This Week in the Copier Industry 5 Years Ago (First Week of October 2014)

Not a lot of time here this AM,  I'll be posted this as a delayed thread.  Ricoh Pro C7100 launched 5 years ago. Where does the time go?  Sharp dealer meeting this week, should be good to hear from P4P peeps during and after the event.

Enjoy these awesome threads from 5 years ago this week!

Konica Minolta South Africa's Steyn dubbed top African sales performer

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Heidi Steyn, account manager at Konica Minolta South Africa's Johannesburg branch, has been named top sales performer across the entire African region, in Konica Minolta Business Technologies Japan's annual Colour Champions League incentive. Steyn received her award at the recent Konica Minolta Colour Conference 2014, themed "The Year of Evolution" in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). The incentive sets sales executives from what the company refers to as the "rest of the world
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Re: Old Copier Brochures & Ads Preserved @ Print4Pay Hotel

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1, 1968 and through the years sold Graphic Communications (Minolta Made), Apeco, Gestetner, Minolta, and Savin. I signed a franchise agreement with Minolta in 1973 and one with Savin in 1978. I cancelled Savin in 1987 and picked up Ricoh. At this time we are still selling Minolta and Ricoh Copier/Printers. It has been a very exciting and challenging industry. [logo1] Loren W.Davis, President Davis Business Machines, Inc. 406-442-9810 ldavis@dbminc.commailto:ldavis@dbminc.com "If it's to be, it's up to me"
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Highcon and Konica Minolta Cooperation at Graph Expo 14

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Press release from the issuing company CHICAGO– At the Graph Expo 14 exhibition in Chicago, Highcon and Konica Minolta are demonstrating their shared vision of the potential of digital workflow for commercial printers and folding carton converters. Under the theme of “ Convert to Value ” Highcon is displaying packaging products printed on the Konica Minolta KM-1 29 inch sheet-fed UV inkjet press and then digitally cut and creased by the Highcon Euclid II+ machine. Chris Baker, VP Sales
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UniPrint Announces VPQ Connector for Multifunction Printers for Xerox and other leading printer vendors

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TORONTO — UniPrint ( www.uniprint.net ), the world leader in printing virtualization, today announced the availability of VPQ Connector, a new software product that enables the seamless integration of the UniPrint Infinity secure pull print solution with multifunction printers (MFP’s) from Samsung, Xerox and HP. VPQ Connector allows users to release print jobs securely and on-demand to any printer without an additional investment in hardware. Companies can also access secure print release
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Shea Vara named Director of Channel Sales for Contex Americas

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accessible to its target audience. This includes the reprographics and copy shops, GIS and AEC, government, manufacturers, and fine arts markets. Vara brings to Contex more than 20 years experience in technology, having worked at Capitol Office Solutions, a Xerox company, OkiData Americas, and Ricoh Americas Corporation. She has a proven track record for applying her experience in sales and marketing to create new business, while increasing sales and raising profits. "Contex is in a significant growth
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BTA MPS Client Engagement Training Series to Begin Nov. 5

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with their membership toward this workshop. Lecak has been in the industry since 1983, starting with ComDoc in Pittsburgh, Pa., then the largest independent dealership of both Ricoh and Lanier copier/MFPs in the East. After a successful 15-year career, he joined Toshiba as a district sales manager. Later, he joined Print Inc. in 2004 to manage sales for the company's channel-focused PrintValue Solutions program. In 2009, Lecak joined Konica Minolta to manage its West Region for managed print. He
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Des Plaines Office Equipment adds MWA Intelligence, Inc. business management platform to its operations

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Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE) is a leading provider of Sharp office equipment, Oki Data, HP, Konica Minolta and Toshiba (telephone systems). The company has additionally added the Sharp WhiteBoard and VideoBoard and Sharp LED lighting. DPOE provides products and services to a diverse client base that includes schools, hospitals, law offices, accounting firms, and financial institutions, among others. DPOE provides products and services to a diverse client base that includes municipalities
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Konica Minolta bizhub C1085 and C1100 models improve performance and production workflow efficiencies with enhanced digital front ends

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EFI and Konica Minolta Business Solutions have teamed up to announce the launch of two advanced digital front ends (DFEs) for the new Konica Minolta bizhub C1085 and C1100 family of digital presses. The updated EFIFieryIC-308DFE and the new EFIFieryIC-310DFE are set to deliver excellent performance and colour quality, end-to-end workflow automation and integration with EFI's MIS and Web-to-print products. The high-end FieryIC-310DFE brings faster production performance to the bizhub print
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Old Copier Brochures & Ads Preserved @ Print4Pay Hotel

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102). One of my initiatives for the Print4Pay Hotel this year is to gather as much information from that time period and post it on this site. So, for all of you old timers out there or maybe you're the son or daughter of parent that started your dealership, go check your archives and see what you can come up with. We'd love to have them posted here for the future!!! -=Good Selling=-
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BTA EAST Grand Slam Event Review

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services can be access in it's Web-based imaging intelligence product bliQ. I've seen it, I've used it and I can't do with out it. Every salesperson should have access to this treasure trove of data.It's a program that you sure keep open the entire day that you're in the office. Muratec Americas: It's all about the service support right?Anyone looking for a second line or even a main line should consider Muratec. In the near future (November) Muratec will be expanding to offer a 45 55 page
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Ricoh launches 100,000 image an hour printer

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Ricoh launches 100,000 image an hour printer 2 Oct 2014 Nic White Comment now Ricoh has launched its second digital production printer in two weeks, this time with a high-spec reel-fed inkjet machine it says produces near-offset quality. The company says the Pro VC60000 will help printers transition from offset to digital faster, producing more than 100,000 A4 images an hour and supports resolutions of up to 1200 x 1200dpi using variable drop inkheads. [Related: More digital news ] Ricoh
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Canon Solutions America Displays Digital Technologies at GRAPH EXPO to Empower Budding Authors

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supporting us in this whole adventure.” Both Shay and Hardy will be in the Canon U.S.A. booth (#613) on Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., signing preprinted books finished in advance by Gasch Printing, a leader in short-run book printing based in Odenton, MD. The Role of Technology According to Jeremy Hess, director of sales and marketing for Gasch Printing, the self-publishing trend is growing “bigger by the day” and has become a major focus for the company that uses robust Canon and
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Canon U.S.A. Executive Vice President Seymour Liebman Named among “50 Most Influential Long Islanders”

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. Withapproximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, CanonInc.ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2013+and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2014.In 2014, Canon U.S.A. received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award forService and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories forthe 11th consecutive year. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highestlevel of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percentU.S.-based consumer
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BTA Launches BTA Dealer Marketing

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, he served as a sales rep, sales manager, branch manager and DSM for Toshiba. Kelley is the chief marketing strategist for Dealer Marketing. She brings experience in the execution of integrated marketing campaigns, inbound marketing, digital marketing, and traditional and social strategies, including social selling strategy, content strategy and website builds. Kelley has served in a marketing function for more than 17 years, including working as the marketing director for a large office
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A&B Business Solutions becomes authorized Xerox dealer

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, from managed print to management documents and new printing technology. "As Xerox continues to expand its channel partner program, we value progressive, solutions-oriented organizations with a focus that begins and ends with the client," said Annalisa Mena of Xerox. "AB Business Solutions shares our vision and for over 30 years has demonstrated a commitment to delivering the highest level of service to its clients." To learn more about the relationship, click here. AB Business has eight locations
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The 6 Best Selling Points For Backup and Disaster Recovery Software

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By Frank Colletti , Vice President of Sales, N-able by SolarWinds We’ve all heard the stats: 90 percent of businesses losing data from a disaster are forced to shut down within two years. The survival rate for companies without a disaster recovery plan is less than 10 percent. More than 50 percent of claimants never recoup the losses incurred by a disaster. But business owners aren’t motivated by fear and statistics alone. In fact, when it comes to selling backup and disaster recovery (BDR
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California-based Primary Color First U.S. Company to

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, as well as higher-quality imaging, with sharply defined text in printed work. Plus, the co-branded EFI and 3M SuperFlex ink Primary Color runs on its new printer will create new opportunities in fleet and vehicle graphics work. The 3M Commercial Solutions Division offers a seven-year 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for vehicle graphics when produced using t he appropriate 3M base film, EFI VUTEk GSLXr 3M™ SuperFlex UV Inks (ex cl uding white), the new EFI VUTEk GS5500LXr Pro printer and the appropriate 3M
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ColorTrac launches new products with new CCD technology

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Paradigm Imaging Group Announces the New Colortrac SG Series Scanners Costa Mesa, CA – September 30, 2014 – Paradigm Imaging Group, the North American distributor for Colortrac, Inc., announces the launch of a brand new product solution from Colortrac: SmartLF SG series – Colortrac’s FASTEST most PRODUCTIVE CCD scanner Sharp and accurate – with superb color The new SmartLF SG Series scanners, available in 36? and 44?, are perfect for capturing sharply defined detail on technical drawings and
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P.O.P. Firm Madden Inks Deal at Graph Expo to Streamline Manufacturing Workflow with EFI Monarch

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recent EFI technology investments by Madden. The company expanded its digital superwide-format inkjet printing capabilities earlier this year with the purchase of a 3.2m EFI VUTEk® GS3250r roll-to-roll UV inkjet printer. The purchase has helped fuel continued growth in digital printing for the company and, last week, Madden installed its second VUTEk printer, a 3.2m EFI VUTEk GS3250 hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll UV inkjet printer. Both printers operate using advanced, EFI Fiery® proServer digital
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Canon Install in NYC

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Can anyone help with a Canon ipf8400 install in NYC?
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Epson unveils printer with refillable TANK that prints up to 6.5k pages

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Printer that doesn't need ink cartridges: Topping up the tank could save you £100 a year Tokyo-based electronics company Epson has unveiled two new printers that have refillable tanks rather than ink cartridges In place of costly cartridges they both have an ink reservoir This can print 4,000 pages in black or 6,500 in colour on one fill When depleted it costs £8 to refill the printers with Epson's own ink Two printers are on sale now, the L355 at £249.99 and the L555 at £329.99 Both come with
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Ricoh Server Refresh

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Ricoh MP W3601 cpp vs MPC W2200

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I have been asked to compare the square foot/linear foot price for these 2 units, anyone have these figures handy?   Thanks
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3D Printer Needed in Rhode Island

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INVITATION TO BID Town of Lincoln Public Schools 3D Printer The Town of Lincoln Public Schools is accepting sealed bids for a 3D Printer. Bids are due at the administrative offices of the Lincoln Public Schools, 1624 Lonsdale Avenue, Lincoln, RI 02865 by 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014. All bids will be publicly opened and read at that time. Bids received after that time will be returned to the sender. Bids for the above equipment must be placed in a sealed envelope and labeled "3D
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Airprint is now available for the Ricoh MPC 401

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The MP C401/MP C401SR is now officially supported by Apple for AirPrint! For a full list of Ricoh products that have received AirPrint Certification, please refer to the below website. http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4356
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Re: Need a Staple Solution, Can anyone HELP!

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Least inexpensive way. Print it to the document server, and then release it from the desktop with the necessary settings.
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Cabinet Document Management Solutions Introduces Cabinet AP, a New Module for Cabinet SAFE Users

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technology hub of Huntsville, Ala. – home of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center – Cabinet specializes in industry-specific configurations designed to help businesses quickly achieve paperless solutions that scale with business growth and deliver bottom-line savings. Every business has the right to go paperless. With Cabinet, yours can. Learn more at www.cabinetpaperless.com ,on Twitter at @cabinetSAFE ,on LinkedIn or on G+ . You can also subscribe to the company’s YouTube channel here .
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copy proof prescription paper

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We have a customer that wants to copy prescriptions. When they do it prints "illegal" all over the copy. Has anyone found a workaround for this. We found when copying checks if we reduce them that works but that does not seem to work on these prescriptions.
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Fender Guitars and Contex

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scanning shapes, like a guitar, the light source is carefully designed to capture the shadows that make up the shapes of the objects. Contex calls this Natural Light. A view of the guitar body in SOLIDWORKS The large flatbed surface provides flexibility like never before. Users can scan up to A2/C-size originals of any size or shape – or scan documents up to A1/D-size. The flatbed surface is unrestricting and supports originals in unlimited thickness. Click here for more information about the
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scan to proof reduces error

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provides quality control throughoutclients’ production processes, from themarketing, legal, and regulatory departments to the supplier. Scan to Proof Reduces the Chance of Costly Errors This quality control measureensures accurate representation of print materials. Itreduces the chance of costly errors by enabling users to check hard copy proofs for print defects, missing or broken elements, and color differences. If you’re at Graph Expo, be sure to visit Global Vision and Contex at booth #343. If
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Mutoh America, Inc. Shows New Products at 2014 SGIA Expo

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printers, Mutoh has expanded into the UV-LED printing marketplace. The VJ 426UF is a tabletop 19 x 13" printer that prints on a variety of substrates up to 2.75" thick. Create endless custom promotional pieces such as golf balls, phone cases, pens and much more. For users who are looking for a more versatile UV-LED printer, the VJ 1626UH offers a 64" print width that prints on roll and rigid substrates up to ahalf inch thick. Both printers are capable with CMYK x 2 or CMYK, White and Varnish ink
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A Roundup Of Recent Breaches, Subsequent Damages

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Data breaches have moved into the forefront of the public eye in the past year, driven by a consistent stream of new events that highlight just how behind the average organization is in preparation and defense strategies. Information exposure has fueled the rising rate of identity theft, which is among the most significant and damaging crimes in the United States and on the global scale, costing economies hundreds of millions of dollars every year. Especially right now when the U.S. and
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A Boat Load of Copiers Needed in Florida

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RFP Posted for University Multifunction Copiers and Printer Services This is a competitive solicitation to enable Florida Memorial University (FMU) to enter into an agreement with a vendor to provide multifunction copiers/printers (“MFPs&rdquo to be utilized by the faculty/staff of the university. The initial term of the agreement will be for five (5) years, and the University will have the option to renew for up to three (3) additional twelve (12) month periods. Renewals are not automatic
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Re: Ricoh MP W3601 cpp vs MPC W2200

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Mostly consumable this particular customer doesn't take service contracts on their machines...I have given him a quote for both units and he is asking since the 2200 is far less then than the 3601...however he might make it up in printing costs...
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Re: Ricoh MP W3601 cpp vs MPC W2200

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print heads are consumables unless your MA covers them, there are two print heads and each one is rate only for 66,000 square each.. .024 for black and .0337 for color, prices may vary from dealer to dealer. I would have day the consumable cost per square foot without paper is .09 cents. Hope this helps
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Re: Ricoh MP W3601 cpp vs MPC W2200

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be careful on coverage here. If they are printing line art no problem, but if they start full color maps you can be in trouble.
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Re: Airprint is now available for the Ricoh MPC 401

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Ricoh works to get this certified, but arguably their most important series of equipment MP C3003/3503/4503/5503/6003) is still lacking approval from Apple. What gives, Ricoh?
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