Posted on May 22 2018 - 4:15pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Network Group chairman to step down

Network Group has announced that Wayne Cockerill, Chairman of the Group for over 15 years, is stepping down from his position at the end of May 2018. Cockerill who held the position of Chairman and Financial Director for the group and its two other companies has driven stability and growth. Group Managing Director Phyl Morgan, said: “This is a significant announcement for all at Network Group. Wayne...

Posted on May 22 2018 - 10:15am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Paper packaging doesn’t deserve a ‘bad wrap’

Consumer concerns around packaging have extended to all forms, leading to misconceptions around the sustainability of paper-based options – an issue which Antalis Packaging states the industry must tackle. The company has been quick to assert that paper packaging, when used efficiently, offers a viable and green solution and shouldn’t be categorised in the same unsustainable bracket. Scott Day,...

Posted on May 22 2018 - 7:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Technology can mitigate GDPR compliance risk

Panasonic Business has stressed the importance of technology ahead of the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May. Stephen Yeo, Panasonic Business Marketing Director says that that there are technological ways to mitigate some of the risks. “It’s the biggest challenge for marketing in my 26 year career,” he said “As a result of GDPR, businesses need to consider...

Posted on May 21 2018 - 8:15pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on The GDPR deadline is fast approaching

Organisations need to consider their print infrastructure as part of GDPR compliance, says Martin De Martini, Co-founder and CIO at Y Soft With GDPR fast approaching, the majority of conversations relating to the regulation is around the event of a data breach, and the fines that can be imposed because of one. However, it is important to look at where exactly data breaches can come from. In the build-up...

Posted on May 21 2018 - 4:52pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Print IT Reseller Magazine – Issue 50 – Free Download

RISO has a global strategy to branch out of its core market segments. The fim has a strong heritage with its digital duplicator technology within the education sector, among religious institutions and political parties and is targeting growth within new sectors with its inkjet technology. On page 16 National Dealer and Export Manager Russell Long, talks about the fim’s plans to grow its machine base,...

Posted on May 21 2018 - 4:15pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Midshire staff trained in CPR

Midshire has worked with the British Heart Foundation to roll out three Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training sessions for its 65 Stockport office employees. Over 30,000 people experience cardiac arrest each year in the UK outside the relative safety of a hospital, and unfortunately only one in 10 survive. Operations Manager Debbie Wilson, said: “At Midshire we try and promote a healthy lifestyle...

Posted on May 21 2018 - 1:15pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on A tribute to Wayne Snell

Industry stalwart Wayne Snell, as renowned for his incredible personality as he was for his unparalleled knowledge, sadly lost his short battle with cancer and passed away on March 30 Wayne was a mentor and inspiration to many during his 30-year tenure in the print industry. During his stellar career he worked at Konica Minolta and Olivetti, and most recently at DSales (UK). Likeable, approachable,...

Posted on May 21 2018 - 12:36pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on It’s not game over for GDPR on May 25

Chris Strammiello, Vice President of global alliances and strategic marketing, Nuance Document Imaging, Nuance Communications, explains why that date marks the start of future opportunities for print resellers Come May 25, it wouldn’t be too surprising if a collective sigh of relief is heard from companies of all sizes, celebrating the fact that they have made it to the all-important date for GDPR...

Posted on May 21 2018 - 12:32pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on View from the channel

Peter Ranson, Purfleet Sales Manager, NCS Group Q: What are your customers most interested in? A: At present the trend is for secure printing and secure disposal of their data. I think this is mainly due to the increased awareness of GDPR being generated in the market. Q: Do clients have the same understanding of industry terms, such as BYOD, MPS or MDS, as we do? A: No – most clients hate the acronyms...

Posted on May 21 2018 - 12:26pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Konica Minolta takes mono production to next level

A successor to the bizhub PRESS 1250e series, the new Konica Minolta AccurioPress 6136 series runs at 136 ppm A4 and 78 ppm A3. The affordable and cost-effective series consists of three models: AccurioPress 6136, AccurioPress 6136P and AccurioPress 6120. Each delivers greater productivity to enhance job capacity, reliability and flexibility enabling operations to expand their capabilities. Ines Wennemann,...