Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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Canon is addressing the B&W printing needs of small but busy workgroups with the launch of the economical imageRUNNER 1435 series of A4 MFPs. The 35 page per minute devices have a separate toner and user-replaceable drum, plus embedded compatibility with uniflow output management software for the centralised control, allocation and recovery of print costs. The 1435i and 1435iF (with fax) come...

Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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Online cartridge retailer Cartridge People is hosting a dedicated Epson store on its website. This is the first time the company has provided a dedicated platform for a single brand. In addition to printer consumables, the new ‘Epson Shop’ sells a range of printer hardware, projectors and scanners. Cartridge People stocks 10,000 products from 100 manufacturers. www.cartridgepeople.com ...

Posted on Aug 26 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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Inkjet and toner cartridge remanufacturer Jet Tec has launched a white label website solution for UK resellers. The Grow Online platform has been developed for resellers that either don’t yet have an e-commerce presence or that want to maintain a dedicated channel for selling remanufactured inkjet and toner cartridges. The fully customisable website enables resellers to add their own logo, company...

Posted on Aug 26 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
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VOW has launched its 2016 Marketing Guide featuring a mix of general and specialist catalogues and exclusive mailers designed to help resellers increase sales and reach new end users. The 2016 guide provides a blueprint for reseller marketing activity across numerous product categories and gives resellers the ability to order everything online via the VOW Publications Manager. voweurope.com ...

Posted on Aug 25 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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Robert Flather, Managing Director of Kolbus UK, has been elected as Chairman of Picon. He succeeds Bob Usher, Managing Director of Apex Digital Graphics, who has completed his twoyear term leading the Council of the UK association of print industry manufacturers and suppliers.  www.picon.com ...

Posted on Aug 25 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on ITMS Ireland sets its sights on the mainland

Belfast-based IT Managed Services (ITMS) Ireland is looking to expand its operations on the UK mainland IT Managed Services (ITMS) Ireland has been delivering IT solutions to customers in Northern Ireland and the Republic for three decades. Having captured and retained a significant chunk of its home market, the firm is now looking to extend its reach into new areas through a combination of organic...

Posted on Aug 25 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Xerox is targeting SMEs with an enhanced channel MPS programme

Xerox is looking to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) for further growth in managed print services (MPS) and has launched a number of new products to help channel partners meet the needs of this sector. Using the definition of 5 to 1,000 employees, it has calculated that there are 8 million SMEs in Europe and the US with a combined spend on document technology products and services of $40 billion....

Posted on Aug 24 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Four out of five prefer paper

Information is easier to understand and retain if read on the printed page rather than in digital form, new research shows. In a survey commissioned by Two Sides, a global initiative to promote the sustainability and attractiveness of print and paper, 84% of 500 UK consumers questioned said they understood, retained or used information read on paper much better than information received on a digital...

Posted on Aug 21 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
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In the run up to drupa 2016, show organiser Messe Duesseldorf has produced a series of articles on the future of print. In the fist of these, it highlights key trends affecting commercial printers, corporate print centres and their customers. The successful printer of the future will deliver a full-service offering that extends well beyond printing and fiishing. The exact mix of digital communications,...

Posted on Aug 21 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
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The UK is now firmly on the road to economic recovery, with PWC predicting continued growth in 2015 and 2016. But are the effects being felt by printer resellers? PITR asks the experts PITR: How are you faring? Have trading conditions improved for your business and what are your thoughts/ plans for the future? Mark Smyth, Operations Director, Vision: “We have certainly seen an improvement in the...