HP noted continued revenue growth in contractual businesses, including Instant Ink and MPS.
Featuring speeds up to 680 square feet per hour, the new dye-sublimation printer is designed for applications involving printing promotional products, soft signage, cut-and-sew fabrics, and more.
The new models use oil-based inks that contribute to energy-saving because there’s no need for ink-drying heaters that are required for water-based inks,
New recruits previously served with Fujifilm, Samsung, Kodak, and HP.
Canon U.S.A. today announced a new fleet of color inkjet printers and All-in-Ones for students and home users.
However, business inkjet shipments increased by 2.2 percent with particularly strong growth rates in some countries and in segments such as A3.
Brother says the new model includes in the box up to one year of ink, based on average monthly print volumes of approximately 150 pages.
“Memjet technology is being adopted by a growing list of OEM partners that service a variety of print markets.”
The inkjet-printer patents were developed by Lexmark before it sold its inkjet technology and patents to Funai Electric Company of Japan for $100 million in 2013.
Canon explains that the “magic” of its PIXMA G-series MegaTank printers lies with their continuous ink supply system (CISS)
The new models are compatible with Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant for hands-free voice-activated printing.
Epson’s Scott Marsic explained that the WF-20590 is part of Epson’s “huge global initiative to grow business inkjet.”
Despite a slowdown in demand, inkjet-printer shipments grew 5.6 percent year-over-year, led primarily by Epson.
The brightest spot for the quarter was the year-over-year expansion of color inkjet MFPs in the 11-20 ppm range, which grew 4.7 percent to more than 6.2 million units shipped.
As with Epson’s other high-capacity ink-tank All-in-Ones and printers, ink costs are much lower than with most competitors, but acquisition cost is much higher compared to competitors – up to four-times higher with these new models
Back in 2016, HP had also filed a printer-supplies patent-infringement lawsuit in China against Speed Infotech of Shanghai.