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Judge Rules in Kyocera Mita’s Favor in Ben Stein Lawsuit

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a California Superior Court Judge has dismissed most of actor Ben Stein’s breach of contract lawsuit against Kyocera Mita of Japan. Stein filed a lawsuit in January after Kyocera Mita hired him to star in television commercials for its printers and MFPs in a deal worth some $300,000, but Kyocera Mita later backed out of […]

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New Company Name for Kyocera, Plus New Mobile and Cloud Printing Solutions

Kyocera Mita America has unveiled a new company name – “Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.” and new logo (right) – as well as new mobile and cloud printing solutions. The name change, which is effective April 1st, was announced at the company’s “Focus on Success” annual dealer meeting being held in Las Vegas, and is said to reflect […]

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Kyocera to begin Mass Production of New ink-jet print heads

Next month, Kyocera Corporation of Japan will begin mass production of two new ink-jet print heads, the KJ4B-Y for use with water-based inks, and the KJ4A-B for use with UV-curable inks, and both designed for commercial print applications. The company will initially begin producing 1,000 of these print heads per month (combined), and will gradually increase production […]

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Kyocera Mita Adds Safecom’s Secure Pull Printing

SafeCom has introduced secure pull printing, called SafeCom Go for Kyocera, for Kyocera Mita MFPs. SafeCom Go for Kyocera Mita uses Kyocera’s HyPAS open-development platform to provide user authentication and pull-printing. With pull printing, users release their print job, and then can print them at any Kyocera MFP by first authenticating themselves at the MFP’s control panel. SafeCom Go for Kyocera also enables administrators to monitor Kyocera MFPs’ printing and […]

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Actor Ben Stein Suing Kyocera Mita

The Wall Street Journal reports that actor Ben Stein is suing the U.S. branch of Kyocera Mita, which is headquartered in Fairfield, NJ, for breach of contract. According to the Journal, Stein, who is suing for $300,000, alleges that the firm dropped him from an ad campaign after learning about the actor’s views on global warming. Read the […]

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Kyocera Files Lawsuit Against Kodak Over Ink-Jet Technology

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Kyocera Corporation has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit in San Diego federal court against Eastman Kodak over alleged ink-jet printer patent infringement. Kyocera claims that Kodak is infringing on its patent for “recording head structure” in ink-jet printers. According to the Union-Tribune, Kyocera received the patent in 2006. According to […]

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New Kyocera Mita Ecosys Monochrome A4 MFPs Start at $1,181

Kyocera Mita has introduced its latest A4 products, two new desktop monochrome MFPs for its dealer channel, the Ecosys FS-1135MFP ($1,371) and FS-1035MFP/DP ($1,181), which it’s positioning for small and mid-size business for print, scan and copy up 8.5”x14”. The two units are essentially the same except that the higher-priced Ecosys FS-1135MFP adds 33.6 Kbps […]

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Kyocera Mita TASKalfa Color MFPs add Optional Fiery Controller

Kyocera Mita is now offering an optional Electronics for Imaging Fiery controller featuring Fiery Printing System 11/12 for its TASKalfa color MFPs. Kyocera introduced its current 30 – 70 ppm TASKalfa color MFPs in June 2011, and the series include the TASKalfa 7550ci, 6550ci, 5550ci, 4550ci, 3550ci, and 3050ci. Incorporating the Fiery Controller adds more […]

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Kyocera Mita Acquires Office Dealer in India as Part of Asian Market Expansion Strategy

Kyocera Mita India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Kyocera Group in Japan, has acquired the copier division of Kilburn Office Automation Ltd., which markets and services digital copiers, MFPs, and printers in India under the Kyocera brand name. The acquisition is part of Kyocera’s strategy to increase its market share in India, China, Korea and […]

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New President for Kyocera Mita America

Kyocera Mita Corporation of Japan announced the appointment of Norihiko Ina as president of its subsidiary, Kyocera Mita America, Inc., effective today. Ina joined Kyocera Mita Corporation in 1987, and from 1994 to 2008 he was president of Kyocera Mita UK, and a senior manager with Kyocera Mita Europe in Amsterdam. In 2008, he returned […]

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CEO Michael Pietrunti Leaving Kyocera America

Kyocera Mita released the following press release this afternoon announcing that Michael Pietrunti has resigned his position as president and CEO of Kyocera Mita America. The company expects to name a successor in the coming weeks.

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Kyocera Mita Expands A4 Color and Monochrome MFP Lineup, Adds New Teaching Assistant Solution

Kyocera Mita America has rounded out its A4 color and monochrome office MFP lineup with four new models: two 28-ppm color units, the FS-C2626MFP and FS-C2526MFP, and two monochrome units, the 42-ppm FS-3640MFP and FS-3540MFP. The new MFPs incorporate Kyocera’s HyPAS open-development platform and utilize the company’s long-life consumables. The new MFPs feature standard network […]

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Kyocera Mita Launches 11 Newly Re-Designed A3 MFPs, Start at $8,292

Kyocera Mita has launched a newly redesigned A3 TASKalfa MFP series consisting of both color and monochrome MFPs that it will distribute through its dealer channel. The new MFPs start at $8,292 and range in speed from 35 to 80 ppm. They’re built on a commonly shared technology platform, and feature commonly shared options, as […]

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Kyocera Mita Set to Launch 26 New MFPs, Printers, Including A4 MFPs; New Global Services Division and Ad Campaign

At its annual dealer meeting held this week, Kyocera Mita showed its latest products, and outlined new marketing strategies, and new programs for dealers. Among the 26 new products the company’s set to introduce are color and monochrome A4 MFPs, two wide-format imaging systems, as well as 30-70 ppm color and 35-80 ppm monochrome MFPs […]

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New A3 30/25-PPM Kyocera Mita MFPs Start at $4,679

Kyocera Mita is introducing two new A3 monochrome office MFPs, the TASKalfa 305 and 255, which provide A3 (11”x17”) print and scan and have attractive list prices at $5,879 and $4,679 respectively. To support the new MFPs, which will be distributed through Kyocera Mita’s dealer channel, the firm is also launching a new nationwide advertising […]

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New 25-/35-PPM A3 Monochrome MFPs From Kyocera Mita Europe

Kyocera Mita Europe B.V is launching two new monochrome A3 Ecosys MFPs  for small offices and workgroups, the FS-6025MFP and FS-6030MFP. Both are equipped with customizable color touch screens with “wizard”-style navigation. Management features include user-defined access controls and cost-accounting codes. Both provide monochrome print, copy, and fax, as well as color network scan, and […]

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Two New Business-Class Color Printers From Kyocera Mita Start At $959

Kyocera Mita America is introducing two new business-class desktop laser printers for its dealer network, the FS-C5250DN and FS-C5150DN, which start at $959.   Both are part of the firm’s ECOSYS family that features long-life consumables. The FS-C5250DN and FS-C5150DN print at 28/28 ppm and 23/23 ppm at 600 dpi respectively, with the FS-C5250DN’s maximum monthly […]

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Kyocera Mita A4 Color Laser MFPs Start At $3,549

                    Kyocera Mita America has just launched two new A4 color MFPs, the FS-C2026MFP and FS-C2126MFP, two 28-ppm systems that list at $3,549 and $3,999 respectively and will be distributed through dealers.  The two laser-based systems are essentially the same except that the higher-priced FS-C2126MFP features […]

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