Episode 95 November 13, 2013
In this week's episode, David Gibbons shares with you the following big news in the printer consumables industry:
1.Xerox celebrates the 75th anniversary of xerography;
2.Analysts say the number of printers being sold in India has declined;
3.HP's Meg Whitman says the company will enter the 3D printer market in 2014;
4.Ricoh is setting plans in place to grow its business in Africa;
5.Samsung has received an eCycling Leadership Award in Los Angeles;
6.Brother releases HL S-7000 DN inkjet workgroup printer.
Tributes have started pouring in following the passing of Ed Swartz on Monday, 4th November. He was 77.
Swartz founded Static Control Components back in 1986 in Sanford, North Carolina, USA.
He is being heralded as a prominent businessmen and one of Georgia Tech’s toughest engineers.
In this week's bulletin, David Gibbons shares the biggest news from Remax Asia Expo 2013:
1. Record crowds turned out for the Remax Asia expo 2013, with more international visitors than ever before;
2. Crowds were drawn to the 3D printing demonstrations taking place in the iPrint pavilion;
3. Chinese inventors were recognised for their innovations;
4. A remanufacturer's show, planned for India in 2014, will go ahead;
5. Fanneng launched its CTSS, or a Continuous Toner Supply System;
6. Ninestar has finally opened the doors of its new technology park.
This week, David Gibbons reports live from the Zhuhai China Conference with breaking news affecting the imaging industry:
1. HP has told printer cartridge remanufacturers around the world they need to stop confusing consumers.
2. The inkjet versus toner debate heats up.
3. Modern technology is used to keep remanufacturers and OEMs better informed as they meet to discuss IP issues.
4. Newly made Chinese clone cartridges are absolutely legal in Russia because the OEMs have not registered their patents there.
5. Those trading in counterfeit cartridges in Germany face punishment of up to five years’ in jail
6. Sales of print consumables grew 22% every year for the last 3 years, in India.—a market now worth 1.1 billion US dollars.
Episode 91, October 9
In this week's episode, David Gibbons would like to share with you:
1. Kodak and ink manufacturers Collins Ink are back in court, again.
2. HP has released new, secure mobile print solutions, as well as new single-function and multifunction printers.
3. The largest remanufacturer in the USA has launched a German website.
4. Static Control has appointed the Mumbai based Dubaria Computers as its authorised distributor in India.
5. Commentators opines a joint venture between UPM and Stora Enso is the only way for survival.
6. Consumables supplier Flint Group has warned the prices of inks will rise.