It is no secret that Konica Minolta has been taking steps to grow its production printing business. The company kicked off September with the announcement that it was taking steps to drive production printing growth through the formation of Konica Minolta Group’s first dedicated production print sales company, Konica Minolta Pro Print Solutions Korea Ltd.
On August 11, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. announced three new A3 color MFPs: the bizhub C458, bizhub C558, and bizhub C658. With print speeds of 45 ppm, 55 ppm, and 65 ppm, respectively, in both black and color, the bizhub C458, C558, and C658 are designed for medium to large businesses with high-volume color
Printer and copier OEMs have now finished announcing their financial results for the quarter ended on June 30, 2016. For all the Japanese OEMs, except for Canon, this period is the first quarter of the fiscal year that will end March 31, 2017. For Canon and U.S.-based OEMs Lexmark and Xerox, this period is the
On July 28, Konica Minolta released its financial results for the first quarter ended on June 30. The firm posted declines in revenue and profit. Like its rival OEMs in Japan, Konica Minolta is feeling the ill effects of the yen’s rapid appreciation and sluggish economic conditions in emerging markets, and the company decided to
Atlantic, Tomorrow’s Office, an office technology and managed services provider based in Rye Brook, NY, has launched a new website featuring educational tutorials on reducing printing costs, avoiding IT mistakes and improving security. Atlantic, an independently owned company with more than 20,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and the Lancaster, PA, and Delaware Valley
This July, Katun is urging its customers to catch the “Color Wave” with the launch of several new color toners for use in Canon, Konica Minolta, Ricoh, and Sharp MFPs. The company says that over the summer months it will expand its “already comprehensive” color product line with the introduction of the following color toners:
At the end of June, International Data Corporation (IDC) released some findings about the state of the hardcopy peripheral (printer and MFP) market in India in the first quarter of 2016. The research firm reported that shipments of hardcopy peripherals in India fell 2.2 percent sequentially in Q1 to 795,451 units. This follow a steep
Some people assume that it would be relatively easy for traditional printer and copier OEMs to break into the 3D printer market. They have the engineering and manufacturing capabilities needed, not to mention strong internal sales organizations and dealer channels. Finding success in 3D is more complicated than that, as the approach that HP Inc.
A June 23 referendum of British voters in favor of the so-called Brexit, or the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, has sent financial markets into turmoil, reduced the Brutish pound to its lowest level in three decades, and raised concerns that other EU member countries will follow the United Kingdom’s lead
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