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This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

Second Year of September 2011

Pretty much now time to play catch up on the world! Still need to finish September in the hunt for the end of the year.

Enjoy these Awesome Copier Threads from Ten Years Ago!

Lasers sharp against printer sales decline

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Lasers sharp against printer sales decline All-in-one and other laser printer sales up as overall printer volumes fall By Fleur Doidge UK printer sales slid 15 per cent in unit terms during the second quarter of 2011, compared with the same period a year ago – with lasers the only segment to post growth. That is according to IT market watcher Context, which also found that the all-in-one (AIO) laser category in the UK expanded 24 per cent, with laser printers overall increasing their share by
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Major RFI for over 565 plus units in NE USA

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There are 565+ printer/copier devices active across all campuses. 430+ of these devices are owned by the University while around 135 devices are currently leased on 48 to 60 month contracts through the Cost per Copy (CPC) program. Of the 430+ devices owned by the University, the most represented brands include Savin (179), Canon (118), and Ricoh (97). There are also a small number of Konica‐Minolta, Sharp, Xerox, Kyocera‐Mita, and Gestetner devices present. For the 130+ leased products
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Digital printers see benefits of Konica Minolta partnership with Pent Net

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by Nolan Giles Konica Minolta users are already taking advantage of the ordering automation advantages of the digital equipment manufacturer's partnership with Pent Net. David Procter (pictured), general manager for production printing at Konica Minolta, said the partnership, announced earlier this month, will help printers save money and time. "By adding Pent Net document streamlined web-to-print solutions to our product mix, Konica Minolta can now provide online job quotes, print-on-demand
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Konica Minolta to Highlight Corporate Initiatives at Graph Expo 2011

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/or an interview with one of our in-booth speakers, please contact Alicia Libucha at ALibucha(at)kmbs(dot)konicaminolta(dot)us. About Konica Minolta Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. Konica Minolta was named the 2009 Supplier of the Year by both the Allegra Network and the National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP), as well as received the Sales Support Award from Mail Boxes Etc., Inc
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KODAK Technology Pervasive at Graph Expo 2011

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Printing System, creating a direct mail coupon and transactional print piece with remittance perforation. For workflow customers, KODAK PRINERGY Workflow will be on display at the Konica Minolta (#2227), Ricoh (#2600), xpedx (#3601) and EFI (#2000) booths. KODAK Workflows, which include Rules Based Automation (RBA) and Online Print Solutions (OPS) give partners greater automation and efficiency. Konica Minolta will showcase the newest version of the IC-307 Print Controller along with KODAK
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Daily Copier & MFP Industry Notes from around the World

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Konica Minolta to Highlight Corporate Initiatives at Graph Expo 2011 ...Read 'Konica Minolta to Highlight Corporate Initiatives at Graph Expo 2011' on Yahoo! News. Provides Production Print Customers with Valuable Resources ...read more Konica Minolta Donates Award-Winning bizhub Press C8000 to ...Read 'Konica Minolta Donates Award-Winning bizhub Press C8000 to Printing Industries of America' on Yahoo! News. Next Generation Color Digital Press ...read more Xerox, Customers Receive Industry
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Productivity soars at Konica-Minolta France

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Konica-Minolta, a printing equipment manufacturer, wanted to optimize the contract management process at its French subsidiary, improving its reliability as well as customer satisfaction. Seventy employees at Konica-Minolta’s French subsidiary work daily on contract administration, processing 2,000 contracts—new ones or renewals--each month. With 20 percent growth in its core business since 2010, Konica-Minolta wanted to enhance the entire contract management process, from data entry to billing
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EFI Showcasing Integrated Product Portfolio at GRAPH EXPO,

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digital technology. EFI's suite of offerings will be on display in booth 2000 (Sept. 11-14th, Chicago's McCormick Place) and in partner booths, including Canon U.S.A., Heidelberg, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Ricoh Americas Corporation, Xerox Corporation and others. The newest versions of EFI products will be featured, including business process automation and Web-to-Print software; the next-generation Fiery® digital print platform; EFI mobile print products; an EFI VUTEk® superwide
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Konica Minolta Group Introduces Color Care Suite for bizhub PRESS Digital Presses

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Printers (NAQP), as well as received the Sales Support Award from Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. For more information, please visit http://www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Contact James Norberto Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. +1 201.825.4000 PR(at)kmbs(dot)konicaminolta(dot)us Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Contact Lou Carulli Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. +1 201.785.2413 lcarulli(at
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Xerox adds two new digital print systems to color portfolio

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, which has generated print volume and revenue growth for thousands of global print providers. The Xerox Color 550/560 Printer packs sharp image quality and a host of application options into an affordable package -- and one with a footprint flexible enough to fit in large enterprises, commercial print operations and quick print shops. Its enhancements include an Integrated in-line Xerox SquareFold Trimmer Module, which produces square-spine booklets that lay flat for a professional look, a GBC
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Ricoh Demos New Color Production Printing System at GRAPH EXPO 2011

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announcement. To learn more about Ricoh's full line of products, services and solutions for production print environments, please visit http://www.ricoh-usa.com/RPP . About Ricoh Americas Corporation Ricoh Americas Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Ltd., the 75-year-old leading provider of advanced office technology and innovative document imaging products, services and software, with fiscal year 2010 sales in excess of $23 billion. Ricoh's fully
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New Xerox EX Print Servers First to be Powered by the Latest EFI Fiery System 10 Tech

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GRAPH EXPO (#2000 through Sept. 14th) as part of an end-to-end workflow demonstration. EFI is a Xerox Business Innovation Partner. For more information, visit EFI at GRAPH EXPO, go to www.efi.com or contact 800-875-7117. About EFI EFI (www.efi.com) is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery®
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Ricoh India announces Channel Expansion plans in Eastern India

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. 11000/-. SP1200SF is a A4 Multifunction Printer that prints, scans, copies and faxes, priced at Rs. 17,000/-. All models have print speed of 22 pages per minute. Features such as Toner Save mode, Front access, and 'N to 1' option (printing of multiple pages into one sheet) makes them ideal printing solution for the Small and Medium Enterprises. Notes to Editor About Ricoh India Limited Ricoh India Limited is a Public Limited company with 26.4% by Public and 73.6% owned subsidiary of Ricoh
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Managed Print for Sharp in Palm Beach

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Job Requirements Job Description Job Status: Full Time Work Experience Required: Up to 1 Year Hours/Shifts: Day (First Shift) Education Required: BA Degree or BS Degree Certification Required: Unspecified Weekends: Not Required Authorized to work in US: Yes Pay and Benefits Salary Range: Unspecified Benefits: Unspecified SBS Managed Print Services Sales Analyst Sharp Electronics Corporation Job ID: 2011-1227 Responsibilities: ·In coordination with the Branch Sales Managers and Branch
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New York Giants Name Ricoh Official Document Solutions Partner

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Michael Stevens, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, New York Giants. "When the Giants opened the Timex Performance Center, our new training facility, we sought to have the best possible document management technology available in the building, and that's clearly Ricoh." Ricoh offers a full range of digital imaging products suited for any workgroup environment from SMB to Enterprise, including color and black and white multifunctional copiers, printers, facsimile systems
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Leasing a Ricoh copier for about $123.50 per

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Leasing a Ricoh copier for about $123.50 per month for 60 months. Officials explained the current copier is 15 years old and needs to be replaced. However, the purchase price of a new copier is $88,000. Council felt leasing was a better move, especially considering it’s a maintenance lease. The lease covers all expenses, save for purchasing paper. http://www.michigansthumb.com/...c9dc7bb709884036.txt
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Xerox Unveils Business Development Resources at Graph Expo

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combines consulting and software as a service (SaaS) to deliver a Web-to-print solution. "In our competitive market and uncertain economy, everyone is looking for an edge," said Joe Rickard, president, Intellective Solutions. "Xerox's new services address the real needs of graphic communications companies to improve the way they market, sell and run their businesses." New Sales Training Course "Selling Digital Printing: Giving Your Customers Value" workshop revises Xerox's foundation digital
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Fuji Xerox and DigiLabs Partner, Providing Photo Solutions in Australia

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., photo books, cards, calendars, etc.) creativity software. DigiLabs' software is used tens of thousands of retail, printer and lab outlets worldwide. Partners/Resellers include HP, Xerox, Kodak, Fujifilm and Canon. DigiLabs private labels and customizes software for companies looking to grow their photo business. http://www.digilabstech.com partners(at)digilabs(dot)com
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Canon Color Copiers

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Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-30, effective 15 January 2009. (4) The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 423430 and the size standard is 100 employees. The acquisition is under total small business set aside competition. (5) This combined synopsis/solicitation is for procurement of the following: a. Canon color copiers with Common Access Card capability.
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Canon Copier Maintenance

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Solicitation Number: M6739912T0001 Notice Type: Modification/Amendment Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.Solicitation 1Type: Solicitation Posted Date: September 11, 2011...
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Maintenance Support Agreement ~ Xerox B/W Copiers

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Solicitation Number: NEEF4100-11-03604_v2 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Sep 09, 2011 7:13 am COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION Maintenance Support for existing Xerox copiers. (I) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice and in accordance with the simplified acquisition procedures authorized in FAR Part 13. This
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Canon Copier Maintenance

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Solicitation Number: M6739912T0001 Notice Type: Modification/Amendment Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.Solicitation 1Type: Solicitation Posted Date: September 11, 2011...
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HP Promotes Managed Print Services to Channel Partners

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HP IPGPortfolio: 1.HP LaserJet Enterprise 600 M601, M602 and M603 printer series 2.HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color M551 series 3.HP Scanjet Enterprise 8500FN1 Document Capture Workstation Finally, HP announced at the HP global Imaging and Printing Conference that it has sold over 10 million printers. No doubt, chatter about managed print services continues to grow louder. Photizo Group hosts managed print services conferences across the globe. And our fifth-annual MSPmentor 100 survey, launching
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Ricoh eQuill e-reader Clears the FCC

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About 3 months back Ricoh, the document management/printer/copier company, unveiled their first ebook reader. That device showed up on the FCC website yesterday. Luckily for us Ricoh left all the documents in plain view. The eQuill is an all-in-one document management solution and it has a 9’7″ E-ink screen, Wifi (n)/Bluetooth, 5MP camera, Wacom touchscreen & stylus, microphone, and an onscreen keyboard. There’s also a 1″ LCD screen that is intended to work with the camera. Ricoh are marketing
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M2 CEO to Present on Delivering Value through MPS, The Independent Way

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from partners including Canon, HP, Ricoh and Xerox. Customers include Atkins, LSBU, Kings, Manchester Airport, Moorcrofts, Westwood College and Shoosmiths. For more information visit http://www.m2.uk.com . About MPS Conferences MPS is becoming a worldwide industry, and the MPS Conferences provide a venue for thought leaders to gather to share best practices and real case studies. MPS Conferences have been held in Europe, Asia, North and South America. They provide an unmatched educational and
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Re: Color Print Control

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quote: Originally posted by txeagle24: Do the newer printers/MFP's still print black using all colors if "Color" is selected in the driver? No, absolutely none of them do this. There is no MFP/printer (at least from Ricoh/Canon/HP/Lexmark/Kyocera) that will print a (truly) black document and click it for color. Now, there are many many times that a document appears to be B&W to the human eye and contains color to the computer's eye. The most famous instance of this is Acrobat 4. Acrobat4
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Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced imageRUNNER ADVANCE C9075S PRO/C9065S PRO color

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sep 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the launch of the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C9075S PRO/C9065S PRO color multifunction systems (MFP). Developed jointly by Canon and Oce, the new series leverages Canon's revolutionary imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform and Oce's PRISMAsync controller technology to seamlessly integrate each component of the print operation to deliver the performance, productivity and versatility required to
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Around the World with KonicaMinolta

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Yuko Mitsuka wins Japan LPGA major Sports Network The Sports Network Yuko Mitsuka posted a three-under 69 on Sunday to win the LPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup, a major championship on the LPGA of Japan. She finished at six-under 282 and won by a stroke over Shanshan Feng, who fired a four-under 68 in the final round. Mitsuka made international headlines last year. At the World Ladies Championship, she was penalized for slow play and stormed off the course after the two-stroke penalty was
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Next Generation Color Digital Press Helps Promote Education and Advancement of Digita

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Konica Minolta Booth (#2227) and/or an executive interview, please contact Alicia Libucha at ALibucha(at)kmbs(dot)konicaminolta(dot)us. About Konica Minolta Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. Konica Minolta was named the 2009 Supplier of the Year by both the Allegra Network and the National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP), as well as received the Sales Support Award from Mail Boxes Etc
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New Fiery XF proServer Maximizes Throughput of EFI VUTEk Superwide Inkjet Printers

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digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital print controllers and solutions; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek™ UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow and business process automation software; and corporate printing solutions. The
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Print Audit Secure $1.00 per month per...

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accessing the browser of the MFP. What's the most popular reason people will give to hold on to their printers?? We've all heard and replied with a golly or a schucks, that reason would be, "I print confidential financials", or "we print HR documents all of the time". With Print Audit secure there's no more excuses especially with "follow me" printing. I'm at the mpf or printer on the 3rd floor, no problem I can release the prints via my smart phone on the printer I'm at! What's one of the most
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Introducing Print Audit Secure!

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Introducing Print Audit Secure! On September 15, Print Audit will be launching its highly anticipated pull-printing solution, Print Audit Secure. Join a free webinar to learn how Secure will help you drive more volumes to your machines and win more deals. Benefits Enables users to release their print jobs from any device with their smartphone or a web-enabled computer. Easy to install with no reliance on print servers, print queues or port monitoring, which means no modifications to your
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Copier Purchase and Maintenance Plan

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Synopsis: Added: Sep 07, 2011 5:15 pm Work consists of providing all labor, supplies, materials, supervision, transportation, equipment, and all else necessary to provide Copiers and Maintenance Plan for said copiers for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Delivery shall be in compliance with the description in the solicitation. A firm-fixed price contract award is contemplated. This action will be issued as a 100% small business set-aside. The applicable North American Industry Classification
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W--Copier Lease

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W--Copier Lease Solicitation Number: W905J012223002 Agency: Department of the Army Office: Army Contracting Command, MICC Location: MICC - Fort Belvoir Synopsis: Added: Aug 24, 2011 12:26 pm Bids are being solicited under solicitation number W905J012223002. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.If your company can
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HP Rolls Out New Printers, 3D Scanning, Better Cloud Printing

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On Thursday, HP announced 13 new printers and scanners, many of which target the small and midsize business market. This new range of printers and scanners emphasizes Web-connected printing and advanced scanning. HP's TopShot Laserjet Pro M275 can scan 3D objects.A new scanning technology, HP TopShot Scanning, captures six images of a document or 3D object and combines them to create one high-quality image suitable for print or Web. The first printer with this technology, the HP TopShot
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FUJIFILM to showcase INNOVATIVE solutions at Graph Expo

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their service offerings and grow their businesses." Fujifilm will showcase a full range of advanced solutions, from state-of-the-art inkjet technologies to the highest-quality wide format printers. Graph Expo 2011 marks the U.S. debut of the Inca Onset S40 wide format UV flatbed inkjet printer, the newest addition to the industry-leading Inca Onset Series. The Inca Onset S40, available exclusively from Fujifilm, prints at throughput speeds up to 5,059 sq ft/hr producing 94 full beds (63" x 123.6
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Print Production Certification Test 1

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Print Production Quiz #1 » Create A Quiz
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Print Production Certification Test II

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Print Production Certification Test II » online exam
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Copiers and Multifunctional Devices

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– Raleigh, North Carolina, 27604, MEPS Charlotte, North Carolina 28217, RS London, Kentucky 40741, PCS Somerset, Kentucky 42501, PCS Danville, Kentucky 40422, OSO Columbia, Ohio 43215, MEPS Columbus, Ohio 43215, RS Charleston, West Virginia 25545, PCS Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina 27870, RS Detroit, Michigan 48084, RS Kansas City, Missouri 64153, RS Nashville, Tennessee 37214, RS Columbia, South Carolina 29223 have the requirement for the procurement of copiers and multifunctional devices
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Oxford Hills School District replacing copiers

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replacement copiers to most schools in the district, plus the central office. The exceptions were Hebron Station School, which had a recent copier replacement, and Paris Elementary School, which did not receive a new copier. Business Manager Cathy Fanjoy Coffey said the new contract calls for copies to be made at 4 cents per copy, as opposed to the previous 4 cents to 6 cents per copy. The winning bid was $9,000 less than what was previously budgeted. Coffey said the copier budget of $101,500 has
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Remap tops Calhoun agenda "new copier"

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A state contract proposal from Carolina Office Systems on a copier for the assessor's office. Read more: http://thetandd.com/news/local...6.html#ixzz1XruDW1zs
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PDF Direct Print

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I'm working on setting up an MFP to scan and copy at the same time. Not finished yet, but this uses the PDF Direct Print option on the MFP. This is a nice feature that has some limited application but may come in handy in the right situation. I've attached notes on how I did this if anyone would like to play with it. Also, if anyone knows how to get the scan feature to send the scanned document directly to the ftp site for printing that would be helpful. Currently when I try I get "Device
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Re: Is giving away free stuff to the DM (built into your cost) ethical?

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quote: Originally posted by SalesServiceGuy: So is giving away a $1000.00+ copy block unethical? Of course it isn't. The distinction that makes it unethical is whether the thing you "give away" is given to the buyer or the company. If you "give" someone a trip to the Bahamas to buy a copier and they use it for personal use, without the company's informed consent, that is (of course) unethical. You and the buyer defrauded the company that is paying the bills. If you "give" that same trip to the
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XMPie Unveils New Personalized Video Solution At Graph Expo

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XMPie uVideo leverages industry-leading Adobe After Effects software, opening the door for cinematic-quality video personalization NEW YORK, – XMPie, A Xerox Company, announced today that it will be launching a video personalization solution as a new component of its industry-leading PersonalEffect software platform for Individualized Communications Management (ICM). XMPie uVideo is the first-ever cinematic-quality video personalization solution that is fully-integrated within a complete 1:1
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Contract with four option years for Minnesota

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Solicitation Number: W912LM11T0077 Notice Type: Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Aug 01, 2011 4:39 pm Contract will require the use of four different band copier groups to handle varying workloads. There is also one large color copier for print services included. Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file. Solicitation 1 Type: Solicitation Posted Date: August 11, 2011 https://acquisition.army.mil/a...solicitation_view... . https://acquisition.army.mil/a...ionnbr
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C.P. Bourg Launches First Dual-Mode Sheet Feeder for Hybrid Digital

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-mode sheet feeder that for the first time enables a finishing production line dedicated to a single digital print engine also to handle printed output from any number of different presses. Graph Expo 2011 takes place in Chicago at McCormick Place, September 11-14, 2011. The new Bourg BSFx Sheet Feeder will demonstrate high-efficiency finishing connected to a new Bourg JDF-enabled BDFEx Document Finisher in Xerox Booth #400. Certified initially by Xerox to operate in-line with Xerox Nuvera 100
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Re: Color Print Control

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It certainly caused a rather heated conversation between me and one of my customers before we found out about it. In that case, it was really hard to say whose fault the problem was. The MFP was just clicking as it was instructed from the application, but the application was just doing what the file told it to and the file had been made by the MFP. We just agreed to a credit (since they hadn't used color toner in making the print) and changed their drivers back to defaulting to black.
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Re: Leasing a Ricoh copier for about $123.50 per

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Yeah I'm guessing they upgraded from a 15 year-old copier to a 7 year-old copier and "covers all expenses" means "all expenses for 500 clicks".

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

First Week of September 2011

I arrived home on September 3rd. After 8 days in the Hospital it's taking me a little bit of time to get my bearings straight.  Every day seems to be better and better and the regiment for the future is a consistent follow up with my doctors.  I plan to continue to work and back to selling within a few weeks.  

Enjoy these awesome copier threads from ten years ago this week!



Copier and Print Services Sales Representative (Portland, OR)

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Print Sales Specialist to promote and develop placement of small and large format copier equipment at new and existing client sites. When applying please enter the Posting Title of "Copier and Print Services Specialist" in the subject line of your email. Please visit our website at www.e-arc.com for more details. Experience - Two plus years of selling experience. - Knowledgeable in convenience printers both small and large format. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and enthusiastic person
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Ricoh unveils new tiered structure as its looks to double print sales in UK

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beneficial.” The new programme forms part of Ricoh’s strategy of doubling its printer sales in the UK over the next three years, of which “our distribution channel is going to be a large part of that growth,” according to Hastings (pictured). He tells Channel Pro that Ricoh wanted to develop a programme that enables the firm to work “much more flexibly with our IT resellers. We weren’t just looking at all of our resellers and saying, ‘those who spend the most will be called Gold, Silver and Bronze
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Notable Solutions Posts 35 Percent Growth in Revenue for Fiscal 2011

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paper. AutoStore is the information on-ramp for nearly 500 models of MFDs and network-attached scanners -- from Fujitsu, HP, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Lanier, Lexmark, Ricoh, Savin, Sharp and Xerox. For more information visit: http://www.nsiautostore.com .
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TOSHIBA Further Expands its Managed Document Services Portfolio with Introduction of

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Design – This approach provides access to the PaperCut server directly from the front panel of Toshiba e-BRIDGE MFPs. This enables Active Directory Single Sign-on – which means that users can conveniently authenticate just once to use both PaperCut and the MFP. “Find Me” Printing – “Find-Me” enables end-users to print to a global virtual queue. With this secure print release function, print jobs are paused and only printed when the end-user releases the job to any compatible MFP or printer on the
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Ricoh India unveils three laser printers in India

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, SP1200S functions as a printer, scanner and copier with a standard automatic document feeder (ADF), priced at Rs 11000, SP1200SF is a A4 MFP that prints, scans, copies and faxes, priced at Rs 17,000, SP1200SF model includes PC faxing option. Both SP1200SF and SP1200S have features such as 36 bit colour scanning, ID copy and unauthorised copy control. All models have print speed of 22 pages per minute and other applications such as toner save mode, front access, and printing of multiple pages
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Konica Minolta Unveils OPS Global Customer Portal

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Konica Minolta Unveils OPS Global Customer Portal Customers Gain Web-based Access to Devices and Printing Cost Information Tokyo (September 1, 2011) - Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. (Konica Minolta) has released a new customer portal site for Global Major Account (GMA) customers. Konica Minolta started promoting its Optimized Print Services (OPS)*1 globally about one year ago. The unified global OPS approach was adopted to support multinational enterprises in optimizing their
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Kodak announces new Hero printers

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available from the company. HERO 5.1, HERO 7.1, HERO 9.1 and the OFFICE HERO 6.1. If you wish, you can even let your friends and family know your printer's email address so people can send you prints directly - a bit like receiving a fax. Inks The new printers use Kodak's proprietary pigment-based inks that Kodak claims can dry instantly and are smudge, water and fade resistant and are long lasting. Kodak's Smart Sensor technology predicts supplies and time needed to complete a job, automatically
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Maintenance Support Agreement ~ Xerox Copiers

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. (V) This combined solicitation/synopsis is for the following item(s): 1. Annual (12 month) maintenance and support agreement for six existing Xerox copiers. (VI) Description of requirements is as follows: • Term: 12 Months • Full Service Maintenance Included for all prints, including parts • Consumable Supplies charge only https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportu...ab=core&_cview=0
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The City of Armadale Council Maintains Compliance With Ricoh Solution

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solution of MFDs, software and the Ricoh colour production device has provided the Council with the ability to take back control of their print and document environment, resulting in savings in time and money. “Ricoh’s single-vendor solution offers a collaborative approach, so we invest in their business. We’re not just selling them boxes. This results in cost savings and better use of staff time that is tangible, providing them the ability to track print use and allocate costs while providing a
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Enhanced Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses Turn More High-Value Color Jobs Faster

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Enhanced Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses Turn More High-Value Color Jobs Faster ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The award-winning Xerox Color 800/1000 Presses are getting even better – with new color management automation, finishing solutions and business development support that give print providers more ways to drive sales. Printers worldwide have used the Color 800/1000 from Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) to produce sophisticated, full-color sales collateral, direct-marketing pieces and photo publishing
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Canon launches new generation of laser printers

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LONDON, September 01, 2011 – Canon Europe, world leader in imaging solutions, today launches the i-SENSYS LBP7680Cx and LBP7660Cdn; a new generation of laser printers. In an industry first, the LBP7680Cx MEAP enabled laser printer integrates with Canon’s uniFLOW platform for effective print management – to provide enterprise functionality within a smaller footprint. The i-SENSYS LBP7680Cx and LBP7660Cdn are the first in a series of laser printers, built on a new architecture consistent with
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Ricoh and EFI Deliver Color Quality, Ease of Use and Greater Automation to Range of D

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http://www.ricoh-usa.com . About EFI EFI (http://www.efi.com) is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital print controllers and solutions; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek™ UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial inkjet printing systems
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KYOCERA Founder Kazuo Inamori Gives Keynote Speech at India-Japan Global Partnership

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these engineered materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of solar power generating systems, printers, copiers, telecommunications equipment, electronic components, semiconductor packages, cutting tools and industrial ceramics. During the year ended March 31, 2011, the company's net sales totaled 1.27 trillion yen (approx. USD15.3 billion). The company is ranked #604 on Forbes magazine's 2011 "Global 2000" listing of the
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A Day That Will Never Be Forgotten

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all passengers on Flight 11, and being the newspaper of record in the community, their friends and family members were gracious enough to talk to me. But the tragedy became very real for me when I heard a familiar name being broadcast from the television. Richard Ross, a management consultant from Newton, had been on one of the flights and was presumed dead. “Oh no,” I thought, “It can't be the same Richard.” But it was. I had met Ross in 1999 while selling Ricoh digital copiers in Boston. He
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All Covered Acquires Managed IT Services Practice of LAN Associates in New York

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their IT support than any other company. About Konica Minolta Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. For the fourth consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. BLI has named Konica Minolta 2011 "Line of the Year" award winner for the company's award-winning line of bizhub Color and Monochrome Multifunctional
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Data-Mail Chooses Océ JetStream 2200 System for Cost-effective Color Printing of High

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Data-Mail Chooses Océ JetStream 2200 System for Cost-effective Color Printing of High-volume Personalized Direct Mail Océ PRISMA workflow software enables data processing independent of output technology or production and scheduling flexibility TRUMBULL, CONN. September 1, 2011 – Océ, a Canon Group company and an international leader in digital document management, today announced that Data-Mail has added the Océ JetStream® 2200 system to its fleet of production printers. A long-time Océ
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Océ ColorWave 300 2nd Edition launched

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joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 197,000 employees worldwide. Global net sales in 2010 were more than USD 45 billion. For more information visit www.canon.com .
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Did you know that UDOCX supports Xerox?

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Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange/SharePoint users now can fax and scan documents from their Xerox multifunctional devices. Users can log into Xerox machines and select UDOCX functions such as fax, email and scan with real-time integration directly to SharePoint document libraries and users’ Outlook contacts. All of the information that you need is available to you; it’s just like working from your desktop! The user interface (UI) that UDOCX provides is unparalleled in functionality and ease of
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Compass Sales Solutions Announces Strategic Partnership & Advanced Integration with F

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Boise, ID – September, 2011 – Compass Sales Solutions, the leader in Sales Opportunity Management software, and FMAudit, a leader in Managed Print software, have created a strategic partnership which offers a comprehensive solution and tool set for growing your print management business. This alliance offers dealers a complete package of everything needed for MPS success, including: the FMAudit Viewer USB keys and software, Compass Sherpa software, MPS training series and starter kit
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Xerox Digital Packaging Solution Now FDA Compliant; Speeds Time to Market in Growing

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800-ASK-XEROX. Note: To subscribe to Xerox mobile news alerts, visit http://alerts.businesswire.com/subscribe/xerox_corporation . To receive Xerox RSS news feeds, visit http://news.xerox.com/pr/xerox/rss.aspx . For open commentary, industry perspectives and views from events visit http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp , http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice , http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction , http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox , http://twitter.com/xeroxevents , http://www.xerox.com/blogs , http
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Description As a Canon Group Company, we are the market leader

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Job Snapshot Location: Albuquerque, NM 87105 Employee Type: Full-Time Industry: Office Supplies - Equipment Printing - Publishing Manages Others: No Job Type: Installation - Maint - Repair Experience: Not Specified Relocation Covered: No Post Date: 9/7/2011 Contact Information Ref ID: 24400 Description As a Canon Group Company, we are the market leader in the printing and imaging industry and offer the broadest product line for reprographic and communication needs, from the desktop to the CRD
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What's New with Ricoh's Document Mall!

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Replicator, and mobile applications for your iPhone, iPad or BlackBerry. To check out the latest users tools and options, click on the help menu in DocumentMall and select Customer Resource. To go directly to the site, CLICK HERE About DocumentMall DocumentMall is a service of Ricoh Americas Corporation and is sold and supported by Ricoh Business Systems Direct Sales Forces, Ricoh's Network Services Group, as well as a nationwide network of independent Ricoh, IKON, Savin and Lanier dealers
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5-Year, $103M Xerox Contract from US DLA

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At the end of August 2011, Xerox Corp. in Rosemont, IL received a 5-year, $103 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for digital copiers and accompanying services, at Defense Logistics Agency production services facilities throughout the United States. The contract runs to Aug 31/16, and is managed by the Defense Logistics Agency Document Services in Mechanicsburg, PA (SA4705-11-D-0001). Depending on how the contract is defined, those accompanying services
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Fuji Xerox launches entry-level Nuvera model

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Fuji Xerox has added a new Nuvera model to give customers a more affordable entry point into the range. The Nuvera 200 EA Perfecting Production System runs at a slightly slower speed than its predecessor, the Nuvera 288, operating at 200 images per minute compared with 288 images per minute. According to Fuji Xerox the machine is suitable for mailing bureaus, in-plant printers, commercial printers and copy shops. Mark Williams, Fuji Xerox Australia's product marketing manager, told ProPrint
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Contex Americas to Bundle KODAK Capture Pro Software with Wide Format Scanners

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scanning wide format documents. Additionally, Contex will offer special introductory pricing for its XD2490 or SD4490 wide format scanner when purchased with KODAK Capture Pro Software and KODAK Service and Support. The introductory price ends September 30, 2011. Contact the Contex sales team at 1-877-226-6839 to learn more. Contex’s channel includes distributors, dealers, and Kodak’s value-added resellers (VARs) that serve government, permit offices, title and deed management, manufacturing
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Xerox Spotlights Waterless Production Inkjet at Graph Expo; Fills Booth with New Tech

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ROCHESTER, N.Y, Sep 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Xerox Corporation /quotes/zigman/246904/quotes/nls/xrx XRX -0.38% is bringing the world's only high-speed waterless production inkjet device to Graph Expo 2011, giving printers the ability to produce high-volume, lucrative personalized marketing, transpromo and publishing pages. The booth will also include Xerox's full array of digital color and black-and-white production devices and solutions. The offerings deliver a level of productivity and
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Canon U.S.A. Expands imageFORMULA Series with the Addition of New DR-M160 Document Sc

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imaging expertise. The DR-M160 scanner bridges the divide between hardware and software by offering an inclusive suite of Canon software as well as third-party applications. For sharing information via the cloud,(2) Canon's CaptureOnTouch and CapturePerfect enables users to route scanned images directly to applications such as Microsoft SharePoint and Evernote. Along with Kofax VRS and Nuance eCopy PDF Pro Office, the bundled software widens the scope of capture and output capabilities, increasing
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Not Dead Yet: Printed Page Volume to Reach 1.2 Trillion in the US by 2015 ...

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sep 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The death of the printed page has been greatly exaggerated, and although print volume will remain relatively flat between 2010 and 2015 (0.1% CAGR), combined U.S. printer and multifunction peripheral (MFP) page volume will reach 1.2 trillion at the end of the forecast period. According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), MFPs are winning the print volume race as users move away from single function printers and embrace
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Solution Sales Poll

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In respect to your MFP sales, please tell vote on the percentage of sales that are sold with an OEM or 3rd party solution, and if you charged professional hours for the installation of the OEM or 3rd party solution.
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Color Print Control

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OK, when we set up printing for our customers, we set the PCs to print in B&W by default. Question 1 - is this something everyone is doing? Or are we taking money out of our own pockets and assuming resposibility for something that is not really ours to take on? I used to have a time with this with the RPCS driver because of the icons. Each one is unique, so although you set it to default B&W, as soon as the customer goes to duplex or anything besides normal printing it switched to color. So, I
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OKI Data Americas to Showcase its proColor™ Series of High Impact Digital Color Print

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types of products and profiles, plus the unique ability to print full-color envelopes in conjunction with variable data and/or variable graphics. •pro930 – The pro930 digital color printer delivers exceptional color output and accurate color matching every time with PANTONE® calibration, embedded EFI Fiery controller and SmartRIP® technology for fast, automated color workflow. This new alternative for high-quality, short run color printing has variable data capabilities and is the lowest cost
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Solution Sales Poll

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In respect to your MFP sales, please tell vote on the percentage of sales that are sold with an OEM or 3rd party solution, and if you charged professional hours for the installation of the OEM or 3rd party solution.
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Copier Maintenance Service

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Synopsis: Added: Aug 30, 2011 6:56 pm This is a combined synopsis/solicitation commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement...
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200 plus Bizhubs for RFP!!

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W--Copiers Solicitation Number: 0010068633 Agency: Department of the Army Office: Army Contracting Command, MICC Location: MICC - Fort LeavenworthNote: There have been modifications to this notice. You are currently viewing the original synopsis. To view the most recent modification/amendment, click here -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Posted Date: August 29, 2011 Response Date: September 1, 2011
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DeSoto County, Mississippi, for the sale of 5 excess copiers, at which time they will

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Specifications are on file in the Office of Procurement, DeSoto County Administration Building, 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, Mississippi, during normal business hours. Information concerning this bid can also be found on the Purchasing Page...
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2011 Digital Production Copier RFP.

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FYI I could not find a link for the document, however it seems this school system is inb Michigan and I would call them for a copy of the RFP! Solicitation 1108-001 2011 Digital Production Copier RFP Ottawa ... Solicitation 1108-001. 2011 Digital Production Copier RFP. Ottawa Area Intermediate School District. Ottawa Area Intermediate School District. Bid 1108- 001 ... www.bidsync.com/.../Packet_for_Bid_1108-001.pdf?ac.. .
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Heidelberg To Emphasize Depth, Breadth and Flexibility of Sheetfed at Graph Expo

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productivity to Duo configurations serving the needs of packaging and label printers that permit coatings to be applied both before and after printing. For quality control and color management, Heidelberg's Prinect Inpress Control adjusts color and register on-the-fly, for an average time savings of 8-12 minutes and a paper savings of at least 150 sheets. For packaging and label printers, Heidelberg also offers Prinect Inspection Control, which measures the quality of each box, label, or
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Auxillo...rumors about sale

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It's been making it's way arounnd town, however has anyone else heard that Auxillo may be bougt in the near future by Xerox, Ricoh, Canon or KM? Personally, I think it's a no brainer for any of these companies to buy Auxillo, how about you, thoughts????? I'm thinking buy the stock NOW!
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Fujifilm Set to Showcase Innovative Solutions at Graph Expo 2011

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-of-the-art inkjet technologies to the highest-quality wide format printers. Graph Expo 2011 marks the U.S. debut of the Inca Onset S40 wide format UV flatbed inkjet printer, the newest addition to the industry-leading Inca Onset Series. The Inca Onset S40, available exclusively from Fujifilm, prints at throughput speeds up to 5,059 sq ft/hr producing 94 full beds (63” x 123.6”) per hour onto a wide variety of substrates up to 2” thick, including plastic, metal and board stock. Available in
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Ricoh's New Wide Format System

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Has anyone seen this system yet, any prelim information. I understand this system is set to launch soon!!
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Re: Scan to folder and Vipre

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Montecore, I have spent many years in sales and began networking our systems almost 10 years ago. Currently, I handle all of our connectivity and solutions for our company and I have connected and troubleshot hundreds, maybe thousands of computers. I agree, a technician can and should be able to resolve this problem. However, first it is necessary to identify the problem. This requires ruling out what it is not. Of course, hindsight is 20/20. If I tell you this story, it seems simple. However
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Scan & Copy Simultaneously

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My customer is looking for a way to copy their documents and scan them in 1 pass. Does anyone know how to do this on any of the current Ricoh/Savin products? Do I have to go to a solution or is there something simple I'm missing?
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LAX Airport

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RFI LAWA 1 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION MULTIFUNCTIONAL DEVICES (PRINTER, COPIER, SCANNER) AT LAX, LA/ONT, PMD, AND VNY AIRPORTS Summary Status Contract ID: 11982 Bid Method: Whole Category: Commodity Type: Request For Interest THE LOS ANGELES WORLD AIRPORTS (LAWA) SOLICITS THIS REQEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) TO OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS ON THE MULTIFUNTIONAL PRINTER, COPIER AND SCANNER (MF DEVICES) NEEDS OF LAWA IN ORDER TO RELEASE A SUBSEQUENT REQUEST FOR BID (RFB) FOR MF DEVICES
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City of Columbus, Franklin County Municipal Court

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It is the intent of the City of Columbus, Franklin County Municipal Court, Clerk of Court to purchase a total of three (3) new Black & White Digital Copier/Printer System and associated maintenance/services and supplies on an as needed basis. This solicitation has each system and associated maintenance and supplies for that system listed separately as they are for three (3) different locations within 375 South High Street with different estimated volumes per month - Lines 1 and 2 for the Civil
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quote: Solicitation 1108-001. 2011 Digital Production Copier RFP. Ottawa Area Intermediate School District. I cannot open your link...can you please create a pdf and attach to message?
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Re: Color Print Control

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We default every color device we install to black & white. Are we losing some revenue on CPP contracts as a result? Of course we are. Is this money the client would spend if they were not covered under a toner-inclusive agreement? No, because there would be no black and white documents that would accidentally use color toner. If part of our value proposition is to help a client reduce the expenses associated with managing their printing systems by creating a strategic outsourcing agreement
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Thanks for the feedback. txeagle24, I'm a little confused by this statement: there would be no black and white documents that would accidently use color toner. This sounds like you're talking about process black (which normally clicks as black). What I'm talking about is if the printing is not defaulted to B&W when the customer prints mapquest or something with a hyperlink it prints and clicks color. This is regardless of whether they have a toner inclusive agreement or not. If the document
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Re: Color Print Control

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I think we're talking about the same thing in different terms to a certain extent just using different examples. Do the newer printers/MFP's still print black using all colors if "Color" is selected in the driver? If so, then you're right that they would spend the same regardless of the type of contract. If only the black cartridge is used to print black even if "Color" is selected in the driver, then they would spend far more on a toner-inclusive agreement than if they were not under contract
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Re: Color Print Control

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& white and I print 50 copies I'm going to get charged for 5150 color pages when actually I only wanted to print 150 pages in color?!? Even at 6 cents a page for color that's a difference of $300. That's nothing to sneeze at. Sometimes it seems like the more you learn the less you know (or is it just me).

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago
The Last Week of August 2011

It was ten years ago this week when NJ felt the effects of Hurricane Irene, today we escaped the effects of Henri since the storm jogged east last  night.  However Rhode Island and parts of Mass took a direct hit.

Enjoy these great copier threads from ten years ago this week!

Taws Printers Ltd. completes sale for Ricoh Pro C901S Graphic Arts Edition colour pre

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discussions between Ricoh and his senior staff. Having seen how the Pro C901S would increase productivity and his company’s business offering, the sale was finalised. Taws Printers is an established and respected print provider producing a wide variety of printed products from business cards through to marketing documents. The organisation offers its customers a complete service from design and marketing, printing (litho and digital) to finishing and mailing. Taws Printers first approached Ricoh in
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California County Works with ACS, A Xerox Company, to Simplify Medicaid Process for P

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open commentary, industry perspectives and views from events visit http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp , http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice , http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction , http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox , http://twitter.com/xeroxevents , http://www.xerox.com/blogs , http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX(R), XEROX and Design(R) are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for Xerox Corporation. SOURCE: ACS, A
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Océ Continues Popular Press Go! Digital Printing Webinars with

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Océ Continues Popular Press Go! Digital Printing Webinars with Series on Transitioning to Marketing Services Provider Free educational webinars help Graphic Arts and print service providers grow their businesses TRUMBULL, CONN. August 25, 2011 – Océ, a Canon Group company and an international leader in digital document management, today announced the latest in its popular Press Go! free webinars. Next up is a three-part series designed to help commercial printers make the essential transition
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Neopost USA will exhibit innovative digital printing and advanced

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Neopost USA Exhibits Innovative Color Printer and Advanced Mailing Solutions at Graph Expo 2011 MILFORD, Conn. At Graph Expo 2011,Neopost USA will exhibit innovative digital printing and advanced mailing automation solutions that allow commercial printers to differentiate themselves from the competition and create unique offerings for their customers. By leveraging mailing and related services to clients, printers can create powerful business opportunities and increase their revenue stream
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EFI Advances Fiery Leadership With Launch of New Fiery System 10

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digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital print controllers and solutions; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek™ UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow and business process automation software; and corporate printing solutions
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PCL Print Error

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This error printed from a Savin C230 after the customer printed a picture they downloaded from the web. What is an illegal media source? The customer thought Big Brother was watching them, because this error came after each document they printed from Word, Excel, the web, everything. I turned the machine off and back on, and when we printed again from the same sources, the errors did not come back. Any suggestions?
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Re: Printing Envelopes Reliably on MPC300

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printing per month? We've always seen problems with envelopes and the Ricoh/Savin hardware (as well as many laser printers). For the time and frustration, when our customers are looking for something to run a bunch of envelopes on I'd recommend a $50 inkjet anyday over an MFP. It's just the right tool for the job. No pressure, no fusing, minimal page coverage. But, you sacrifice image quality and the waterproof of laser.
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NEW!! August Sales Quota Poll!!

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Keep in mind the previous August Poll was for July, so here is the August Sales Quota Poll! I'm always interested in hopw everyone is doing across the country, with the recent news of the debt in the US, and the slow growth or no growth it could be good for us to gauge were we are as a group with quotas. Please take the time to vote every month, I'll post a new poll for each month! We'll even do a quarterly!
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Scan to email Savin SPC232DN

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I always test our MFP's scan to email capabilities with our Exchange Server and our ISP's SMTP server. For some reason, I cannot get this product to scan using the ISP's server. I can get all of the other Savin products in our showroom to scan to email with the ISP's mail server, but not this one. Has anyone else ran into this problem? Does anyone have a solution? Thanks!
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They aren't in the price book, so I assume they are not available. Even on the products for which the keyboards are available, they are only compatible with a few solutions, such as eCopy and GlobalScan. Sharp has a big leg up here since there keyboards are compatible with out-of-the-box scanning as well as OSA apps. I don't know why Ricoh doesn't do the same.
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Keyboards

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I know we have keyboards & mounting kits available for most of our color products but I have not been able to find them for A4 Savin C230 (Ricoh Aficio MP C400). Does anyone know if there are keyboards available for these? Thanks
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Oki Elec. Ind. : OKI's Color Digital MFP Receives HardwareMAG Silver Award in Singapo

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workgroups (VSWG) and small offices/home offices (SOHO), the MC361dn color multifunction printer features a compact design and small footprint with four-in-one functionality, giving customers the flexibility to easily print, copy, scan and fax from one compact device on a wide range of media. Combining fast print and copy speeds, reliability and ease of use with high quality high-definition color printing technology, this affordable desktop device will easily fit into any small workspace and
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Re: PCL Print Error

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Illegal media source simply means that the requested paper tray was not present on the device. Most likely the printer lost communication with a paper tray and rebooting the printer restored it. PCL5 will give a lot fewer errors (at the tradeoff of lesser image quality, some users won't notice or care).
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Re: C430dn issues printing Power Point from Mac

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I think that or compressing the file prior to printing are the leaders in the clubhouse right now.
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Re: New A4 Monochrome devices from Ricoh

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I'm in the same boat OldGlory. I have a bank coming to end of lease in September and the new A4 would be perfect. The customer is looking to downsize their fleet of 13 three year old Lanier mid volume A3 machines. Problem is I have to quote based on what I have now....not on what I might have in October. Could cost me the deal as my competition is in with 42ppm Kyocera A4 tabletops. I am also a Kyocera dealer and would rather not wind up being the lowest bidder to sell Kyocera tabletops
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I'm willing to bet a 72MB .pdf would print just as slowly.
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Once it gets to the printer, you are correct. For some reason, the Mac processes the PDF faster that the Power Point. The result was the same on a Lexmark and HP, so the customer realized it wasn't a hardware issue but a file size issue.
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Re: MPS Service Fee References

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I am not sure I quite understand the question either. I can tell you of all the factors, understanding the projected print volume becomes the most important. It is hard to calculate the rest without it.
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If they have a lot of pictures in their Power Point presentation they may want to check into the resolution/size. I've run into the same thing with Publisher. Schools wanting to print yearbooks or playbills where every picture is greater than 2 MB.
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For August 2011 were did you rank with respect to your monthly quota.

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-=Good Selling=-

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

Third Week of August 2011



Selling Copiers "When is a New Account Not a New Account"

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this not a NEW account" Boca Raton, Florida "Dam..........we've got this account that has 28 printers from us and NO copiers/MFP's. They had 45 copiers from Kyocera until I upgraded them. I went back to the office with order in hand and was ecstatic that I had pulled in a new account, to me it was a new account because they did not have one copier/MFP from us before. WTF, why does this not count" Boston, Mass I'm in the field just like everyone else. I understand that NEW business is the way to
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Alaska Multifunction Black & White and Color printer/scanner/copier/fax machine and m

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Solicitation Number: RFQ-DNC-11-0004 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Aug 05, 2011 8:19 am Combined Synopsis/Solicitation: The Bureau of the Public Debt has a requirement to lease an all-in-one network ready Black & White and Color printer/scanner/copier/fax machine and maintenance for the Denali Commission in Anchorage, AK. This solicitation is set-aside for quotes from small businesses. Award will be made to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the
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Kyocera Mita acquires copier biz of Kilburn

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Kyocera Mita India, a subsidiary of USD 12 billion Japanese Kyocera Group, on Tuesday announced the acquisition of the copier division of Kilburn Office Automation (KOAL) for an undisclosed amount. "The acquisition of Kilburn is an important foundation to achieve Kyocera's aim to become top group in India's printers and multi-functional printers industry," Kyocera Mita Asia President M Higuchi said in statement. The acquisition is part of the firm's plan to triple sales by March 2014 (FY-2013
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EFI and Xerox Bring the Full Power of the Web to Print Providers

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controllers for digital page production, and to VUTEk®, Rastek™ and Jetrion® printers with Fiery XF RIPs for digital inkjet production. EFI is a Xerox Business Innovation Partner. For more information, visit http://www.efi.com or contact 800-875-7117. About EFI EFI (http://www.efi.com) is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust
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...School board approves cost-saving printing.

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Dunlap, Ill. — The Dunlap school board approved a centralized printing program on Aug. 10 that will save $350,000 over the next five years. Currently, the district has 337 printers, along with 11 copiers, eight fax machines and seven multi-functional devices. The new program would have about 60 copiers and printers around the district. In addition, the fax machines would be inside the office copier and the printers would be able to scan and send articles to teacher’s emails. “The centralized
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Konica Minolta to Showcase Industry-Leading Technologies at GRAPH EXPO 2011

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schedule a personal tour of the Konica Minolta Booth (#2227) and/or an executive interview, please contact James Norberto at JNorberto@kmbs.konicaminolta.us. About Konica Minolta Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. Konica Minolta has been named Supplier of the Year by both the Allegra Network and the National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP), as well as received the Sales Support Award from
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Managed Print Services Connect (Aug 9 2011)

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output fleet management tools (i.e. HP WebJet Admin; Xerox CentreWare, Lexmark MarkVision Professional, Print Fleet, FM Audit, or others). § Knowledge and experience performing document output assessments; volume analysis, document workflow analysis, “Cost per Printed Page” (color and mono), hardware & software recommendations. § Knowledge of Multivendor Document Management technologies, document scanning, e-mail integration, fax technologies, document lifecycle management. § Experience with
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Print Production Sales 101

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With Print Production units at the top of everyones mind, plus the fact that there are still pages capture from Presses. I'd like to start a thread dedicated to helping us how to sell in the Print Production Market. For years I've sold copiers to print/copy shops/news paper companies (both big and small), but I really never made the move to the large CRD (Central Reprographic Departments), Corporate Print Centers, and Backroom Printing. I'd like to learn more also. So, please chime in with some
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Selling Copiers & MFP's "How to be Successful"

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What does it take to be among the elite sales people at your branch or your dealership? For starters you've got to have a passion for being number 1. Nothing floats my boat more than being at the top of the totem poll each and every month. I like to win, don't like to lose and will do the extra work to make sure my numbers are the best they can be month in and month out. I've spoken about the 3D's of selling before and they are Desire, Dedication and Determination. Too often I see reps that
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Re: HDD Wiping/Reformatting

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We charge an inexpensive fee (1 hour labor) to format the hard drive, but if they want something more secure, we will remove the hard drive from the old machine and replace it with a new hard drive. For that, we charge the cost of the hard drive + labor and either destroy the old hard drive or return it to the client. That typically costs less than $500 and is easy to roll into a new deal. We've done this on Sharps, Canons, Toshibas, Kyoceras and Konica Minoltas. The hard drives are easy to get
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Tidbits

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former employee of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mr. Marque Gumbs, was sentenced for up to 7.5 years in prison for ordering $1.2 million worth of printer/copier toner cartridges, stealing them, and then reselling them over Internet. ********************************************************************************* - Even though KPMG just won a $9.2 million contract from the federal government to conduct 150 HIPAA audits at unsuspecting healthcare facilities in the U.S. by end of 2012
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New Xerox Wide Format Printer does it all in color

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The new Xerox 7142 Wide Format Multifunction Printer Solution gives architectural, engineering and construction companies, manufacturing firms and commercial print shops an affordable option for color technical documents. The compact Xerox 7142 MFP employs high-resolution color scanning and printing technology to ensure crisp, accurate image quality on jobs such as construction plans, electrical wiring diagrams and mapping. The system scans hard copy documents to electronic files and copies
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Cisco Signs on for Xerox Managed Print Services for its Global Workforce

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, industry perspectives and views from events visit http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp , http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice , http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction , http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox , http://twitter.com/xeroxevents , http://www.xerox.com/blogs , http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX(R), XEROX and Design(R) are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Customer Contacts: For more information about Xerox production systems and services, visit http
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BBT Group, a supplier of office copier and print products

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BBT Group, a supplier of office copier and print products, purchased the Preston-based company for an undisclosed sum. The Coventry company, which opened an office at Salford Quays earlier this year, said the deal would boost its presence in the North West. "Oakham Business Systems has a great reputation with very loyal customers and is an excellent fit for our business," said Philip Runciman, director of BBT Group. "The acquisition offers Oakham clients an expanded portfolio of products and
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add a commentToshiba, Lexmark Push Managed Print Services

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information on networked and local attached devices. Most of the major printer companies now promote managed print services to their enterprise customers. But a growing number of printer companies also promote managed print into the channel. In addition to the Toshiba-Lexmark relationship, we’ve been watching Xerox’s eConcierge initiative, which allows VARs and MSPs to capture recurring revenues from paper and ink sales. Greg Mills, VP of eCommerce at Xerox, describes the eConcierge strategy in this
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Multifunctional Copiers and Printers "Lease" with 4 optional

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Solicitation Number: W91RUS11T5046 Notice Type: Special Notice Synopsis: Added: Aug 19, 2011 4:47 pm CAC Multifunctional Copiers and Printers "Lease" with 4 optional years. Two Copier/Printers must be able to process Secret Documents. Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file. Draft Solicitation Amendment Type: Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..) Label: Draft Solicitation Amendment Posted Date: August 19, 2011 https://acquisition.army.mil/a
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Quantity of (5) DEVELOPMENT/COLOR COPIER SYSTEM

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COPIER PRINT/COPY/SCAN/FAX FEATURES ENABLED SYSTEM MEMORY - 160 GB HD/2 GB RAM COPY/PRINTER RESOLUTION - 12000 X 1200 DPI SCAN RESOLUTION - UP TO 600 DPI WITH SCAN TO FOLDERS FEATURE DOCUMENT SERVER AUTO REVERSING DOCUMENT FEEDER 2000 SHEET BOOKLET FINISHER 2/3 HOLE PUNCH SORTER BIN TRAINING INCLUDED WITH INITIAL SET-UP LOCATION: PLANNING DIVISION, 109 N. FRONT ST. - 1ST FLOOR ESTIMATED INSTALLATION DATE: OCTOBER 1, 2011 THE MONTHLY PRICE IS TO BE FIXED AND FIRM. THE CITY IS TO BE BILLED MONTHLY
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Xerox Rolls Out Multi-City Roadshow Program in Chennai

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Xerox India has strengthened its presence in Chennai with the roll out of a multi-city roadshow program. Targeted at CIO’s and CXO’s of leading corporate and SME sector in Chennai, the two day engagement activity received overwhelming response with over 100 customers attending the event. The Xerox ‘Real Business Live’ forum provided hands on experience for customers and demonstrated Xerox’s offering today that drives productivity and savings out of the office printing environment, through
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Print Audit® Helps the City of Avon Lake Cut Its Printing Costs by Over 25%

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Print Audit® Helps the City of Avon Lake Cut Its Printing Costs by Over 25% In the first quarter of using Print Audit 6, the City of Avon Lake saw a decrease of over 25% in its print volumes and thousands in cost-savings. Calgary, Alberta - August 18, 2011 – With an aging printer fleet and users relying on their expensive desktop devices, the City of Avon Lake was facing increases in its printing costs and resource consumption. To gain control of the city’s finances, a new budgeting structure
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Screen USA Launches Truepress Jet2500UV Wide-Format Printer

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Building strong and lasting relationships with clients by delivering comprehensive marketing solutions is the driving force behind Kelmscott Communications. Recent technology investments aimed at allowing customers to communicate high-quality marketing messages faster and more efficiently include a Screen Truepress Jet2500UV grand-format inkjet printer. “The Truepress Jet2500UV is exceptional in versatility and quality,” said Charles Randazzo, director of sales and marketing. “It prints on
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Canon U.S.A. imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5000 SERIES MFPs Receives IEEE 2600.1 Common Criter

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relatively high level of document security, operational accountability, and information assurance are required. Typical information processed in "Operational Environment A" is trade secret, mission-critical, or subject to legal and regulatory considerations such as for privacy or governance. "Canon U.S.A. is pleased to receive IEEE 2600.1 Common Criteria Certification, for the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5000 MFP Series," said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Canon U.S.A. "Canon's
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The State of Florida Moves to Single Email System; Service from ACS, A Xerox Company,

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, A Xerox Company, on Facebook or Twitter. For open commentary, industry perspectives and views from events visit http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp , http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice , http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction , http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox , http://twitter.com/xeroxevents , http://www.xerox.com/blogs , http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX(R), XEROX and Design(R) are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Click here to subscribe to Mobile
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Sara Martinez Tucker Elected to Xerox Board of Directors

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, http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice , http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction , http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox , http://twitter.com/xeroxevents , http://www.xerox.com/blogs , http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX(R), XEROX and Design(R) are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for Xerox Corporation. SOURCE: Xerox Corporation
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Woolworths chooses Lexmark to optimise its print output management

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Johannesburg, 18 Aug 2011 Lexmark International South Africa has announced a three-year global services agreement with Woolworths. The contract, as part of a Managed Print Services initiative, will enable Woolworths to achieve both savings and efficiencies through its print output management. Following a rigorous competitive review, Lexmark was selected because of its thorough approach to total cost of ownership, its worldwide service and support capabilities and its comprehensive set of
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New Canon Compact imageFORMULA DR-C125 Document Scanner Is The Easy Option For The Pa

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New Canon Compact imageFORMULA DR-C125 Document Scanner Is The Easy Option For The Paperless Office August 18, 2011 The Scanner Improves Accessibility, Increases Efficiency and Helps Facilitate Information Sharing Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, recently introduced the latest addition to its award-winning lineup, the imageFORMULA DR-C125 document scanner. The innovative space-saving design and ease-of-use of Canon's DR-C125 scanner improves information accessibility, management
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Copier Maintenance

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www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2011-08-25 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Multiple shipping information. The U.S. Army ACC MICC Fort Irwin requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following: LI 001, CLIN 0001 Full Service Maintenance of 14 EA Xerox Black/White government owned copiers. ***The model numbers of the copiers will be stated in the attached the PWS., 12, MO; LI 002, CLIN
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COPIER MAINTENANCE US Bureau of...

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Solicitation Number: CENSUS_VLT-1100073 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Aug 18, 2011 11:06 am The succesful vendor will be required to provide the below service(s) for the Bureau of Economic Analysis Offices. Please include the Copy Allowance for Black and Color copies. P.O.P (Date of Award through 12 Months) Proposals should be submitted electronically to the point of contact provided below. (12mo) Full Service Maintenance on Canon C5045 Serial No. EUK00608 - Room
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Re: The Ricoh Throne

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operational leadership to this role, as well as both direct and dealer channel experience from his 28 years with Ricoh. Most recently, he has supported our direct channel as Vice President of Strategic Sales, leading and creating the strategy for Ricoh Global Services, National Accounts, and Federal sales, as well as strategic sales initiatives focused on key vertical and product segments such as production printing, legal and healthcare. Prior to this, Dave was responsible for Ricoh Business
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Re: Is giving away free stuff to the DM (built into your cost) ethical?

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Well... I kinda do it all the time... I guess you can consider toner, supplies and maintenance as a freebie also. I've been known to include a pc, monitors, small fax, small copier or at least something that adds value to the sale and the customer may be able to make use of it. I've never included a trip, a car, however I'vebeen known to include a cash rebate every now and then. I knew a dealer and still know him that they actually send a mailer with wide format tv promo's and I mean the REALLY
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Re: Introduction of Konica Minolta bizhub® C360/C280/C220

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Ricoh seems to always be on the conervative side of volumes, can be looked at in two different ways. 1. Ricoh machines are not built as well as KM thus they have a lower volume rating. 2. Konica Minolta's numbers are inflated and they are over stating the truth. Ahhh, marketing....we can look at the KM this way also, take average volume of 40K per month which seems to me way to hgh for a 36ppm system and then multiply by 60 months, that'll be 2.4 million pages. Personally I would never put this
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The $15k trailer buyer got fired when the Corp he worked for eventually found out. The salesperson who got the lease signed and his copier company were permanetly barred from entering the company's doorway again. This Corp had quite a few Sharp copiers that were eventually flipped to a different brand. I find freebies do not work for Gov't accounts but in SMB accounts this can make a differnce in the buyer's mind. Offering free copy blocks, paper, etc is a fairly common sales tactic. One of my
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Samsung launches its fastest-ever printer

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A new range of printers from Samsung Electronics has been designed to help mid and large-sized businesses to increase productivity by delivering faster throughput for large printing jobs. Samsung's fastest-ever Mono Laser Printer, the ML-5510/6510 series, is now available in Ireland. “With this latest arrival, Samsung has now cemented itself within every product category across the A3 and A4 printing market," said Paul Toland, channel manager Ireland, Samsung IT Products. "These products offer
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DPCI Partners with XMPie to Deliver High-Value Custom Publishing Solutions

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New York, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 DPCI, a provider of integrated technology solutions for organizations that need to improve the way they publish content to Web, print, mobile, and tablet devices, today announced a partnership with XMPie®, A Xerox Company, the leading provider of software solutions for 1:1 cross-media communications campaigns. DPCI can now offer custom, end-to-end solutions for 1:1 publishing that leverage the XMPie PersonalEffect® platform. Through the partnership, the
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Apple Wants To Kill Off Printer Drivers Once And For All [Report]

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have been a huge thorn in the consumer’s side. Printer driversin particularcan prove to be very frustrating, as it can sometimes be difficult to find the right driver for compatibility with certain printers. On the Mac, Apple has done a better job at making the printing experience more streamlined for the end user, with technology like AirPrint allowing customers towirelesslyprint documents from an iOS device. Manymanufacturers, like HP,also have mainstream printer drivers pre-installed on OS X
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Ricoh Pro C651EX, Pro C751EX, Pro C751 Brainshark Link

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The link for the new Ricoh C651 is back up! here you go and enjoy!!! http://www.brainshark.com/rico...pi=zGOz15MWyWz2AE2z0
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RJ Young Leads Market in Canon Revenue

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RJ Young Leads Market in Canon Revenue Monday, August 15, 2011 BTA member RJ Young has been recognized by Canon U.S.A. as its largest dealer in the Southeast and among the top 10 in the nation for 2010. Canon also awarded RJ Young with its Outstanding Partner Award for growth in its west Tennessee and north Mississippi locations. RJ Young's president and CEO, Chip Crunk, received the "Top Dollar Volume Award" for achieving in excess of $10 million in wholesale revenue with Canon. "There are
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Océ Business Services Highlights eDiscovery, Records Management and Document Imaging

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follow us on Twitter. Océ and Canon: Stronger together In 2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 197,000 people worldwide. Global net sales in 2010 were more than US $45 billion. For more information visit
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Enterprise Copier Service and Support for DAU

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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with (IAW) the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, and in conjunction with FAR 13.5. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation;...
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Copier Lease & Maintenance Fort Dix, NJ

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supervision to provide 16 each band 2 black and white copiers and 1 each band 2 color copier on various locations on Fort Dix, NJ. Services include but are not limited to: Provide and deliver copiers (and remove when contract expires); provide all supplies except paper; provide full maintenance plan. Copier specifications will be included in the solicitation. The Government anticipates the award of a Firm Fixed Price contract to the successful offeror of this requirement. The period of performance is for
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Ricoh CHAMPS Program

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Who's using this program, if so what are your thoughts would like to know more..Art
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DE Air National Guard Copier Maintenance Service

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is 811212, with a size standard of $10,000,000. The solicitation document and incorporated clauses and provisions are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-53 dated 04 August 2011 and Defense Acquisition Circular (DAC) 91-13 DPN 20110725. The Delaware National Guard's requirement is to provide maintenance support for various makes and models of government owned copiers. The resulting services contract shall provide full service, high-quality equipment support, supplies, and
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Re: The Ricoh Throne

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. If you are an Independent Dealer today, what did Ricoh Americas Corporation need more than anything right now? Ricoh needed a strong Leader (for Dealer Division), with a great Vision, who could Execute and Implement programs and strategies to help Dealer's business grow in challenging times. Ricoh (along with Savin and Lanier Dealers) did not get that with the appointment of David Greene. David Greene struck me as an intellegent business person and somewhat nice (as compared to most of Ricoh's
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Is giving away free stuff to the DM (built into your cost) ethical?

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cameras on a regular basis. Many buyers, often the DM, and not necessarily the person who signs the cheque, tells me that A + B copier company seem to be selling the same thing (a Commodity), but copier company B is offering me a free camera. If I get the deal, I very unconspicuously and with no fanfare, deposit the camera on the DM's desk. Please advise your thoughts.
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We would like to organize another UDOCX Webinar in the nearby future. In order to provide you with all the information you are interested in, we set up the following Poll.
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Re: Toner Save Software to Get MPS CPCs Down

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heard of it...Xerox, partners...but I have not actually seen it... NewfieldIT out of London developed a software...I am still looking at it. But, why anyone wouldn't simply install it as part of their overall MpS is beyond me, if it works. Oh, and no need to inform the client - it should reduce the provider's cost...not the client's. Nothing wrong with that either... g
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Re: Graph Expo

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We will be attending(as always). It's good to stay up on what is happening in the production print world, and you get to see some things you otherwise normally wouldn't. It's a great way to get customers excited about the technology, so we always invite our good potential buyers to come with us.
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Re: Daily Sales Philosophy

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Confucius say, "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." Ricoh say, "I forgot to remember and I still do not understand."
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I agree with Art for the most part. If the person you are giving he items to is the person "paying the bills" then there is no issue no matter what the item is. If you are giving small ($200) items like cameras and such, still not an issue. When you start talking about giving a person large items ($1,000+) unbeknownst to the owner (or shareholders) and including them into the copier, that is 100% unethical, no question.

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

Second Week of August 2011

Stay turned for tomorrow (Sunday) Premium/VIP video!  I'll be much of my knowledge about leasing programs, when and where they will work along with some other neat talk tracks I've developed over the years.

Enjoy These Great Copier Threads from Ten Year Ago this Week!



Konica Minolta's bizhub PRO C6000 is Printer of the Year 2011

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C6000,” Minnie says. “It delivers the highest possible print quality while keeping system size and price as small and low as possible.” Konica Minolta South Africa Konica Minolta South Africa, wholly owned by the Bidvest Group, stands at the forefront of business solution providers as the principal importer and distributor of the innovative and award-winning Konica Minolta range of bizhub digital multifunctional colour and black-and-white devices, laser printers, fax machines and business
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Selling Managed Print Services: The VAR Vs. Us

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The Imaging of Greg By Greg Walters Blog archive Selling Managed Print Services: The VAR Vs. Us The oldest profession in the world isn’t prostitution, it’s professional selling. Selling one to one; one to many; many to many; retail; B2B; to that hottie in the corner; to your girlfriend, wife, sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, sales manager, cop, judge, jury; to ourselves – we all sell, and we always have. Our industry is turning another corner – contracting and expanding at the same time
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Ricoh secures number one spot in production printing

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Ricoh Europe has secured the number one spot in colour production printers just three years after stating its intent to lead in the market. The recently published figures from Infosource for production devices/colour press cut sheet, for Western Europe, show that Ricoh’s share of the market in Q1 2011 leaped from 22.2% to 33.1%.[1] “Print service providers in the commercial and corporate sectors have confirmed Ricoh as their brand of choice,” says Stephen Palmer, Production Print Director
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Scan Copy Print adds new Konica Minolta press

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10 August 2011 Scan Copy Print adds new Konica Minolta press EDMONTON—Scan Copy Print in Edmonton has added a new Konica Minolta C8000 press. The C8000, according to Konica Minolta's website, is capable of 80 colour pages per minute (4,800 pages per hour). Scan Copy Print has been in business since 1995, providing printing, photocopying, binding and graphic design. Jenianne Boyda, account manager for Konica Minolta, with Scan Copy Print owner Ashraf Jaffer.
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Selling Copiers "Got my Ass kicked in Today"

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(muni), they had informed me a few weeks ago that they would seek competitive quotes so that when they presented thy had completed due dilegence. Here goes the beginning of the end. The call stated that a Kyocera dealer had quoted three systems (new), two 55's with print/scan/finisher and one 65 ppm configured the same way along with 44,000 pages per month included in the lease. The cost per month for 48 months was $609 and the overage cpp was .00450. Need I say more! Once I backed out the pages
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Kyocera Mita America Wins Multiple Buyers Lab 2011 Summer 'Pick' Awards

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capabilities demonstrated by Kyocera's TASKalfa 305 MFP, FS-C2126MFP+ and the FS-C5250DN color printer have proven top of their class, and well-deserving of the 2011 BLI Summer 'Pick' award." George Mikolay, BLI senior product editor for A3/Copier MFPs added, "The TASKalfa 5550ci earned high marks across the board, producing better output quality than most competitors, and proving to be one of the most productive models in its speed range. These qualities, along with a well-designed control panel
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Global Imaging Systems Acquires Jacksonville-based Bennett's Business Systems

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TAMPA, Fla., Aug 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global Imaging Systems, A Xerox Company, has acquired Bennett's Business Systems, Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla. Bennett's, an independent distributor of Canon and HP copiers, printers and multifunction systems will immediately begin offering Xerox's full range of office printing products. The company, located in Jacksonville, Orlando and Tallahassee, will become part of Saxon Business Systems, Inc., a Global Imaging Systems company headquartered in
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SHARP EXTENDS ITS LEADERSHIP IN MFP INDUSTRY INNOVATION WITH LAUNCH OF MID-VOLUME WOR

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. Additionally, Sharp's new UI gives dealers the ability to create customized screens. Energy Efficiency The new series feature an energy-efficient belt-fusing system that offers low power consumption, fast warm-up and enhanced print quality. They are also ENERGY STAR® qualified and have an innovative energy-saving mode that can automatically adjust to changing usage patterns. The Sharp MX-4110N, MX-4111N, MX-5110N and MX-5111N also help reduce waste with a virtual proofing feature. Users can see and
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Re: Taurus launch ( 651 / 751)

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The link was pulled, it's a never ending battle that the information posted here helps everyone sell more equipment, whether you're with ricoh, sharp, xerox, canon, toshiba. We're all one band of brothers trying to make a living with selling solutions and equipment. Product knowledge lets us get ou point across.
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EFI teams with Canon on mobile print solution

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EFI teams with Canon on mobile print solution FULL STORY EFI recently announced it is working with Canon U.S.A. to bring mobile printing to the enterprise print marketplace. As the first step, Canon's imageRunner Advance lineup of colour and black-and-white office systems utilising Fiery-based imagePass and ColorPass controllers now support EFI's direct mobile printing solution. Residing on the Fiery controller, EFI's direct mobile print technology enables printing directly from Apple iPad
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Southern Tioga board approves Xerox copier

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Entered into a 60-month lease agreement with Office Equipment Source Inc., for the lease of a Xerox copier at W.L. Miller Elementary School at the rate of $834.62 per month. http://www.sungazette.com/page...o-wait.html?nav=5011
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IKON selected to provide managed print services for campus

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team of IKON business analysts will spend time on campus evaluating Clemson’s print and document needs. The team will be interviewing users in offices across campus to better understand how documents are received, printed, stored and accessed. The team will also identify each printer, copier and fax machine on campus and will need to access serial numbers and ages of devices. Taking this inventory is important so that IKON can support these devices in the future with printer cartridges and other
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Ricoh "Print Cloud"

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Sharp Copier New Aries Series

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IDS Canada acquires Quebec City printing business

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taken over, according to Bill Hishon, the company’s CEO. The company’s overall portfolio now includes copiers, printers, and other technology products as well as equipment maintenance services, managed print services and related consulting. In May, IDS was created (with the help of private equity investors) by acquiring five other printing services organizations- DCI Toner, EBQM, IDS Ricoh, La Vie au Bureau and VOB Consulting Services- to form the largest managed print services company in Eastern
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Accenture found that the existing 340 copiers are not

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Audit: County could save more August 08, 2011, 03:30 AM By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff San Mateo County could save up to $8 million through smarter spending on everything from office supplies to vehicle fleet contracts, according to a report recommending departments better coordinate and consolidate their purchases. The fact that hired firm Accenture didn’t uncover more potential savings could be because San Mateo County is already fairly efficient and getting pretty good deals in
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Canon U.S.A. Concludes Copa America Argentina 2011 Sponsorship with 80,000 Argentine

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SLR cameras and PIXMA inkjet printers, as well as highly attended "Click and Print" public-viewing parties for soccer fans in Colombia and Peru. Canon's activities also included on-site support for the photographers and media covering the tournament. Available at each tournament venue were Canon printers, multifunction products and PowerShot Digital cameras, while experts from Canon Professional Services were on hand to provide well-received service, inspection, cleaning and loan equipment to
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Worldwide Online store boosts production with Fuji Xerox Color 800

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Worldwide Online store boosts production with Fuji Xerox Color 800 by Nolan Giles Aug 12, 2011 A Brisbane outlet of Worldwide Online Printing has upped its production pedigree and is sending less work to the hub by installing first Xerox Color 800/1000 press across the group. Wayne Mackay, owner of the Market Street store, said increased capacity and single-pass duplex motivated the decision to upgrade from a DocuColor 5000 to the new Color 800 model, which prints at 80 A4 pages per minute (ppm
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Dumb Ass "Still trying to make money with Copier"

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St. Albans Man Gets 15 Years for Fake Money A St. Albans man was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison on charges he used fake money. Kevin Erwin, 34, previously admitted that in Jan. 2010 he used a counterfeit $50 bill at McNally's Pub in Cross Lanes. Erwin also admitted to receiving about $45 worth of authentic bills in change. Police arrested Erwin Jan. 18 at a local motel where they found more fake currency. Police say they found a scanner, copier and printer in the hotel room that
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HP Can't Dismiss Latest Faulty Printer Lawsuit

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HP Can't Dismiss Latest Faulty Printer Lawsuit By NICK MCCANN (CN) - A federal judge refused to dismiss a class action that claims Hewlett-Packard knew that one of its multi-use printers "has a defect that causes the printer to randomly skip pages when copying, scanning and faxing." Lead plaintiff Chaim Kowalsky said HP's Office Jet Pro All-in-One printer of the 8500 series has a defect that causes the device to skip pages. As a result, the document feeder can only take "two to three sheets
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UDOCX: Scan-to-Fax

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What is document management in the cloud

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What is document management in the cloud Cloud based document management customers have complete organizational control over all their business files, email, and documents. They can get to everything to do with any client, case, patient, project or personal files instantly. They waste 0 minutes searching and hunting through cabinets or files or standing at copier or faxes. They work, share, and publish at any time, from anywhere with a browser and a connection. They know the business of their
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Have you shared the Ricoh Editorial in Fortune Magazine with your customers?

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see attached file
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Overview of Updated NSi AutoStore Simulator for Ricoh

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Canon Scanfront 300 v3.mp4

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Mid-sized dealership in Midwest- We have recently added a section to our maintenance agreement where the customer has to check either a network services rider($195-295 per year depending on the customer) or check the box that says if you don't check the above box, you will be billed $xxx per hour for network services. This doesn't mean as a salesperson we can't either remote in or stop out and load a print driver, but the customer up-front knows that we now charge for IT services. A couple of
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Assuming that this is a municipal account in the state of New Jersey.....this would be the Kyocera 48-month cost per copy program on state contract. You pretty much can't beat it on price unless you also have the state contract cost per page program. Your only hope is to sell yourself and the value of your company and also to get them to get a demonstration of the equipment before signing the contract. The Kyo equipment is not as nice as the Ricoh gear or as user friendly in my humble opinion
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AUXILIO Releases White Paper on Critical Strategies for Selecting an Electronic Healt

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throughout the United States. We are vendor independent and provide intelligent solutions, a risk free program and guaranteed savings. AUXILIO assumes all costs related to print business environments through customized streamlined and seamless integration of services at predictable fixed rates that are unmatched in the industry. In collaboration, we work in partnership to assist our health care-partners in the delivery of quality patient care. The service and solutions provided by our on-site
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What's wrong with social media marketing?

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social environment is keeping you away from social marketing, you are leaving money on the table. The votes are in, and marketing on social networks is acceptable, necessary and profitable. 3. SOCIAL METRICS ARE WEAK - Well, they are in comparison to established media. Nevertheless, social is measurable in a number of ways. You can use promotional codes to track sales. And, obviously, the size of your network is an indication of your success. WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT - Measuring results is critical
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School District of Jefferson Board of Education first heard from representatives of I

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print management services throughout the district. A key goal for the district in this area is to increase efficiency by minimizing the use of color printers in favor of color copiers. Panel members favored having as few as one color printer per school, with the others replaced by less-expensive black-and-white printers. Where necessary, staff members would be encouraged to use color copiers versus color printers, which cost less. The panel forwarded the proposal to the full school board. http
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Re: New Member Announcement!!!!!!

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special than to Ricoh from Alaska for signing on for the Premium Membership!
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Re: August 2011 Sales Numbers Poll!

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I know sales months are short, but 6 people already finished August?
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Re: August 2011 Sales Numbers Poll!

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With all of Ricoh's inventory issues, I'm trying to work a month ahead to keep from missing my number. There are some machines that are taking us close to 30 days to get, if not longer.
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Re: Dumb Ass "Still trying to make money with Copier"

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No fault of Art's but the article had a mistake. In one place it says "15 years" and in the next it says "15 months". Also, there is not a copier in this story. Here's the story as reported by the Charleston Daily Mail: Man gets 15 months for counterfeit money CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A St. Albans man who pleaded guilty to passing counterfeit cash will spend a little more than a year in federal prison. U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver sentenced Kevin T. Erwin, 34, to 15 months in prison
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Re: The Office Copier turns 50!

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The first Copier that I was trained to repair (in Manhattan) was the 3M Alpha Secretary II. It came with a pair of wooden tongs, and you had to have an empty metal waste basket next to it so when the paper caught fire if it jamed under the toaster unit, you used the wooden tongs to transfer it to the solid metal waste basket where it could burn out "safely". Definitely a pre OSHA device, and these were sold into offices all over NYC.
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Re: The Office Copier turns 50!

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Vince: I remember seeing a few of these in the field and also remember burning my dam fingers! I learned on the Minolta 101's and had to repair some of these in the field what a job hey were, especially if you had to restring the guide wires (it was more like 25lb test fishing line).
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GreatAmerica Leasing Renews as Platinum Member

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GreatAmerica Leasing Renews as Platinum Member of Managed Print Services Association Committed to moving industry forward by building connections and supporting education Columbus, OH – August 11, 2011 – GreatAmerica Leasing benefits from the unique networking opportunities offered by the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA), according to Jennie Fisher, a senior GreatAmerica executive. GreatAmerica, a Platinum MPSA Member, is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to
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Mac OS X 10.7 SMB Scanning

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I was pretty happy with the fact that I got my MFP (Savin C9020) to scan to my customers Mac and I left with my fingers cross hoping it would continue to work. Recently they had an update/upgrade from OS X 10.6 to OS X 10.7 and when I talked to tech support they said that SMB scanning is not supported with this OS. Has anyone run into this? They have scan to email, but want to scan to folder. I even thought about FTP, but I've never set that up on a Mac either. Any help would be greatly

This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Year Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Year Ago

First Week of August

Are copier companies and the paper manufacturers noticing a declining demand with more people feeling comfortable reading documents with their smartphones and laptops?

My response to the above Quora thread today: We’ve seen a 20–30% decrease in printed pages since the pandemic started, we are seeing some recovery with many getting back to the office. Interesting that there has been an increase of pages printed with healthcare of 12% in our market place. Just recently paper companies also posted and increase in demand for cut sheets. We’ll never get back to pre-pandemic printed pages levels and it’s been a declining industry for the last few years.

Enjoy These Copier Threads from 10 Years Ago This Week!

Canon Intros ‘Printeaze’ for SMBs

Art Post (Guest) ·
Canon India Pvt. Limited, has introduced a software solution that will allow SMBs and enterprises to analyze all the print and copying processes within the organization. Canon released it under the name of ‘Printeaze’. Printeaze is designed to serve as a one stop solution for print management needs with more features such as accounting the print, fax, scan and copy functions or sending automatic e-mails to the users which include information like budget exceed, printing restriction etc. Dr
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Konica Minolta Awarded Prime Status by Oekom Research for Corporate Social Responsibi

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years in a row and selected in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Canada-based Corporate Knights Inc. For additional information on Konica Minolta's global CSR and environmental efforts, please visit http://www.konicaminolta.com/about/csr . About Konica Minolta Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. For the fourth consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for
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HP and Konica Minolta® Acclaimed as Outstanding Achievers

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restrictions on size or file type. • A two-way capability, ePrint and Share also enables users of HP Designjet e-Series of Web-connected wide-format printers to access their cloud library directly from the control panel to print selected documents Features of Konica Minolta Universal Printer Driver (UPD): • Konica Minolta Universal Printer Driver (UPD) enables users to easily find and print to a variety of Konica Minolta and third-party printers and MFPs on a network, while offering a consistent
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Xerox Releases WorkCentre 5300 Multifunction Printers

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Starting with a list price of $6,100, the 5300 Series replaces the 5225/5230 in Xerox’s black-and-white MFP portfolio. Rate This Article: Poor Best E-mail Print PDF Version Print Version Sponsored By Printing and digital imaging specialist Xerox announced the release of its WorkCentre 5300 Series black-and-white multifunction printers, which are designed to help small to medium-size businesses and enterprise users simplify everyday work processes. The three new additions to Xerox’s
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New Xerox Multifunction Printers Make Black-and-White Printing Fast, Easy and Secure

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Aug 01, 2011 New Xerox Multifunction Printers Make Black-and-White Printing Fast, Easy and Secure Download Full-Size Image ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Xerox Corporation’s new WorkCentre ® 5300 Series black-and-white multifunction printers (MFPs) can help SMB and enterprise users simplify everyday work processes – giving back time and saving money. The three new additions to Xerox’s tabloid-size MFP portfolio, the WorkCentre 5325/5330/5335, print speeds of up to 35 pages per minute. Other key features
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Fuji Xerox Launches Managed Print Services Training Program to Upskill Channel Partne

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management of all hardware. With pagepack, resellers will help customers attain greater visibility into printing costs in the entire business. The program can be flexed to customize to the requisition of particular departments and teams. PagePack Empowers Channel Partners of Fuji Xerox According to the spokesperson, David Borg who is a General Manager of Fuji Xerox Printers claims that Fuji Xerox is the first leading print company to set off a Channel Partner MPS Training Program. Presently
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Now that Mike Pietrunti has abruptly left Kyocera MITA and some reports suggest that he will surface at another player in the Office Equipment Industry, where will Mike Pietrunti wind up:

GMAN ·
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Xerox warns of "five hidden print costs"

Art Post (Guest) ·
Xerox warns of "five hidden print costs" Procurement executives should look out for the hidden costs of printing which fall outside the usual target areas of hardware, maintenance and supplies. In a report carried out by IDC and sponsored by Xerox, five hidden costs of print were highlighted which together can reduce overall print expenditure by as much as 30%. The repot claims that typical print costs can typically consume between 1% and 3% of a company's revenues, depending on industry. The
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Re: Rumor has it.....

txeagle24 ·
I know that in DFW all Xerox Direct accounts have been assigned over to the local Global branch. That Global branch was a massive Ricoh & Konica Minolta dealer prior to the Xerox acquisition, and they struggled at retaining that base over the past few years with RBS, IKON and 7 other RFG dealers chasing after their Ricoh placements. I wonder if part of this move is to further subsidize GIS with SMB accounts while conveniently allowing Xerox Direct to transition to selling solutions & services
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Kyocera Mita America Names New President

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, he returned to KMC as manager of the Sales and Planning departments for the American market. Since 2010, he has been with KMC’s Business Strategy Division where he has focused on the corporation’s initiatives aimed at further expansion of its document solution business. ABOUT KYOCERA MITA AMERICA Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (www.kyoceramita.com/us), headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of computer-connectable document imaging and document management systems, including network
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Xerox Color Innovation Center Opens in Little Falls, N.J.

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technology, and will demonstrate how advancements like one-to-one marketing, cross-media campaigns, QR codes, photo applications and workflow automation are transforming the world of print. Products featured in the center will include the Xerox Color 1000 Digital Press, Nuvera 120 Copier/Printer, 4127 Enterprise Printing System, Xerox 700 Digital Color Press, Xerox Color 560 Printer, WorkCentre 7775 Color Multifunction Printer, and ColorQube 9303 Color Multifunction Printer, among others. The
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Standard Announces ColorWorks Pro Plus Inline Finisher for Xerox

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color customers," said David Reny, executive vice president, Standard Finishing Systems. "Horizon engineering, Xerox color printing technology, and Standard's comprehensive sales and service support continue to be a winning combination for customers." The Horizon ColorWorks Pro Plus brings professional in-line finishing functionality to the Xerox Color 800/1000 Digital Presses and opens up a wide range of applications for new and existing customers. Xerox DocuColor customers who already own a
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Photizo Group to host Asia Pacific Managed Print Services (MPS) Conference 2011

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/be-a-speaker . For information about agendas and registration visit: www.mpsconference.com . To learn more about sponsoring or exhibiting contact David Brown at dbrown@photizogroup.com # # # About Photizo Group Photizo Group is the market’s main source for ongoing business intelligence about the rapidly growing opportunity of managed print services (MPS). MPS involves managing hardcopy device fleets (copiers, printers, multifunction devices, and fax machines) in a unified fashion, often
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Managed Print Consultant

Art Post (Guest) ·
Managed Print Consultant Chicago Office Technology Group-Xerox - North and Northwest Chicagoland Suburbs (Greater Chicago Area) Job Description Chicago Office Technology Group (COTG), a Xerox Company is a leading Managed Print Service company in the Chicgoland area. COTG, is currently seeking self-motivated, income focused, energetic individuals working for a fast pace growing Managed Print Division out of the Itasca branch. These candidates will oversee the North & Northwest suburbs of the
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Re: KYOCERA MITA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE TRANSITION

GMAN ·
Now that we are hearing Mike Pietrunti will remain in our Industry and soon be announced at another manufacturer, the question is which one? As you hinted Art, Mike may have realized that "Toshiba, Sharp and Kyocera may get out of the industry all together" and he needed to move on to move up. Since SHARP will continue to be a periphery player in the Industry and Toshiba is managing their MFP business into it's decline, I put my money on Pietrunti surfacing at Ricoh, as the new VP of DEaler
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Re: Copiers to go the way of the Typewriter?

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I was a typewriter guy selling and servicing IBM and Brother typewriters before I got into the copier field. At the time we had the majority of large and government accounts in our area. It was nearly an overnight crash for the company I was working for at the time. I saw it coming and moved on before it all came crashing down. Within 18 months of me leaving, the company was finished. The company tried to adapt; first dabbling in fax machines then computers and then copistar copiers but could
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First MPSA Dealer Members -- MT Business Technologies, RJ Young – Renew

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First MPSA Dealer Members -- MT Business Technologies, RJ Young – Renew Commitment to Managed Print Services Association Firms were first dealers to join MPSA, now renewing under Ricoh ChaMPS program Columbus, OH – August 2, 2011 – MT Business Technologies and RJ Young, the first dealers to join the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA), have renewed their commitment to the group as corporate standard members. In addition, they took advantage of the membership discount available through the
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Canon U.S.A. Receives Two Awards From Buyers Laboratory, Inc.

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recognize Canon's commitment to providing our customers a comprehensive suite of imaging solutions that take output production and management to the next level," said Junichi Yo****ake, senior vice president and general manger, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A. "Canon is proud to receive Buyers Laboratory Summer 'Pick' awards for our uniFLOW Serverless Secure Print solution and imagePROGRAF iPF8300S large format printer." Recognized as "Outstanding" in their respective category by BLI, Summer "Pick
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Xerox Names Paul Smith to Lead Canadian Research Centre

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and new inks for Xerox Phaser printers. As vice president of XRCC, Smith will spearhead Xerox's materials research activities through a team of 120 scientists and engineers. The research centre's most recent innovations include advances in emulsion aggregation toner and the development of long-life photoreceptors. The centre has also played a key role in developing the next generation of solid ink, Xerox's proprietary ink that melts to a liquid in the printer and because it does not use
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ACS, A Xerox Company, Expands European Presence with Acquisition of Innova Consulting

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://www.xerox.com/investor . Note: Connect with ACS on Facebook or Twitter. To receive RSS news feeds, visit http://news.xerox.com/pr/xerox/rss.aspx . For open commentary, industry perspectives and views from events visit http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp , http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice , http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction , http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox , http://twitter.com/xeroxevents , http://www.xerox.com/blogs , http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX(R), XEROX and Design(R) are
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When Kiyo Shimuzu heads back to Japan or Eurpoe at the end of September 2011, who will become the new leader of Dealer Division for Ricoh Americas Corporation?

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Re: Copier Compensation Plans

Art Post (Guest) ·
a monthly payment of $46K per month. There is money to be made I just dont think a dealer needs 40 street reps anymore. And this is were comp plans will be more critical in attracting new talent and in selling yourself to a dealership. No more cookie cutter plans, one-size fits all. That is old school analog copier business. My belief is this ---- if you want your salespeople to be successful and make the company money, then you're going to have to pay them a nice penny.
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Re: Thoughts on Convergence 2011??

Art Post (Guest) ·
I don't think it was Ricoh Americas place to talk about the 10K layoffs since the layoffs was a "global event". Ricoh like many other copier companies is making sure they are lean an mean and at least for now they havn't outsourced a whole community to a company in India like Xerox did. Drinks???? I had many courtesy of my buddy from England.
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Checkout JetMobile for Print Solutions!!

Art Post (Guest) ·
Professional solutions for information traceability, security, and mobility; scan/print/copy/e-mail access control; tracking and security; 1D- and 2D-barcode and secure check printing. https://www.jetmobile.com/?P4Psec500
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Xerox 7655P

Art Post (Guest) ·
Does anyone know when this system was launched??
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Plastic Packaging Technologies Upgrades to EFI Radius ERP

Art Post (Guest) ·
www.efi.com or contact 800-875-7117. About EFI EFI (www.efi.com) is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital print controllers and solutions; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek™ UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial inkjet printing systems; print
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EFI Continues Global Expansion with Prism Acquisition

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transition assistance to help make the move as seamless as possible. About EFI EFI (http://www.efi.com) is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital color print servers; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek™ UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial
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Lexmark’s solutions-ready scanner transforms workhorse printer into robust MFP

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links seamlessly to the company’s versatile T650, T652 and T654 monochrome laser printers, adding an innovative solutions framework and full multifunction capability to this award-winning family of printing devices. The modularity of the Lexmark 6500e MFP Option makes it an adaptable solution that allows for flexibility and accessibility in the work environment. Equipped to handle complex media, it addresses the most advanced scanning requirements of busy workgroups and departments. Customers
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Direct Marketing Leader IWCO Direct Is First U.S. Install of Oce ColorStream 3500 Ink

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tools with Oce PRISMA architecture for more seamless workflow and to further automate the front-end process of creating final print-ready files. About the Oce ColorStream 3500 Inkjet Printing System The Oce ColorStream 3500 inkjet printing system was unveiled at Canon Expo in Tokyo in November 2010. The high-speed, high-quality full color inkjet printer runs at 1,073 letter-size impressions per minute and simplifies the transition from monochrome to full-color or even five or six colors. It offers
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The Ricoh Throne

GMAN ·
No, I don't mean the Men's Room at the end of the hall on the 2nd Floor at 5 Dedrick Place in west Caldwell, NJ...
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August 2011 Sales Numbers Poll!

Art Post (Guest) ·
I'm always interested in hopw everyone is doign across the country, with the recent news of the debt in the US, and the slow growth or no growth it could be good for us to gauge were we are as a group with quotas.Please take the time to vote every...
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Re: New Sharp End of lease HDD feature

SalesServiceGuy ·
A response from a different board suggest that on the latest series of Sharp copiers, in Admin Mode, there is a new soft button that once touched erases all customer variable data and brings the copier back to default settings. All copier vendors can do this in Service Mode, so as suspected, this is not really a new feature but good Marketing.
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Re: Fax on the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 6075

VinceMcHugh ·
While there are some rules that can be set up on a Canon IR-Adv for Fax Forwarding it is not as robust as a Fax Server. One cool thing that the Canon IR-Adv will do if you have the multiple Fax line option, is you can forward each incoming fax line to a different forwarding address = the poor man's DID (Direct Inbound Dialing). That is pretty cool!
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MT Business Technologies Recognized With HP OPS Elite Partner Status

Art Post (Guest) ·
partner in the Elite program MT Business Technologies demonstrates a consultative sales approach to solving their client's business problems and have proven their expertise in providing complex printing and imaging solutions for unique printing needs, with superior industry qualifications and skills validated by HP's technology professionals. The HP OPS Elite Partner status is the highest designation awarded by the Imaging and Printing Group at Hewlett Packard. With fewer than 80 "Elite Dealers
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Re: Q. How does your company handle networking charges?

JasonR ·
On average, business computers are replaced every 5 years. That means (on average) 20% of all computers are replaced each year. If you did NOT charge for reinstalling drivers, you would need to employ someone (or several someones) full-time to drive around reinstalling print drivers on every client's computer they just replaced. It seems those customers most unwilling to pay are also those most unable to accomplish simple tasks such as reinstalling a print driver on their own. Funny story: My
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Re: Q. How does your company handle networking charges?

VinceMcHugh ·
I once had a Doctor's receptionist baulk when I told her what a chargeable service call would cost. She said to me(indignantly), "the DOCTOR doesn't even charge that much". To which I replied "Yeah, I Know, but he can't fix his copier!" OK, OK, I only thought it very loudly when I was a young technician.
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Re: Rumor has it.....

GIntel ·
I don't know for sure. I think Xerox Direct's move away from SMBs is not new, but if they did eliminate any Direct to SMB positions, I think Global is too independent to put up with Xerox forcing them to hire transitioned reps. Maybe they will tell the reps to open agencies!!!
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Re: Thoughts on Convergence 2011??

GMAN ·
Many people that I have spoken with (i.e. RFG Dealers) wish that Ricoh would have been more truthful during the CONVERGENCE Meeting, by addressing the 10,000 layoffs that were announced shortly after the Meeting. Additionally, many remarked on how all of the General Session speakers (i.e. Executives) were from IKON, except for Steve Burger, which was unsettling to the Dealer community. I also heard that Ricoh employees were acting on their best behavior and that the days of buying an abundance
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Re: Rumor has it.....

txeagle24 ·
It came up in a sales meeting about a month ago after someone bumped into a contact that sells for the local GIS branch.
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Re: Rumor has it.....

txeagle24 ·
There wasn't much clarification. Just told us to be on the lookout for Xerox Direct accounts.
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Re: New Sharp End of lease HDD feature

SoTxPrintGuy ·
While it may be argued that it's good marketing, I would think otherwise and also state that it's horrible customer service. #1, I don't think it truly wipes the hard drive clean; only a reformat would do that. #2, it would be much easier to just sell whatever flavor of "Data Overwrite" kit your particular brand sells as an upfront cost and installation to the copier. The cost is minimal and offers the extra protection of keeping the drive always clean.
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OS33 to Demonstrate Cloud-Based Webtops at CompTIA Breakaway 2011

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emails, and do enterprise level work from any connected device, anywhere in the world. The latest update to the OS33 Platform adds additional capabilities to the already robust OS33 Webtop, with features including an enhanced Cloud File Manager, which provides instant access to hosted corporate file systems; Cloud Printers, an exciting new feature which provides the ability to access and print to any corporate network printer from any web browser on any device; embeddable SharePoint pages and Web

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

Last Week of July 2011

There wont be much typing on this one since I had an accident while do maintenance in my yard.  Seem that good ole trimmer decided to take the tip of my finger off.

Enjoy these great copier threads from 10 years ago this week!

Re: KYOCERA MITA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE TRANSITION

Art Post (Guest) ·
will prove to be interesting where companies like Canon, Ricoh, and Konica Minolta will migrate thier services. We've already seen where Xerox is going. Copier companies that dable in copiers such as Toshiba, Sharp and Kyocera may get out of the industry all together. But I'm thinking Toshiba and Sharp can play a bigger role in this whole "business tablet" services comes to fruition.
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Konica Minolta Launches bizhub 25 Monochrome A4 MFP

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High-Quality, Cost-Efficient Document Solution With a Small Footprint for Desktop Convenience Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 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 announces the availability of the bizhub® 25 Monochrome Multifunctional Product (MFP – print, copy, fax and scan all in one system). Offering full color scanning and a compact design, the bizhub 25
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Canon U.S.A. Expands imageCLASS Laser Multifunction and Printer Lineup with Seven New

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offers printer language (PCL/PS) support and is anticipated to be available at an estimated retail price of $499(1) via resellers and authorized Canon retailers beginning in September. The new imageCLASS color printers include: -- Color imageCLASS MF8080Cw/MF8380Cdw Multifunction Printers: The MF8080Cw and MF8380Cdw offer winning solutions for home and small office users seeking a four-in-one (print/scan/copy/fax) laser MFP that provides a convenient and cost-effective alternative to print and copy
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Konica Minolta Enhances MFP Security with bizhub SECURE

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print shop. For the fourth consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. BLI has named Konica Minolta 2011 “Line of the Year” award winner for the company's award-winning line of bizhub Color and Monochrome Multifunctional Products. For more information, please visit http://www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Konica Minolta Contact James Norberto Konica Minolta
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Notable Solutions, Inc. Achieves Number One Ranking in Its Segment in Document Captur

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capture and business automation solutions. NSi's flagship product, AutoStore, captures paper and electronic documents from a copier, or scanner, then routes the information into the appropriate business system based on the document type. As a result, business is done faster, with less effort -- and with less paper. AutoStore is the information on-ramp for nearly 500 models of MFDs and network-attached scanners -- from Fujitsu, HP, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Lanier, Lexmark, Ricoh, Savin, Sharp
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Consolidated Graphics, Inc. Takes Delivery of Five Ricoh Pro C901 Digital Printers

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finishing options, and complete end-to-end workflow solutions," says Brian Balow, Vice President, Production Sales, Ricoh U.S. "In addition, through our experience in digital printing, we can help large and small printers expand their digital printing business and assist them in using technology and advanced solutions to develop and grow their business and offerings. We are proud to continue our strong relationship with Consolidated Graphics." "Our strong relationship and proven track record with Ricoh
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Copiers to go the way of the Typewriter?

Art Post (Guest) ·
/archives/ 2009/05/6-technologies.php Right, so was does the future hold for copiers, mfp's and printers? We all understand that page volumes are dropping due to the use of scan2email, scan2folder, and LAN fax along with software applications that will allow for markups, notes, and the ability to merge documents from different software applications and create one document. We also understand that there is no growth of the printed page, there's growth for manufacturers to capture additional printed
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Selling Copiers Like a LION!

Art Post (Guest) ·
I'm in the office the other day (which I hate to be in the office), and one of the new reps...well not that new but new to sales and new to the industry is having a tough go of it. The rep in question has all of the tools to make an excellent rep such as polite, intelligent, quick thinker, quick learner and a good worker. Mind you the rep in question is getting the appointments, making the calls but is falling short in getting the orders. I too struggled with ....... Seeling Copiers Like a Lion!
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Lesson for Colleges and Universities: Save Money with Managed Print Services; Redirec

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32,000 students were using printers, copiers and fax machines. Working with Xerox, Tri-C eliminated approximately 400 outdated or unused devices and simplified the print environment to help students and staff direct jobs to the most cost-effective, energy-efficient machines. "Xerox delivered a strategy that has an immediate impact on our bottom line and our sustainability efforts. In the first year alone, we'll save up to $400,000 across campus offices and print centers, and we'll reduce paper and
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Green not printing correctly on Ricoh MPC4500

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I have a customer printing a Publisher file that has green on a banner at the top coming out a slate gray/to brown color. Other greens on the document are coming out very dark. Everything was fine until their PC crashed and was replaced by a new PC (W7 x64) and the drivers were reloaded (PCL6, PCL5c, PS). Having this issue with all three drivers. Even when converting the document to PDF and using the PS driver. Any thoughts or help? Thanks, John
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Printer Uses Xerox's iGen4 EXP with Matte Dry Ink to Help Customers Sell Cars, Medica

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://www.facebook.com/XeroxCorp , http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp , http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice , http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction , http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox , http://twitter.com/xeroxevents , http://www.xerox.com/blogs , http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX(R), XEROX and Design(R), iGen4(R) are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Prices, features, specifications, capabilities, appearance and availability of Xerox products and services are
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Thoughts on HP's MPS Confessions campaign: what kind of people have 'beloved' print d

Art Post (Guest) ·
By Billy MacInnes on July 25, 2011 8:13 PM In case you missed it, HP has just launched its "MPS Confessions" campaign - no, not MPs Confessions (now that might be diverting) but MPS. For those of you who have been living in a desert outpost somewhere miles away from an internet connection (could there be such a thing anymore?), MPS stands for Managed Print Services and HP is busy doing its best to sell the concept to partners and customers because it's the next big thing in the print and copier
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KODAK Capture Pro Software Adds Compatibility for

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database," said Brian Bagan, Director of Business Development, United States and Canada, Document Imaging, Kodak's Business Solutions and Services Group. "This solution demonstrates the broad capabilities of KODAK Capture Pro Software." Projects that include both wide format and standard sized documents can pose challenges for enterprise workflows managed by service bureaus and medium to large sized businesses. E-BizDocs, an electronic document management service provider based in Albany, NY
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Ricoh Announces Compact, Portable Video Conferencing Room System Based on Vidyo Platf

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technology leader, specializing in the office and production printing markets. Ricoh works with organizations around the world to modernize work environments and optimize document efficiency. With more than 109,000 employees worldwide, Ricoh operates in Europe, the Americas, Asia/Pacific, China, and Japan. Ricoh’s worldwide sales were more than 1,942 billion yen ($23 billion USD) in the year ended March 31, 2011. About Vidyo, Inc. Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD
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Bay Copy names local resident as managed print specialist

Art Post (Guest) ·
Joseph T. Schlieff of Middleboro has been named managed print specialist. In this role, Mr. Schlieff assists clients in creating cost control strategies in regards to their document solutions needs in addition to developing new business. Prior to Bay Copy, Mr. Schlieff was a consultative sales associate for Sears in North Dartmouth. While at Sears he was the recipient of several achievement awards, including Associate of the Month and the "Store Star" for providing consistent, exemplary customer
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One of Rochester's Top 100 companies is being purchased by a division of Xerox Corp

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One of Rochester's Top 100 companies is being purchased by a division of Xerox Corp. For Mark Perlo, the deal closes the circle on a career in which he at one time was a Xerox sales manager who went on to start his own company, Xerographic Solutions Inc., in 1991. Now it's Xerographic Solutions that is being acquired by Global Imaging Systems, a Xerox company based in Tampa, Fla. "I'm absolutely thrilled," Perlo said on Wednesday. "The company is thrilled. It's absolutely the right thing to
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New Sharp End of lease HDD feature

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For additional security, Sharp is introducing an “End of Lease” option that deletes all data on a leased machine before it is returned. Data that resides on copiers that have been re-sold after lease has been identified as a major privacy and security threat. Does this mean a Sharp Service tech enters a lease end date and the copier auto formats the HDD at that time?
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Re: Rumor has it.....

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Rumor has it that Xerox will be not be selling MFP's direct any longer, all of that business is going to migrate to Global. Xerox will retain the very high print production systems! Has anyone else heard anything on this???
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Re: Rumor has it.....

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GIS sure is expanding fast, so I can see where these rumors come from, but I dont see GIS becoming Xerox's only MFP sales arm. GIS is too independent and does not have the international coverage to support Xerox's international clients. Xerox will continue to sell MFPs directly to the largest companies, but it will be a "solutions-led" sales strategy. They will continue to sell production directly too. I could see Xerox relinquish mid-market accounts to the channel and/or agents. The margin on
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Printing Envelopes Reliably on MPC300

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the address to print also with 180 degree rotation and the machine now "red lights" the printer button as well. Any guesses or advice? Thanks, John
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Canon U.S.A. Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of Its Jamesburg Location

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for years to come." Built on 42 acres, the 442,000 square foot facility is home to a 262,000 square foot distribution center responsible for the distribution of parts for all of Canon's products, including Semiconductor, Office, Broadcast and Medical equipment. Located at Jamesburg is a customer service counter and factory service area for customers to bring in their cameras for servicing and repairs. About Canon U.S.A., Inc. Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to
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Xerox turned down some workers' buyout applications

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Some Xerox employees in Wilsonville who sought a company buyout last month were apparently turned down and forced to choose between leaving their jobs without severance or going to work for an Indian contractor. In June, Xerox outsourced 600 jobs companywide -- including 120 in Wilsonville -- to HCL Technologies. Some workers didn't want to go, and Xerox said it had offered employees a buyout as an alternative to a transfer to HCL. Wilsonville employees subject to the transfer say that at least
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Re: Green not printing correctly on Ricoh MPC4500

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John, There is a simple test to figure out if it is the MFD or the Print driver. Put an original on the glass and make a copy of an original that has the correct color green. If it copies OK the copier is OK, and you need to focus on the print controller or print driver. If it copies and the green is bad on the copy then focus on the Copier. If the copier is off on the color you won't get it right on the driver. You need a break fix tech to adjust or fix the copier. as a side note remember that
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Re: KYOCERA MITA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE TRANSITION

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Could it be that he will soon replace Ed McLaughlin when he leaves SHARP? Or, perhaps Ricoh will tap this executive to save their Dealer channel. Unless there is some type of scandal, such as the one that led to the demise of Mark Hurd at HP, then Michael may have left on his own accord. Where will he wind up becomes the question.
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Re: Xerox marketing FREE 120PPM Copiers

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The classic "Giving away the razor to sell the blades" We are doing the same thing with old 20 series Ricohs (2035/2045 etc.) People with old Canons or whatever that say they will keep it till it quits.
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Re: Rumor has it.....

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I have heard that Global will be the main channel of distribution for XEROX when it comes to the SMB market, yet Global will also continue to sell Production Print in certain markets.
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Re: Rumor has it.....

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So with the move to Global doing all of the SMB sales for Xerox what does that mean for the Xerox sales people that were direct doing SBM? Did they lose their jobs or were they placed in a Global Dealership?
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Invotex Damages Expert Testifies in Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Trial; Court Aw

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BALTIMORE, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the Altavion, Inc. vs. Konica-Minolta Holdings Inc., et.al., trade secrets dispute in the Superior Court of The State of California County of San Mateo Central Branch Complex Civil Litigation, Invotex® Group damages expert Terry L. Musika, CPA testified on behalf of Defendant Konica-Minolta Holdings, Inc., et. al. that the amount of total damages adequate to compensate for the claimed misappropriation of trade secrets related to digital
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Strangest Excuses not to buy or to stall the sale!

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I'm hoping this thread should be a lot of fun! Here's three that I can think of and two of them were in the last few weeks. "The Parrot Excuse" the client had called me about getting a 50ppm color printer for her studio apartment (graphic designer). She tells me that she can't get the laser printer because laser printers with teflon rollers may emit a toxic VOC gas that will kill her pet Parrots. I've been doing this for 31 years and this one is now is one of my top ten! "The Death of the Deal
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Office Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing

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maintenance of the copiers included with the lease. The Navy intends to solicit for a Firm Fixed Priced contract. All responsible sources may submit a proposal, which will be considered by NAVSUP Fleet Logistic Center (FLC), Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office. Upon its release the solicitation will be issued electronically and will be posted at Navy Electronic Commerce Online (NECO) and can be found at www.neco.navy.mil . Paper copies, faxed copies, or e-mail copies of the solicitation will not
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Re: Printing Envelopes Reliably on MPC300

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John: I have zero of these in the field, can't help you here. My only thoughts is that the engine used is the same as the C431dn printer. I'm not a tech, however my first thought would be to change the feed tire and see what happens. Can anyone else lend a hand???
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Re: Printing Envelopes Reliably on MPC300

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Art, after all the begging and pleading for Ricoh to get into the A3 game, you haven't placed any? What's up with that?
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Re: Xerox marketing FREE 120PPM Copiers

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This method of procurement has been standard in our country for quite some time. Here all the major copier manufacturers deal direct and have substantial finance books to play around with. We see this on almost 100% of 20+ device deals and sometimes filtering down to single 25ppm colour devices. What we have learnt is they recover as much as they can during that term and then offset any potential losses by re-signing them either at the same customer or shifting them down to small business deals
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Re: Xerox marketing FREE 120PPM Copiers

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Given how cheap hardware is from the brokers this could easily be profitable for even the independants. Especially if you are taking a machine you previously leased and made good money on in the first go around. Why not get it back in the field and make service revenue and build a relationship with a new client. Got to admit though this is just making it harder for the guy working based on hardware sales commissions. The dealership can be profitable doing this though.
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Re: New Sharp End of lease HDD feature

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Is there a charge or fee built into the lease? How will the data be erased? Will it at least meet the DOD standard? Most specs like HIPPA & The Mass Privacy laws reference a government standard Like the DOD (Dept. of Defense) standard. While this will NOT satisfy your most security conscience customers it is at least defensible in court that you did what the DOD recommends to meet your due diligence requirement. If all that Sharp is doing is a format, that data can be recovered by someone with
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RR Donnelley awarded $300 million contract

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Donnelley's on- and near-site Print Management professionals will deliver a range of services to help contain costs and enhance the effectiveness of Meredith's transactional, commercial printed and other documents. "We continue to enjoy a valuable long-term relationship with RR Donnelley," says Meredith chairman and CEO Steve Lacy. "In renewing and expanding our mutual relationship, Meredith will take advantage of an even broader range of RR Donnelley's capabilities, eventually including their
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Oldie but a Goodie.........

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Tom Hopkins "Low Profile Selling" Act Like a Lamb and Sell Like a LION! This book turned it around more me many years ago.
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LCA Summer Rate Schedule!!

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check out the attached file. Some good rates, also I've been working with LCA for while and I am very happy with the service and support to us and end user. What I like best is the knowledgable sales reps, if you're in the northeast I know the rep personally and can vouch that he's one of the best in the industry and he's been in the commerical leasing scene for 35 plus years (dam, we're getting old).
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Material Data Safety Calls to the Manufacturer

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While investing the teflon VOC gas and the "Parrot Sale", I asked the MDS rep at Ricoh what were some of the inquires he's gotten. Here's a few: Ingestion of Toner (gesh how the heck does that happen) Can I used the waste toner as fertilizer in my garden? Can the used toner be used to start a fire! OMG
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Bid for 21 MFP's in Canada

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August 2011. The Town of Caledon invites qualified, experienced suppliers to respond to this Request for Tender for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Servicing of approximately 21 new/unused fully Multifunctional Digital Photocopiers. The Town will be replacing existing equipment, black and white copiers and colour copiers with one standard model. The contract is for an all-inclusive fixed cost per copy rate, regardless of functionality, location or entity and does not include the ownership of

This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Years Ago

Second Week of July 2011

If there is nothing to do on a rainy Saturday, might I suggest a scouting day for you.  Plan a couple of of routes on roads less traveled in your territory and do a search for businesses on those less traveled roads. Pick out a vertical or two, and then off you go, make sure to bring your business cards and take photos (for calling later). If there are cars in the lot then why not go in and introduce your self!

Enjoy these awesome copier threads from ten years ago this week!

Rick Taylor of Konica Minolta to Address Copier Dealers Association

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Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) July 13, 2011 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 that Rick Taylor, President and Chief Operating Officer, was invited by Bob Shields, President, Copier Dealers Association (CDA) to present an overview of the company's growth strategy to CDA members at their business meeting on July 14, 2011. This will be Taylor’s second time
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Canon U.S.A. Implements Aggressive Energy-Saving Practices To Cut Energy Consumption

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550 personal printers were removed from service, and replaced with imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE multifunction devices. Canon installed uniFLOW printing software to manage its fleet of document output devices, a strategy the Company recommends to its own customers. Among a variety of workflow enhancing capabilities, uniFLOW has the ability to route print jobs to the most energy-efficient printer available, determined by establishing a baseline of energy consumption that measures paper
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Print Audit® Expands its MPS Solutions to Germany

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United States. For more information on Print Audit Deutschland, please visit printaudit.de/. About Print Audit® Established in 1999 and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Print Audit (printaudit.com) 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 an estimated 190,000 trees a year
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Konica Minolta Obtains "Cleaner Production" Approval in China:

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governmental examination, was awarded with Cleaner Production approval by the local authorities as company that has achieved highly clean production. Konica Minolta Wuxi has been vigorously driving environmental protection activities, including continuous promotion of initiatives for saving energy and reducing waste and calls for voluntary energy-saving improvement proposals from local employees. In obtaining the approval, the company was highly recognized for its comprehensive initiatives that
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Applied Imaging, Michigan's Premier Document Management, Managed Print Services and N

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larger customer base, we have additional leverage and purchasing power. American Imaging customers will now have access to more products since we are an authorized dealer for Canon’s complete line of products, Kyocera printers and Oce high volume production print systems.” Customers will also benefit from Applied Imaging's managed print services, document management and network solutions programs. Applied Imaging has made a commitment to “Keep It in the Mitt,” a spirit that allows Applied
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Managed Print Services Sales Consultant

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Managed Print Services Sales Consultant OneDOC Managed Print Services LLC - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Area Job Description This position is for a Managed Print Services Sales Consultant. The requirements are to prospect and sell our programs to C-Level executives in the SMB marketplace. The territory is the greater Oklahoma City area. Desired Skills & Experience Our candidates will have 2+ years of B2B sales experience. We require a demonstrated ability to prospect, present, and develop proposals
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EFI Teams With Canon on Mobile Print Solution

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the mobile print arena, and we're confident Apple device users will welcome this new printing ability," said Toby Weiss, general manager of Fiery and senior vice president, EFI. "The combination of Canon's imageRUNNER ADVANCE technology with EFI's direct mobile print solution creates an easy, intuitive way for Apple device users to automatically discover a Fiery-based printer on their WiFi network and print with the touch of one button," said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Canon
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Edwards Business Systems and Konica Minolta Announce 1st Annual EBS Derby Day

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Scranton, PA July 07, 2011 Edwards Business Systems (EBS) and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) are teaming up to present the First Annual EBS Derby Day at PNC Field, home of the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees. The event will take place on Saturday July 16th from 11a to 4.30p; and all proceeds benefit the Boy Scouts of America Northeast Pennsylvania Council Summer Camper Program. We are extremely excited and honored to plan this event to benefit such a good cause
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New Xerox DocuColor 8080 Press Gives Printers a Competitive Edge

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DocuColor 8080 was built with this in mind," said Eric Armour, president, Graphic Communications Business Group, Xerox Corporation. "Technology like the DocuColor 8080 gives printers the power to expand capabilities, meet production demands, strengthen relationships with customers and capture more revenue." Options customized for any print environment Printing paper weights up to 300 gsm at 80 pages per minute, the DocuColor 8080 features three different print servers – users can select the
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Xerox prepared to continue with reseller acquisitions

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Simon Quicke July 8, 2011 4:09 PM Xerox will continue buying resellers that it believes will add value to its business as it looks to get a deeper stake in the SME market. The vendor has already picked up Scotland-based Canon dealer Concept Group and Middlesex-based NewField IT this year but has not ruled out adding to the tally. Speaking to MicroScope Douraid Zaghouani (pictured), president of indirect channels group, said that it had bought some companies in both Europe and the US and it was
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AUXILIO Awarded Managed Print Services Contract with Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland

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New Jersey, New York and California with some of the country's largest and most prestigious hospitals and health care systems. About AUXILIO, Inc. AUXILIO, Inc. is the pioneer of managed print services for the health care industry, working exclusively with hospitals and hospital systems throughout the United States. We are vendor independent and provide intelligent solutions, a risk free program and guaranteed savings. AUXILIO assumes all costs related to print business environments through
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Any info on Xerox Y-Soft Software?

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I am competing against Xerox's Y-Soft software. I am proposing Ricoh's PCS Director (PrintAudit) Any ideas?
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Print Audit’s New MPS Suite Offers User & Device Tracking for One Low Monthly Price w

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management and printer management. The Suite’s printer management functions allow dealers to remotely collect meter reads, automate supplies fulfillment and report service information for managing fleets of printers and MFPs. The system can track printing from all brands of local and networked devices, ensuring customers are always billed correctly and supplies are tracked accurately. The Suite’s printing management capabilities allow organizations to track exactly what is being printed, where and by
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Discovery Business Systems has new owners

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John and Angie Mytinger have acquired the Medford branch of Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Discovery Office Systems and renamed the venture Discovery Business Systems Inc. The Mytinger's previously founded Copy Rite Business Systems in Southern Oregon. Discovery Business Systems is a Kyocera products dealer, offering copiers, copier/printers, network printers, fax systems and managed print services. The office is at 4044 Crater Lake Ave., Suite G. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and
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Xerox partners with Medco Health Solutions on new communications system

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we print and process documents," Medco president and COO Kenneth Klepper, said in a statement. The new five-year agreement, extends Medco's current relationship with the Norwalk, CT-based Xerox. Medco noted it had already cut its costs for printing, updating and sharing documents, by 25%, thanks to Xerox managed print services as well as accelerating claims processing from Xerox subsidiary ACS, the companies said. Medco Health Solutions is a leading pharmacy benefit manager and boasts the largest
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First benchmarking report for Managed Print Services is now available

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The findings within this new report titled ‘Navigating the MPS Jungle’ should help senior management to benchmark the performance of their document infrastructure, choose a provider, and decide which services to include within their MPS contract. London, UK. 5 July 2011: The concept of Managed Print Services is rapidly being adopted due to increasing evidence of cost savings, efficiency, and productivity benefits. However, these benefits are not being echoed by all users of the service, and
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Fuji Xerox Co-Develops a Technology to Automatically Extract Side Effect Data From El

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Leverages Natural Language Processing Technology in Healthcare Organizations - TOKYO, July 12, 2011 -- As a result of joint study, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., the University of Tokyo Hospital and the University of Tokyo's Center for Knowledge Structuring have developed a technology to extract data related to side effects from electronic medical charts. Cooperating with other hospitals, the three parties will conduct test demonstrations of a system using this technology to verify its effectiveness
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eGain Applications to Be Implemented by Canon U.S.A.

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guided help) and offers them with GPS-style navigation. These eGain applications will enable agents to resolve a broad range of pre-sales and post-sales customer queries, while empowering customers with the same capability through web self-service. "Canon customers are using a variety of agent-assisted and self-service interaction channels," said Joseph Warren, Vice President and General Manager, Customer Support Operations, for Canon U.S.A. "With eGain 10 and its underlying Customer Interaction
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Going Paperless: The Technology is Ready … the People Are Not

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Going Paperless: The Technology is Ready … the People Are Not Wed, 2011-07-13 12:34 — Chris Knowlton I could set up a paperless mortgage shop for you if you’d like one. I have all kinds of tools at my disposal. Adobe has made massive strides in the past few years and I can use bar codes, e-folders, iPads, tablets, Netbooks, secure document sharing and turning a widescreen monitor sideways is one of my favorites. I can set up your copier/scanner/fax/printer so that never spits out a single piece
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Xerox Hosts Informative Analyst Briefing at Gil Hatch Center

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also spoke about Xerox' cloud strategy, saying, "We are minoring in cloud and using it to our benefit. Our managed print services play is cloud-based and has been for a long time. But a hybrid model is appropriate in many cases." Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, Chief Technology Officer and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, spoke about Xerox' rich history of innovation. She reported that Xerox: Invests $1.5 billion in RD each year, jointly with Fuji-Xerox Has brought to market more than 100 new
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Re: New Xerox 7740 Wide Format Scan Solution makes colour and black-and-white scanning si

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That is an interesting announcement - especially in light of the attached announcement back in February.
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Contex Americas to Showcase New Raster-to-Vector Tool for

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, value, high performance, and superb image quality. For more information, please visit http://www.contex.com . CONTEX A/S Svanevang 2 DK - 3450 Alleroed, DENMARK Phone: +45 48 14 11 22 Fax: +45 48 14 01 22 http://www.contex.com info@contex.com Contex Americas, Inc. 365 Herndon Parkway Herndon, VA 20170 USA Phone +1 (703) 964-9850 Fax: +1 (703) 547-3375 http://www.contex.com salesamericas@contex.com
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TMG Selected to Provide University Print Services and University Mail Services

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Tinton Falls, NJ, United States, 07/11/2011 - The Millennium Group was selected to provide university print services and university mail services by a major New Jersey academic institution - TMGofficeservices.com. The agreement extends eight years of success where The Millennium Group staffs, equips and manages independent administrative and student university printing and mail service operations. “It’s gratifying to know that our university print and mail services make a positive difference in
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Competitive Info Sharp MX2600N

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Does anyone have feedback on shortcoming of this model and/or similar Sharps? A competitor has placed a few of these in our area and I'd like to have some competitive information. The one I saw yesterday has only been in the field a month or so and seemed very noisy and was displaying "Maintenance Required TA". Anyone know what that means? Appreciate any help!
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Re: List your favorite funny copier moments

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Back in the days of the Savin 75ppm clamshell monsters,we had joy of receiving several calls on one at a local college campus print shop for spots on copies.We would go there,clean the gook of the glass,show the end user what we had done and leave.Well after several occurences of this happening around the same time of the day,we decided to go in early in the morning to see if we could discover the cause.What we discovered was totally unexpected.As you all probably remember these monsters ran
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Productivity Apps, Low Gloss Dry Ink & Color Accuracy Add Versatility to New ...

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/xeroxcorp, http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp, http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice, http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction, http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox, http://twitter.com/xeroxevents, http://www.xerox.com/blogs, http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX®, XEROX and Design®, FreeFlow®, Fiery® and Profit Accelerator® are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. DocuColor® is used under license. Prices, features, specifications, capabilities, appearance and
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Contex Americas Adds Automatic

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year of purchasing the entry level solution. Wiseimage is available on Contex's ecommerce site http://usaparts.contex.com/software.aspx or through authorized resellers in North and South America. CONTEX A/S Svanevang 2 DK - 3450 Alleroed, DENMARK Phone: +45 48 14 11 22 Fax: +45 48 14 01 22 www.contex.com info@contex.com Contex Americas, Inc. 365 Herndon Parkway Herndon, VA 20170 USA Phone +1 (703) 964-9850 Fax: +1 (703) 547-3375 www.contex.com salesamericas@contex.com
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Contex Unveils Soft Pack Transport Case for

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. Sold worldwide in more than 80 countries, Contex solutions are recognized in a wide range of industries for reliability, value, high performance, and superb image quality. For more information, please visit www.contex.com . CONTEX A/S Svanevang 2 DK - 3450 Alleroed, DENMARK Phone: +45 48 14 11 22 Fax: +45 48 14 01 22 www.contex.com info@contex.com Contex Americas, Inc. 365 Herndon Parkway Herndon, VA 20170 USA Phone +1 (703) 964-9850 Fax: +1 (703) 547-3375 www.contex.com salesamericas
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Lyra Names Robert Palmer as Director of Its Managed Document Practice

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strategic business solutions associated with office printing and document-centered collaboration and communication. The MDP is currently comprised of Lyra’s Managed Print Advisory Service, Office Print Monitor, and Copier Lease Tracker and Copier Price Tracker. In the future, the MDP portfolio will include other data analysis services and tools that focus on document usage in business, such as vertical profiles of document usage, printer and MFP service metrics, and print applications usage metrics
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Tim Brien of OKI Data Americas Named to Everything Channel’s List of 100 People You D

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within a vendor organization who are responsible for driving the behind the scenes efforts in channel marketing, operations and sales. The “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” are the Directors, Vice Presidents and Officers who lead their channel program without fanfare, exhibiting the strength, determination and creativity required to support solution providers on a daily basis. “Tim Brien’s work in Managed Print Services has helped evolve OKI’s comprehensive MPS program, Total Managed Print
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Re: Ricoh vs. the Wide Format Competition Video

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Ha!!! Kip totally ripped off Ricoh's design.
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Re: Competitive Info Sharp MX2600N

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I dont know too much about this model but The TA code is indicated when the maintenance total counter reaches 90% of the set value. Pretty soon the Print feature will be disabled if the code isn't cleared.(So don't tell 'em)
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Re: Xerox Hybrid Color Plan

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Thanks a lot for detailed answers. Great help to understand Xerox PagePack Hybrid Color Pricing Model. -- Steve Haun
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Re: List your favorite funny copier moments

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Our supplies department called me over to help them with a customer. The customer wanted to order "white toner" instead of the "black toner" they normally get so they could print onto black paper.
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Re: New Xerox 7740 Wide Format Scan Solution makes colour and black-and-white scanning si

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this release is for the UAE, from what I understand is that Xerox will continue wide format business just not in the US or Cananda.
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Re: File Folders

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Do you have a sales engineer on staff? That would be the best person to get info from regarding your organization's capability to scan, index, store, and retrieve paper files in an electronic format. If you offer to your clients a true Document Management platform with a relational database for indexing files, then this exercise will help your understanding tremendously. Your organization may already have a NFR (not-for-resale) version of the software(s) and would benefit greatly by opening up
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Lexmark Wins Another Deal

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Leading printing and imaging solutions provider, Lexmark International Inc. (LXK) was recently awarded a contract by TBC Corporation, one of the largest marketers of automotive replacement tires and services. TBC awarded a three-year Managed Print Services (MPS) contract, intending to use Lexmark’s expertise in MPS to improve and optimize its printing environment and reduce print output costs across its more than 800 U.S. retail tire and automotive maintenance stores, as well as in its
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File Folders

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Here's another question from a newbie. I started this position about 6 months ago, previous sales experience was in advertising. My predecessor's filing system consisted of paper file folders in several filing cabinets. Some files are organized by customer name, other files are organized by zip codes and some have street names. I'm in the process of organizing my own system and would like feedback from you guys on a filing system that works best. Personally I'd like to scan everything into a

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

This Week in the Copier Industry Ten Years Ago

First Week of July 2011

Our Independence Day weekend has come to an end.  What a great way to celebrate and what a great way to start the last six months of fiscal 2021.  The prospected that's done during the summer will be you're 4th quarter bonus!

Enjoy these awesome copier threads from ten years ago this week

Konica Minolta Sensing Launches New CM-3600A/3610A Spectrophotometer

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products can be found in a wide array of industries including food, plastics, paints, coatings, automotive, aerospace and cosmetics. Konica Minolta Sensing’s Ramsey, New Jersey corporate headquarters is fully equipped with a state of the art service center, 3D scanning laboratory, tech support center, and a focused sales force dedicated to both the North American and South American regions. When it comes to color, light and shape measurement – the world looks to Konica Minolta. Lou Carulli
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RANKO S.A. WINS TOSHIBA

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RANKO S.A. WINS TOSHIBA COLOR MARKET LEADERSHIP LATIN AMERICA AWARD IRVINE, Calif. (July 6, 2011) –Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) proudly announced today that Ranko S.A. was presented with Toshiba’s “Color Market Leadership Latin America” award. The company was recognized at Toshiba’s 2011 National Dealer Meeting held in May at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. This prestigious honor recognizes the distributor with the greatest color sales in Latin America for the previous
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Top Image Systems Partners With Konica Minolta Spain

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cycle. Its product mix extends from multifunctional and production printing systems, laser printers and all-in-ones to a wide range of services and software to manage the complete document workflow in any company. To support customers optimally with powerful and sustainable solutions, technology leader Konica Minolta continuously invests in research and development work and regularly sets new standards for the entire printing industry. For further information about the company, visit
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COPYMAX SAC WINS TOSHIBA INTERNATIONAL

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provider of managed print and professional services (MPS and PS), and manages product planning, marketing, sales, service, support and distribution of copiers, facsimiles, multifunction printing products, network controllers, and toner products throughout the United States, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. MPS and PS are strategic focus areas for the company, which first developed and began marketing the Encompass™ MPS program in 2003. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TABS has
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RICOH AFICIO MP C400SR RECEIVES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AND HIGHLY RELIABLE RATING FROM BU

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workgroups with monthly volumes up to 6,500 pages.” BLI found the Aficio MP C400SR helps reduce the learning curve for users by combining the simple maintenance procedures of Ricoh’s printers (easy to replace keyed toner cartridges) with the walkup ease-of-use of its copier line (large 8.5” touch screen and consistent menu system). While the drums have rated yields of 60,000, BLI technicians completed 87,500 impressions without a single misfeed or being prompted to change the drums. Productivity
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Canon and El Ajou introduces the imageRunner Advance C2000 series in KSA

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Canon Middle East gathered key corporate customers in Riyadh to launch its much anticipated imageRunner Advance C2000 series to Saudi Arabian customers. More than 50 automation resellers from Riyadh witnessed Canon's latest colour printer aimed at helping Small and Medium Enterprises achieve tangible cost savings with colour printing. "The launch of these new products puts us even more firmly on the industry map as the leading brand for colour and colour capable solutions. Canon has a strong
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Ricoh USA Eliminates CEO/President

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., and to align the U.S. sales and operational leadership under my direction. As a result of this decision, Jeff Hickling will be leaving the organization. Jeff will continue in his role through July 15 to facilitate a smooth transition of U.S. sales and operations functions. I want to thank Jeff for his leadership with both the IKON and Ricoh organizations over the past six years. Jeff began his career as the Senior Vice President of Operations for IKON where he drove the creation of
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Re: canon dealership

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Curious if you've competed against Canon for years or whether their presence in your area is rather limited. While there is a lot of overhead to consider (parts, inventory, training techs, training sales etc.) would there be a large base Canon MIF where you could gain a greater share of market with your offerings - if your strength is customer service and growth then look hard but if you're only good at maintaining present customers maybe continue to strive for the lead dog position. Canon is
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Re: Ricoh USA Eliminates CEO/President

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This is probably the best article I have ever read concerning the reality at Ricoh: http://industryanalysts.com/IA...esident_%26_CEO.html It is such an accurate depiction of the situation since IKON took over the reigns at Ricoh. The only item that I disagree with is that the Dealer channel is only about 12% of Ricoh's total revenue (as opposed to the 20% mentioned in the article). The comparison to how current leadership at Konica Minolta is steadily growing revenue and becoming the new
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Business Insider Names Canon Among "15 Most Innovative Companies of All Time" List

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the IVSB camera -- the first Canon camera sold in the United States in 1955, the 10-key electronic calculator and the first automatic exposure SLR camera, a predecessor to Canon's current award-winning EOS SLR Digital cameras. "For more than 70 years, Canon has committed itself to developing new technologies that enhance the lives of our customers and create new opportunities to grow our business," said Bunji Yano, senior director and general manager, Corporate Communications, Canon U.S.A. "We are
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Xerox Hybrid Color Plan

Steve Haun ·
What is the Xerox Hybrid Color Plan and how it is used in MPS, especially billing? Thanks in advance. -- Steve Haun
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Printopia "Cloud Printing"

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Found this today while I was crusing through some other forums http://www.ecamm.com/mac/printopia/
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Joint solicitation with the County of Santa Cruz

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solicitation, please call contact Malissa Kaping, City of Santa Cruz, Buyer II, at 831/420-5083, FAX 831/420-5312, email. Please note, as a cost saving measure, the City’s Purchasing Division office is closed every Friday; please plan accordingly. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and waive any informality or minor defects in proposals received. Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents. psst: go o th bottom of th page for the copier info!! http
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Various Oce' Analog Wide Format Copiers For Sale

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Looking to wholesale four analog Oce' Wide Format Copiers. We need to clear space in our warehouse and would entertain any offers. These need to go. Equipment is located in Southern New Jersey. We can arrange shipping. Please call (609) 513-0410. Equipment is as follows: TDS100: 1-roll system. Brand new out of box unit. 7055: 1-roll system. Good used condition. Low meters. Two units available. 7056: 2-roll system. Good used condition. Low meter.
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Anybody need Oce' Analog Copiers?

fisher ·
We have 4 units (one brand new TDS100) we need to get rid of as soon as possible to clear space in our warehouse. If anyone is interested give me a call at (609) 513-0410. Thanks.
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Re: canon dealership

fisher ·
We are dual line and our secondary line just collects dust in the showroom and in the warehouse. As sales reps we cherrypick the two lines so I only sell the secondary product line's A4 machines where Ricoh is particularly weak.
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Re: Ricoh USA Eliminates CEO/President

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Prior to the July fourth holiday weekend, it seems Jeff Hickling, President and CEO of Ricoh U.S. found his position was to be eliminated. Sources within the company that wish to remain anonymous have told us that Hickling is out. This has been confirmed with a letter from Kevin Togashi, Chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas Corp. that was forwarded to us. For now, Kevin Togashi, Chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas will direct the U.S. sales and operations. While working hard to build Ricoh as a
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Re: Savin 4022 fax problem

JasonR ·
Have you listened to the call? Is there the sound of normal fax "negotiation" going on? My only guess so far is that it's possible to turn off "negotiation" if you have two faxes of the same type sending to each other (which speeds the transfer), and perhaps switching faxes makes it fail as the Savin is expecting negotiation and the sender isn't negotiating. It's a shot in the dark, but it's possible .
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Re: Tablet printing

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Not sure if anyone has come across this or not. I have used this at home and the shop. I have not recommended to a customer just in case they want us to support it. http://netputing.com/airprintactivator/ Konicaminolta does have an app for printing and scanning on the newer MFP's. So it should not take to long for others.
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Re: Xerox Hybrid Color Plan

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private sector contracts. "Everyday Color" prints feature moderate color coverage, such as printed PowerPoint presentations or flyers, and will be charged at a still-aggressive suggested $0.03 per page rate. The "Everyday Color" print range is identified as pages that contain between 286,000 and 1,400,000 color pixels, or 6 percent of an A4-size page. Page coverage parameters for the second color meter were changed with the new ColorQube 9300 series, as the previous line defined “Everyday Color” as
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A privatisation too far?

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several times more when bought from Fujitsu, now the sole supplier, than it would have done online. Now details have emerged of the “managed print service” being provided by Fujitsu. Schools calculate that their printing and copying bills will rise by at least 50 per cent and in some cases more than double, despite having fewer printers available to use. Once again, it is school budgets that will be hit, leaving less cash for extras such as books, school trips, sports equipment etc. Today, for
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ALL Associates Group Newest Corporate Member of

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Associates has been one of the key contributors to the evolution of managed print services over the past two decades and a major influence in providing the research and methodology for a more data-driven, objective consultative sales approach within the output industry. Their client list is the who’s who of output,” said MPSA President, Joe Barganier. The following comments are excerpts from an interview with ALL Associates CEO, Eddie Riddell: Joining the Voice of MPS “We are excited about joining
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Saratoga Technologies acquires Bristol-based Axiom Imaging Solutions

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Saratoga Technologies (www.saratogaus.com) announces the acquisition of Axiom Imaging Solutions located at 1430 Bluff City Highway, Bristol, TN 37620. This makes Saratoga's third acquisition in Bristol and their 21st overall. Jim Liggett, Vice President of Axiom explains; "I believe our experience with copiers, printers, digital duplicators and graphic equipment will lend themselves well to the vision of technology solutions at Saratoga. After serving our customers for 38 years in imaging
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Re: Q. How does your company handle networking charges?

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Mid Sized Dealer. Sad but true, we eat it the majority of the time. We give it away. I personally spend about 5 hours a week on the phone doing IT tech support or on web-ex webbed into customer's PCs fixing IT issues instead of selling equipment. Its frustrating but we've never found the right place to draw the line between being the nice guy and when to charge the customer without upsetting them.
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Re: Successful Walk Through

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Walk thru: Take a picture of each device (this helps jog the memory banks) Takes notes for all accessories or options on each device Find users for the device and ask them what type of media do they print onto (card stock, envelopes, ncr, bond paper, etc..) Print out a configuration list for each device Ask a user what they like most about the system and then ask what they dislike the most Ask a user what paper sizes they are printing or copying onto Anyone care to add anything else??
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Re: Ricoh vs. the Wide Format Competition Video

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that shows how to load media into the current KIP 7700. http://bit.ly/KIP7700MediaChange Good Selling!
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Trusted shortlist of UK-based firms to provide end-to-end cloud services

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Computer Systems, as well as offering Enterprise level IP Telephony solutions (VOIP) and installation and support on the entire Cisco range of networking products. Maindec also specialises in high-end storage and SAN solutions from EMC, HP, Sun and IBM. Offering a full range of IT services, Maindec has applied its experience in virtualisation, storage and backup, managed print services and day rate engineering to enhance clients’ bottom line and green initiatives. Utilising its network of
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Looking for an OSA application that will scan to Quickbooks

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Aloha all, I'm new to the industry and work primarily with Sharp MFP's. I have a customer with an MX-2700N who wants to be able to scan service tickets directly into Quickbooks. I figured there would be an OSA application for it, but am having difficulty finding a solution because of my unfamiliarity with it all. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Envelope HELP with C430DN!

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darn I hate it when I lose my notes! Customer is printing envelopes from MS Office Word. We want the envelopes to feed from the paper tray and not the by-pass. We select in MS word to print from tray one and envelopes print from the by-pass. I've took envelopes out of the by-pass and then we get an error printing to tray one and I have to press form feed to have the envelope exit. Can anyone help with this????

This Week in the Copier Industry 10 Years Ago

Below is a email I received from a P4P Hotel member the other day.

For the last two or three years investment companies have been buying independent copier dealerships. We've been seeing this all throughout the United States and I know of others in other parts of the world.

The conversation with an industry professional that is smarter than me he suggested that this is a Wall Street ploy being architected by the investment community. The goal is to purchase several different companies and package them together to sell to a major player like Xerox or HP. Imagine an investment company that is purchased 250 million or $500 million worth of independent dealers and then sold them to Xerox. It's not unlike one IKON was sold to Ricoh. It would be a gigantic shift in the market place.., more here



UPDATE 1-Konica Minolta's April-June profit to plunge - Nikkei

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June 28 | Mon Jun 27, 2011 2:48pm EDT June 28 (Reuters) - Konica Minolta may see April-June operating profit falling almost a quarter to 7.5 billion yen ($93.2 million), hurt by sluggish demand for components of personal computers and digital appliances, the Nikkei business daily reported. Sales are expected to drop 8 percent to about 180 billion yen on falling revenue in the electronic materials business -- Demand for glass substrates, used in hard disk drives, is sliding with the increased
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Savin 4022 fax problem

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We sold a customer a used Savin 4022spf (ricoh 2022). We replaced a standalone copier, and HP LJ4 and a canon faxphone L75. We can't get the Savin to recieve faxes. The faxphone worked fine but the Savin answers and then the call is disconnected. Phone line is shared with alarm system. We have tried a different fax option in the Savin and also turned ECM off. I know the best solution is a dedicated line but it is hard to explain to the customer that their old cheapy canon works in this
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Konica Minolta Expands Deals with Global Major Accounts:bizhub Supply Agreements Sign

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, consisting of high-quality products and services and support services such as output/document management and print environment optimization. Going forward, Konica Minolta will make further efforts to meet diverse demands of clients and strengthen Global Major Account sales to add global enterprise customers whose operations run around the world.
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Kyocera shines a green light on managed print services

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many devices there are in an organisation and what is being printed where and by whom. MPS addresses these needs in three main stages – the assessment, optimisation and ongoing management of the print environment. Most of the MPS measures to reduce printing costs also have an environmental benefit. Device consolidation brings order to the printer chaos that characterises a typical unmanaged print environment. Replacing single function outdated inefficient devices with modern energy efficient
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Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C6000 Receives European Digital Press Association ...

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print resolution and overall small footprint. "Earning the EDP’s Printer of the Year 2011 award for the bizhub PRESS C6000 is a unique accolade given the association consists of some of the most prominent digital printing publications in Europe," said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "The bizhub PRESS line of cutting-edge digital presses is intended to be customer-driven and this recognition reinforces Konica Minolta’s commitment to
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Memphis School board rejects proposal to consolidate printer contracts

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price or savings. Cash wanted board members to approve a cost-per-copy proposal with IKON/Ricoh, the winning bidder, based on a "free" assessment of equipment the district already owns or leases. Cash sought to move to centralized purchasing instead of principals ordering copiers as they see fit. Vendors say the practice has resulted in over-purchasing copiers and print supplies. Sybille Noble, head of procurement, estimated savings at 20 to 30 percent under the new contract. "So right now, we
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Ricoh Launches 100 Per Cent Sustainable 'Eco-Board' in London

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to the market. These combined copier and fax functions or printer and scanner functions, reducing the need for multiple single-function devices. This resulted in significant reductions in costs and energy consumption. In 2005 Ricoh was the first company in the industry to introduce biomass plastic into the manufacture of products. These plastics are recyclable and do not contribute to global warming to such an extent as their petroleum based counterparts In 2005, Ricoh launched a multi-function
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Kyocera shines a green light on managed print services

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Kyocera shines a green light on managed print services By: Louella Fernandes, Principal Analyst Quocirca Published: 27th June 2011 Copyright Quocirca © 2011 Many organisations are reducing the complexity, cost and risk of operating an unmanaged print environment by adopting a managed print service (MPS). However, while cost reduction has long been the primary objective for MPS, sustainability is also working its way up the agenda. At Kyocera's recent European analyst briefing, sustainability
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Office Equipment Distributor, Lucas Distribution, Launches New Website for Flat Pack

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Office Equipment Distributor, Lucas Distribution, Launches New Website for Flat Pack Cabinets Loganville, GA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Lucas Distribution, LLC, an Atlanta-based worldwide distributor of office products and equipment, launched a new website promoting their copier/printer flat pack cabinets along with their other established office products. “We provide our customers with flat pack copier cabinets for Ricoh, Canon and Toshiba copiers at a lower cost than OEM products," said Managing
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Crowley, Zeutschel Introduce Overhead Book Copier To The U.S. At The American Library

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Vogler, conference attendee and managing director of Zeutschel GmbH, notes that the planetary book scanner / copier, created specifically for library and office environments, has a definite practical edge over conventional copiers. "The book lies on its back and is scanned from above through interaction with a small touchscreen to the right of the unit. This saves time for the user and costs for the book owner." Cost savings include: lessened stress to book spines because they don't have to be
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Océ Japan to become wholly owned subsidiary of Canon Marketing Japan

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, particularly in the wide format and production printing segments. The combined sales organizations will make both companies' products and services available to a broader customer base, serving to reinforce the Canon-Océ market position in Japan. Moreover, employees will have greater opportunities as a result of the strengthened combined business. Procedural aspects Since this combination comprises a related party transaction, it is being executed at arm's length. The transaction is fully in line
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New Xerox DocuMate® 4440 Scans More Than Just Paper

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technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 134,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more
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canon dealership

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I am full line Savin dealer and Canon rep is calling on me. I'm open to listening but I'm not sure I want to dilute my buying power with 2 dealerships + training for two lines. I'm curious to hear from any dual line dealers - what does Canon offer that I don't already have from Ricoh?
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Xerox and Medco Launch Communication Delivery Platform to Get Patients Information Th

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, http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp, http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice, http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction, http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox, http://twitter.com/xeroxevents, http://www.xerox.com/blogs, http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX®, XEROX and Design® are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Prices, features, specifications, capabilities, appearance and availability of Xerox products and services are subject to change without notice. Contacts Media
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Re: Q. How does your company handle networking charges?

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1st 90 days, all inclusive, with no time limit on hours required to get the customer to say they are happy. Thereafter, billable at $95.00 per hour onsite. Dealer, Canada
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3-D printers launch small businesses

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. Paving the way for designers Others are using 3-D printing to rapidly prototype new products. Manufacturers have been doing this since the advent of the technology. But now anyone can do it more quickly, cheaply and accessibly with a 3-D printer. Dan Provost and Tom Gerhardt famously raised more than $130,000 on funding site Kickstarter to create and sell their iPhone tripod mount, the Glif. They used Shapeways to print and test their first designs. After a few tweaks, they took their
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ABBYY Expands Canadian Operations

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those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, and Montgomery County Government of the USA. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic
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Largo is renewing its copier lease with

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•Largo is renewing its copier lease with Xerox for 36 months. A total of 29 new copiers will be spread in various city buildings for $136,000. http://largo.patch.com/article...up-june-21st-meeting
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Sharp Announces That Its Workgroup Line of MFPs Are Now Cerner Certified

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and Information Company of America, Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, N.J. 07495-1163, or call 800-BE-SHARP. For online product information, visit Sharp’s Web site at sharpusa.com or sharp-pc.com. Find Sharp on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and watch Sharp on YouTube.
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1,000 Ways to Increase MFP Sales

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Really, did I say 1,000 Ways to Increase MFP Sales. Yup indeed I did. Over at the Print4Pay Hotel forums there are over 100,000 threads related to MFP's from the top sales people in the world. The Print4Pay Hotel forum was founded back in 2002 and to date we have over 2,300 registered members from around the world! Now, I didn't say that I had them categorized in a list, however if I did, I'd be getting BIG BUCKS for them. The idea of the forums is for sales people to share information that
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MFP Scan to Xerox Docushare

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Is it possible to share to Docushare from a non Xerox brand copier? The customer already owns Docushare.
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Canon announces customer win and "cloud" service for ImageRunner series

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, and we are looking forward to moving into the new premises and putting the 9065 into action." Paul Thompson, general manager for production printing systems Canon Australia, said it was part of an ongoing partnership between the two organisations. "We will continue to work closely with the print service to ensure it gets the most out of our products and the Imagerunner Advance Pro 9065 delivers a fast return on investment," he said. Meanwhile, Canon has put cloud connectivity onto the agenda with
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Dealer reseting meters??? USED as NEW!

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upstairs and I noticed another copier, however it was being used as a fax (Ricoh 201SPF with Savin label), so I asked why the separate machine for the fax, why couldn't they just put the fax option in the new color system? I was then told that they had called and the machine couldn't be configured with a fax option and they would have to add this other system. Alright I thought, you really got taken. So, here's my beef, if the systems were suppose to be used then why would the dealer reset the meters
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Cloud solution UDOCX supports Microsoft Office365, Exchange and SharePoint

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there is no need for separate software or hardware, no maintenance, and no additional administrative workload. Currently UDOCX supports MFP’s from Xerox and Ricoh. “With UDOCX we integrate Xerox MFP’s with Office 365 without the need of extra hard or software. From the MFP our clients can use the solution to securely scan documents, store them into SharePoint, send them (fax and email) and print them” says Gerard Kruijt, Business Manager Xerox Netherlands. In conjunction with the launch of Office
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Ricoh Europe on May 12 announced availability of a handy free

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Ricoh Europe on May 12 announced availability of a handy free software download called Print Driver Editor. Although not formally announced outside the US, the software is also available and supported by Ricoh in the US and other markets. As the name implies, Print Driver Editor is a software tool that allows an IT manager to customize Ricoh’s PCL or PostScript Universal Print Drivers for use with a wide variety of recent and current Ricoh MFPs and printers. The tool can be used to change
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Re: Q. How does your company handle networking charges?

Art Post (Guest) ·
Dealer network install for scan, print, fax upto four workstations included in the sale, sales person is charged back in the deal for it. After the sale, customer can buy block time for network services or be charged $150 per hour. Pretty much is a user goes to win7 and needs new drivers it's 100% billable or they can buy block time.
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Re: canon dealership

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never know how Ricoh will react. They may get scared that you'll start selling more Canon than Ricoh & keep your pricing structure as-is, or they may give you the finger. It would probably be a a good topic to discuss with other dealer principals if you're part of a best-practices group like the SDG. As far as what you get that you don't have with Ricoh, you get high-end color production, color wide format, single-pass duplex feeders on the entire line, and a manufacturer that has a fantastic
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Re: Savin 4022 fax problem

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I'm thinking it's a ring issue, like how many rings the fax is set to pick up on. Does the outbound work? Will the system receive a fax if you do it manually, meaning when you hear the tweedel press the start button. If the answer is yes to both of these I'm still thinking it's a ring program issue. You know what I just re-read the thread and I'd have then call the phone company and give the line a clean bill of health, if there is too much static (interference) the Ricoh?Savin will disconnect
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Ricoh vs. the Wide Format Competition Video

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Toshiba Regional Service Manager - Atlantic Canada

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Toshiba Canada Ltd. requires a Regional Service Manager based in either Halifax or Moncton http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job/13193018?uc=E0
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RK Dixon Launches 6th annual Make My Non-Profit Run Better Contest

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ROCKFORD (RKD) -- RK Dixon, a leading provider of copiers, printers, networks, managed print services and pure drinking water systems, is inviting non-profits in eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin to enter its 6th annual Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest. RK Dixon is partnering with WIFR-TV for this year’s Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest. For the first time since its inception, the contest is being offered to non-profits in all RK Dixon locations simultaneously
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InnerWorkings Signs Global Print Management Agreement with MoneyGram International

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. InnerWorkings, Inc. /quotes/zigman/101040/quotes/nls/inwk INWK -1.60% is a leading global provider of managed print and promotional solutions to corporate clients across a wide range of industries. With proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise, the Company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution. The Company also owns and operates the online business printing site
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Re: Ricoh Launches New Aficio MFPs With App2Me Solution

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Long ago when digital was getting started and we didn't have a policy, we installed a machine similar to a 171 at a medium office. It was their first machine that could network fax, so they wanted us to install the fax driver on each workstation. I don't remember the exact number but it was around 40-50ish. As far as installing drivers on the server vs. the workstation, that's something the customer decides. If they decide they don't want the driver on the server (or perhaps their server if
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Re: MFP Scan to Xerox Docushare

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You need to create an embedded application supported by a non-Xerox brand copier. Ususally, each vendor provides Opern Platform for embedded application creation. Either WebDEV or DocuShare API (provided by Xerox) can be used for DocuShare file listing and transferring.
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Re: canon dealership

Art Post (Guest) ·
Plus have to be experts in two different lines and everything that goes along with it and let's face it, today there is much more than the box that you have learn to be the expert. I think Ricoh has a broad line now with the addition of the Print Production Units and I believe these systems will only get better from Ricoh. They have to becuase the only growth in pages is at the very low end and the very high end. The middle has been losing clicks for years due to scan2email, scan2folder
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Re: Dealer reseting meters??? USED as NEW!

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I have seen this before with a dealer selling used systems as new and reseting the meter. On a lot of Ricoh systems there is still a mechanical meter, which in the cases I saw, the dealer did not reset both. So they were off.
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Re: Ricoh WSCA Contracts - Supplies Included in CPC?

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Sounds crazy. I would get in touch with your Major Account Sales Manager from Ricoh. If you do not know who it is ping me a message and I will tell you.
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Re: Ricoh vs. the Wide Format Competition Video

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Someone should let Ricoh Marketing know that the model of KIP they are comparing themselves to, is an obsolete model. I am all for showing competition,however, it is much more effective when you show your advantages against current models.
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Re: Cloud Poll

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Evernote has a pitiful share of mind of business professionals, no pro IT manager is likely to advise transition of share of mind to this "upstart" provider. Microsoft and Google are forever the "big dog" players, so concentrate on them and their associate players like UDOCx. The big players are,however, weak in the mobile space, so place attention to Cortado and its partners. There is going to be a lot of demand for iPad, Android and Blackberry wireless printing capabilities in 2011, right now
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Re: Cloud Poll

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Evernote is another example of an appealing consumer presence but will DM's ever buy their service in the developing Corporate business space regardless of price structure. Not that EverNote/ Box.net/ Udocx prvides great levels of service, they are just not familiar and how long will they be in business before someone else bigger buys them? The above players, based in the internet do not have the street boots on the ground to make the original B2B (Belly Button 2 Belly Button) sales solution
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Re: JOINT STATEMENT BY SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION AND EDWARD MCLAUGHLIN

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braxtoq: Please I'd love tolearn more about the Sharps!
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Re: Autostore

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We're using it and selling it. However I have yet to sell one..Sorry I can't help more, how about anyone that can help js?
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Info Request: eStudio 3540c and eStudio 4540c

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Hey Guys, Can anyone provide pricing details on the Toshiba eStudio 3540c and eStudio 4540c? I'm working on a project and need: - Dealer cost - Price for the base model (no options) to end user - CPC offered to end user I know this is a big request, but it would be an even bigger help. Best regards, Jake
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Q. How does your company handle networking charges?

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I am hoping you guys can give me some honest feedback on how your companies handle networking charges. Not just installing an MFD on the customer's network, but what happens a year later when they upgrade to Windows 7 and want your SEs to reload all their print drivers and re-setup their scan to folders? I don't want to know the name of your company but it would be helpful if you could indicate if you are a Direct Branch, or an Independent Dealer, as well as the region of the country you are in

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

First Week of June 2006

Here in the United States when you think about Direct Branch operations it was all about Xerox, Konica Minolta and Ricoh.  Those three were the heavy hitters. With Ricoh selling of a lot of direct operations a couple of years ago. In addition with the recent sell of some of the Konica Minolta direct branches the question becomes will we see movement now from Toshiba? It would only be a guess, but I'm thinking we'll see some movement before the end of 2021.

Enjoy These great copier threads from ten years ago this week!

Jon Openings at Konica Minolta

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Named Account Executive / 2046 Konica Minolta Business Soluti Salt Lake City, UT, 84111 Posted today Position Description:Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. has exciting opportunities for experienced copier / printer outside sales representatives!! ... Job details apply Customer Support Rep / 2056 Konica Minolta Business Soluti San Diego, CA, 92121 Posted today Position Description:Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc is currently seeking a Customer Support
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Questions regarding Konica Minolta MFP's

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I have a couple of questions and I would greatly appreciate any answers. 1. Do any Konica Minolta MFP's have forwarding conditions for each fax line? 2. Do any Konica Minolta MFP's have an output tray control? (i.e. can they choose tray A for fax line 1, and tray B for fax line 2 etc)? 3. Does Konica Minolta have a print driver configuration tool such as the Canon Driver Configuration Tool? 4. Does Konica offer any type of Ecology Calculator or Eco Tracking solution? Thanks, JH
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Konica Minolta Earns Best in Class Distinction from Wirth Consulting

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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 that the magicolor® 7450 II Color Printer has been awarded Wirth Consulting’s Best In Class distinction in the recent Office Entry-Level A3 Color Printers Head2Head Comparison Report. Recognized for excellence from among seven competing vendors, Konica Minolta's magicolor 7450 II was selected for its low overall
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Konica Minolta releases new Bizhub with toner innovation

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Konica Minolta has launched the new Bizhub Press C70hc in Australia and has already received interest from commercial printers as well as marketing and creative agencies. The machine uses Konica's High Chroma toner to achieve colour closer to RGB than standard toner, which the manufacturer hopes will win over graphic designers and advertising agencies. Grant Thomas, Konica Minolta's product manager production printing group, told ProPrint that the company was putting quotes together for a
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Request for Proposal - Black and White Copier/Printer

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Request for Proposal - Black and White Copier/Printer MISSOURI RIVER REGIONAL LIBRARY REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL BLACK AND WHITE COPIER/PRINTER The Missouri River Regional Library is accepting proposals for a black and white multifunction copier/printer. The copier is for staff use and will be located in the library’s administration office at 209 Adams Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101. Minimum required specifications for the copier are as follows: •Print/Copy/Fax/Scan capabilities •Copy/print
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Paper War? Xerox, HP Face Off in Print

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Two recent acquisitions suggest that a quiet struggle may be brewing between Xerox and Hewlett-Packard in the area of outsourced managed print services -- a struggle that could soon break out in a full-fledged strategic battle. The day after HP announced its plan to buy Salt Lake City-based Printelligent -- a company that offers infrastructure, software and workers to be coordinated with HP's existing sales channels and broader services for small and medium-sized business clients -- Xerox made
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Sagemcom IP Fax Servers Now Integrate With Canon imageFORMULA Network Scanners

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duplex, blank page dropout, and ultrasonic double-feed detection, the Canon imageFORMULA ScanFront 300P Network Scanner offers a more secure, efficient, and cost-effective on-ramp for paper-based faxes. Businesses are already considering this unique combination of technologies to replace all their legacy fax machines, as well as fax kits that have been added into MFPs (print/scan/fax all-in one units). Other benefits of the combined Canon/Sagemcom solution include: •Cost-reduction by
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Ricoh Builds a Tablet Meant to Get Some Paper Out of Your Work Life

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Japanese office equipment concern known for its copiers, fax machines and other things that at times feel like holdovers from the last century, demonstrated to me a product it thinks will give office workers the best of both worlds. Ricoh calls it the eWriter Solution. Central to it is a tablet called eQuill that’s built around the same E Ink display found in Amazon’s Kindle, but with some important enhancements. First, it turns pages a lot faster. Say you’re working with a 50-page contract and need
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RICOH INTRODUCES NEW PROGRAM TO HELP DEALERS TRANSFORM TO A SERVICES-BASED BUSINESS M

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help its dealers transform their business model to a services-based model to meet customers’ document management needs. The program is comprised of three components – Proven Methodology, Best-in-Class Resources and Ricoh’s Industry Leading Services – which will be offered cafeteria-style. This new program makes it easier for Ricoh, Savin and Lanier dealers to leverage what they need, when they need it, while lowering their document-related capital investment and helping accelerate profit
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Questions regarding Sharp MFP's

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I have a few questions; any help would be appreciated. 1. Does Sharp have forwarding conditions for each fax line on a single MFP? 2. Does Sharp have an output tray control? (i.e. can they choose tray A for fax line 1, and tray B for fax line 2 etc) 3. Does Sharp have a print driver configuration tool such as the Canon Driver Configuration Tool? 4. Does Sharp offer any type of Ecology Calculator or Eco Tracking solution? Thank you, JH
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Questions regarding Xerox MFP's

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I have a few questions; any help would be appreciated. 1. Does Xerox have forwarding conditions for each fax line on a single MFP? 2. Does Xerox have an output tray control? (i.e. can they choose tray A for fax line 1, and tray B for fax line 2 etc) 3. Does Xerox have a print driver configuration tool such as the Canon Driver Configuration Tool? 4. Does Xerox offer any type of Ecology Calculator or Eco Tracking solution? Thank you, JH
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Questions regarding Ricoh MFP'S

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I have a few questions; any help would be appreciated. 1. Does Ricoh have forwarding conditions for each fax line on a single MFP? 2. Does Ricoh have an output tray control?i.e. can they choose tray A for fax line 1, and tray B for fax line 2 etc) 3. Does Ricoh have a print driver configuration tool such as the Canon Driver Configuration Tool? 4. Does Ricoh offer any type of Ecology Calculator or Eco Tracking solution? Thank you, JH
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Ricoh vs. Canon searchable pdf

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Photizo Group’s 2011 Global MPS Conference: Largest MPS Educational Event Ever Held

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Hamel 
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RICOH ANNOUNCES MULTI-CITY TOUR TO SHOW COMPANIES HOW TO IMPROVE THEIR BOTTOM LINE

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information on the Ricoh MDS Tour, please visit www.ricohandu.com . About Ricoh Americas Corporation Ricoh Americas Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Ltd., the 75-year-old leading provider of advanced office technology and innovative document imaging products, services and software, with fiscal year 2010 sales in excess of $23 billion. Ricoh’s fully integrated hardware and customizable services and software help businesses share information
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Concerns raised about lower-priced option on copiers.

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best value for what they're investing," said Tigges, who owns the local Xerox store. Tigges spoke at the start of a special board meeting Wednesday, called so the board could discuss several contracts requiring immediate action. It spurred the board to ask questions about the process. There was also brief talk of delaying a final decision so the district could determine whether the proposed agreement offered the best pricing. Chief Financial Officer Steve Chodes said the district's current copier
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Contact email for MPS

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html ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: XBC daveg@xbc.co.za Date: Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:27 AM Subject: Stop Buying Printers - Manage Them !! To: art@p4photel.com Managed Print Services Do You Need MPS ? Could You Benefit From Managed Print Services ? DearSir/Madam, Just ask yourself 4 basic questions :- Do you know how many printers,copiers,faxes scanners you have in your company? Do you know how many documents/pages your organisation produces each month? Do you know the
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New stuff from Ricoh

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Ricoh SP 4310N – (Printer) Shipping the summer of 2011
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Xerox announces Morrisons PM contract, targets outsourced marcomms growth

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Europe, described it as "very significant". "It's a six-year agreement to supply all of the in-store marketing materials for all of their stores across the UK so it's a very significant value contract," he said. Xerox has historically focused more on the facilities management end of the print BPO market, through its Enterprise Print Services offering, rather than the outsourced marketing communications sector that is the main focus of most UK print managers. "We are well-known for our Enterprise
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1. yes for one fax line, not sure about the others as the ricohs can take up to three fax lines. Maybe someone else can help with the other fax lines being able to forward2folder or email. 2. Not sure here, would have to check, again maybe someone else can chime in. 3.Universal driver is now the standard for Ricoh and you can save many different types of print settings and save them. 4. ???? Would like to hear from others
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Are these Ricoh MFPs Discontinued?

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Aficio MP 1600Aficio MP 1600LAficio MP 1600spfAficio MP 2000Aficio MP 2000LAficio MP 2000spfAficio MP 2500Aficio MP 2500SPFIf so, when did this happen and by what products?Thanks!
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Ricoh "ewriter"

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Ricoh unveiled the eQuill e-reader yesterday June 1st, 2011 by Nate Hoffelder · 3 Comments · hardware news Ricoh announced an e-reader yesterday, but not much information floating around. The website is not up yet and I cannot find any any source docs, but I can confirm that Ricoh have a trademark for this gadget. I’ve also gotten a hint that Ricoh are showing it off right now at the All Things Digital conference. The eQuill is supposed to be based on a 9.7″ epaper screen (it could be E-ink or
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not to exceed $725,000 to be used to purchase copier equipment.Springfield, MO Schoo

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Accepted the proposal of Commerce Bank, N.A. for lease/purchase financing for a principal amount ranging not to exceed $725,000 to be used to purchase copier equipment. http://www.kspr.com/news/local...0601,0,1075178.story
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Copier Lease or Purchase in Hampton Roads, VA

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GEN-RFP-2011-01: Request For Proposal for “Copier Lease or Purchase” One (1) original and four (4) copies of the proposal and one electronic copy in either MS Word or PDF format either via e-mail or on a CD will be accepted until 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST), on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission’s Regional Building by the receptionist, by e-mail to: cvaigneur@hrpdcva.gov or by mail to: Hampton Roads Planning District Commission Attn: Chris
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Ricoh's new A4 devices

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Ricoh SP 5200S and SP 5210SF – Launch for the fall of 2011, two new A4 MFPs with speeds of 47ppm and 52ppm. Each will have the same displau as the MP C300/400, and they will be sold the same way with an finisher config. Full solutions support, and standard Data Overwrite Security System (DOSS) and hard drive encryption. They are AIO supply cartridge and rumors were that srp for the AIO would be .008?
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driver saw the body in the parking lot of Copier Connections

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem police are investigating the discovery of a body on Monday morning in the 700 block of Peters Creek Parkway. Police said a driver saw the body in the parking lot of Copier Connections at about 5:50 a.m. and called police. The victim was identified Monday afternoon as 44-year-old Paul Anthony Bowlin, The cause of death appeared to be blunt force trauma to the head and possible stab wounds, police said. Police said an autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday
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Pima County, Arizona needs copiers

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Pima County Procurement is receiving sealed Bids for MFD/Copier Maintenance and Supplies. IFB NO. 1103711. Pre-Bid Meeting: June 9, 2011 @ 10:00 AM. Bids are Due: June 14, 2011 @ 1:00 PM. (Pub: June 2, 3, 6, 7.) http://www.insidetucsonbusines...b4-001cc4c03286.html
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The searchable PDF feature can be added to Canons Universal Send without adding any external software or servers. It's been a while since I sold a Canon but I believe it was a fairly inexpensive feature to add. I wish the Ricoh scanning had this feature because my Canon customers loved it.
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Town of Bridgewater, NS "Wide Format"

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RFP2011-01: 42" Wide Plotter/Copier/Scanner REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER RFP2001-01: 42" WIDE PLOTTER/COPIER/SCANNER The Town of Bridgewater requests PROPOSALS for a 42" wide plotter/copier/scanner to replace an existing machine. The successful vendor shall provide, in addition to the plotter/copier/scanner, all materials and equipment, including manuals, to make the plotter/copier/scanner fully functional. Vendors may be required to demonstrate their machine either by scheduling
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Re: Rumor has it.....

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We'll see the consolidation and OCE and Canon have to move forward. Only letting go 2 SE's would not even have placed this rumor on the map. I know of a few OCE people who are very concerned for thier future in the industry right now.
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answer to number 2 - yes, you can set tray calls - fax alwasy goes to tray 2, letterhead alwsys goes to tray 3...
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I think you have to install PPDM V2. And then get it to work! While I havent tried it myself, I have heard from associates that after hours of labor, even Ricoh has failed to get it to work on a server.
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Intro Letters that have been successful

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Can anyone post intro. letters or intro emails that have been successful in getting in front of the decision maker? Looking also for wide format and production print specific letters and emails. I can tailor them to my needs Thanks

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

Last Week of May 2011

Tomorrow is the last day of the month for me in May.  I have one small order to book, however that still leaves me $7K short of my monthly quota. I still have two $60K opps out there however one has been in the weeds for three weeks and the other opp is in the weeds for a week.  Both will get calls and emails, and after 41 years of doing this I still can't fathom why and existing client or net new won't give you the courtesy of an email or a phone call.

Enjoy these awesome threads from 10 years ago this week



Konica Minolta Overhauls University of North Carolina Wilmington Print Operations

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. UNCW's copier and printer program was unmanageable as students and departments had unlimited printing capabilities. With yearly volumes of over 15 million impressions and the rising costs of supplies and maintenance, the program was taking its toll on university budgets. UNCW needed to replace its antiquated system and charge back students and departments for excessive printing. Working with CopyPro, Inc., an authorized Konica Minolta dealer partner, UNCW replaced all existing printers with bizhub
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Ricoh To Spend Y11bn To Boost Toner Output

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, the U.S. and Europe. At the same time, the firm aims to drive up sales and operating profit by expanding growth businesses. The investment in Tohoku Ricoh is part of this effort. A string of mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. has left the company with excess workers, with sales and profit margins per employee stuck below such rivals as Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. (4902). Ricoh seeks to more than triple its group operating profit from last fiscal year to 210 billion yen or more in the year
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Konica Minolta Acquires Managed IT Services Practice of Techcare, LLC to Further Stre

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is willing to accelerate to a greater extent its growth in the IT services segment at KMBUS. Furthermore on a global scale, Konica Minolta continues to upgrade its offerings and provide an even wider scope of services to merge IT and document management, including Optimized Print Services for cost reduction and productivity improvement through management of enterprise output and document environment.
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Toshiba LAUNCHES Two New color mfp series with increased connectivity, security and e

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product planning, marketing, sales, service, support and distribution of copiers, facsimiles, multifunction printing products, network controllers, and toner products throughout the United States, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. MPS and PS are strategic focus areas for the company, which first developed and began marketing the Encompass™ MPS program in 2003. To find an authorized Toshiba dealer near you, or for more information on Toshiba’s wide line of document imaging
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TOSHIBA PARTNERS WITH SOURCE TECHNOLOGIES TO OFFER

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available secure MICR printers. With cutting-edge security features, Source Technologies’ secure MICR printers are engineered specifically to print checks and negotiable documents, ultimately offering the greatest protection from fraud. And by using MICR printers, customers can banish costly pre-printed stock by printing all necessary check information, including the MICR line, in a single printer pass. “Innovation has long been the cornerstone of Toshiba’s business model, and that includes
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Canon imageRUNNER 2530 MFP Wins BERTL 2011 Award - Best Monochrome Multifunction Prin

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instantly with Scan-to-email,scan-to-FTP,Scan-to-SMD,i-Fax and optional Super G3 Fax. But it was the sheer range of features which really set the imageRUNNER 2530 photocopier/MFP apart from rival devices. BERTL judges really rated the Department ID Management,IPv6,SNMPv1,Mac/IP Address filtering,SMTP Authentication and POP Authetication before SMTP. Also highlighted was the imageRUNNER 2530's security options, where Canon's uniFLOW Output Manager solution can be used. Canon Copiers was truly
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New A4 Monochrome devices from Ricoh

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get this RIGHT! What's not right? For starters since the system is printer based the cost per page will be in line with traditional high speed laser printers. I don't understand what the big deal is, what Ricoh should have luanched is a monochrome A4 device with the cost per page model of an A3 device. Meaning, the toner should have been cartridge based and have a retail cost of .0025-.0029. With the A3 cost per page model we could sell a cost per page agreement anywhere from .008 to .0140 with
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Ricoh Partners With EFI to Introduce EFI™ Plug-Ins For GlobalScan™ NX

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-time two-way communications between GlobalScan NX and the EDM/ECM, systems helping users effectively streamline workflows and improve productivity. The GlobalScan solution also achieves significant cost savings through reduced paper use and time spent searching for documents. “Ricoh’s GlobalScan NX and EFI’s intelligent plug-ins allow us to meet our customers’ evolving demands and capture needs,” said Shun Sato, senior vice president, Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. “Ricoh remains
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What did they mention at Convergence about this... Ricoh to cut 10,000 jobs out of 109,000 global workforce Ricoh aims to triple op profit to 210 bln yen in 2013/14 Latest restructuring by Japanese firm after March 11 quake (Recasts with company confirmation) TOKYO, May 26 (Reuters) - Japanese copier and printer maker Ricoh Co said it would cut nearly 10 percent of its workforce as it looks to boost its sagging profits and fend off competition from the likes of Xerox and Canon Inc . Ricoh said
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Xerox Expands E-Discovery Services with New European Offices

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document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 134,000 people of Xerox serve clients in
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Toshiba Canada launches new Colour Line

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Eight A3 Colour models from 20 - 65 cpm. Very similar to previous product line. Finally includes the Xerox "Hold for Resources" feature. USA launch must be only days away.
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Xerox Buys Newfield IT

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Ricoh Convergence "party at univeral"

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Last night I uploaded one of the may videos I have from the Karaoke club. Go the the Print4Pay You Tube site check out Paul P's performance. It's the link on the forums with the x, and the image is lost in cyber world. The video is fun and I'll be posting additional comments, videos and pics in a few days. Art
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New Xerox 7740 Wide Format Scan Solution makes colour and black-and-white scanning si

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United Arab Emirates: Monday, May 23 - 2011 at 14:38 Architectural, engineering and construction companies, manufacturing firms and commercial print shops have an affordable new option for scanning their technical documents. The compact new Xerox 7740 Wide Format Scan Solution employs 600x600 dpi scan resolution to ensure crisp and accurate colour and black-and-white image quality on jobs such as construction plans, electrical wiring diagrams and mapping. With an easy-to-use interface the
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SHARP® IMAGING AND INFORMATION COMPANY OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES SEVERAL PROMOTIONS AND OR

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focus and industry-leading customer service. Mike Marusic has been promoted to Senior Vice President of the Business Solutions Group (BSG), responsible for expanding the ProAV channel and further strengthening Sharp’s relationships with corporate accounts. “Mike has successfully led the marketing teams for several years now and we are confident that his experience will continue to help the company thrive,” said Ed McLaughlin, president of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “These
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DCSI And Australia-Based Print Security Execute Development And Distribution Agreemen

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data stored on hard drives inside of digital copiers. Digital Copier Security, Inc. (DCSI), the California-based company which has led ground breaking research and the development of data security solutions domestically, has joined forces with Australia-based Print Security in order to serve markets in Australia and New Zealand. Print Security has extensive experience in the copier industry and with print management services. The company is associated through common management with Smartprint
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As far as Canon releasing Solutions Engineers... Too often top management doesn't understand exactly what an SE does, because its hard to quantify their impact. A good pre-sales SE is to a Sales Organization like yeast is to bread, you only notice when its not there. Several years ago I was hired by RBS-Boston to reconstitute the solutions team that they had disbanded two years earlier. Of course the branches sale tanked, and they finally figured out they needed Pre-Sales SEs. They brought me
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KGB returns broken copier to United Civic Party's activists in Homyel

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The Committee for State Security (KGB) has returned a broken copier to the Homyel regional organization of the United Civic Party (UCP) without repairing it or compensating the party for the losses. The copier was seized during a search of the organization's office that was conducted in January in connection with a criminal investigation into the December 19, 2010 post-election protest in Minsk. The device was then in working order. "Two weeks ago, we refused to take back the copier and
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Can anyone help me with this??

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I'm looking for CFS "Cost Fact Sheets" for Konica Minolta Bizhub 363, 361, 423, 421, 501 Kyocera Mita KM4050, KM5050, TASKAlfa420i, TASKAlfa520i Please email if yu can help. Art
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HP Buys Printellligent

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Colortrac launch four new wide-format multi-function peripheral solutions

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Released 26/05/2011 Colortrac launch four new wide-format multi-function peripheral solutions Large format scanner innovator Colortrac has launched four new wide-format professional multi-function peripheral (MFP) solutions, providing a full range of large format scan, copy, share and print capabilities for users of wide format printers. Each Colortrac professional MFP solution has been designed to satisfy the most rigorous of demands in a specific target group of customer applications. Ranging
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Ricoh ewriter

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While at Convergence I was able to take a look at the Ricoh ewriter or equill. I did a patent search on the internet and came up with ewriter. Goods and Services: Portable electronic device for receiving and reading text, images and sounds through wireless networking; computer hardware and software in the field or text, image and sound transmission and display. The above paragraph is what I found here (http://www.trademarkia.com/ewriter-85181744.html). Something else I found trade marked by
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New Ricoh Legal Marketing Materials Available

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Following last week’s announcement on Ricoh Legal, I am pleased to let you know that the brand new Ricoh Legal marketing materials are available at the following link, including copy of the press release, brochure, full-page advertisement, and downloadable files for the Flash presentation: http://ikonlegalresource.webex...sp?a=12&id=48791 The new web site is also live at the following address: www.ricoh-usa.com/legal For a copy of last week’s announcement, click here: http
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Ricoh DX4542 - E21

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When I turn the Ricoh DX4542 on it goes immediately E21, Help
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Xerox WorkCentre 5735PT Proposal

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go here for document:http://p4photel.com/eve/forums...373972267#2373972267
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32 Copier RFP in Dawson County, Georgia

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#149-11-RFP PHOTOCOPIERS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALSDUE DATE: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 by 3:00 P.M.The Purchasing Department will be accepting sealed proposals from qualified vendors to provide mult-function photocopier equipment and maintenance service...
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With the Purchasing Frenzy this month Equitrac Picked up by Nuance NewField IT Picked up by Xerox Printelligent Picekd up by HP major corporations are seeing the value in MPS business software applications
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Re: Advantages of Ricoh

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All manufacturers have their own spin, even Konica Minolta. My father once stated " believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you read"!
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Re: Rumor has it.....

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Heard yesterday and it was confirmed by some other attendees at Ricoh Convergence 2011 that Canon released 50 or so field engineers. Additionally, support is proving to be new issue in some market areas. Anyone else heard anything additional on this?? Art
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Ricoh is stressing mds and the need for dealers to share a lot of customer info with ricoh to manage those mds accounts. I still think most dealers will be pretty leery about sharing customer info. Keynote speaker stressed how markets are moving from an ownership strategy to a rental strategy (software as a service) it seems to me that as copier dealers we have been doing that for years with our leasing programs. Louie Anderson was pretty funny
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ONYX Graphics announces plug-in for Adobe Illustrator software to optimize sign and b

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to higher production cost per banner. Some shops use RIP software to add grommet marks, but involving printer operators in banner setup slows production time. The Sign&Banner Plug-in enables placement of grommet data at the design stage and from within Adobe Illustrator software, saving production time and potentially costly job re-runs. Print bleeds: adding print bleed data (overprinting the media area) manually for banners is time-consuming. Complicated bleeds – such as duplicate or mirror
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& Bushman LLP. “Many of these being businesses here in South Florida.” Class members alleged that defendants GE Capital lT Solutions and IKON Financial Services & Office Solutions raised lease agreements for copiers by 5 percent, in violation of written terms, according to the news release. “These contracts were multi-year contracts at a fixed rate,” Harke continued. “The companies thought they had a right to raise cost per copier.” On the contrary, Harke contended, the increase was illegitimate
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By engineers, do you mean copier techs or is this a higher level position? Are these guys CBS? Thanks..
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Toshiba USA released the new models today! They will begin shipping within days.
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Re: Rumor has it.....

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Talk at Convergence was that this was one of many moves to reduce the workforce of Oce and Canon. Not sure if that is true, it's what I heard. I also heard from a good source that this Canon dealer (dual line) is waiting up to 45 days for hardware!!!!!!!!!!

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

Third Week of May 2016



Never in my wildest dream did I ever believe I would have stayed in the copier industry for forty plus years.  It was 1998 and the age of forty-one that had my first glimpse of sixty some-thing still sling copiers.  I remember it well and stating I don't want to be that guy.  I am now that guy and if I asked would I change anything? My reply would be hell no!

Enjoy these wonderful copier threads from 19 years ago this week!

Copier Company celebrates 90 years

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, Raleigh, Wilmington, Virginia Beach, Va., Tidewater, Va., and Hampton Roads, Va. It is one of the largest independent office equipment dealers in the Southeast and a longstanding dealer of Canon, Sharp, Lexmark, Kyocera and Ricoh business systems, including digital, multifunctional color copier and printer systems. Grover Robbins formed the company. After his death in 1943, his son, Austin Robbins, managed and directed the company during the next 50 years. His sons, Bill and Chuck Robbins
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Konica Minolta to Exhibit at LegalTech West Coast 2011

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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 that the company will be highlighting legal document technology at LegalTech West Coast 2011 (LegalTech) from May 17-18 at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Konica Minolta will showcase its award-winning line of bizhub® Multifunctional Products (MFPs – print, copy, fax and scan all in one system) and
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Canon sees sales boost from supply chain recovery

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By Kazunori Takada SHANGHAI, May 18 (Reuters) - Japanese camera and copier maker Canon Inc (7751.T) expects its quake-hit supply chain to recover more quickly than originally estimated, giving a roughly 50 billion yen ($600 million) boost to its annual sales, the company's chief executive said. Fujio Mitarai also told Reuters in an interview that the company may expand a factory under construction in Kyushu, southern Japan, as part of a strategy to diversify its production of key parts. Last
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Ricoh Honored With 2011 Managed Print Services Association Leadership Award

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Company, Ltd., the 74-year-old leading provider of advanced office technology and innovative document imaging products, services and software, with fiscal year 2009 sales in excess of $21 billion. Ricoh's fully integrated hardware and customizable services and software help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents. Ricoh Americas Corporation, directly or through its network of authorized dealers, markets
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Canon and Océ on Track in China to No. 1 in Professional Digital Printing

Art Post (Guest) ·
Press release from the issuing company Shanghai, China; Venlo, The Netherlands, ? Canon China, a leading technology print provider, and Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, today announced at Canon Expo Shanghai that they are on track to become the No. 1 player in the professional digital printing industry in China. Canon and Océ have a joint market approach and are selectively selling, distributing and servicing each others' products in the production
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Kyocera Mita America’s Latest Color MFP Outshines the Competition in Third Party Lab

Art Post (Guest) ·
reports on office document imaging devices, each representing months of exhaustive hands-on testing in BLI's US and UK laboratories, the company has been the leading source for extensive databases of specifications and pricing on copiers, printers, fax machines and multifunctional products. The company's databases cover over 13,000 products and have a long-standing reputation for being the industry's most trustworthy and complete source for global competitive intelligence. They are available to BLI
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Fuji Xerox Printers promotes Palmer

Art Post (Guest) ·
.Printer vendor, Fuji Xerox, has promoted Rex Palmer to the position of NSW and ACT sales manager. In his new role, Palmer will be responsible for organising sales strategies across both states and offering senior counsel and assistance for the entire sales team. He will report directly to Fuji Xerox Printers’ general manager, David Borg. Palmer has been with the company since 2007. In his most recent role, he served as business development manager of major accounts across A/NZ. Borg said
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Print Audit® Releases Facilities Manager Version 2.17 & Information Collection Engine

Art Post (Guest) ·
is a powerful, easy to use tool designed to remotely collect meter reads, automate supplies fulfillment and report service information for managing fleets of copiers, printers, fax machines, and MFPs. The Facilities Manager release has enhanced many of the program's core features including faster and more accurate reporting capabilities. ICE gathers information for Facilities Manager by tracking and scanning print devices from all major manufacturers and when incorporated with Print Audit 6, it
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Alltrade Printers invests in first Heidelberg-supplied Ricoh C901

Art Post (Guest) ·
Alltrade Printers invests in first Heidelberg-supplied Ricoh C901 By Tim Sheahan Monday, 16 May 2011 Alltrade Printers has invested in "the right press with the right quality" after becoming the first company to buy a Ricoh digital printer through Heidelberg UK. 1 comment The Birmingham-based company has taken delivery of a Ricoh Pro C901 graphic arts edition press to complement its brace of five-colour Heidelberg Speedmasters. Dilu Mukadam, finance director at Alltrade Printers, said: "We
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Citywide Copier/Printing Needs Assessment - Addendum No. 2

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City of Sacremento: The IFB/RFP/RFQ may be obtained on screen or by email by completing all fields of the following form. Then click a button at the bottom of the page to get the information on screen or sent to your email address. The information you...
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Copiers and Printers Leasing & Maintenance in Maryland

Art Post (Guest) ·
to procure services relating to the following: All aspects of Enterprise Print Management Solution in support of copier and printer requirements at DISA Headquarters at Ft Meade, MD , 6910 Cooper Ave, and Ft Meade, MD 20755-7086. DISA also has several locations in the NCR: three (3) in Northern Virginia and one (1) Southern Maryland. Currently DISA is managing 142 copiers and 641 printers. The objective of this effort is to lease the copier and printer equipment to include full service
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XEROX : DocuShare Gives Small Businesses Big Ways to Stay Competitive, Save Money and

Art Post (Guest) ·
://twitter.com/xeroxcorp, http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice, http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction, http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox, http://twitter.com/xeroxevents, http://www.xerox.com/blogs, http://www.xerox.com/podcasts . XEROX®, XEROX and Design®, and DocuShare® are trademarks of or licensed to Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Prices, features, specifications, capabilities, appearance and availability of Xerox products and services are subject to change without
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Canon and Océ Install First Jointly Developed Digital Production Press

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production printing and workflow efficiency" "Customers tell us that the compelling combination of Canon and Océ is taking color production printing and workflow efficiency to the next level," says Nick Klitsie, Vice President Business Group Office and Printroom at Océ. "This new digital color press offers customers the unique benefits of a printer that combines Canon's proven digital color press technology with Océ PRISMAsync workflow innovation. We are glad that GVO acknowledges the excellent
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Multi-Function Office Machines in Columbus

Art Post (Guest) ·
the end of the term for a digital copier/printer system as per below: A digital copier/printer system (Ricoh Aficio MP 6100 or similar) to meet office production needs that includes the following minimum features: To be networked and compatable with the City's network Minimum copy/print speed of 60 prints/copies per minute Minimum 4,000 total sheet paper capacity Automatic document feeder/scanner capable of handling a minimum of 100 originals and an original size doument of 11" x 17" and
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Canon joins forces with Nuance Released 20/05/2011

Art Post (Guest) ·
Canon joins forces with Nuance Released 20/05/2011 Canon to bundle Nuance document imaging solution Imaging solutions provider Canon UK has announced it will start bundling Nuance's eCopy PDF Pro Office with selected models from Canon's leading range of imageFORMULA document scanners, creating a simple-to-use yet powerful document imaging solution, helping organisations to streamline processes and improve productivity in the workplace. Nuance's eCopy PDF Pro Office allows users to quickly and
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Re: What are some good talk tracks for Non-Xerox users?

Art Post (Guest) ·
phone. I find that these words will help spark some interest: We may be able to lower your costs We may be able to manage your documents that will result in increased productivity. Decrease the smount of pages copied or printed Manage your printing to move prints to lower cost systems These are just a few, it's a numbers game and you've gotta make the dials to find who is unhappy, who's looking to save, or who needs additional or new systems. Look for these signs: Companies moving Companies
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The company servicing our copiers has informed us that they will no longer

Art Post (Guest) ·
Newman also requested an n additional $10,000 to replace an old copier in his office and $14,000 for new computers. "It has been many years since new equipment was procured for the office," Newman said. "Only one computer in the office is capable of copying CDs and DVDs, most computers and laptops are not compatible with discs from the police department." Newman added that many employees bring in their own laptops to work to copy discs. The purchase of a new copier is also necessary because the
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MFP's & Cost Per Page Agreements

Art Post (Guest) ·
copiers (that's what we're gonna call it from here on in) for black pages can be anywhere from .004 (usually reserved for print production) all the way to .03. Pretty much depends on the speed and volume of the unit. An average cost per page should be somewhere around .0125 for a black page. Since color multifunctional copiers are gaining more acceptance most dealers and direct that offer Cost Per Page Contracts have a separate charge for black like .0125 and then a separate cost for color (average
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What are some good talk tracks for Non-Xerox users?

Jamie ·
I am looking for some good talk tracks that work, when dealing with non Xerox prospects. It seems like when I call every non Xerox customer is completely "happy" and no need to see me. Any suggestions?
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ACS, A Xerox Company, Expands My Medicare Advocate Network

Art Post (Guest) ·
Press release from the issuing company DALLAS, Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS), A Xerox Company, today announced the expansion of the My Medicare Advocate network following the participation of national health benefits companies, Humana Inc. and WellPoint, Inc. My Medicare Advocate helps retirees select the most appropriate Medicare coverage for their individual needs by combining call center representatives, a Web portal with user-friendly decision tools, and a range of written
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multi page print and staple

Art Post (Guest) ·
Seems and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that we've come up with an inexpensive way to have a one page document come from an ERM system, convert it to two pages and then have the printer pull a page from tray one and then pull another page from tray two and then auto staple! We're changing the printer code now and I'll have a better idea on this in a few days. As long as we can change the printer code we have the app and it's a whole heck of a lot cheaper than planet press and fabsoft. Art
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Bid for 70ppm in Georgia

Art Post (Guest) ·
eSource Number ES-RFQ-46627-42 Agency Name 46627 HIGHWAY SAFETY, GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF Contact Name Watson, Shelia Contact Phone 404-657-4197 Contact Email swatson@gohs.ga.gov Fiscal Year 2011 eSource Title Multifunction,High Volume Copier/printer eSource Description The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is in need of a new 3 to 4 year lease for a multifunction, high volume copier. This state entity currently uses 13,000 to 30,000 copies per month. The new multifunction machine must print 60
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Re: Fax Machines, let's have some fun!

Anders And ·
We sold loads of Ricoh faxes, among others a Ricoh Fax 07 which were modified so it could hang on the wall...
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Re: MPS And Profit

txeagle24 ·
There are a number of factors that impact start-up cost for MPS clients. In the traditional "copier" world, prior to putting machines under contract we would inspect them, perform service to bring it up to spec and bill the client. In MPS, we just put them under contract, so the start up cost can be virtually nothing or cost an arm and a leg depending on the condition of the machines that are being placed under an MPS Agreement. Another factor is how much toner the client has on hand prior to
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Districts Work Together To Save Money

Art Post (Guest) ·
The Forest Hills School Board is expected to okay a new contract tonight for copiers. It's more significant than it might first appear to be. As Local 12 News Reporter Jeff Hirsh explains, it's an example of the new financial reality, and of districts working together to save money. When you think of what it costs to run a school, of course, you think of the teachers. And then there are things like books and computers. But you may not think of the less visible stuff, like copiers, heating and
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FMAudit Enterprise Version 3.2.5 Release Provides Enhanced Service Alert Filtering an

Art Post (Guest) ·
FMAudit have pioneered leading edge print assessment solutions that helped define the managed print services industry. Today, the company develops and supports an industry leading portfolio of managed print services software tools and solutions. FMAudit clients include copy and print dealers, OEM’s, Suppliers and Licensed Software Partners. For more information, visit www.fmaudit.com or contact FMAudit at sales@fmaudit.com or by calling (573) 632-2461.
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MPS pioneer receives top satisfaction ratings from Summit attendees

Art Post (Guest) ·
make every print an intelligent decision. The purpose of Pharos in the world is to be an invaluable resource in service of that desire. Assessment, vision, strategy, sourcing, implementation, change management, technology –– whatever pertains to enterprise printing, Pharos helps organizations answer life's two most important questions: what's going on, and what's the healthiest action we can take in this moment?" said Keith M. Nickoloff, President, Pharos Systems International. The Print and
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State of Iowa Bid Opportunities

Art Post (Guest) ·
Bid Number: RFP 14428 Title: Regent Copier Bid Agency Name: Administrative Services Dept of Hoover State Office Bldg 1305 E Walnut Level A Des Moines, IA 50319-0105 Receive Email Notification Contact Information Name: Dave Kaili Purchasing Agent III Email: dave.kaili@iowa.gov Phone: 515-281-4774 Fax: 515-725-0113 Valid Date: From: May 16, 2011 Until: Jun 13, 2011 End Time: 3:00 PM http://bidopportunities.iowa.g...wrfp&rfp_id=6332
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All Covered Acquires Chicago MSP TechCare

Art Post (Guest) ·
Nearly six months after being acquired by Konica Minolta, national managed service provider All Covered has restarted its own acquisition strategy by purchasing Techcare, a Chicago-based MSP. Konica Minolta Business Solutions acquired All Covered in January for an undisclosed amount. Prior to the deal, All Covered was executing an aggressive acquisition strategy, buying a number of smaller MSPs and regional solution providers throughout the country. Last fall All Covered said it planned to make
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Re: Fax Machines, let's have some fun!

JasonR ·
Fax machines are just not that funky.
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Re: Advantages of Lanier

txeagle24 ·
When I try to download this, I get an error message stating "This file has been damaged and cannot be repaired". The Ricoh version downloaded just fine.
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Re: Fax Machines, let's have some fun!

Art Post (Guest) ·
In addition to the Teli vaxafax, I also sold some fax machines from Mitsubishi, I thought they made some very good fax machines. Hoe about anyone esle??
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Re: MPS And Profit

GIntel ·
quote: Originally posted by yeti: This makes me wonder about the profitability of MPS as a whole. If your not replacing the fleet, how does a company profit from MPS ? Agreed, its hard not to see MPS as just another factor driving consolidation in the industry. Especially of you consider Auxilio knocked out a number of very profitable agreements. what is the typical profit margin of a standard $16m/year copier dealership?
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Re: MFP's & Cost Per Page Agreements

Art Post (Guest) ·
offices (both small-format and large-format equipment) on a true "pay for output" basis, where "costs" are "all in". By "all in", I mean the "unit" price the customer pays - - - for output (be it one "sq ft of output", in the case of "large-format" output) or 1 "click", in the case of an 8 1/2 x 11 copy or print (or 2 "clicks" in the case of an 11 x 17 copy or print) - - - INCLUDES: a) use of the equipment b) all service, parts, repairs, maintenance c) toner (and, if the equipment requires it
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Re: MFP's & Cost Per Page Agreements

Art Post (Guest) ·
another reply: Hi Art, Thanks for the reply. Just so you're aware ... not all reprographers limit "all-in" print for pay to "used" equipment. Most often, the larger programs provide for "new" equipment! And, while it may be that customers wind up paying more (and that's not guaranteed, for some do wind up paying less; depends on volume and mix of volume), "cost" is not the "primary" consideration for A/E firms. Convenience and flexibility and "comprehensiveness" of the program are the major
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Re: The company servicing our copiers has informed us that they will no longer

JasonR ·
If only one of their PCs has a CD-R drive, I think the 15 year-old copier is a likely scenario.
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Re: Backup from Web Image Monitor

Art Post (Guest) ·
quote: Originally posted by Old Glory: Why do you want to change it? Customer already loaded address book via WIB, wants to import into LAN fax address book.
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Re: question on powerline adapter

Art Post (Guest) ·
I just installed one two days ago in an office. It works only been a few days however the MFP is printing and scanning.
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Re: question on powerline adapter

M138 ·
did you use the ricoh one or something else?
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Re: question on powerline adapter

Art Post (Guest) ·
We bought it from CDW for about $88, has a master and a slave. Not sure of the manufacturer however I can look it up. Ricoh ones are way over priced!
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State of PA

Art Post (Guest) ·
Solicitations ADVERTISEMENT INFORMATION General Information Help Department for this solicitation: Procurement Date Prepared: 01/13/10 Type(s): COSTARS Advertisement Type: Materials Solicitation #: COSTARS 1 Rebid Solicitation Title: Copiers Description: Copier Contract for Local Public Procurement Units within the Commonwealth of PA. Bids will be accepted at the address below on any given Commonwealth business day. Any bid received after the Bid Opening time will be opened on the next
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MPS And Profit

GIntel ·
I was shocked to see how unprofitable Auxilio was in light of all of its MPS win announcements. http://www.tradershuddle.com/2...nancial-Results.html I cant think of many box-pushing dealers who can't turn a profit on $4m in monthly revenue. They blame it on the start-up costs of MPS, which makes sense since they dont get the benefit of up-front hardware sales, but apparently they are still waiting for the ROI on all their previously started-up MPS engagements... Anyone have thoughts on MPS
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New Advertiser, New Opportunity to Make CASH!

Art Post (Guest) ·
P4P'ers check out the new ad/slash link for SF scan. Basically, they've developed, tested and have been authorized through e-copy/nuance for a sales force connector for e-copy. Here's the link: http://www.sfscan.com/bonus100.html
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question on powerline adapter

M138 ·
Does anyone have experience using one of those adapters that allow you to connect a networked device over the power lines? How well does it work, is there noise in the line that can cause print/scan issues?

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

Second Week of May 2011

I don't think many clients are brand loyal anymore. One of the questions I ask net new clients when we meet is "what brand do you have now, and what was what brand did you have before your current device?" If it's the same brand I then ask is it the same support company also? If the two are the same then the client has both brand and company loyalty. If the brand was different with the before device they then have no brand loyalty and if the support company is also different then there is no brand and no company loyalty. Now if the brand changed and the support company did not they have company loyalty. Always good questions to ask so you can understand how to position your company

Enjoy These Awesome Copier Threads from Ten Years Ago This Week!

Request for Proposal, May 3, 2011 Digital Copier – Printer – Scanner – Facsimile

Art Post (Guest) ·
This request for proposal is for one (1) digital copier-scanner-printer-fax to be located at 119 North Road, Brentwood, New Hampshire, 03833. The specifications and the information necessary to complete the proposal are listed in Attachment A and Vendor Specification Sheet of this Request for Proposal. Questions on proposal procedures and specifications and use of the unit may be directed to the Commissioners Office at 603-679-9350. Instructions: Two (2) copies of the proposal should be
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The Death of the Fax Machine "Finally"

Art Post (Guest) ·
of a lot of additional features that are offered that can help improve any companies efficiencies. If you’re the Big Brother type and you want to see all inbound and outbound faxes, or send faxes and have notifications in your mailbox, then you’re in luck. The main point I’m trying to make is that in today’s economy more clients want simple cost saving solutions. If you’re on the cutting edge of selling solutions, you can take this information and solution to bank. You won’t have to discount
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DOCUWISE Releases - PESO v2.2 Cloud Technology with Online Print Control

Art Post (Guest) ·
Manager. DOCUWISE is a Hybrid Managed Print Service Provider. DOCUWISE specializes in managed print solutions from print device monitoring and print cost reduction analysis to full TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) programs. The MPS solution includes Laser Printers, Copiers, MFDs (Multi-Function Devices), Fax Machines, Wide Format Printers and Plotters. DOCUWISE’s solution covers All Major print device brands and models. DOCUWISE is a manufacturer, delivering high quality consumable imaging supplies and
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Managed Print Services Client Support Specialist

Art Post (Guest) ·
clients’ effectiveness and productivity with the latest document solution technology since 1957. Representing award-winning product lines such as Lanier, Konica Minolta, Canon and HP, MOM is an established national leader of office solutions with a 53-year growth history. The Modern Office Methods Managed Print Services team is tenured well above industry average due to excellent income opportunities, personal growth opportunities and a complete benefits package- including an in-depth training
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Xerox and EFI Expand Mobile Print Options for On-the-Go Workers

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takes them,” said Elizabeth Fox, vice president, Solutions Business Unit, Xerox. “Xerox’s Mobile Print Solution allows workers to print from email-enabled smartphones, tablets and laptops –confidentially and on-demand. Public cloud printing through EFI PrintMe is a great addition to our offering.” With EFI PrintMe, workers simply upload their documents to http://www.PrintMe.com or email them from their favorite mobile device to print@printme.com . Jobs are sent via the cloud to any Extensible
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Global Imaging Systems Acquires Iowa-based Midwest Business Solutions

Art Post (Guest) ·
management systems such as printers, copiers and multifunction devices; network integration services; and electronic presentation systems. As an office technology dealer, Global Imaging sells products from various suppliers including Xerox, Sharp and Konica Minolta. Xerox acquired Global Imaging Systems in 2007 and operates it as a wholly owned subsidiary within Xerox’s North American operations. About Xerox Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and
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Horizon Digital Media signs for Ricoh Pro C901

Art Post (Guest) ·
Horizon Digital Media signs for Ricoh Pro C901 at Northprint By Helen Morris Thursday, 12 May 2011 Horizon Digital Media has diversified its offering after it signed for a Pro C901 graphic arts edition press from Ricoh. Be the first to comment The deal was signed for at Northprint, and will now be the commercial printer’s main machine and replace a Xerox at the company’s Cardiff-based facility. Kevin Ogden, managing director of 13 staffed Horizon Digital Media, said: "We have quite a few
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Photizo Group CEO Ed Crowley Named One of

Art Post (Guest) ·
for anyone looking to gain knowledge and insight on all things MPS. To read about the other individuals on the Top 40 list, visit http://www.theweekinimaging.com . # # # Media contact: Misty Hamel 
 Director of Media & Publishing 859.846.9830 mhamel@photizogroup.com About Photizo Group Photizo Group is the market’s main source for ongoing business intelligence about the rapidly growing opportunity of managed print services (MPS). MPS involves managing hardcopy device fleets (copiers, printers
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Canon unveils eCopy 5

Art Post (Guest) ·
05.10.11 Canon Australia has announced the new release of its scanning and workflow solution, eCopy 5, used in tandem with imageRUNNER ADVANCE multifunction printers (MFPs) to automate repeatable business activities. “Canon Australia has a long standing relationship with eCopy, selling it successfully for over 9 years. Version 5 enables businesses to greatly reduce the cost of capturing and managing paper by offering the ability to tackle paper forms processing directly from the MFP,” said Luke
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Sleepy Eye, Minn.

Art Post (Guest) ·
M/Seeboth, S/Windschitl, to authorize the purchase of a Toshiba color copier for the Highway Dept. from Copier Business Solutions in the amount of $4,990 plus sales tax in the amount of $343.06 for a total amount of $5,333.06 and three year maintenance agreement in the amount of $540/yr, carried. Additional quotes were received for a Canon and a Ricoh. http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/n...ices-for-May-12-2011
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C3 Office Solutions Opens Its Doors in Santa Ana

Art Post (Guest) ·
05/12/11 -- With a legacy of 17 years in the copier and document management business, newly formed C3 Office Solutions, a value-added service provider in document imaging, copiers, printers, scanners, managed print services and digital display solutions, has officially opened its office in Santa Ana, Calif. To celebrate, the family-owned company is holding an open house at their offices on May 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and one lucky attendee will win an Apple iPad 2. "When my husband Tony and I
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University saves A$1M a year with Managed Print Services

Art Post (Guest) ·
by employing Managed Print Services (MPS). Within the first 12 months, the university managed a “47% reduction in total printing costs and saved $1 million,” said Dr. Colin Adrian, Chief Executive of CIT. “We expect ongoing savings of A$1 million per annum over the next four years.” Under CIT’s new initiative - a partnership with Fuji Xerox - its printer fleet was consolidated and reduced from 494 to 199 devices. Printers were also relocated from multiple student labs to the PrintCentre, allowing
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Free Windows utility lowers your printing costs

Art Post (Guest) ·
overlapping pixels (of which there are many, apparently) from the printed page, thus reducing ink consumption. And it's compatible with pretty much all programs and printers. But does it work? And, more importantly, does it work better than your printer's own Draft mode, which ultimately accomplishes the same thing? I started by printing a few "mixed" Web pages (containing both text and graphics) on my laser printer. The good news: The PretonSaver Home-powered pages looked virtually indistinguishable
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Re: Ricoh model montly volumes

bandit41076 ·
found it!!
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Managed Print Services Customer Operations Manager

Art Post (Guest) ·
Managed Print Services Customer Operations Manager Lexmark - Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Job Description Responsible for the delivery of print services to Customer(‘s) satisfaction. Duties include working within a Customer Focus Team (CFT) to define proposed services requirements, creation of Statement of Work, implementation of services, managing on-going steady state, issue resolution and continuously improving the delivery of services. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for
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Xerox CorporationXerox CorporationXerox Middle East

Art Post (Guest) ·
. For investor information, visit http://www.xerox.com/investor . Sawsan Ghanem, AMCIPR, Active PR Tel: +9714-3900228 E-mail: sawsan@activepr.biz Note: To receive RSS news feeds, visit http://news.xerox.com/pr/xerox/rss.aspx . For open commentary, industry perspectives and views from events visit http://twitter.com/xeroxcorp, http://twitter.com/xeroxoffice, http://twitter.com/xeroxproduction, http://twitter.com/servicesatxerox, http://twitter.com/xeroxevents, http://ww.xerox.com/blogs, http
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Have a lead for Color Print Production in LA

Art Post (Guest) ·
Nice lead, coming out of Canon iR105, wants Production Color System, buying time very soon! Contact me for details art@p4photel.com
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Photizo Group Wins Prestigious 2011 MPS Leadership Award

Art Post (Guest) ·
rapidly growing opportunity of managed print services (MPS). MPS involves managing hardcopy device fleets (copiers, printers, multifunction devices, and fax machines) in a unified fashion, often outsourcing this to an external vendor. Photizo Group provides the most complete body of research on the managed print services market. From its landmark MPS study in April 2008 to ongoing research covering North America, Europe and Asia, Photizo has emerged as a leader in dynamic business intelligence
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Start-up acquires five Quebec area solution providers

Art Post (Guest) ·
where the market is going with the copier and printer business converging into managed print services the equipment's all digital and connected to a network. So you have to have depth of IT capabilities and by combining copier with networking and managed print we can get a foothold in the market,” Hishon said. Citing several industry and market analyst reports, Hishon said that the hardware capital will be sources through services and by 2015 printers; copiers would end up being acquired through a
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Wide Format Ink Jet Product Manager

Art Post (Guest) ·
and business skills are essential, as well as an understanding of Wide Format ink jet inks and machinery. The product knowledge for ink jet printing inks should be at a level to engage in sales discussions and provide technical support. The Product Manager must have solid knowledge of Wide Format printing, media, systems, software, competition and market trends. Sales skills knowledge should include an absolute understanding of the sales cycle, including effective proposal writing and
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Fuji Xerox seizes $US200,000 worth of counterfeit toner products

Art Post (Guest) ·
, impacting our channel partners and customers,” he added. Counterfeit toner cartridges are becoming increasingly difficult to be visually differentiated from the originals. However, they can be identified by their reduced equipment performance, low supply yields, poor print standards and toner leakage, which potentially damages the printers they are used in. The use of non-genuine supplies can also void the printer’s warranty. more here http://www.arnnet.com.au/artic...rth_counterfeit_tone
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launches Business Suite Industrial bringing new life to line matrix printers

Art Post (Guest) ·
previously only available to laser printer users. Thousands of line matrix printers are in use by businesses throughout the U.S., including those in retail, manufacturing, distribution, finance and healthcare. The challenge with using line matrix technology is an inability to easily and affordably design graphical documents for printing on a line printer. With Business Suite Industrial line matrix users can continue to reap the benefits of a greener technology solution, migrate away from expensive and
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ADDING and REPLACING MINI World Rally Championship Team Sees 3D Printing as Critical

Art Post (Guest) ·
ADDING and REPLACING MINI World Rally Championship Team Sees 3D Printing as Critical Tool; Plans to Print 15 Production Parts for Each Car in Initial Run of 20 Cars For race car team, the process costs as little as one-fifth the amount of traditional methods MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Add after the semicolon in headline dated May 12, 2011: Plans to Print 15 Production Parts for Each Car in Initial Run of 20 Cars “We would find it nearly impossible to build another car without using FDM
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Adobe X not working with Konica Twain Scanning

Mainer ·
I have a bizhub 552 on demo and the endusers need to scan their documents to a nearby workstation to view before sending. They are using Adobe version X but unfortunately it will not communicate with the 552. It was tested with Adobe version 9 and it...
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NY Times Article about Ricoh Japan

Jomama ·
Article Here
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Fax Machines, let's have some fun!

Art Post (Guest) ·
Can you list or tell us about the funkiest fax machines you ever sold?? For a few years I sold the Teli Vaxafax (Swedish)$2,495 and they sold like hotcakes!!! http://books.google.com/books?...ge&q&f=false
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Man facing eight years in copier theft

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Man facing eight years in copier theft A Crete, Ill., man accused of stealing a copier from a Valparaiso church by paying for it with a $2,500 fake check faces up to eight years in prison at a Sept. 14 trial. Antonio Phillips, 32, also known as Raymond Cull, has been charged with three felonies — fraud on a financial institution, forgery and theft. His initial hearing was Tuesday. Valparaiso Nazarene Church advertised the copier online at craigslist, and Phillips claimed to be Raymond Cull from
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United School Board

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Blozowich said the district has saved $12,000 by renewing its copier lease agreement for three years. It also plans to outsource printer management tasks. In a separate motion Tuesday, the board approved hiring Progressive Print Management Services Company for a minimum monthly payment of $1,724.05, depending on the number of print impressions made. Blozowich noted the greatest portion of the approved cost savings resulted from staff retirements and realignments. Read more: United eyes tax hike
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Copier Technician assists with hard drive images?

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Ethics Board At Councilwoman's Office Fox 29 has learned that the Philadelphia Board of Ethics arrived at Donna Reed Miller's office at City Hall on Friday morning. Miller is an incumbent Democrat who has announced she is not running for reelection. The Board came to Miller's office bearing subpoenas. Investigators spent a lot of time looking over copy machines in front and outer offices according to eyewitnesses. A copier mechanic also was seen going into the office and then closing the door
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Canon CFO Mulls Japan Supply Chain Problem

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BY JURO OSAWA TOKYO -- As Japan's blue chips digest the implications of the March 11 disasters for supply chains concentrated in the country, Canon's CFO said that while his company won't shift its own key factories abroad, it is actively talking to suppliers about having them review their production locations, while seeking additional suppliers to ensure it doesn't get stung again. "The biggest headache for us since the quake is the procurement of parts," Chief Financial Officer Toshizo Tanaka
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Advantages of Ricoh

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Advantages of Savin

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Re: Ricoh Convergence "Who's Going?"

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With all three brands (Lanier / Ricoh / Savin) having a total of over 650 Authorized Dealers at this time, it appears as if if half of the Dealer community will attend. I'm sure several factors are playing a role in the low attendance, such as the economy, and continued channel conflict with IKON & RBS. Yet, it should be a good time to learn more about potential Product shortages and the Resort looks decent. George Gorman will be making an appearance as well !
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Ari Galper - Unlock the Game

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After being in sales for many years, it seems that sales techniques can come and go. People's attitudes change, markets change, and so our techniques also need to change. I have found Ari Galper's concepts to be very helpful in the copier industry. You ought to at least take a look at his stuff. Just google Ari Galper.
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Retaining, Recruiting Top Talent Key Priorities for Employers in 2011

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portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT
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Re: The Death of the Fax Machine "Finally"

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Just a note, the Cloud Fax solution has not been released yet, however it is in the works. In the above blog I'm referencing the new cloud fax service.
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Re: NY Times Article about Ricoh Japan

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What is everyone seeing from Ricoh in terms of equipment availability? Any models that you are being told you cant get? Anyone have insight into the other manufacturers regarding availability?
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Re: NY Times Article about Ricoh Japan

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6001-9001 series, I've heard Print Production
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Re: Nuance Buys Equitrac for $157 Million

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Oh Crap! Print Audit has to be happy with this, the support at ecopy since Nuance bought them is crap! You can't get anyone on the phone (typical), any others have comments, seems like Nuance is trying to corner many of the MFP third party solutions.
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Re: Man facing eight years in copier theft

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This guy needs to ask for a jury trial, no jury in thier right mind would sentence the guy to eight years for stealing a copier, especially if he was able to produce the service records.
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Re: Vote for Me???

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Thanx to all for the nomination! I hoping this will drive more people in the industry to become P4P'ers and maybe just maybe sales people will have a voice in what goes on in our industry!
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Re: Rutt's Hut Fried Hot Dogs

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Rutt's Hutt has just gone wireless! I can see the Ricoh expense reports now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qaxe8zM0eeE "They're fast, speedy, they're cheap, and they're good!" - George Gorman
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Nuance Buys Equitrac for $157 Million

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DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN) swung to a fiscal second-quarter profit as strong bookings in the health-care business more than offset rising operating costs, and the speech-software company disclosed the acquisition of printing-services software provider Equitrac Corp. for $157 million in cash. The company, which makes software that converts speech into text, said the deal will strengthen its partnerships with multifunction printer vendors that current sell both Equitrac
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Company moving Americas office from Lake Success to Melville, N.Y.

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Camera maker Canon USA Inc. recently celebrated the setting of the last segment of steel for its new corporate office in Melville, N.Y. The new facility, which will serve as Canon USA's headquarters for North and South America, will be one of three worldwide corporate offices for parent company Canon Inc. The other two are in Tokyo and London. "Today we are celebrating yet another milestone toward completion of the new Canon Americas headquarters," said Joe Adachi, president and CEO of Canon

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

The Week in Copiers Ten Years Ago

First Week of May 2011

Funny thing happened while building a new walk way at my house.  There were a couple of spirea plants that I wanted to remove.  Over the years got crappy looking since I there are in my front yard where there is full sun.  There were three of them and today I dug out the last one.  I had to get on my hands and knees to get some of the shooter roots.  While I was prying the spirea out... there it was my wedding ring that I lost so many years ago.  I was elated and out the ring on my finger and thought how really this awesome this was.  After finishing for the day I marched into the house to tell my wife, I looked at my finger and the ring had slipped off while working!  OMG, now I need a metal detector.

Enjoy these awesome copier threads from ten years ago this week!

Tohoku Earthquake Wreaks Havoc on Printer Industry Supply Chain

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because of a short-circuited transformer. On April 19, the company said the bad transformer had been replaced and limited production had resumed. Kao Corporation is another key Japanese imaging chemical producer with assets in Kashima. A research report published by Citigroup Global Markets Japan on April 8 says that Kao supplies Canon, Fuji Xerox, Konica Minolta, and Ricoh with resins and other chemicals manufactured in its now-damaged plant. According to Citigroup, “Kao has yet to resume
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Xerox Launches eConcierge Tool To Increase Print Supply Sales

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, months. If you're not getting the suplies attach, you're missing out on that revenue." Xerox executives positioned eConcierge as a complement to the vendor's existing PagePack managed print program, a first step to get more visibility into a customer's printing habits before approaching them with a full managed solution. Koehler estimated that office superstores and e-tailers take in about 90 percent of ink sales after a printer is sold. "Why? There are almost as many office superstores as there are
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Kyocera Mita America’s Awarded 2011 Monochrome Printer Line of the Year by Buyers Lab

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Kyocera Mita America’s Awarded 2011 Monochrome Printer Line of the Year by Buyers Lab FAIRFIELD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, today announced it has been honored with the 2011 Monochrome Printer Line of the Year by Buyers Laboratory, Inc. (BLI), a leading provider of product intelligence for the imaging industry. In achieving this award, all Kyocera monochrome printers and multifunction printers (MFP) tested by BLI
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Océ Arizona Series UV flatbed printers offer greater versatility and productivity

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Océ Arizona Series UV flatbed printers offer greater versatility and productivity New Océ Arizona 360 GT and Océ Arizona 360 XT models build on success of world’s best selling UV flatbed platform TRUMBULL, CONN. April 27, 2011 – Océ, a Canon Group Company and an international leader in digital document management and printing for professionals, today announced the new Océ Arizona® 360 GT and Océ Arizona 360 XT flatbed printer models with enhancements over previous models that enable its
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Konica Minolta Launches PageScope Mobile

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PageScope Mobile “Konica Minolta's global mission is to create inspiring products and services in the field of imaging, and lead the market with advanced technologies,” said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. May 03, 2011 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 announces the immediate availability of a
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Konica Minolta adds new MFDs

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Konica Minolta adds new MFDs 05.04.11 A new series of multifunctional device (MFD) that combine monochrome printing, faxing and copying capabilities with colour scanning, have been announced by Konica Minolta, the bizhub 552 and bizhub 652. "The bizhub 552 and 652 round off our black and white portfolio, serving the growing demands of data capture with colour scanning," says Reichter Aguilar, Office Product Manager at Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia. "In addition to the award
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Xerox Keeps Every Day Color Costs in Check with Newest Solid Ink Multifunction Printe

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330,000 prints – that can be recycled through the Xerox Green World Alliance program. Additional productivity options include simple mobile printing. On-the-go workers can print securely from any email-enabled smartphone, tablet or laptop without downloading an application, loading software or searching for online printer information. Solid Ink Savings Cleveland-based Medical Mutual of Ohio installed 140 Xerox ColorQube MFPs to save thousands of dollars annually on administrative expenses. “With
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KNIGHT MEDIA, INC. TAKES DELIVERY OF RICOH PRO 907 AND RICOH PRO C720S DIGITAL PRINTE

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KNIGHT MEDIA, INC. TAKES DELIVERY OF RICOH PRO 907 AND RICOH PRO C720S DIGITAL PRINTERS State-of-the-art production systems enable printing company to better meet customer digital printing needs West Caldwell, NJ, May 3, 2011 - Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment and advanced document management solutions, today announced that it has installed a Ricoh Pro 907 digital production printer and a Ricoh Pro C720 color production system for Knight Media, Inc. of
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Canon U.S.A. Announces Two New Media Types For Large Format Printers

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the addition of two new media types for use with Canon’s award-winning imagePROGRAF large format printers, Premium Glossy Paper 2 (280 gsm) and Premium Semi-Glossy Paper 2 (280 gsm). Designed for precise, ultra high-quality print performance, the new media help deliver enhanced color range and improved durability at an affordable price point. In addition, a new version of PosterArtist poster creation software
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TOSHIBA’S 19TH ANNUAL PROMASTERS SERVICE AWARDS HONOR DEALERS PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL C

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Zoom Imaging Solutions About Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the seventh largest electronics/electrical equipment company in the world. TABS is a leading provider of managed print and professional services (MPS and PS), and manages product planning, marketing, sales, service, support and distribution of copiers, facsimiles, multifunction printing products, network controllers
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Fraud suits jam Long Island copier firm [Long Island Business News (NY)]

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Island Business Solutions. "We really got victimized by them," Henoch said. Rev. John Horatio, former pastor at the Lucien Memorial United Methodist Church in Kings Park, said Fenton's firm faked his signature on a lease financed by Key Bank for new Toshiba copiers two years ago. After examining the lease he had signed a few years earlier, the retired pastor said it was obvious the new contract sported a slightly enlarged, but otherwise exact copy of the old signature. Horatio called the Suffolk
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W--Printers and Copier FOB Denver 11-07

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Solicitation Number: 0010054065 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: May 04, 2011 7:28 pm Modified: May 05, 2011 12:07 amTrack Changes AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in...
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Managed Print Services Association Announces Winners

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with more than one full time employee and provides training, research or consultancy Software providers – tie vote: Pharos Systems International (pharos.com) and Digital Gateway (digitalgateway.com) Category definition – Software providers that manage print or print-based devices MPS provider (Indirect/Reseller) – Qualpath (qualpath.com) Category definition – Provider not owned by a manufacturer, but focused on reselling certain brands MPS provider (Direct/Manufacturer) – Ricoh Americas Corp
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Wondering How Much That Big Copier is Costing You? Try a Kilowatt Meter

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Wondering How Much That Big Copier is Costing You? Try a Kilowatt Meter Businesses are usually filled with all sorts of equipment that consume energy from computers, copiers, printers, fans and other specialized gadgets. All told, office equipment can rise to the top of the list of highest business energy costs, after perhaps lights, heating and cooling. But to really understand how all of this equipment impacts energy bills, you have to first understand how much energy it’s using. One
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Managed Print Services: What Comes Next?

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as soon as you know how to replicate that, it immediately becomes what could destroy you. Sheahan suggested that this was one of the key challenges within the managed print industry. Vendors, service providers and end-users alike needed to shift away from what the traditional managed print definition, and look at how it can be successful from a different angle. For example, the ‘old’ MPS model is largely felt to be vendors selling boxes, and companies selling toner and paper. The ‘new’ way is
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Canon imageFORMULA Document Scanner Products Are Now Compatible with Nocson EasyConne

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May 06, 2011 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Canon imageFORMULA Document Scanner Products Are Now Compatible with Nocson EasyConnect Software LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, today announced a new software solution from Nocson Collaborations Inc. called EasyConnect – a simple and effective capturing application specifically designed to integrate with Canon’s imageFORMULA DR-Series document scanner line. Available for download from the Nocson website
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Re: Tohoku Earthquake Wreaks Havoc on Printer Industry Supply Chain

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making a particular motor used in copiers. When the factory here went down, a giant Ricoh plant in Shenzhen, China — which supplies most of the Ricoh copiers sold in the United States — had to stop production for a full week. (Mr. Kondo said he did not think Ricoh’s sales in the United States would be affected much.) Ricoh is also dependent on parts from various suppliers in Japan, some of which suffered their own damage from the earthquake. That is forcing Ricoh to live off its inventory of
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Océ Announces 2011 “Green Reprographer of the Year”

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2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 197,000 people worldwide. Global net sales in 2010 were more than US $45 billion. For more information visit www.canon.com . About Canon U.S.A., Inc. Canon U.S.A
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Tablet printing

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We are seeing an influx of iPads and other tablets in the workplace. Is it possible for current ricoh or samsung products to print from these devices?
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Canon U.S.A. establishes new imaging solutions company

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Canon U.S.A. establishes new imaging solutions company May 03, 2011 by Olga Deshchenko, DOTmed News Reporter Canon U.S.A. said Tuesday it launched Canon Information and Imaging Solutions Inc., a new wholly owned subsidiary company, to expand its overall solutions business. The new company's solutions will primarily be software, middleware and services, with a focus on expanding Canon's sales of office solutions, according to the company. The subsidiary will initially focus on products in
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Xerox Premier Partners to Convene Next Week in Berlin

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"Opportunities for Profit," featuring Richard Romano, writer, consultant and WhatTheyThink contributor; Ralf Schlözer, director, On Demand Printing and Publishing Consulting Service Europe, InfoTrends; and Andy Tribute, managing partner, Attributes Associates. More than 20 Xerox business partners are sponsoring and exhibiting at the event. Top-tier sponsors are: Adobe Systems Incorporated; CGS Publishing Technologies International GmbH; Duplo; Electronics for Imaging, Inc.; GMC Software Technology; and
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Flash back!! 1986 copier lease!

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The court voted to lease a new Xerox 4000 copier for the county clerk’s office. The copier will be leased on a 60-month lease with monthly lease payments of $224.71. The present Xerox machine has been in service 13 years. • The Covered Dish Luncheon to honor the BHS Graduates attending church, their sponsors and families was an outstanding annual event. After the table prayer by Rev. Clyde Chestnutt, lunch was served to 100 people. http://www.blanconews.com/news/100263/
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Lee Hortman of Gray & Creech Releases Podcast on the Evolving Office Systems Industry

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, Gray & Creech Office Systems, Inc. is a new copier business offering copier supplies, high-quality printing, and on and off-site installation and repair services at an affordable cost, while delivering at the highest standards in customer service. Featuring multifunctional copiers, Canon copier products, Smart Print Managed Print Service (MPS) and equipped with a knowledgeable staff of installation and repair technicians, Gray & Creech office systems performs all levels of copier and printer
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Need help with 2 page print & staple

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I posted a thread like this a few years ago. We have a Ricoh 8200N in place, print stream is one page coming from Sage "Timberline", they need two pages to print of the workorder and then have the system auto staple. Planetpress, and fabsoft are very pricey, is there a way to get the print stream from Sage to two pages and then write a code in the plc command to auto staple after two pages??? Please help!
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From Racine to a top Ricoh exec

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Looking at Jeff Briwick now, undisciplined is not a word you'd use to describe the Racine native who worked his way up the ladder and now runs the American branch of one of the world's largest corporations. Briwick, whose family still lives in Racine, is now the president and CEO of Ricoh Electronics in southern California, which produces office equipment including copiers and toners for use around the world. But looking back to his days growing up, Briwick, 47, said, "I wasn't very disciplined
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Five (5) months flat rate short term copier lease for Kiev, Ukraine

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Five (5) months flat rate short term copier lease for 21 Multi-Functional Devices Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file. Solicitation 1 Type: Solicitation Posted Date: April 29, 2011 Combined SA4705-11-Q-0032 Short Term copiers Kiew144... (537.88 Kb) Download/View Combined SA4705-11-Q-0032 Short Term copiers Kiew1449.pdfDescription: SF1449 SA4705-11-Q-0032 Contracting Office Address: 5450 Carlisle Pike Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055 United States https
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Copier Lease Agreement

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Solicitation Number: CL042911 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Apr 29, 2011 1:45 pm Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) is requesting quotes (RFQ) from qualified suppliers to establish a contract for the provision of (17) Copiers. The period of performance shall be in effect through March 31,2013 with the possibility of (3) three one-year extensions, at the discretion of the Center Director. Please review attached Copier Bid supply listing and the specifications
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OKI Data Americas to Feature Newly Evolved Managed Print Services Program as Silver S

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company’s comprehensive and flexible Managed Print Service (MPS) offering, Total Managed PrintTM (TMP). Additionally, Tim Brien, Director, MPS for OKI, will be presenting a breakout workshop entitled, “The Convergence of Stage 3 MPS and Business Process Optimization/ITO: What Does it Mean for the Industry?” on Tuesday, May 3, from 10:40 – 11:30 a.m. OKI will showcase their TMP at the conference, a multi-component, modular offering that can be leveraged turnkey as a complete MPS business model, or
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Industry event brings together leading experts to discuss the new era of disruptive t

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analysts and IT executives in meaningful discussions around the trends and innovations that are shaping the marketplace, with a keen focus on the burgeoning managed print services (MPS) market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/p...20101026/NY89042LOGO ) The event agenda features dynamic sessions led by leading research experts focused on print and imaging, and provides attendees a well-rounded view of the state of the marketplace. The MPS Trifecta - Cost Savings, Environmental Benefits, and
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HP Enhances Office Productivity with New Workflow Solutions

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Access Control – recently enhanced with new features – delivers cost controls, security functions and simple operation. •HP and TROY Secure Document Printing Solution – For businesses that need to print high-value, black-and-white documents with antifraud security features using plain paper and their enterprise-class HP PCL5 LaserJet printers and multifunction printers (MFPs). SMBs also benefit from downloadable solutions that further streamline document workflows and processes. •The HP Web
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Nuance eCopy ShareScan MFP Scanning and eCopy PDF Desktop Selected by HP for Worldwid

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HP Smart Document Scan Software by Nuance using the OmniPage SDK. “The eCopy solutions have an excellent reputation for enabling increased productivity and cost savings through document and workflow automation,” said John Johasky, Vice President and General Manager of Managed Enterprise Solutions, HP. “This proven customer value makes the Nuance eCopy family a powerful addition to HP’s innovative products and services offering through Managed Print Services (MPS) capabilities – a combination
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Regarding the Safety of Ricoh Products from Risk of Radioactive Contamination

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Regarding the Safety of Ricoh Products from Risk of Radioactive Contamination We understand and appreciate the concerns expressed by customers and partners relating to potential radiation risks associated. Please know that we take these concerns very seriously and continue to focus on these and other issues arising from the tragic events in Japan. With respect to radiation, we are pleased to confirm that there are no Ricoh facilities located within the exclusion zone stipulated by the Japanese
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Ricoh Type D data overwrite security unit

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Its sealed new.Paypal me something.
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Re: Tablet printing

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True, I have only a lowly iPad 1 AirPrint-enabled printers * HP Envy e-All-in-One series (D410a) * HP Photosmart Plus e-AiO (B210a) * HP Photosmart Premium e-AiO (C310a) * HP Photosmart Premium Fax e-AiO (C410a) * HP Photosmart e-AiO (D110) * HP Photosmart eStation (C510) * HP LaserJet Pro M1536dnf Multifunction Printer * HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fn Color Multifunction Printer * HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw Color Multifunction Printer * HP LaserJet Pro CP1525n Color Printer * HP LaserJet
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Re: Ricoh Convergence "Who's Going?"

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All three Dealer channels (Ricoh / Savin / Lanier) with an opportunity to mingle with IKON folks, and nobody is attending?
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Recent letter to RFG principals

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I've read the letter, as a p4p'er stated Ricoh is spinning a "happy face" on the fact that 60ppm systems and above are going to be very hard to get along with toner shortages. Has anyone else read this letter and if so, what are your thoughts and what are you doing to make sure your "sales cycle" is not affected? Art
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Re: pay question

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General rule that I always base it on is 10% of combined annual hardware and serv/sup revenue. Somebody selling $25,000 in hardware a month and then having a service base of $25,000 per month should be generating a gross income of about $5,000 per month.
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Re: Tablet printing

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Well, the iPad has no "native" printing capability so the simple answer is no. There are several apps that allow for printing, with various levels of success. Here's a good roundup of them: http://beta.rii.ricoh.com/beta...d-printing-solutions
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Re: Tablet printing

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quote: http://beta.rii.ricoh.com/beta...d-printing-solutions Airprint is included in the iPad 2 and software updates for original iPad, and currently supports HP printers. My guess is that MFP manufacturers will add native support for Airprint and other mobile protocols in the 2018-2019 period, if the past is any indication.
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pay question

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Wanted to get feedback on how much a rep selling $25k per month should expect to earn. I want to make sure my company is competitive because I have recently lost 2 reps to a competitor who offers a higher base pay but I don't think his total package is as good. Any general input would be much appreciated!
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MPS Providers Finding Success by Focusing on Verticals

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boundary.” Flynn said Auxilio‘s success is because the company is made up of “high-end people in a low-end world.” “Print’s a problem, but not a big problem. It’s not a threat to the network [so] it’s not [viewed as] a problem that needs to be solved. But big IT service providers don’t want to go there.” Sometimes customers don’t even like to admit they have a printer problem, which can often be a hurdle as well. If a customer isn’t turned on to a sale, a sale can’t be made. The VAR Guy wondered
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