Posted on Dec 5 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Paper distributor Antalis has put together a new book recording the thoughts of leading designers on the role that paper plays in an increasingly digital age. Véronique Vienne, a writer and specialist in graphic design, interviewed 12 graphic designers from 12 countries and collected their observations in the ‘Book of 12’ – a series of 12 notebooks featuring examples of each designer’s...

Posted on Dec 4 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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No PC required Canon has introduced a new standalone network scanner for capturing and feeding documents into business workflows. Suitable for a variety of applications, from a back office or HR department to customer service points within retail or banking, the imageFORMULA ScanFront 400 has scan speeds of up to 45 pages per minute; supports a wide range of document sizes, including A4, A5, envelopes,...

Posted on Dec 3 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Mobile technology is transforming the way people do business by enabling them to access documents and share information anywhere, any time. This flexibility isn’t just of benefit to remote workers. Adam Richardson, Regional Marketing Manager at Kodak Alaris, argues that mobile platforms are also having an effect on how we work when in the office. When we talk about mobility, it’s mostly from the...

Posted on Dec 2 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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The new era of enterprise content management, as outlined at the Fujitsu Information Capture Conference (ICC) Held every two years, the Fujitsu Information Capture Conference (ICC) is an important event for the scanner manufacturer’s reseller and partner community. Over two days in September, Fujitsu welcomed more than 500 people to this year’s ICC, which took place in Waterloo, London. As well...

Posted on Dec 1 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Expert Opinion: HP Inc. is acquiring the printing device division of a junior player, Samsung Electronics, for $1.05 billion. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be completed within 12 months. Samsung-branded printers and multifunctional devices will stay on the market for another two years and then will be rebranded to HP. In South Korea, Samsung will continue to sell...

Posted on Nov 30 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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At June’s Samsung European Partner Summit, weeks before HP announced its intention to buy Samsung’s print business, James Goulding spoke to Dr. KiHo Kim, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics and Head of the Printing Solutions Business, about Samsung’s evolving print strategy, and to Paul Birkett, Sales and Marketing Director for the Samsung European Printing Business, who offered a...

Posted on Nov 29 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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A lot has been happening at Cartridge World in the six months since Cartridge World CEO Paul Callow acquired the Master Franchise rights for the UK. James Goulding finds out more about his plans for the business at a time of declining consumer sales. It would be an exaggeration to describe printer supplies retailer Cartridge World as a sleeping giant, but there is little doubt that in the last few...

Posted on Nov 28 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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James Cropper 3D Products, part of paper specialist James Cropper Plc, has launched a sustainable alternative to moulded plastic packaging. Made from 100% natural fibres, it can be recycled with normal paper and can be supplied in a wide variety of colours. Chief Technology Officer Patrick Willink said: “This means we can work with brand owners to match the specific colour they need with real consistency....

Posted on Nov 27 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Online printing company SAXOPRINT has added a new tool that makes it easy for users to design and configure folded boxes and gift packaging. SAXOPRINT easy box lets users specify the height, width and depth of a variety of packaging formats, including pillow boxes, gable boxes, gift bags and petal boxes, down to the last millimetre. The boxes are made from 350gsm chromo board and the entire surface...

Posted on Nov 26 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Ricoh has introduced a battery-powered GELJET MFP ideal for use at outdoor events and other areas that don’t have easy access to mains power. The 29ppm Ricoh SG 3120B SFNw provides print/scan/copy/fax functionality on mains or battery power. Its rechargeable battery lasts for up to 500 copies or 1,000 prints and can be recharged overnight. There is also the option of a spare battery with battery...