On September 11, HP announced new solutions, new hardware, and a new confidence about the future of its printing business at HP Reinvent World Partner Forum in Chicago, the company’s largest global partner event. Actionable Intelligence will bring readers detailed coverage of the new printers and MFPs launched at the event in subsequent Product Briefings.
On August 30, Memjet announced the release of DuraLink, a new digital inkjet printing platform that combines a long-life print head, pigment-based ink, and flexible print modules to provide its OEM partners with customized solutions for customers in high-volume commercial, packaging, and industrial printing markets. Memjet says the DuraLink platform is centered on a new
Less than a year after Cartridge World Germany’s CEO resigned, the franchise has filed for bankruptcy. According to both The Recycler and insolvenzliste.com, which tracks insolvencies in Germany, Cartridge World Deutschland GmbH, filed for bankruptcy on September 1, 2017. According to the English translation of its website, Cartridge World Germany was established in 2005 and
On August 31, Ninestar Corporation, the aftermarket supplies giant and printer OEM that was formerly known as Apex Technology, announced its financial results for the first half of 2017. Similar to what the company then known as Apex Technology reported in the first quarter (see “A Look at Apex Technology Financials after the Lexmark Acquisition”),
On August 25, Turbon AG issued a statement about its first-half 2017 results. According to an announcement on the company’s website, Turbon will release its half yearly financial statement on September 8. However, the company warned that both sales and earnings for the period declined year-over-year and that it is lowering its outlook for fiscal 2017.
On August 23, HP Inc. announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended on July 31. It was a second straight strong quarter for the company. The second quarter of 2017 marked a breakthrough for HP—the first time since Q4 2010 that HP delivered both Personal Systems and Printing revenue
On August 14, Fujifilm Holdings reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017. The quarter follows a rough 2016. While Fujifilm’s revenue shrank and its operating income decreased modestly in 2016, the big story last fiscal year was the accounting scandal related to the firm’s Fuji Xerox New Zealand and Australia subsidiaries (see
It has taken months of work, but PriceWaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC (PwC) has finally signed off on Toshiba Corporation’s financial results for fiscal 2016 and the first quarter of fiscal 2017. This means that Toshiba has most likely avoided being delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange—for now. Toshiba’s shares have already been demoted to the second section
On August 8, Toshiba Tec reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017. The news comes as the owner of the majority of Toshiba Tec’s shares, Toshiba Corporation, has been working with its auditor to get it to sign off on Toshiba’s fiscal 2016 results at long last. Toshiba Corporation estimates it
On August 4, Brother Industries, Ltd. reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended on June 30, 2017. Fiscal 2016 was tough for many Japanese printer/copier OEMs due to the yen’s appreciation and declines in key business segments; however, Brother ended fiscal 2016 better positioned than many by posting a