Back in 1988, the aftermarket was just getting started — as was International Laser Group (ILG), but from one distribution center to five and from two people to more than 500 today, ILG has definitely grown, and it is now one of the U.S.’s largest cartridge remanufacturing companies.
Makers of desktop inkjet machines have been busy this year, with many inkjet hardware vendors releasing machines with either new printing technologies, new ink cartridges or both. Actionable Intelligence's Charles Brewer explains that 2011 saw no shortage of inkjet hardware as he dives into some of the devices and trends in this segment of the industry.
Many a manager has felt the frustration of uncovering a problem in the company that should have been handled by an employee in the normal course of business. How do we correct people not caring or people being lazy? A major tool in the highly successful Hubbard Management System is the staff hat — "a term used to describe the write-ups, check sheets and packs that outline the purposes, know-how and duties of a post."
Like the evolution from primitive bonfire to state-of-the-art microwave oven, software has allowed MPS providers to save time and increase efficiency. Although there are still limitations and challenges, MPS software can be leveraged to ensure your success in the future.
Tim Brien isn’t offering cooking tips when he asks, “Looking for a Way to Complete Your ‘Technology Pie’? Add Managed Print Services!” Like many within this space, you may still believe that outsourcing these functions may be too costly or time-consuming or may not provide sufficient profitability for your business. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Find out how in this article.
The wide-format industry, like the marketing arena it caters to, has always been creative, and recent innovations have opened doors beyond sign shops and print houses, making wide-format printing
available to retailers, marketing departments, textile markets and more.
Mark E. Battersby offers sage tax advice on “Advertising, Marketing, Entertaining and Deducting.” There are many ways to market a business. Knowing which ones are tax deductible can allow you to gain even more return on your marketing investment.
Learn how to remanufacture Brother HL-2280 DR-420 OPC cartridges (DR-2200 in Europe and DR-2225 in Asia). These are the next generation of Brother’s newer, higher-quality engines. As with all previous Brother engines, it has its quirks, but it’s better than the previous engine.
Larry Jamieson explains why the “Monochrome Single-Function Laser Printer Revival Will Be a Short-Lived Affair.” The global economic slowdown caused a drastic decline in shipments and revenue for the single-function monochrome laser printer market in 2009. In 2010, the segment improved, but shipments were not as high as they had been anticipated to be in mid-2009.