Posted on Apr 2 2015 - 12:08pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Global partnershipbrings together technology leaders

Epson has announced a long-term global partnership with the 2014 FIA Formula One World Champions, the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team. As an Offiial Team Partner of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Epson branding will be visible on race cars and on the helmet visors and race suits of drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Epson President Minoru Usui said: “The partnership aligns two world-renowned...

Posted on Apr 1 2015 - 12:22pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Kyocera launches cloud app

KYOCERA Document Solutions UK Ltd has announced two new HyPAS apps for scanning to and printing from the Cloud. Cloud Direct (£100 + VAT per MFD licence) provides users with a direct connection to Google Drive, Dropbox and internet fax, enabling PC-free scanning to and printing from cloud storage via the control panel of HyPAS-enabled KYOCERA MFDs. The app comes in separate versions for Google Drive...

Posted on Mar 31 2015 - 12:16pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Toshiba to sponsor Rugby World Cup 2015

Rugby World Cup that Toshiba has sponsored. As part of the sponsorship agreement, Toshiba will provide a range of products to help with the running of the event. In return, it will have advertising on perimeter boards at each of the tournament’s 48 matches. Noriaki Hashimoto, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Representative EMEA, Toshiba Corporation, said: “Toshiba is delighted to be continuing...

Posted on Mar 30 2015 - 4:33pm by John Peters
Comments Off on ByBox opens new Coventry distribution centre

ByBox has opened a new local distribution centre in Coventry to increase capacity and support the company’s record growth over the past six months. The facility in Rowley Drive, Coventry is being used as a local distribution centre and maintenance hub, processing deliveries and returns going through the supply chain. The Coventry site is in addition to existing ByBox distribution centres in Milton...

Posted on Mar 30 2015 - 12:09pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Konica Minolta for good

Konica Minolta has been included in the FTSE4Good Global Index for the 12th year in a row, achieving top marks for corporate governance and ‘pollution and resources’ and a high score for climate change.  Other environmental accolades include a Gold Class ranking in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2015 and Prime Status in oekom research’s 2015 Corporate Rating. www.konicaminolta.co.uk ...

Posted on Mar 27 2015 - 4:21pm by John Peters
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Sharp Sharp’s Polaris Pro range includes the 65ppm MX-6500N colour production printing system for in-house and commercial production settings. More flxible than offie devices, with enhanced productivity, consistency, volume and colour control, it has a large 15.4in colour touchscreen; extra-large paper capacity; and intermediate toner hopper, perfect for long runs and continual use during toner replacement. Stephen...

Posted on Mar 27 2015 - 12:54pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Capita pledges support to The Prince’s Trust

Capita has extended its partnership with The Prince’s Trust by supporting the youth charity’s Million Makers entrepreneurial fundraising scheme for the first time. Million Makers challenges teams from UK companies to turn an initial investment of £1,500 into £10,000 within six months, with all proceeds going to The Prince’s Trust. Since it was launched six years ago, Million Makers has raised...

Posted on Mar 26 2015 - 4:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Mark Ash tells how Samsung plans to double sales in the IT Reseller and OA channels

Following the launch of Samsung’s new enterprise class A3 MFP (see box), PrintIT Reseller caught up with Mark Ash, Head of Print, Samsung UK & Ireland, to fid out how Samsung fared last year and what its plans are for 2015. Ash was in an ebullient mood. “2014was by far and away the best year we have ever had,” he said. “We exited the year with substantial growth. Our hardware business...

Posted on Mar 26 2015 - 12:58pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Annodata acquires STS after record year

Annodata has acquired wide format print specialist STS, following a year of record profits driven by a combination of strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions. In the 12 months to June 30 2014, Annodata sales grew 9% to £57.4m, with operating profits up 781% to a record £5.2m. The acquisition of IT infrastructure provider Keltec last autumn boosted the Group’s annual revenue by an additional...

Posted on Mar 25 2015 - 4:05pm by John Peters
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At the end of last year, print fiishing systems supplier Duplo announced that it was to hold a new event in the North highlighting how businesses can create added value and increase revenue through the latest print applications and innovations. Northern Lights, a two-day event held at The Lowry in Salford Quays, Manchester, took place on March 10-11. At the time of going to press, Marketing Manager...