However, business inkjet shipments increased by 2.2 percent with particularly strong growth rates in some countries and in segments such as A3.
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New models consist of 11 workgroup models that support 11″ x 17″ media and two desktop models that support letter-legal-size media.
This was a significant week in the office-imaging industry, with multiple vendors reporting lower sales and profits, and warning of a slowing economy.
In the first quarter, sales for Sharp’s 8K Ecosystem group (which includes copier/MFPs) were down 9.8 percent year-over-year to ¥262.5 billion
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In 2016, giant electronics contractor Foxconn – also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry and headquarted in Taiwan – acquired...
Among the findings of a new 2019 survey is that building a copier sales team has become more challenging because of a tight labor market and high turnover.
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Konica Minolta joins Ricoh Company of Japan, which also recently announced that it will shift some of its copier/MFP production out of China.
Sharp CEO and Chairman Tai Jeng-wu said trade frictions between the United States and China could provide an “opportunity” to expand its business with Chinese companies, in contrast to many other manufacturers who have voiced concerns over U.S. tariffs on imported Chinese goods.
This week, we saw a host of office-imaging companies based in Japan report results for their fiscal years that ended...
Sharp said it has achieved 10 consecutive quarters of increasing net profits since the third-quarter quarter of its fiscal 2016 year.
This isn’t the first business Sharp is re-entering. In June 2018, Sharp said it was getting back in the PC business – which it had quit in 2010.
The majority of growth was experienced in the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) and U.S. markets, rather than in Europe.
One of the interesting things about technology is that we can’t always see where it will eventually take us, a case in point being drop-on-demand inkjet printing.
The company stated that despite the U.S.-China trade war and other economic disruptions, it “secured bottom-line profit…with its profit margin outperforming” the same period a year earlier.