Editors Desk

BLI Explores Opportunities in Wide Format and Direct-to-Garment Printing

Unlike many tradeshows, which often feel like a show of muscle where vendors think “we have to be here from a branding perspective,” the SGIA Expo had a real sales buzz about it, with most of the hardware boasting dollar prices, show specials and attractive leasing offers to hook prospective buyers.

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09/27/2016

Check Out Which Products We Tested Last Month!

In August, we tested a handful of copiers and printers. How did they perform? Check out our infographic to see the results!

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09/23/2016

Company Shows off Latest Printers and Scanners

In August, BLI analysts were invited to a Hudson Yards-gallery in lower Manhattan to catch a glimpse of Epson’s newest printers and scanners.

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09/19/2016

Decision Follows HP’s Company Split and Other Significant Moves in the Industry

Another quake has rocked the document imaging landscape, and this time nascent HP Inc. is at the epicenter. The company has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s printer business in a deal valued at just north of $1 billion.

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09/12/2016

Bringing Workflow Passion to Power

With 35 years of industry experience, Pat McGrew recently returned to the InfoTrends family, this time as Director of Production Workflow Services.

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09/07/2016

Everything from Hardware to Robotics Highlighted during Event

The location where Konica Minolta held its 2016 dealer conference is a statement of how the company views itself and its future—in stunning Aspen, Colorado.

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09/06/2016

New Portal Makes it Easy to Add Software to the Mix

In a conference call with industry analysts recently, Canon announced the release of the Canon Business Services Platform (CBSP), an online marketplace that enables authorized dealers to offer, order, manage, bill, and deliver subscription-based document and information management solutions from Canon. 

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08/12/2016

Hardware and Information Management Highlighted during Recent Call

During a conference call with industry analysts, Canon officials introduced the 5500i series, the latest addition to the company’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE line. Other announcements included the release of uniFLOW Online—a hosted version of the award winning device management platform—and Therefore 2016.

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08/08/2016

See What Products We Tested in the BLI Lab in July

In July, BLI tested a handful of printers, copiers and scanners. Check out our infograpic to see how these products tested!

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08/04/2016

Nourishing Growth and Positive Energy through Managed IT

“Most people around Syracuse know me more for my love of hockey than the business my family has run for 40 years,” Lou Usherwood said. That will soon change, no doubt, considering Usherwood Office Technology has taken gigantic steps forward in the last three years and is poised for even greater growth.

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07/25/2016