At Xerox’s annual meeting of shareholders on May 21, Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns highlighted the company’s solid financial position, progress in evolving to a services-led, technology-driven company and the steps Xerox is taking to capitalize on growth opportunities. “With services now representing 55 percent of our total revenue and growing to two-thirds by 2017, we believe this is a good time to keep your eye on Xerox,” Burns said. In the company’s recent first-quarter earnings statement, overall revenue was down 3 percent and revenue from the document technology business was down 9 percent, but revenue from the services business was up 4 percent.
Faroudja Toner has released a drum for the Xerox Phaser 7300.
sd|University, the advanced training division of Strategy Development, is conducting their Advanced Enterprise Selling Skills Workshop (AESS) on July 16-17, 2013 at KATUN Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.
Kyocera Document Solutions America Inc., a global leader in advanced imaging technology and practical document solutions, announced that Pantone LLC, the world-renowned provider of professional color standards, has acknowledged the TASKalfa 5550ci series’ PANTONE capabilities. Pantone approval is granted only after rigorous analysis. Pantone scrutinized the output, along with the toner, driver, resolution, and engine of each TASKalfa device, finding exceptional results.
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, announced that Laura Blackmer will be joining SIICA as its new senior vice president, sales. Blackmer’s role will focus on the growth and profitability of the brand’s B2B operations. Blackmer comes to SIICA from Intermec Inc., where she spent more than three years as the company's senior director of North America channel sales. Prior to that she served as the senior vice president of sales at Onforce, Incorporated, preceded by nearly two decades in sales and executive management at Hewlett-Packard Corp. During her tenure at HP, she held the positions of vice president, sales, commercial channels; director of business and segment management, solutions partners organization; vice president, small medium business, customer solutions group, Americas; and vice president, commercial channels, imaging and printing group, Americas.
Micro Solutions Enterprises (MSE), a leader in patented solutions for high quality aftermarket printing supplies, announces that it will be speaking and exhibiting at the BTA Cruise to Success show in Chicago, from June 17 through June 18.
OKI Data Americas announced that Mountaincow, a supplier of professional invitation software and specialty printers, is now distributing two of the company’s most innovative digital color printers, including the groundbreaking C711WT with white toner and the award-winning C610 series. The C711WT is a desktop A4 digital color printer that replaces the black toner cartridge and image drum with a white toner cartridge and image drum, resulting in a CMYW four-color configuration. The C610 series of digital color printers is designed for medium and large workgroups and features HD color printing technology.
SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory, a leading provider of unbiased, third-party research and testing of digital imaging and printing systems performance, announced it has joined the Xeikon Aura Partner Network.
Lexmark International announced that it has again been designated as a leader in the managed print services industry by analyst firm Quocirca. In the report, Lexmark achieved the highest scores possible in the areas of MPS strategy, geographical reach, document workflow and mobile print support.
Laser printer parts manufacturer Metrofuser introduced an upgrade kit for the HP 4014 printer that allows it to accept high-yield toner cartridges that can print up to 40,000 pages.
Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc.’s e-STUDIO407cs multifunction product (MFP) series won the Better Buys for Business April/May 2013 Editor’s Choice Award in the color copier category. The series, designed for small and midsize businesses, was recognized for its outstanding value, functionality and unique feature set.
Xerox garnered the top spot in worldwide managed print services (MPS) for the fourth consecutive year, according to a new report from Quocirca. The analyst research group cited the company’s continued expansion and investment in its MPS platform as well as the “unrivaled” geographical depth, breadth and consistency of its offering as its notable qualities.
The Business Technology Association’s Mid-America district will host “Cruise to Success,” an educational and networking event that will be held in Chicago on June 17-18.
DELACAMP, a leading supplier of components and consumables to the remanufacturing industry, has appointed Francesco Garulli as a new account executive in Italy.
Faroudja Toner has released a Universal toner for Samsung monochrome engines.