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BERTL Testing Firm Shuts Down

BERTL (Business Equipment and Testing Laboratory) is no longer operational. The firm, which is owned by Gladstone Capital Corporation, has shut down its Web site, and discontinued its products, including MegaNet, DataCheck, and iTchat. BERTL provided specifications and testing of...

Sharp Signs Up Royal Business Systems of Spokane, WA

Sharp Imaging and Information has signed up another dealer, Royal Business Systems, which will serve as a Sharp authorized dealer and market Sharp’s IT solutions, including its copiers and MFPs. This is the sixth dealer Sharp has signed up since September...

Kodak Bails on Consumer Inkjet Business

Another company is exiting the consumer inkjet market – this time, it’s Eastman Kodak, which follows up on the heels of Lexmark, the latter of which announced it was exiting inkjet last month. Kodak will still however continue to sell...

Sharp Secures Loan Worth 360 Billion Yen

Sharp Corporation of Japan announced today that its signed a loan agreement worth 360 billion yen, about $4.6 billion U.S., from Japanese banks Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd. and Tokyo-Mitsubishi UJF, Ltd. Half of the 360 billion yen will be in...

Sharp Signs Up Five Dealers this Month

Sharp has signed on two more dealers, altogether signing on five new dealers for the month of September. The new dealers are Alpha Laser Imaging and Hansen Associates, both of which join Sharp’s nationwide network of authorized dealers. The companies...