Sharp/Kyocera/Toshiba "In the News"

Product Safety Australia has issued a fire hazard warning to users of an old Kyocera Document Solutions printer. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s information arm flagged faults with Kyocera’s A3 multi-functional printer (MFP) that was sold between 2004 and 2010. The recall applies to models KM 1620, 1635, 1650, 2050 and 2550, which have been discontinued in 2010. Specifically, when users install an optional '300 sheet feeding unit / PF – 410' to the printer, detach...Read More...
TOKYO -- Toshiba on Wednesday slashed its operating profit forecast for fiscal 2018 by 66% to 20 billion yen ($181 million), barely three months after forecasting 60 billion yen for the year. The cut came as the group reported a 94% plunge in operating profit for the third quarter to 1 billion yen, on a 6% drop in revenue. Rising costs in its energy business and a 9.8 billion yen goodwill impairment to semiconductor equipment subsidiary NuFlare Technology -- stemming from a sharp decline in...Read More...
Toshiba Again Wins Better Buys Innovative Product of the Year Honors Toshiba’s Latest A3 Multifunction Printers Receive Strong Marks for Premium Features, Competitive Price and Overall Value LAKE FOREST, Calif., February 12, 2019 — Document solutions analyst firm, Better Buys recognizes Toshiba America Business Solutions ’ commitment to quality and innovation by naming the tech innovator’s e-STUDIO™5015AC series of multifunction printers (MFPs) 2019 Innovative Product of the Year. Toshiba’s...Read More...
MONTVALE, N.J. , Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation will showcase its technology innovations at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. , held February 11 – 15, 2019. During the event, Sharp will collaborate and exhibit with long-standing Sharp Partner Program member RF IDeas. Together, Sharp and RF IDeas will...Read More...
February 04, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LAKE FOREST, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Toshiba America Business Solutions today announces it has won the Keypoint Intelligence 2019 Buyers Lab Winter Pick Award for its next-generation e-STUDIO ™ 4518A multifunction printer (MFP). The respected analyst company presented Toshiba’s latest print solution with the industry’s premier accolade for best Mid-Range Monochrome MFP . Keypoint Intelligence analysts specifically selected the...Read More...
[Johannesburg, 21 January 2019 ] The pervasiveness of mobile technology nowadays has created several opportunities for the modern workforce. These days, many businesses see mobile technology as strategically important for process improvements and productivity enhancement. Mobile devices have changed the way we work. Our documents are increasingly stored or even shared in the cloud. Workers can now access corporate information anywhere at any time, on their smartphones and tablets. In recent...Read More...
MONTVALE, N.J. , Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), today announces that it has earned the Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab 2019 Copier MFP Line of the Year. Presented annually by the world's leading authority on document imaging devices and software solutions, Buyers Lab's highly sought-after Line of the Year recognition is awarded to the multifunction printer (MFP) manufacturer whose...Read More...
MONTVALE, N.J. , Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), announced today that it is expanding its direct regional sales coverage of managed network services (MNS) in Los Angeles, California by acquiring the service contracts of Pink Hat Technology Management . Since 2012, Pink Hat Technology Management has been providing cyber security services and managed network services, including installing...Read More...
Taiwan's Foxconn and its Japanese electronics unit Sharp Corp are in the final stages of talks to build an advanced chip plant in Guangdong, China, with a local government, the Nikkei business daily reported. TOKYO: Taiwan's Foxconn , Apple Inc's iPhone assembler, is in the final stages of talks with the local government of the Chinese city of Zhuhai to build a chip plant there with a total investment of about US$9 billion, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday. The total investment...Read More...
LAKE FOREST, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Keypoint Intelligence recognizes Toshiba America Business Solutions ’ innovation in document solutions for the logistics industry by presenting the tech innovator with a prestigious BLI PaceSetter 2018-2019 award for the Logistics market. BLI PaceSetter awards recognize document imaging OEMs that have shown market leadership in a variety of categories, including Document Imaging Security, MFP Platforms & App Ecosystems, Mobile Print, and key...Read More...
LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2018-- Toshiba America Business Solutions is helping boost Pepperdine University’s marketing efforts by installing twin high-definition (HD) videowalls at the University’s STAPLES Center and Calabasas, Calif., locations. Toshiba’s newly installed videowalls, situated within the University’s newly minted classroom inside STAPLES Center and in the lobby of its Calabasas campus, feature videos highlighting the myriad of benefits Pepperdine...Read More...
December 17, 2018 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time LAKE FOREST, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Continuing its commitment to improve the customer experience, Toshiba America Business Solutions introduces its Elevate ™ 2.0 multifunction printer (MFP) customization platform. The cloud-based platform enables the personalization of Toshiba’s current e-STUDIO ™ MFPs by allowing Toshiba resellers to add new functionality and customize the user interface (UI) to match each customer’s exact needs.Read More...
MONTVALE, N.J. , Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), today introduced a new line of Advanced and Essentials Series color document systems for the technology-driven workplace. The eleven new models include seven that are available now, and four models that will be available in early summer 2019. All the new models offer Sharp's award-winning, easy-to-use touchscreen display, which is common...Read More...
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LAKE FOREST, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Toshiba America Business Solutions today announces it has earned Better Buys ’ Q4 2018 Editor’s Choice Award for the company’s recently-introduced e-STUDIO™5015AC series of multifunction printers (MFPs). Toshiba’s five next-generation MFPs received the trusted authority in office equipment’s top honor after outperforming similar color, high-volume, multifunction printers in side-by-side comparisons. Better Buys testers especially appreciated the...Read More...
LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018-- Keypoint Intelligence affirms Toshiba America Business Solutions ’ commitment to innovation by presenting a 2019 Buyers Lab Pick Award to the tech company’s Elevate ™ MFP customization platform. Toshiba’s new Elevate 2.0 is a cloud-based platform for personalizing the user interface of Toshiba’s e-STUDIO ™ multifunction printers (MFPs) by adding functionality, automating common and sophisticated tasks, promoting commonly used features and...Read More...
LAKE FOREST, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Toshiba America Business Solutions today announces it is a recipient of the 2018 Top Workplaces Award by The Orange County Register . The Orange County technology innovator earned the honor based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner, Energage , LLC. The anonymous survey measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection. “Top Workplaces is more than just...Read More...
LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2018-- Toshiba America Business Solutions today unleashes two robust new, high-speed e-STUDIO ™ series of multifunction printers (MFPs) to tackle organizations’ high-volume print needs. The technology innovator’s latest feature-packed MFPs comprise six color ( e-STUDIO7516AC series ) and four monochrome ( e-STUDIO8518A series ) models delivering as many as 85 pages-per-minute. The Intel ® Atom ™ multi-core processor powers the 10 additions to...Read More...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nearly 3,000 foreign workers subcontracted to Sharp Corp have been laid off in central Japan, a labour union said, as the firm moves production of some sensors for Apple iPhones to a Chinese plant owned by its parent Foxconn. The labour union said some of the laid off workers were its members. The union is in Mie Prefecture in central Japan, where Sharp's plant is located. The news of the relocation, first reported by the Nikkei business daily, and the layoffs sent Sharp...Read More...
COSTA MESA, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Kyocera , a world-leading manufacturer of industrial and consumer technology products, announced today that it has entered the U.S. cybersecurity endpoint management market. Through its group company, Interfocus , Kyocera offers LanScope Cat , a unified endpoint management and security solution giving small businesses a simple, automated way to effectively manage and protect IT assets and workplace devices. Interfocus’ LanScope Cat has been available...Read More...
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MONTVALE, NJ, November 28, 2018 – Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) today announces that Moonsun Park has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer for Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC). As part of this role, Moonsun leads all financial functions, including general accounting, consolidation and reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and accounts payable, among others. She also oversees the company’s control environment, ensuring that it meets J-SOX reporting...Read More...
Kyocera International Inc., the provider of rugged mobile solutions, has launched the rugged DuraForce PRO 2, a 4G LTE Android smartphone now available through Verizon Wireless, the company said. Designed for business and enterprise use, especially construction, public safety and transportation as well as adventure-seeking consumers, DuraForce PRO 2 is dependable and durable in harsh environments on the job or in everyday life. DuraForce PRO 2 features a Verizon-exclusive 5-inch Sapphire...Read More...
TOKYO -- Toshiba targets 200 billion yen ($1.77 billion) in cost cuts over the next three years and plans to liquidate a risky U.K. nuclear venture, part of an effort to shore up its finances as it steps up investment in potential new growth engines, Nikkei has learned. These measures will be included in a five-year management plan starting fiscal 2019 to be released on Thursday -- the Japanese conglomerate's first since emerging from a crisis brought on by accounting scandals and massive...Read More...
LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 6, 2018-- Toshiba America Business Solutions today expands its industry-recognized e-STUDIO ™ line by introducing a trio of feature-rich, desktop multifunction printers (MFPs). Toshiba’s latest A4-formatted e-STUDIO offering – which includes one monochrome and a pair of color models – couple next-generation security features with an array of embedded applications to comprehensively address small to mid-size business document output and workflow...Read More...
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Sharp Corp nudged its full-year profit outlook higher on Tuesday amid a turnaround under the ownership of Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, and said it plans to retire some preferred shares. The Osaka-based electronics maker, a supplier to Apple Inc, said it expects an operating profit of 112 billion yen ($993.88 million) in the year through next March compared with a previous 110 billion yen forecast. The company has slashed costs after being taken over by Foxconn,...Read More...
Kyocera Corp. (KYO) reported that its first-half net income to shareholders increased 23.6% to 78.39 billion yen. Earnings per share was 216.04 yen compared to 172.47 yen. For the first-half, sales revenue improved 8.4% to 800.64 billion yen. The company noted that this is due to contributions from merger and acquisition activities conducted during fiscal 2018 and increases in sales in the Components Business and the Document Solutions Group. For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, basic...Read More...
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