This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Years Ago (Second Week of August 2009)

 

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Konica Minolta, CTWP Put Printing Technology to Work in "100 Percent Green"

Konica Minolta, CTWP Put Printing Technology to Work in "100 Percent Green" Office bizhub MFPs Increase Office Efficiencies and Eliminate Waste at Waco Chamber of Commerce Highlighted Links Count on Konica MinoltaRAMSEY, NJ and WACO, TX--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, in conjunction with its local dealer CTWP, today announced
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Konica Minolta and Kodak shake on Nexpress deal

Konica Minolta and Kodak shake on Nexpress deal by Peter Kohn May 27, 2009 Find more like: Konica | Minolta | Kodak | Nexpress | deal | service | partner | agency In what is seen as Konica Minolta’s gateway to the print-for-pay market, the company that came to PacPrint four years ago as a member of the “digital light” club is wielding its new NexPress agency as its pass to the vendor A-list. The deal was sealed under a volley of camera flashes on the Konica Minolta stand yesterday, as its
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In Focus: Document Automation Requires More Than Scanning

-enabled device. Its scanning software works with Canon, Gestetner, HP, Konica Minolta, Lanier, Ricoh, Savin, Sharp and Toshiba multifunction devices. Xerox offers its own capture and workflow solutions, and it bundles Nuance (formerly ScanSoft) PaperPort software to provide many of the same features provided by eCopy Desktop
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Weekend Copier Notes from 08/09/09

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12.2%, and printing volume was down 9.7%. InfoTrends released the following list of top features for production print systems: - Overall fastest system is the Kodak Versamark VX5000 color inkjet system at 750 feet per minute - Fastest cut sheet toner system in the Hewlett Packard Indigo 7000 at 120ppm - Fastest cut sheet color inkjet system is the Riso HC5500 at 120ppm - Fastest color MFP is the Ricoh Aficio Color MP7500 at 75ppm - Largest cut sheet paper capability is the Xerox iGen4 at 14.33” x
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Andy Vincent Joins Konica Minolta

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Andy Vincent has joined Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. as the Senior District Sales Manager for the Eastern Region reporting to Todd Lalor, Regional Sales Manager. In this position Andy assumes responsibility for all aspects of the dealer business in the New England Marketplace. Andy has over 25 years of sales experience in both sales management and sales training. He started his career as a Sales Representative with Xerox Corporation and moved on to become a Branch Manager for Konica
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Welcome Kodak Members! !! Read this first!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Welcome Sharp P4P Members! Read this first!!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Welcome Toshiba P4P Hotel Members!! Read this first!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Welcome Xerox P4P Members! Read this first!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Konica Minolta Document Management Software > For PrintShop Mail Users

(from Shaja) I enjoy using and selling PrintShop Mail. It would be great to be able to chat with other KMBS dealers out there who use it, too. Anyone feel up for a users group or maybe just an informal network of contacts?
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"How to Increase Sales & Profits for Color Wide Format Print, Scan & Copy".

wide selection of hardware & software, and provide you with information needed to sell color multifucntional wide format systems, color scanners, color plotters, and many AEC software solutions. personally I have been selling Paradigm products for the last two years and their products have filled the gap when I could not place a Ricoh product and I have benefited from sales leads and sales for color wide format multifucntional systems. Paradigm Imaging will be giving away a free Canon scanner
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Konica Minolta's New Management Team Members

Konica Minolta's New Management Team Members Alan Nielsen is new Executive VP, Dealer Sales and Administration. David Hartman named EVP Dealer Sales, Midwest Region. Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Appoints Alan Nielsen Executive Vice President, Dealer Sales and Administration RAMSEY, NJ, April 15, 2008 -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced
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CHANNEL DETAILS UNVEILED AT KONICA'S

Print function allows digital images to be printed directly from a PictBridge-enabled digital camera. Borderless 4" x 6" prints are also available. Printer-Based MFPs On The Way? Printer-based MFPs in higher speed ranges, such as 45- to 50-ppm, are also on Konica Minolta's radar. Indeed, the MFP and printer are converging with success from other vendors (see The Lowdown On Printer-Based MFPs from the April issue 2007 issue of Digital Imaging Review and BLI's recently published Special Report on
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Welcome KonicaMinolta Members!!! Read this first!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Welcome P4P Canon Members! Read this first!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Welcome to the Print4Pay Hotel Message Boards!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Welcome to the Print4Pay Hotel Message Boards!

Let me give you some back ground about this board. This board was started in early 2005, this site based on the eve platform and has stayed that way the entire time. This was the Ricoh Family Board, basically only for RFG members and dual line members. Over the years the membership grew and grew to what you see today. There are over 25,000 posts in reference to the industry and a few out of sort items also. About two years ago, I developed message boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At
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New Konica Minolta Printer For Design Professionals

the design professional, helping them bring to life their design elements they create," said Kevin Kern, vice president, marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "With the introduction of the magicolor 7450 grafx, Konica Minolta delivers a color laser printer that will allow graphic designers to output documents with the image quality and consistency they demand." The magicolor 7450 grafx can print on custom-size media as ranging from 3.55"x5.5" to as large as 12.25"x18," for full
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Danka Business Systems PLC Signs Agreement With Konica Minolta to Sell

. Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us), a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, brings together unparalleled advances in security, print quality and network integration via its award-winning line of bizhub(TM) multifunction products (MFPs); bizhub PRO(TM) production printing systems; magicolor(R) desktop color laser printers and all-in-ones; and pagepro(TM) monochrome desktop laser printers and all-in-ones. Konica
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Konica Minolta’s bizhub PRO 1050 named "Most Outstanding Multifunctional Imaging Syst

13 system configurations. The bizhub PRO 1050’s top-quality print results are also ensured thanks to Simitri™, Konica Minoltas extra fine polymerised toner that features improved halftone definition and solid fills. For over 40 years the Buyers Lab has been publishing the industry’s most comprehensive and accurate test reports on office document imaging and is also recognised for housing one of the most extensive databases of specifications and pricing on copiers, printers, fax machines and
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IKON Service Pricing for Kyocera

transferred post from the RFG Board: This an email I recieved from a manufacturer rep. I thought this may be of interest to you. (Embedded image moved to file: pic11337.jpg) IKON is now selling and placing three Kyocera b/w models, the KM-3050, 4050 & 5050. Besides the odd fact that IKON is moving b/w sales away from primary providers, Canon & Ricoh, IKON has started a new service plan that is unique, and only available for the three Kyocera b/w models: o Plan A – Customer has no service
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IKON Service pricing on Kyocera

Posted Mon March 05 2007 09:09 AM This an email I recieved from a manufacturer rep. I thought this may be of interest to you. (Embedded image moved to file: pic11337.jpg) IKON is now selling and placing three Kyocera b/w models, the KM-3050, 4050 & 5050. Besides the odd fact that IKON is moving b/w sales away from primary providers, Canon & Ricoh, IKON has started a new service plan that is unique, and only available for the three Kyocera b/w models: o Plan A – Customer has no service contract
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Introducing the NEW bizhub PRO C65hc Digital Color Printing System

Marketing Bulletin Bulletin #08-GB-120 Date: March 16, 2009 To: All Konica Minolta Sales Channels From: Marketing and Product Development Subject: Introducing the NEW bizhub PRO C65hc Digital Color Printing System Konica Minolta is extremely excited to introduce the new Konica Minolta bizhub PRO C65hc Digital Color Production Printing System. Following in the footsteps of the groundbreaking bizhub PRO C6501, the C65hc with brilliant and vivid High Chroma color output will again forge ahead of
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Changing Message Boards

Well, it's taken me the better part of three years to figure out permissions and groups! In the coming weeks you will notice additional categories for Kyocera, KonicaMinolta, Xerox, Sharp, Canon, and Toshiba and maybe a few more. I will be giving permissions to dual line dealers that already have access to these boards. I will try to do my best with keeping these in order and may color code the categories for easier viewing. I will also be moving forums to new categories, if you have an email
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Welcome OCE P4P Members! Read this first!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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Welcome!! Please read this!

boards for Kyocera, Canon and KonicaMinolta. At that time I had to use a different platform, and that platform would only support one message board for each manufacturer, thus I had to keep six different boards running with untold hours of monitoring and posting info one board to another to keep the information flowing. A short time ago the eve platform was upgraded, with the new upgrade I was able to add permissions to the Ricoh Family Group Boards. Meaning that you could talk about your own
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New KIP 9000

Marketing Bulletin Bulletin #08-GB-004 Date: April 2, 2008 To: Konica Minolta Dealer Partners From: Marketing and Product Development Subject: Introducing the New KIP 9000 High Volume Wide Format System We are pleased to announce the release of the newest high volume wide format system from KIP -- the KIP 9000. At 22 ‘D’ sized prints per minute with ultra-fast file processing and conversion, the KIP 9000 is the fastest wide format printer on the market. In addition to the launch of the KIP
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Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index Again Rates Konica Minolta Number 1

Walmart. "Konica Minolta is honored to be recognized for the second consecutive year as the top office copier manufacturer by Brand Keys," said Kevin P. Kern, vice president, marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "This accolade further reinforces our company vision that customers are counting on Konica Minolta for the entire gamut of their advanced digital imaging needs. Our award-winning lines of office systems, printers, production print systems, and application solutions
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Canon Introduces New Colour imageCLASS MF Series of Printers

20 ppm. The printing speed of these printers is greatly enhanced by Canon’s UFRII LT Printing Technology . This system helps contribute to the device’s Quick First Print (QFP) performance which cuts down unnecessary waiting time and device power consumption. For easy viewing, the new colour imageCLASS series come with 5-line UI LCD that produces graphical instruction and animation. This is especially useful when paper jam occurs. Each device is also designed with front-drawer-like opening for
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"How to Increase Sales & Profits for Color Wide Format Print, Scan & Copy".

"How to Increase Sales & Profits for Color Wide Format Print, Scan & Copy". Paradigm Imaging (Print4Pay Hotel Sponsor) will host a webinar "How to Increase Sales & Profits for Color Wide Format Print, Scan & Copy". This webinar is for all current wide format dealers and dealers that would like to enter the wide format market. Focus will be on how to increase sales of Color Wide Format Multifucntional Systems. Paradigm Imaging will introduce you to their wide selection of hardware & software
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Konica Minolta Named 2009 Supplier of the Year by Corporate United

Corporate United is of significant value to us, and we are appreciative of the opportunity to provide our products and services to the membership, all of whom are leaders in their respective industries. Ramsey, N.J. and Cleveland, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB ) June 1, 2009 -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, has been recognized as 2009 Supplier of the Year by Corporate
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Konica Minolta Color MFPs Receive Gold Medal

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Ramsey, N.J. - July 28, 2009 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced Wirth Consulting has awarded three Gold Medal Awards to Konica Minolta in the recent Head2Head Comparison Report. The bizhub® C253 received a Gold Medal for "Best Overall Performance," while the bizhub C253, bizhub C203, and bizhub C200 also received awards for "Overall Lowest
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Konica Minolta Document Management Software > Konica Minilta and Equitrac

for authentication, the Konica Minolta AU-201H will also be compatible to allow for seamless authentication. The integrated solutions include all the powerful features available with these applications including but not limited to "Follow You" printing, extensive reporting capabilities, user level price charges and much more. Please refer to mykonicaminolta.com or Equitrac.com for more information about Equitrac Office and Equitrac Express. The bEST program allows third party vendors, such as
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Konica Minolta Gator Bowl Tickets and Parking Go On Sale August 14th

Ramsey, N.J. and Jacksonville, Fla. (Vocus) August 13, 2009 -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, and the Gator Bowl Association announced today tickets and parking to the New Year’s Day Konica Minolta Gator Bowl Game will go on sale to the public on Friday, August 14, 2009. Konica Minolta Gator Bowl The 65th Annual Konica Minolta Gator Bowl will be played on
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Konica Minolta’s Vision 2009 Provides Dealers with a Unified Roadmap for the Future

By Scott Cullen, Contributing Writer If the purpose of a dealer meeting is to inspire and rev up dealers for another year of selling, then Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (Konica Minolta) did a heck of a job in Orlando, January 11-13. A host of new products, solutions, programs, and initiatives, underscored Konica Minolta’s status in the upper pantheon of imaging equipment manufacturers and should go a long way toward keeping its dealers competitive, and if luck holds out, profitable
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Konica Minolta to Unveil MFP Security and Document Control Solution at GSA Expo 2009

, Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Available to U.S. Department of Defense customers, the innovative new software solution will manage the environment and document workflow on Konica Minolta multifunctional products (MFPs - print, copy, fax, and scan all in one system) to further enhance overall security. The revolutionary solution will also provide identity management and authentication protection to meet strict government-issued authentication and credential standards. "Developed as a
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Kyocera monochrome printer range recognised in industry-leading 2009 awards

standard Kyocera’s FS-3920DN was also awarded the Bertl’s Best ‘Best Productive Monochrome Printer’ award for its: - Exceptionally low printing costs in its class - ECOSYS long life consumables for reducing operating costs - Productive duplex functions for saving paper - Ability to print up to 42 pages per minute with up to 1,200 dpi resolution - Standard duplex unit for double-sided printing - Five paper trays for superior flexibility and high capacity with support for up to 120 lb. Index
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Konica Minolta 6500 - Thoughts

Konica Minolta 6500 - Thoughts -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Does anyone own and consistently run one of these as a color production machine? We currently own a Xerox DocuColor 5000, but we are considering getting rid of it and purchase the KM 6500 - Mainly for price, but we dont look the shiny toner that the DocuColor Produces. Anyone have any really good things to say about this machine, or bad things for that matter??
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Konica Minolta Aftermarket Manager

(from Gman) Moved from old KM P4P Message Board: 07/27/09 at 09:47 PM Reply with quote #1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As you know, Konica Minolta Business Solutions is fast becoming the most respected manufacturer in the office equipment industry. The KMBS Dealer Division is committed to providing the best sales and support personnel to help KMBS Dealers grow revenue, despite current economic challenges. In that respect, KMBS Dealer Division
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Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) has opened a new centre in the northwest of En

Warrington allow customers to see the range of bizhub printers, multifunctional devices and the bizhub PRO production print systems, together with the Konica Minolta portfolio of software solutions for document imaging and management. As well as demonstration areas, the ihub Warrington has conference suites and meeting rooms for customer consultations on services such as Managed Print Services. The service allows customers with print room facilities and large fleets of print devices to delegate
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Selling Copiers "Competing Against the Sharp MX-X401 color MFP"

Thursday, July 30, 2009 Selling Copiers "Competing Against the Sharp MX-X401 color MFP" Wow, a 40 pager per minute color device from Sharp! The Sharp MX-401 color is one of the new A3 device that will copy, print and scan up to legal size. Keep in mind that this system will not scan, copy, fax or print 11x17. I've already seen the Sharp DX-C401 on the internet for under $4,000! So, how the heck can you go here for rest of blog
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Print4Pay Hotel Blog Highlights Print Audit 6 Rules’ Benefits With A Little Inspirati

months – along with significant profits. To read the blog in its entirety, please visit: http://mfpsolutions.blogspot.c...orts-12-million.html . About Print Audit: Established in 1999 and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Print Audit is the fastest growing print management company in the world. By providing businesses with innovative and practical print management software solutions, the company has helped customers recapture over $150 million in printing and photocopying expenses while saving
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CANON INTRODUCES NEW imagePROGRAF S-SERIES LARGE FORMAT

speed,” said Tim Greene, director, Wide Format Technologies, InfoTrends. The new Canon imagePROGRAF S-series printers each feature a high-capacity 80 GB hard drive so printers can queue more print jobs without burdening networked computer systems. Another new feature of the imagePROGRAF S-series is media skew correction. The printer will detect when paper is not properly aligned and shift the media’s edge to correct alignment and ensure even prints, especially critical for labor-saving 4-sided
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Kyocera Mita America Announces Powerful Version of Award Winning KYOcapture, Document

. Availability and Pricing KYOcapture and KYOcapture Express (a document capture workflow solution for small and medium sized businesses) are now available through authorized Kyocera Mita America dealers. To find a dealer, logon to Kyocera’s dealer locator at www.kyoceramita.com/us . To download a trial version of KYOcapture 5.0, visit www.kyoceramita.com . # # # ABOUT KYOCERA MITA AMERICA Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (www.kyoceramita.com/us), headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of
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RICOH DEMONSTRATES COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY WITH TOTAL GREEN OFFICE SOLUTION

printers and faxes are qualified for the newly launched ENERGY STAR version 1.1 label, which touts qualifying machines as 14 percent more energy efficient than the previous version. Ricoh machines have a quick warm-up time from low power mode, which makes power management features (that put machines into a sleep mode when not being used) virtually invisible to users. In fact, a fleet of 100 35ppm Ricoh machines can save approximately 11.2 tons of CO2 per year utilizing the Energy Savings Mode
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C6500 and Creo at Graph Expo

(from Neal) Konica Minolta Partners with CREO Branded Products to Print Personalized Covers of Quick Printing Magazine PIP Printing’s Burlington, N.C. Center Makes Variable Data Printing Project a Success Using the bizhub PRO C6500 System from Konica Minolta Ramsey, N.J. – September 30, 2008 – Gearing up for the Graph Expo Conference, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print
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iR 4570 end user opinion!

"saddle-stitch" stapled. We decided that for the price of the printing, we should be able to pay for a multi-function machine with a finisher attached that can fold and staple our booklets. We compared Ricoh, Konica-Minolta and Canon. We were offered a slightly used Canon Image Runner 4570 (20,000 previous copies) for the same price as a new Ricoh that did 35 copies per minute (the IR4570 does 45 cpm). We chose Canon because they have a reputation for endurance -- a five-year lease was necessary, so
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Re: CANON INTRODUCES NEW imagePROGRAF S-SERIES LARGE FORMAT

. Our latest imagePROGRAF printers accurately depict the color and sharp lines for even the most detailed architectural, automotive, or product development design renderings, allowing engineers to proudly present and display their work,” said Jim Rosetta, vice president and general manager, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A. The five-color dye/pigment Reactive ink system includes four highly colorfast dye inks and a pigment-based matte black ink for optimized print image quality on more than
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Re: Konica Minolta 6500 - Thoughts

Happy LA Konica user -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We installed a new Konica Minolta and put 50,000 clicks on it in a week - 1 jam. The Canon (imagepress 6000) was more than double the price and click charges much higher than Konica. It uses no fuser oil and so far the color consistency has been outstanding. Good value for the money. Sweet spot for this printer is 150-175k per month. 00 clicks on it in a week. It uses no fuser oil and
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Canon helps large-format printers expand services

Canon helps large-format printers expand services FULL STORY • Printers can create a new revenue stream by offering a complete document reproduction service to existing and new customers • Advanced technology helps ensure that final prints are produced with accurate colour and maximum detail Canon Europe has announced the addition of Colortrac's SmartLF Gx+ 42 and Gx+ T42 scanners to its large-format range of solutions. Print-for-pay businesses and graphic arts professionals looking to
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