In this week's bulletin, David Gibbons shares with you the BIGGEST news stories in the printer consumables industry:
1. A letter allegedly written for Samsung has been sent out to European resellers who are infringing Samsung's cartridge patents;
2. Memjet has just launched the Aspen, which they say is guaranteed to get print shops around the world very excited;
3. A new font has been designed in the UK, which uses one third less ink and toner than standard fonts;
4. Static Control plans to strengthen remanufacturing in Eastern Europe with an experienced newcomer;
5. Ricoh has opened a new Technical Centre in the UK to support a growing demand in Europe;
6. Despite an expected decline in inkjet in Taiwan, the demand for continuous ink supply systems, or CISS, has grown there.
In this week's episode, David Gibbons shares with you the BIGGEST stories from the printer consumables industry:
1. OEMs have come out saying a report given on inTouch News last week is wrong;
2. One of the world's largest remanufacturers moved to a new mega site 8 weeks ago,
3. HP has hosted a two day anti-counterfeiting conference in Johannesburg, Africa;
4. An Israeli hardware company made a mobile robot that drops ink onto a page as it rolls over the top;
5. It's estimated that 10 percent of world trade is made up of pirated and counterfeited imaging products;
6. A notable shift in the printer consumables market in central and eastern Europe is due to the increase of patent infringing clones.
In this week's episode, David Gibbons shares with the TOP news from the printer consumables industry:
1. Hackers in the US have ordered more than 1.5 million dollars worth of printer cartridges;
2. The case against 4 of the 7 companies being targeted by Samsung for selling patent infringing compatible cartridges, or clones, is underway in Munich Germany;
3. New survey results would suggest the once thick dividing line between laser printers and inkjets for business use is becoming blurred;
4. One OEM has just launched a new website to help consumers connect, share and print using mobile devices;
5. Five shop owners have been arrested in India for selling fake Canon and HP printer cartridges;
6. Indian authorities continue to be urged by readers of the Kashmir Times to help reduce the monopoly held by printer manufacturers on the high cost of printer inks.
1. After 2010, the Chinese government centralized procurement office offered aftermarket supplies firms an opportunity to compete with OEM competitors;
2. More than 2,500 have turned out to the 14th ITEX show in Las Vegas;
3. The toner conference to be held in June will look at new developments as well as the threats from other technologies such as inkjet;
4. A summit has been called for May 29 and 30 in Las Vegas, to draw the industry together to find solutions;
5. One Spanish remanufacturer has had enough when it comes to cloned cartridges;
6. A Los Angeles based remanufacturer has obtained a patent on its own gears for replacement OPC drums.
In this bulletin, David Gibbons shares with you the BIGGEST news stories from the printer consumables industry:
1. Despite the falling sales of laser and inkjet printers in Western Europe, one category has actually grown;
2. An Ink specialist has been applauded by entrepreneurs and elite business owners for its excellence in international trade;
3. A leading empties collector in the Netherlands, is excited about two major wins;
4. One of the largest suppliers of inkjet inks for the aftermarket has come up with a novel idea to promote sustainability;
5. The developer of a new online cartridge sales website is claiming daily sales figures have trebled since the site was launched.