Let’s look at the top 10 imaging news stories for the week:
Legal action against employees
Fuji Xerox has launched High Court legal action against several of its former senior executives involved in the 450 million dollar accounting scandal in New Zealand and Australia. Fuji Xerox is remaining very tight-lipped about how many former employees are involved in its rush to reassure governments and customers the issue will never happen again.
Government Extends Ban
The New Zealand government has extended its temporary ban on Fuji Xerox from accepting any new government work to October. 93 government agencies currently on Fuji Xerox contracts have been notified of this extended ban.
Fourth Dimension Solutions is going into bankruptcy in India, blaming Ricoh for allegedly not paying a disputed credit note. Ricoh India is disputing the claims.
3D Printing Still Booming
China is still leading the growth of 3D printing in the Asia Pacific region with 122% more printer shipments in 2016. Research group IDC reveals education is the largest adopter of 3D printing technology followed by the dental industry in Asia Pacific, not including Japan.
Acquisition News in Brief
In other OEM news:
Innovation is the key buzz word
Heading into the largest printing supplies show on the planet, the 11th RemaxWorld Expo will open its doors in Zhuhai, China on October 12 for three days.
Don’t Be Fooled
The popularity of the RemaxWorld show has drawn out at least one Internet scammer who is offering the 2017 attendee list to interested buyers. The list is obviously not available because the show is still weeks away, but the organizer is being inundated with inquiries about the scam. RT Media says the highly prized list will never be sold or released in any format to any third party and warns the industry not to be fooled by the Indian and US-based fraudsters. RT Media boss Tony Lee says they only way to do genuine, secure and trusted business is to attend the show and engage face to face with suppliers and buyers. *** You can read
RT Media boss Tony Lee says they only way to do genuine, secure and trusted business is to attend the show and engage face to face with suppliers and buyers. You can read
You can read more breaking news every day on our website at rtmworld.com/2d Or get a copy of our monthly news and views magazine with Print-Rite’s founding president Arnald Ho on the front cover this month. Ho has given RT Media an exclusive interview about his 7 million dollar deal with the Pelikan brand.
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