be at your workplace decide to splurge on the latest big iron – in this case inkjet – from Canon’s […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Top News for the Week of 8/4/2014 – HP ‘Instant Ink Professional;” Ricoh, Sharp Financials; More

What do you do if the supplies for your product are being made and sold by unauthorized third parties and are cutting into your revenue stream? You either a) enforce your patents through litigation to end the sale of those supplies, and/or b) make your supplies more economical and easier to obtain. Canon Inc. continues […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
headland 3

Top News for the Week of 6/30/2014 – Good News for Production Printing; Average Copier Sales-Manager Compensation; More

Is this a trend? It sure seems like it. Last week, we reported on IDC research showing that the worldwide large-format printer market enjoyed its third consecutive quarter of growth in terms of both unit shipments and shipment value (7.4 percent and 3.7 percent respectively) for first-quarter 2014. This week, IDC delivered more good news, […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Top News for the Week of 12/16/2013 – Ranks of 2D Printer Makers Involved in 3D Printing Grow, More

The big news this week was a joint press release from Xerox and 3D-printer maker 3D Systems announcing that 3D Systems would be acquiring part of Xerox’s solid-ink engineering and development teams. Within the press release, the companies confirmed that 3D Systems was using Xerox’s solid-ink printer technology for its 3D ProJet printers. So far […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Top News for the Week of 10/2/2013

Industry Events We participated in an interesting webinar presented by Ricoh’s Terrie Campbell this week, and found compelling evidence that Ricoh is doing a lot to be a major player in the business-process solution market. New Products & Solutions It wasn’t all that long ago that we were speculating whether Dell would even stay in […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
oce varioprint 6000 +

Canon Rolls out Océ VarioPrint 6000+ Monochrome Digital Production Printers

Canon U.S.A. is rolling out the Océ VarioPrint 6000 + series of high-speed, high-capacity digital printers for high-volume monochrome production printing. The VP6000+ series is made up of three model families: Ultra+ for commercial printers and corporate in-plant environments; TP+ for transactional and direct-mail printing applications; and MICR+ for highly sensitive, negotiable financial documents and other […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Canon Launches Oce PlotWave 340/360 with Cloud Integration

Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., today launched its new Océ PlotWave 340 and Océ PlotWave 360 monochrome printing systems. Canon says the Océ PlotWave 340/360 provides a new standard in user interaction and cloud-integration for technical users to print, copy, and scan low volumes of technical documents. According to […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Océ is Officially a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Canon Inc.; Océ Group in China to be Merged into New Canon Group

Canon Inc. of Japan reports that Océ N.V. of the Netherlands was de-listed from NYSE Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange in February, became a wholly owned Canon subsidiary on March 8th, 2013, following the conclusion of formal statutory buyout proceedings under Dutch law (“squeeze out procedure”). In its announcement, Canon Inc. states “Now that Océ has […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Canon Solutions America Launches Preferred Accounts Program for Managing Wide-Format Printer Fleets

Canon U.S.A.’s Canon Solutions America is announcing the availability of its Preferred Accounts Program, a managed print services-type program that’s designed to help organizations better manage their large-format print environment by providing greater visibility into the operational costs associated with large-format devices and identifying ways to improve productivity and use. The Preferred Account Program consists […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Océ to Demo New Mobile Printing Solution for Wide-Format Printers

Océ is demonstrating its new Publisher Mobile App for iPad at Autodesk University being held through November 29th in Las Vegas. Publisher Mobile App for iPad enables users to print from Apple iPads to an Océ wide format printer within reach of a Wi-Fi router that is part of their company’s networks. Using the Wi-Fi […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
Cheetah velocity

Océ Showcases Memjet-Powered Project Velocity Large-Format Color Inkjet Printer

Océ is showcasing the North American debut of its first large-format Memjet-powered printer, Project Velocity, at the SGIA Expo 2012 trade show being held October 18-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Project Velocity is a product concept that combines Oce’s expertise in production printing and workflow for large-format printing, with Memjet’s high-speed digital color inkjet printing. […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Oce Launches High-Speed Color and Mono Inkjet Production Printers, New Premium Black Ink

Océ, a Canon Group company, introduced two new inkjet production printers, the JetStream 5500 black-and-white printer and ColorStream 3900 full-color printer, both of which use inkjet imaging technology. The company also a new Premium Pigment Black Ink. JetStream 5500 The JetStream 5500 is the fastest printer in the Océ JetStream Wide mono series, printing at […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Oce: How to Protect Data Recorded on Large-Format Printers’ Hard Disk Drives

In a downloadable white paper,  Océ shows how to safeguard data stored on large-format printers’ hard disk drives, and how users can securely overwrite sensitive data with the help of electronic shredding technology options. Protecting Your Sensitive Data Océ explains that the disk drive that is part of a printer’s controller and is used as […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

From Oce: What to Look for When Selecting a Wide-Format Inkjet Printer

Wide format inkjet printers enable users to print bigger printouts than the standard media sizes and can easily produce images of startlingly vivid colors, sharp lines and precise details – something many traditional printing presses cannot. These devices range from small inexpensive consumer models to large, more expensive machines used in a business environment and […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Océ Given Green Light to Sell Managed Print Services to U.S. Government

Océ North America’s Document Printing Systems has reported that Managed Print Services (MPS) has been added to Océ’s GSA Schedule 36 Contract, allowing Océ North America’s Document Printing Systems to sell MPS to the federal government. Océ is a division of the Canon Group Company. Océ says it will provide quarterly reviews and printer/MFP lifecycle […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →