Last month, Canon U.S.A. announced its new imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4500 series of low- to midvolume A3 monochrome MFPs. The new lineup consists of the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4525i, 4535i, 4545i, and 4551i, which feature print/copy speeds of 25 ppm, 35 ppm, 45 ppm, and 51 ppm, respectively. According to Kristen Goldberg, senior manager of enterprise solutions
Earlier this month, Apex Microelectronics added several new replacement chips to its product list. The chips are for cartridges used in Canon, Fuji Xerox, HP, OKI, and Samsung printer and MFP models. The company’s Canon replacement chips are for the inkjet cartridges used in Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO-1000, an 11-color, 17-inch-wide device that is the flagship
Last week, printer and copier OEMs finished reporting their quarterly financial results for the three-month period ended on December 31, 2016. For all the Japanese OEMs, except Canon, this period is the third quarter of the fiscal year that will end on March 31, 2017. For Canon and Xerox, this period is the fourth quarter
On February 7, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a pair of seizure-and-forfeiture orders to entities that attempted to import toner cartridges that infringe Canon’s dongle gear patents. Seizure-and-forfeiture orders are issued after the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) finds items that violate the ITC’s general exclusion orders (GEOs) at U.S.
On January 31, Canon Inc. announced its results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended on December 31, 2016. Fiscal 2016 was not a good year for the company—revenue and profits tumbled by double digits and operating margin shrank to a lower level than in the Great Recession. The yen’s appreciation played a
Consumer Reports has published results from a recent survey that it says shows some of the most popular printers deliver the poorest performance. The survey looked at input from 36,000 subscribers who purchased 42,000 printers between 2012 and 2016. HP’s inkjet all-in-one accounted for 43 percent of the printers in the survey, but Consumer Reports
Last week, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) issued its first seizure-and-forfeiture orders of the year to companies that the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) caught importing printer cartridges in violation of the ITC’s general exclusion orders (GEOs). The year 2016 was a record-setter in terms of the number of these orders.
Canon Inc. has been a very consistent innovator in digital imaging technology and other fields over the years. On January 12, the company announced that in 2016 it was once again ranked third overall in terms of number of U.S. patents awarded in 2016 and ranked first among Japanese companies. Overall, Canon was awarded 3,665
Lest you think Canon is resting on its laurels after getting favorable resolutions in its dongle gear litigation in various countries, the OEM has announced that it was awarded in an injunction in a new case. On January 12, Canon announced that the District Court of Düsseldorf in Germany granted it an ex parte preliminary
Over the holidays, Canon U.S.A. introduced its PIXMA G-series MegaTank printers, including the PIXMA G1200 MegaTank single-function printer and the PIXMA G2200, G3200, and G4200 MegaTank all-in-ones. These inkjet devices use an ink-delivery system similar to a continuous ink-supply system (CISS), have large refillable ink tanks, and ship with high-yield ink bottles. While new to