1. HP pursues sellers of illegal cartridges in Poland.
2. The Chinese government has released new purchasing guidelines, saying aftermarket products should be the first choice.
3. At least two exhibitors were questioned by German customs officers about allegedly infringing printer cartridge products, at this year’s printer cartridge expo at Paperworld.
4. ETIRA, the trade lobby representing European remanufacturers, used the RemanExpo tradeshow at Paperworld to launch a new code of membership.
5. German based Fuchsbag used the RemanExpo at PaperWorld to launch their new GREEN airbag, which only takes 5 years to decompose.
6. Despite having more pressure on pricing, Hubei Dinglong in Wuhan, in central China, say the sale of their charge control agents continues to grow against their main rival, Mitsubishi Chemicals, in Japan.# vimeo.com/58869418 Uploaded 111 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
1. ChongQing in China makes more printers than any other city in the world.
2. InfoTrends conducted research in 15 countries and say inkjet printers are expected to get a larger share of the business market.
3.Two printer manufacturers, HP and Lexmark, will target Office businesses as they go toe-to-toe to win market share.
4. The emerging Memjet ink printing technology is also looking at gaining market share in 2013.
5. Japanese-based printer manufacturer, Kyocera, is accusing Kodak of infringing THEIR printer and camera patents.
6. Ninestar's printer cartridge distribution company G&G, has been awarded the Favourite Brand by the Chinese Procurement office.
7. Ninestar has also released their own patented solution for the light emission chip used in Canon inkjet printers.
8. A New York man has stolen $376,000 of toner from his former boss, sold it, and pocketed the cash.# vimeo.com/58003928 Uploaded 200 Plays 1 Like 0 Comments
1. HP and Lexmark will increase most print consumables’ prices early 2013. Will this lead to another round of price hikes among other OEMs—as in 2012?
2. Printer sales in many regions are gloomy, but the industry is about to boom, in Thailand.
3. Epson has developed an inkjet printer 40 percent smaller than last year’s model to meet customer’s needs.
4. Memjet releases Lomond EvoJet Office 2 which requires no warm-up time and has 70,000 ink nozzles.
5. HP has received an award for using technology to catch criminals selling fake printer consumables in Africa.
6. 125 Cartridge World retail shops across the US have donated almost $20,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
7. Eastman Kodak has raised about $525 million from the sale of 1100 imaging patents.
8. HP has just started to heavily promote the world's first and smallest mobile all-in-one printer—OfficeJet 150—in China.# vimeo.com/56310262 Uploaded 185 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
In this week's 7 minute TV news bulletin, David Gibbons shares the top imaging stories:
1. Print-Rite says it’ll do more in digital printing during the opening of its Artify Gallery in Hong Kong;
2. Brother’s report reveals small and medium businesses are more likely to be vulnerable to printer security issues over sensitive documents;
3. Xerox will use cloud technology to sell its remanufactured cartridges for HP, Samsung, Brother and Lexmark printers;
4. China Stationery has signed a life-saving deal with Pelikan to distribute and sell their products in China;
5. Apple and Google have joined forces to offer Kodak US$500 million for its digital imaging patents;
6. Parts Now will now distribute monochrome toner cartridges remanufactured by China-based Print-Rite;
7. Q2 is Discover Imaging Products’ exclusive distributor in North America, selling aftermarket cartridge components;
8. From January 1, Canon will drop the name Océ from the company it acquired 3 years ago.# vimeo.com/55511649 Uploaded 109 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
In this 7 minute bulletin, David Gibbons keep you inTouch with the week's imaging news:
1.The aftermarket printing consumables industry is in shock following the sudden and accidental death of Peter White, the owner of the UK based PrintChip.
2.Most businesses have no idea how much printing takes place in their organisation.
3.Visitors at ReChina Expo show great interest in Charles Brewer’s updates on the legal battles during 2012.
4.Sun Chemical, one of the world’s largest suppliers of inks says they have to hike up the prices of their inks in January.
5.Diamond Dispersions, who manufacture ink dispersions, is now looking to the textile and UV industrial markets.
6.Lexmark has been awarded a patent for fusing magenta coloured toner onto paper.
7.Samsung has issued a fix for their printers, and also some Dell printers made by them.
8.Cartridge World shops in the UK are looking for heroes who have worked hard in their businesses, despite the tough economic times.
9.Steve Weedon says China-manufactured products are not necessarily poor quality.# vimeo.com/54841237 Uploaded 98 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
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