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Review and Report: HP Officejet Pro 8600 e-All-in-One Series

The big news for HP’s Officejet Pro 8600 e-All-in-One is a completely redesigned color ink-imaging system that, among its benefits, is much faster duplex productivity and faster ink-drying time, as well as a new option to keep printing when ink is low, and new technology to make sure pages are completely printed when ink is low. […]

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Brother to Invest $54 Million in New Ink-Jet Printer/All-in-One Manufacturing Plant in the Philippines

Brother Industries of Japan will invest some $54 million (U.S) in a production plant for manufacturing ink-jet printers/All-in-Ones and their related parts. The company will initially invest $12 million in the plant, with $42 million to follow after the plant’s establishment. The new plant will be located in a suburb of Manila in the Philippines, […]

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Lomond to Sell Memjet’s Color Ink-Jet EvoJet Office Printer in Europe

In its December newsletter, Memjet reports that partner Lomond will soon be selling the Memjet-powered EvoJet Office color ink-jet printer in Europe. Last April, Memjet reported a partnership with Lomond under which Lomond is distributing the EvoJet in Russia. LG Electronics (LG) distributes the EvoJet Office printer (called the Machjet LPP6010N) in South Korea, while […]

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Epson Expands Ink-Jet Printer Production with New Factory in the Philippines

Seiko Epson of Japan has just opened a new manufacturing facility in the Philippines that will increase the company’s production of ink-jet printers and LCD projectors. Altogether, the firm has invested some $110 million (U.S.) in the new production facility, which will be run by the company’s subsidiary, Epson Precision of the Philippines. Epson says […]

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Kodak Launches Mobile-Printing App for Android Devices

Kodak has introduced a cloud-based mobile-printing app from Android OS smartphones and tablets to its ink-jet All-in-Ones. With the app, which is available at the Android Market, users can send send documents from their Android device to a Kodak All-in-One using Google Cloud Print. Users can print Web pages, Microsoft Office files, Adobe PDFs, text […]

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Printer Makers Launch Joint Ink- and Toner-Cartridge-Recycling Program for Singapore; Users Will be Able to Drop Off Depleted Cartridges at Libraries

Five printer vendors, Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson and Lexmark, have launched Singapore’s first-ever joint ink- and toner-cartridge recycling program with the support of Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) and National Library Board (NLB).  The program, called Project Homecoming, is an expansion of a joint ink-cartridge program, called Ink Cartridge Satogaeri, begun in Japan three years […]

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Epson Lowers Fiscal Outlook Due to Massive Flooding in Thailand

Seiko Epson of Japan has revised its 2012 fiscal forecast in light of recent massive flooding in Thailand. For its fiscal year 2012 (April 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012), it’s now forecasting that sales will be down 3 percent versus its previous forecast, and net income will be down 2 percent. Epson has two […]

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Lexmark Ink-Jet All-in-Ones Feature New Vizix 2.0 Color Ink-Jet Imaging; New Mobile Printing for Apple and Android

Lexmark is introducing two new color ink-jet All-in-Ones for small businesses, the Pro715 ($199.99) and Pro915 ($249.99), both of which incorporate the next generation of the firm’s Vizix ink-jet imaging technology, and also feature PCL and PostScript 3 emulation print drivers. Also new is a mobile printing app that’s compatible with most Lexmark laser devices […]

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Review: HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter

Download Wirth Consulting’s Hands-On Test Report for Hewlett-Packard’s latest full-color ink-jet printer, the OfficeJet Pro 8100 ePrinter. This new ink-jet printer features HP’s newest ink-jet imaging system, as well as mobile printing with HP’s ePrint and support for Apple’s AirPrint, amd faster, streamlined installation.

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Kodak Reports 3rd Quarter Loss, Looks to Consumer Ink-Jet, Commercial Printing

Eastman Kodak reported a $222 million loss for third-quarter 2011, with lower film and photofinishing revenue and lower sales of intellectual property licensing, but higher consumer and commercial ink-jet revenue. Third-quarter sales were $1.462 billion, a 17 percent decrease versus third-quarter 2010, but only a 5 percent decline when excluding $210 million in sales of […]

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ITC Rules in HP’s Favor in Third-Party Ink-Jet Print Head, Cartridge Patent Dispute

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled in Hewlett-Packard’s favor in a case involving print heads for use in HP ink-jet printers and All-in-Ones. The ITC’s ruling upholds its Initial Determination announced in June 2011 and also adds more findings of patent infringement. The ITC agreed with the Initial Determination that Asia Pacific Microsystems […]

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Canon U.K. Launches A3 Pixma Pro-1 Color Ink-Jet Printer with 12 Ink Colors

Canon U.K. today introduced its flagship Pixma Pro-1, which it’s calling the world’s first A3 printer to use 12 separate ink colors, and which it’s targeting at professional and amateur photographers. Read more here.

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New Canon Pixmas for Small, Home Office Users Start at $79.99, Feature Wireless Connectivity, Mobile Printing, Direct Photo Printing

Canon U.S.A. has introduced new Pixma color ink-jet All-in-Ones for small and home office users that start at $79.99 and feature wireless connectivity, as well as direct printing of photos stored online from the control panel without using a PC. Both the flagship MG4120 (above – $129.99) and MG3120 ($79.99) feature automatic duplex printing and […]

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Kodak and Ink Supplier Collins Part Ways

Collins Ink Supply posted a notice on its Web site that it’s terminated its supply contract for Eastman Kodak’s high-speed ink-jet printers, including Kodak’s Versamark continuous ink-jet printers. The supply agreement has been in place between the two companies for the past 10 years. Instead, Collins will directly sell the ink to customers itself, under […]

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Canon Positive on Sales, but Forced to Shut Down Thailand Ink-Jet Printer Factory

Reuters reports that Canon Inc. of Japan says sales appear positive for 2011, with its Chief Financial Officer Toshizo Tanaka stating, “We had a global meeting last week, involving the sales heads from America, Europe and Asia. At that point, there were no pessimistic comments.” Canon did however report that it’s had to shut down […]

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HP Launches Pilot Programs for “Instant Ink” and Direct Delivery of Digital Content to HP Web-Connected Ink-Jet Printers and All-in-Ones

Hewlett-Packard has announced two new pilot programs – both of which must be stressed are strictly voluntary – one of which enables automatic delivery of ink cartridges for customers’ HP ink-jet printers and All-in-Ones. The other program which would send Condé Nast magazine subscriptions to the customer’s Web-connected HP ink-jet printer or All-in-One, which would […]

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Epson Shipping $199.99 WorkForce 845 with 500-Sheet Paper Capacity, Touch Panel

As part of its strategy to bring color ink-jet All-in-Ones to small business users, Epson is now shipping four new color ink-jet All-in-Ones, starting with the flagship WorkForce 845, which features a touch panel and standard 500-sheet paper capacity. All of the new All-in-Ones feature Wi-Fi connectivity and Epson Connect for mobile printing, as well […]

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German Company to Market Memjet-Based Ink-Jet Office Printer in Europe

BusinessPartner PBS reports that German distributor Compatech GmbH will be marketing a color ink-jet printer that uses Memjet color ink-jet technology, which in the Memjet office model is based on an 8.5” stationary print-head, and is said to be able to produce print speeds of up to 60 ppm. Compatech markets OEM-compatible consumables, and will […]

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