For the second time in as many months, HP Inc. has agreed to sell customer-management software assets to Canadian company OpenText. In the latest deal, OpenText has agreed to pay U.S. $315 million for four of HP’s customer communications management (CCM) solutions. An OpenText press release says the acquisition will generate between $110 million and
Minneapolis, MN-based aftermarket supplies provider Katun Corporation recently announced that it has launched new toner and components for Konica Minolta and Canon color MFPs. The new products include Katun Performance monochrome toner for Konica Minolta’s bizhub C654, C654e, C754, and C754e MFPs. The bizhub C654 and C754 are high-volume A3 color MFPs that Konica Minolta
Static Control Components recently announced that it exhibited at the fifth annual Business Inform Expo in Moscow, Russia. The company also delivered presentations and received an award at the event. Business Inform Expo is put on by Business-Inform, a market research group focused on the Russian printing equipment market. Business Inform Expo, which began in
The Recycler has reported that Colin Davison will be stepping down as the chief executive officer (CEO) of cartridge remanufacturer Triton Precision Engineering and will be succeeded by David Connett, a founder and former vice president of the European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA) and former editor of The Recycler. Mr. Davison led Triton
A new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that the U.S. 3D printer market exhibited strong growth in 2015, and that growth is expected to continue at double-digit rates through 2020. “People and companies that are adopting 3D printers are routinely realizing tremendous time and cost savings in their product creation and development cycles.
On June 16, Xerox announced the names of the new companies that will be created following its separation into two independent, publicly traded entities. The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company will be named Conduent, Inc., and the Document Technology company, which will be responsible for Xerox’s hardcopy hardware and supplies business, will remain Xerox Corporation.
Clover Imaging Group (CIG) has a deal it hopes dealers can’t refuse. To counter what the company calls “disruption,” “onerous requirements,” and “mass de-authorization” programs OEMs impose on dealers, CIG has rolled out GreenSweep, a program aimed at helping dealers—and rewarding them—to convert their customers from OEM to remanufactured cartridges. “With the GreenSweep program, we
On June 14, Staples announced the launch of “Staples Rush,” a same-day delivery service for Staples.com customers in eight major metropolitan areas in the United States. The move comes as Staples and Office Depot each work to turn around their struggling businesses separately after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) blocked the two companies’ merger in
On June 8, Toshiba America Business Solutions announced a milestone at its domestic toner-manufacturing facility in Mitchell, SD. The facility has produced 50 million kilograms of copier toner to date. Parent company Toshiba TEC also makes toner at facilities in France and Japan, according to its website. Toshiba says its Mitchell plant is its largest
In June, UniNet announced a number of new products, including more toner and components for HP toner cartridges featuring JetIntelligence technology. UniNet also launched toner for Brother’s brand-new high-speed monochrome laser family and toner and components for a range of Dell monochrome laser printers and MFPs. Remanufacturing Solutions for HP JetIntelligence Developing solutions for HP