Hot Industry Issues

Discover professional opinions and insights on the latest trends capturing attention from the global printing industry and the diverse perspectives on current hot issues that resonate with manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and buyers worldwide. Just stay informed and navigate the dynamic landscape of industry trends with our curated analysis.
Chips and Firmware Updates and Lock Out Strategies

Chips and Firmware Updates and Lock Out Strategies

Everyone is talking about those little, green, thinking machines embedded on toner and inkjet cartridges—a topic that's impossible to avoid.
The Russian Market Is Stable and Well Supplied

The Russian Market Is Stable and Well Supplied

Since the Special Military Operation, the main suppliers of office equipment—HP, Canon, Kyocera, and Xerox—have left the Russian market and been replaced by new vendors, mainly Chinese.

Gold East Attracts New Customers with Part Box Waste Assembly Solutions

David Gibbons visited Gold East to discover what has caused the spike in demand for Part Box Waste Assemblies used in Kyocera TASKalfa 2552ci and 4053ci devices.
Buyers Tell HYB Why They Reject Low-quality Copier Toners

Buyers Tell HYB Why They Reject Low-quality Copier Toners

Price-oriented copier toners that are now hitting global markets are mainly supplied by factories that are new to the field of copiers.
What can the print industry learn from Tesla?

What Can the Print Industry Learn from Tesla?

Quocirca's Louella Fernandes asks if leading print industry players can truly reinvent themselves to drive disruption and harness the entrepreneurial, start-up spirit that Tesla brought to the auto industry?
Not All Chips Are Created Equal Zhono

Not All Chips Are Created Equal

Mao Mao, Zhono's product director, chips in with reasons why the independent Chinese manufacturer can deliver the solutions buyers are looking for.
New Specialty Paper Made from Stone Proves Sustainable

New Specialty Paper Made from Stone Proves Sustainable

By using mainly stone powder, no trees or water are required, reducing the energy necessary for production and CO2 emissions, and poisonous chemicals are eliminated.
Millions Offered: Eric Smith Shares His Supreme Court Story

Millions Offered: Eric Smith Shares His Supreme Court Story

Impression Products’ Eric Smith shares the story of his historic U.S. Supreme Court win on May 30, 2017.
Controlling Color Components & Cartridge Technicians Coenie Greyling

Controlling Color, Components & Cartridge Technicians

Experienced trainer Coenie Greyling says a good “mono” technician cannot necessarily reman a color cartridge. Quite to the contrary, they have too many “bad” habits.
Manufacturing Color Toner - Who How and Where

Manufacturing Color Toner – Who How and Where

Industry veteran Graham Galliford reveals who is making color toner, and how the process is different to manufacturing monochrome toners.

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